Ian de Cruz

CEO,
P4G

Ian is the Global Director of P4G. Ian leads P4G’s efforts inmobilizing an ecosystem of countries, investors and civil society organizations to unlock investment opportunities for more than 70 partnerships. Prior to joining P4G, Ian was the Deputy Director of Global Strategy and Partnerships at the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. In this role, he co-led the strategic direction, vision, work program, and funding strategy for the organization, and directed engagement with a network of more than 100 organizations. He has also co-led the integration of climate change within core humanitarian and development work of World Vision, one of the world’s largest international non-government organizations working in nearly 100 countries. Ian has helped shape large complex commercial transactions of public-private partnership projects in infrastructure in Australia in the energy, resources, transport and urban planning sectors. Trained as a lawyer, Ian has held management positions in Australian government departments.