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Charles E. Emrich ’83

Session: “Elements of a Business Case”

Charles E. Emrich is a member of the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Technical Assistance (OTA), where he is an Infrastructure Finance Advisor. In this position, he has consulted with the Government of Jamaica’s the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service for four years, including as a resident advisor for two and a half years. His primary role is to help the government develop projects that are financially self-sufficient and to attract private and international investments. Towards this end, he has presented capacity building programs for various Jamaican agencies including Guidelines for a Business Case Study; PPP – 101 An Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships; Investors and ESG; Advanced Financial Modeling; Car Park Ownerships/Operations, among others. Prior to his assignment with Jamaica, Mr.Emrich helped develop the PPP-Unit of the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of Uganda. Before joining OTA, Mr. Emrich worked for T. Rowe Price, an asset management firm, for over 12 years and over 30 years in the investment industry. He primarily analyzed credit risks and relative value of public infrastructure and transportation projects and has received numerous awards and has been a speaker at various conferences and seminars. Mr. Emrich has a Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Master of Arts in Economics, both from New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University.