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  • Blog posts
    Tuesday 13/06/2017

    The launch of Let’s Move Africa

    Alexander Boadi is the founder & director of Let’s Move Africa (LMA) and has ten years’ experience in the public and private sectors in both the United Kingdom and Africa. He is currently working in Africa, advising private firms and governments on real estate development projects and title to land reforms.  One of Alexander’s main ambitions is to spearhead and promote Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Africa.  His ultimate aim is to train the next generation of PPP consultants on... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Monday 05/06/2017

    The CP3P credential as a best practice guide for governments in Brazil

    The PPP Professional Certification, the CP3P, is an extraordinary tool that enables professionals in infrastructure segments around the world to have a common language for terms involved in structuring and managing a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project. Support for standardizing the process of PPP projects, has improved overall understanding and enabled institutional organizations and governments to successfully model projects and mitigate risks. It is noticeable that there are many... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Thursday 01/06/2017

    Evolving infrastructure models in the UK -- one step forward, two steps back?

    The United Kingdom has been a leading player in the development of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) since the inception of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) in the early 1990s. PFI is a structure that introduced project finance into UK public services for the first time. Under PFI, a private sector consortium builds public assets and services them over a term of 25 to 30 years in exchange for an availability payment. Successive governments have taken full advantage of the policy’s ability... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Thursday 01/06/2017

    The APMG PPP Certification Program: Q&A with Paul Barbour, Senior Risk Management Officer at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

      The APMG PPP Certification Program enables participants to take their skills to the next level, and the Certified PPP Professional (CP3P) credential is a means to officially convey that expertise and ability.   Paul Barbour, Senior Risk Management Officer at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) who has recently passed the Foundation exam, shares his insights in the latest Infrastructure and PPP blog from the World Bank Group.
  • Blog posts
    Friday 19/05/2017

    Laurence Carter, senior director of the World Bank’s PPP group, talks about a new culture of collaboration between the development agencies

    PPPs and the World Bank have gone hand-in-hand since the model’s inception. Developing countries struggle to address infrastructure investment deficits without PPPs and struggle to get PPPs off the ground without the backing of multilateral development banks (MDBs). But although the World Bank still has a remit on lending and advising on PPPs, its focus has been switching to cover wider infrastructure and supporting and educating the public sector in however it looks to deliver projects. And... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Wednesday 03/05/2017

    EBRD INITIATIVE BRINGS PPP CERTIFICATION TRAINING TO PUBLIC SECTOR CANDIDATES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) sponsored PPP Certification training for the first time last week. The Foundation level training, aimed at candidates from public sector institutions in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, was delivered at EBRD’s premises in Belgrade by Andrés Rebollo, Lead Author of the PPP Program Guide and the CEO at Knowledge-Infrastructure, an accredited training provider. Trainees from ministries and municipalities were joined by candidates from... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Thursday 30/03/2017

    K-infra lanza sus cursos CP3P Foundation en España

    La semana pasada, los delegados que acudieron al curso CP3P Foundation-Madrid de K-Infra e hicieron el examen en las instalaciones de K-Infra, recibieron su nota definitiva, y todos ellos aprobaron. El curso Foundation-Madrid ha sido la primera edición de formación CP3P Foundation de K-Infra ofrecida de manera abierta. Es decir, dedicada a candidatos españoles o residentes en España interesados en preparar el examen CP3P Foundation, en lugar de los cursos in-house para grupos específicos de... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Friday 24/03/2017

    Making successful cases for Public Private Partnerships

    Making successful cases for Public Private Partnerships Mark Williams, property and infrastructure lead at PA Consulting Group and John Wilkinson, MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation PFI Advisor (on secondment from PA Consulting Group) Infrastructure investment under good PPPs/P3s deals It is well documented that infrastructure investment is vital to support economic growth. In emerging markets and developing economies there is now greater collaboration between the public and private... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Tuesday 21/03/2017

    K-Infrastructure launches CP3P Foundation exam courses in Spain

    This month K-Infra ran classroom training for the APMG PPP Certification Program for the first time. The course content was delivered in Madrid by Andres Rebollo, Lead Author of the PPP Program Guide and CEO at K-Infra. Andres is very pleased to report that every candidate that sat the exam at the end of the course successfully passed the exam. This is the first time K-Infra have made training for the CP3P Foundation level exam open to individuals in Spain, as opposed to specific groups from a... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Tuesday 21/02/2017

    CP3P – Strengthening PPP best practice through a global standard of knowledge

    2016 saw the much anticipated launch of the APMG Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Certification Program.   Responding to the need to enhance knowledge around PPPs and in the absence of a global certification program on PPPs - the Certification Program is an innovation and a collaboration between the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Multilateral... READ MORE

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