Gerry Muscat is a Senior Urban Specialist at the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Project Directorate, where he is responsible for the appraisal of urban and regional development projects in the EIB’s countries of operation – in particular within the European Union and in the Mediterranean Region. He also coordinates the technical side of the Bank’s cooperation with the CMI, and is actively involved in the Medinas 2030 and Urban Project Finance Initiative.
Gerry previously worked at JASPERS, a project preparation facility to support the preparation of EU-funded infrastructure project in central Europe, where he headed the urban team and later became responsible for strategy development and coordination with other IFIs and the European Commission. Prior to that he held various positions in the Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure Team of the EBRD, in its London headquarters and Warsaw office, where he had a banking role leading projects in urban transport, water, district heating, urban redevelopment, social infrastructure, and solid waste, and working with sovereign, municipal, utility, PPP and intermediated financing instruments.
Gerry has degrees in Geography (MA Oxford University) and Remote Sensing and GIS (MSc London University). His mother tongue is English, he is fluent in Polish, operational in French, and is learning Arabic (level 4).