Jeremy Gorelick is the senior infrastructure finance advisor for WASH-FIN, a five-year USAID program intended to close the financing gap between the programmatic needs and financial resources of water and sanitation service providers. Over the past 15 years, he has been responsible for the mobilization of more than USD$1.35 billion in infrastructure finance through commercial lending and capital markets activities in emerging markets around the world, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa over the past seven years. Since 2010 he has taught classes in finance and development at the Johns Hopkins University, and has recently submitted his doctoral dissertation on municipal bonds in sub-Saharan Africa at the University of Cape Town.