David has 25 years’ experience in international and domestic development and PPP institutional support. As a recognized PPP procurement consultant and capacity building advisor he has supported PPP policy, infrastructure projects, and development initiatives in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Recent activities include being a contributor to the World Bank's PPP Certification program, contributor to its PPP guidance manual, and as water (WASH) and renewable energy sector technical advisor for UNECE's PPP Standards initiative. In previous leadership roles he has been responsible for business development initiatives, market capture, and branding.  He also serves as an advisor on the Sustainable Cities PPP COE of Excellence board (University of Navarra), SULIVER, and International Resilience and Sustainable Center for PPPs.

He has led and facilitated sustainable infrastructure and economic development programs. Served as a regional representative for WHO’s program on Global Change and Social Transformation, managed a national environmental program funded by European Aid Agencies and USAID which focused on human needs and environmental resource development. Worked as a advisor on infrastructure and concession projects for state and federal clients including, the NPS, BLM, USAID (Power Africa), USFS, USFWS, UNECE, and MCC.
In 3rd Istanbul PPP Week 2018, “Resilient and Regenerative PPPs - Operations and Management of PPPs
After Financial Closure", "PPP Procurement Best Practices (Including Solicited Procurements And Unsolicited Proposals)" will be presented by David Baxter.

A shorter Bio:

David Baxter is a PPP specialist and an advisor to the International Sustainable Resilience Center (IRC).  Mr. Baxter has advised on PPP capacity building programs and infrastructure consulting services to over 40 international clients in the last few years located in Africa, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Many are sponsored by development/donor agencies including USAID, MCC, ADB, the Dutch Foreign Ministry, the African Development Bank, and the World Bank. He also leads PPP good practice alliance-building initiatives with institutions around the world, inclusive of the UNECE PPP Center of Excellence in Geneva, the African Development Bank, the PPP Center of Excellence in Istanbul Turkey, the Monterrey Institute in Mexico, the World Bank and the African Development Bank. He has served as PPP advisor to the USACE, the World Bank, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other government and institutional organizations.