Practitioner seminar series: The future of development banking? Introduction to the New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Chris Humphrey (Overseas Development Institute and ETH Zurich)
During the course of the academic year 2019/20 IBEI hosts a series of lectures by practitioners in the field of international relations and development.
The practitioner lecture series is intended to give IBEI students and attendees an opportunity to engage with international professionals about their personal work experience, the organizations they represent, and to learn about possible career trajectories in international governmental and non-governmental organizations. Each lecture will allow ample room for questions and inputs from the audience. All IBEI community is welcome.
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Chris Humphrey is a specialist in development finance, with a focus on analysing how multilateral development banks are adapting to an evolving world economy. Chris has worked in lending operations and research at the World Bank and African Development Bank in numerous countries in Latin America, Africa and central Europe, and has engaged in strategy consulting for the African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, New Development Bank and Inter-Governmental Group of 24, among other institutions. He has a PhD from the London School of Economics and is a researcher at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland; and a research associate with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London.