Director Emerging Markets
Washington D.C., USA
Loren Labovitch manages MWH’s Washington D.C. office and oversees the U.S. international development practice. He has more than 25 years of project, policy and management experience in the public and private sector. He specializes in working with donors, multilateral development banks and private clients to help implement water, power, and natural resource-focused development programs, community engagement initiatives and sustainability strategies in developing countries and is a leader in fostering innovative public-private partnerships to address global environmental and development priorities. He manages the MWH partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative, which promotes more resilient and sustainable cities worldwide. He also represents MWH on the advisory board of the Harvard Zofnass Sustainable Infrastructure Program, which is working to establish standard practices and criteria for measuring and monitoring the environmental, social, institutional and economic sustainability of large infrastructure projects in the U.S. and internationally.
The challenges of working in and growing emerging market economies are complex, but the needs and opportunities are immense. Responding to these needs and opportunities requires collaborative, multi-disciplinary approaches and a commitment to shared prosperity. As trusted advisors and partners, we strive to ensure our work has a positive and lasting impact, for both our clients and the environment and communities in which we work.Loren Labovitch