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Neil Gregory

Neil Gregory

Adjunct Lecturer

  • Campus Location: Washington DC


Neil Gregory is an internationally recognized expert on development finance, private capital mobilization and impact investing. He is a Senior Research Associate at ODI, the global development thinktank, and a Senior Advisor to West Potomac Capital and NetPurpose. He consults for a range of development finance institutions. Neil previously held senior research, strategy and operational roles at IFC and the World Bank, most recently as Chief Thought Leadership Officer. Earlier in his career, he was Adviser to the UK Executive Director of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, and an Economic Adviser to the UK Government. He has authored a wide range of books, reports and articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has extensive work experience in South Asia, China, Africa and the Caribbean. A British national, Neil has an MA in Economics from Cambridge, an MSc in Economics of Development from Oxford and an MBA in International Business from Georgetown. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts (UK).