Private Sector Liaison Officer, World Bank Group
Since 2011 Alexander Herring has been one of the Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) of the World Bank Group. The PSLO is acting as the voice of the private sector in advising the World Bank Group on how to better engage companies on development issues; and disseminating World Bank Group knowledge and research of interest to the private sector.
Alexander Herring is General Manager Africa of ADB Safegate Group and Managing Director of ADB Safegate South Africa. ADB Safegate is specialized in Airport solutions including Airfield Lighting, Gate and ATC Solutions. ADB Safegate offers integrated solutions for increased safety, efficiency and sustainability benefits to airports around the world. ADB Safegate provides the airport industry with efficient solutions for more and safer aircraft movements.
Alexander Herring is also Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce CBL-ACP, a Chamber of Commerce promoting business with ACP countries. A Financing Division has been created in the Chamber of Commerce starting in 2009 to look for project financing possibilities and communicate to different Institutions the problematic of project financing in ACP Countries. He organizes and conducts regular seminars and trade missions to Africa with a focus on International Financial Institutions.