Chris Clubb has over 20 years of experience financing development projects in more than fifty emerging and frontier markets. Prior to joining Convergence as Managing Director, he was the Director leading the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) financing and investment activities in its early transition countries where EBRD increased its annual investments five-fold to become the largest investor in these low-income countries. While at EBRD, Chris innovated and implemented in partnership with more than 20 donors many of EBRD’s blended finance programs – including the leading local currency program for SME finance and development.
Prior to joining EBRD, Chris provided long-term financing to strategic European infrastructure projects while at the European Investment Bank, and provided cross-border financing to international buyers while at Export Development Canada. He started his banking and financing career in corporate banking at Toronto Dominion Bank and has also held senior strategic risk management positions at EBRD and EDC, including the design and implementation of an enterprise-wide risk management framework.