Clubb has 25+ years of experience financing projects in more than 80 countries for more than USD 30 billion – ranging from large infrastructure projects to small financial
inclusion programs.

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In the past 20 years, Chris has focused on investing in projects with dual financial and development objectives in developing projects; since 2015 known as Sustainable Development Goals investing.

He is currently Managing Director at Convergence – an organization dedicated to mobilising investment to developingcountries through blended finance. Prior to joining Convergence, he was the Director leading European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) financing/investment activities in its early transition countries where EBRD increased its annual investments five-fold to become the largest investor in these developingcountries. While at EBRD, Chris innovated and implemented, in partnership with more than 20 donors, many of EBRD’s blended finance programs – including the leading local currency program for SME finance and development. Prior to EBRD, Chris provided long-term financing to strategic European infrastructure projects while at European Investment Bank, provided cross-border financing to international buyers while at Export Development Canada, and started his banking/financing career in corporate banking at Toronto Dominion Bank. Chris has held senior strategic risk management positions at EBRD and EDC, including the design and implementation of an enterprise-wide risk
management framework.