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Global Head of Infrastructure Funds at Aberdeen Asset Management
Gershon Cohen is Global Head of Infrastructure Funds, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Gershon’s business has USD$3.3bn of institutional capital under management and consists of 7 unlisted funds and associated investment vehicles invested in greenfield and brownfield PPP projects. He is responsible for the management, leadership and development of the infrastructure strategy for Aberdeen and is a Fund Principal and Chair of investment and associated committees of the Infrastructure Funds platform. Previously Gershon held the position of CEO Lloyds Bank Project Finance Equity and Funds & CEO SWIP Infrastructure Funds, which involved the origination, investment and management of all infrastructure equity products across the UK, Europe, Australia and North America. Prior to this, Gershon was Global Head of Lloyds Bank Project Finance. Gershon has played a pivotal role in structuring, arranging and providing innovative funding solutions to a range of ground-breaking PFI/PPP/P3 projects in healthcare, transport, wastewater and education over the last 20 years. Gershon led the fundraising efforts for the current platform. He sits and advises on many trade and governmental committees on infrastructure investment matters; has presented at numerous conferences and seminars; and has written a number of articles on PPP/P3.