July 17   Cerda   14:00 - 15:00   |   Investments

Urbanomics Conference. PPP for the City. How Partnership and Business Encourage Growth and Development

The scale of Moscow’s economy is comparable to small countries (Moscow’s GRP in 2017 was approximately USD 250 billion); this alone makes it attractive to investors. As are all megacities, Moscow faces global challenges with regard to the development of essential infrastructure, the need to create more high-performance jobs, and the modernization of production facilities. One of the more efficient methods to deal with these large-scale challenges is public-private partnerships, which are set up successfully all around the world. In order to achieve a positive outcome of a public-private partnership, there must be a balance of interests of the parties involves. 

  • What kind of investment instruments are currently used by megacities and urban agglomerations? 
  • What are the mechanisms employed in Moscow for public-private partnership? 
  • What kind of projects are currently open to investment in Moscow and other big cities? 


Vojtěch Kacena
Partner, BCG Prague


Vladimir Efimov
Minister of Moscow Government
Jürgen Gerke
CEO, Allianz Capital Partners
Evgeny Trusov
Deputy Head of Infrastructure Capital and Project Financeя, VTB Capital
Sergey Kerber
Head of the Directorate for Investment Projects and Programs - Managing Director of the MC "Leader"

First Row Experts

Maksim Tkachenko
Executive Director, PPP Development Center
Vadim Tsudikman
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Sciences of the SOSH "Academic Gymnasium"