Lesley Wentworth

Lesley's focus areas of research and practice are socio-economic development through foreign direct investment (FDI) in emerging markets and developing regions. She completed an MBA through the University of Wales, where her thesis was on risk-management and innovation in infrastructure public-private partnerships. Apart from promotion of investment projects in Africa, she spent several years at the World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency on FDI and political risk mitigation technical assistance programmes for member countries.

Works by this author

SADC Infrastructure Futures: Pathways to Complimentary Regional Interconnectivity

SADC Regional Development Fund: Operationalisation Imminent?

Operationalising the SADC Regional Development fund

New Development Bank: Moving the BRICS From an Acronym to an Institution

Creating Incentives for Green Economic Growth: Green Energy in South Africa

SADC Payment Integration System

Lesotho Highlands: Water Woes or Win-Wins?

The Complexities of Regional Infrastructure Planning

Financing of Infrastructure

South Africa’s Investment Landscape: Mapping Economic Incentives