Clive Harris

Head, Maximizing Finance for Development

Clive Harris is Head of Maximizing Financing for Development at the World Bank—where he leads the organization’s approach to systematically leverage all sources of finance, expertise, and solutions to support developing countries’ sustainable growth. Previously, he was the Practice Manager for Public-Private Partnerships at the World Bank Group. There, he advised on strategic direction, promoted partnerships, and facilitated global knowledge about PPPs. He has worked on the development of markets for infrastructure services and the contracting of basic services to the private sector through PPPs for over 25 years, including in his native United Kingdom, Australia, and many countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.  He has published on infrastructure regulation, private provision of basic services, and institutional mechanisms for implementing PPPs. Previously Clive was Manager for PPPs in the World Bank Institute, with a focus on capacity building and knowledge dissemination. 


  • Public-Private Partnerships