Professor Jeremy Gorelick (Johns Hopkins University) is a specialist in municipal finance with a geographic concentration on the global south. Since 2011, he has been the lead technical and financial advisor to the City of Dakar in preparation for the launch of West Africa's first municipal bond. He is currently consulting to the World Bank, the Affordable Housing Institute and United Cities & Local Governments on issues surrounding municipal finance in emerging markets. He is the vice chairman of MOABI International Real Estate, an African-based consortium responsible for structuring debt and equity financing for developers of affordable housing. He worked with the United Nations Capital Development Fund, UN-Habitat, the United States Agency for International Development, the French Development Agency, Water and Sanitation for Africa, Reall (formerly Homeless International) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor. He worked on the emerging markets fixed income desk at BNP Paribas and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
Construction and Real Estate Housing
Well-functioning areas are a key issue for Africa’s development. The housing sector, with the construction of millions of affordable homes for the masses in Africa, represents a major challenge but also an Continue Reading