2020 Infrastructure and Public Procurement Weeks


John Seed

Head of Policy Unit, Sustainable Infrastructure Group


John is the Head of EBRD’s Sustainable Infrastructure Policy Unit, which provides upstream policy advisory support for both public and private sector programmes and projects aligned to the bank's sustainable infrastructure business. This includes programme planning, project appraisal, options analysis, prioritisation as well as national and local level PPP unit design, training, capacity building and institutional strengthening. The Policy Unit works across all 39 EBRD focus countries. Prior to this, John was the head of the Mott MacDonald’s global Advisory business. Having started his career with Mott MacDonald in 1989 as a project and programme manager, John advised for over 20 years on UK and international PPP and privately financed projects. He was responsible for the drafting of several UK and international standard PPP procedures and guidelines and is a board member of the International Project Finance Association (IPFA).