Sergey Samolis – Director of Training, PPP Experts Former Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Finance at Sberbank CIB Sergey has over 15 years of experience in infrastructure, project finance and public-private partnerships as a banker, project manager, consultant, trainer and researcher. His sectoral experience includes transport, utilities, water, waste management, health, education, etc. Before joining PPP Experts as Director of Training, he was MD, Head of Infrastructure Finance at Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia, Central Asia, Eastern and Central Europe, prior to that – Senior Banker at Eurasian Development Bank, a regional International Financial Institution (IFI) with membership of six ex-USSR states. During his banking carreer he led teams that financed and advised on a number of major PPP project in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, including some Global and European Deals of the Year. Sergey is a Certified Project Manager (IPMA), member of the Major Projects Association and International Project Management Association, Expert with the UNECE PPP Team of Specialists and National PPP Centre of Russia. He delivered courses with PPP Experts internationally and lectured extensively with Universities and Business Schools on Public-Private Partnerships, Infrastructure and Project Finance. Sergey holds an MSc in Major Programmes Management from the University of Oxford (Said Business School), MBA from the London Metropolitan University and BA in History from Moscow State University.