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Senior Advisor, Sustainable Finance and Infrastructure
David Uzsoki works as a Senior Advisor in Sustainable Finance and Infrastructure with the Economic Law and Policy Program. He applies his financial industry experience to explore innovative financial solutions to attract private investment into sustainable assets.
His more recent projects include the development of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool and its application to a wide range of projects globally.
Among other areas, he provides project finance expertise to model the financial impact of environmental and social externalities and leads the engagement with investors and other financial stakeholders demonstrating the business case for sustainability. He is also the main expert in digital finance and blockchain related projects.
David Uzsoki is a well-established finance professional with many years of experience from Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, where he has worked in investment banking and wealth management respectively. As a client advisor at Morgan Stanley, he provided advisory, execution and custody services to family offices, high net worth individuals and asset managers.
David Uzsoki holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in international finance and is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Tokenization of Infrastructure: A blockchain-based solution to financing sustainable infrastructureThis report presents how tokenization can address some of the fundamental challenges of financing sustainable infrastructure projects.
- Why Financing Rural Infrastructure Is Crucial to Achieving Food Security Financing infrastructure, including roads, storage and localized energy grids, will help provide food security for the millions of people living in hunger worldwide.
- Green Economy Analysis in Georgia: A Sustainable Asset Valuation for the analysis of sustainable infrastructure investmentsGeorgia’s Green Economy Strategy includes infrastructure investments in agriculture, buildings and the tourism sector. SAVi assesses the investment costs, government revenues and co-benefits of implementing the Green Economy Strategy.
- The Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania (SAGCOT) Initiative: A focus on irrigationThis report discusses the results of the application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool to irrigation infrastructure in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania.
- Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hungerRead our report to discover how new financial instruments can support a decentralized and robust infrastructure base for farmers, food processors and rural communities.
- Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger: Investment in Agriculture Policy Brief #7 Read our policy brief to discover how financing infrastructure will help provide food security for the 821 million people estimated to live in hunger worldwide.
- Applying the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) Tool to the 9.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm, North Sea, The NetherlandsApplied to the 9.5 GW offshore wind farm in the North Sea, the SAVi tool compares the financial attractiveness of the wind farm with other energy technologies under four different scenarios.
- Credit Enhancement for Sustainable InfrastructureThe paper identifies the demand and supply-side barriers for upscaling credit enhancement solutions for sustainable infrastructure projects.
- Financing Soil Remediation: Exploring the use of financing instruments to blend public and private capitalA collection of 17 case studies on a variety of financing instruments that blend public and private capital that could be used to finance the remediation of contaminated soil.
- Infrastructure Banks: Solutions and best practicesThis discussion paper features infrastructure bank best practices and recommendations for countries exploring similar models to support their infrastructure pipelines.
- Biodiversity and Infrastructure: A better nexus?In this brief, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provide initial policy guidance for parties to consider prior to COP 14 in Egypt on how biodiversity mainstreaming can be reconciled with the infrastructure sector.
- Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool: Water infrastructureTechnical background document for the Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool of IISD (SAVi) for water infrastructure.
- Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool: RoadsTechnical background document for the Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool of IISD (SAVi) for road infrastructure.
- Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool: Energy infrastructureTechnical background document for the Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool of IISD (SAVi) for energy infrastructure.
- Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool: BuildingsTechnical background document for the Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool of IISD (SAVi) for buildings.
- Financing Infrastructure – How can multilateral development banks avoid crowding out institutional investors?David Uzsoki takes a look at the role multilateral development banks should play in financing infrastructure.
- The Role of Public Procurement in Deploying Sustainable InfrastructureThis report discusses how to maximise value-for-money when procuring sustainable infrastructure.
- Ideas and Solutions to Address the USD 50 Trillion Infrastructure Deficit: A contribution to the 2015 G-20 Summit, Antalya, TurkeyThe opportunity costs of not addressing the global infrastructure deficit are too high.According to Brodhead, Darling, and Mullin (2014), for every...
- How Green Public Procurement Contributes to Sustainable Development in ChinaBuilding on the results of the IISD Green Public Procurement (GPP) Model, consultations with stakeholders and an extensive literature review, this paper provides targeted recommendations addressing the development areas identified to improve GPP in China.
- Currency Risk in Project FinanceIn developing countries, international financing institutions (IFIs) often help finance key infrastructure projects, predominantly through hard currency loans.
- Green Bonds in Public-Private PartnershipsThis paper proposes green project bonds as an alternative way to finance “green” PPPs by engaging capital markets.For procurers to effectively...