Emilio is Head of Technical Assistance at the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), an innovative project developer and investor in sustainable and inclusive infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa and south and Southeast Asia. He joined PIDG in 2015 as Executive Director of The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, becoming Head of TA in December 2019. He has over 35 years of corporate finance, asset management and advisory experience across several markets, including Africa, Latin America, India and Southern Europe.
Before joining PIDG, Emilio was Director of Asset Management, at Climate Change Capital, a London-based fund manager focused on climate mitigation investment strategies, including in carbon credits, clean technology and renewable energy.
Emilio brings a wealth of experience of equity and debt in emerging markets to Water Unite, in particular on concessional capital instruments and how to deploy grants and subsidies to ensure a project’s commerciality and viability.