Gender matters in Infrastructure

In this episode, Ruth and Anu talk with Philip Martin, Head of Impact & Safeguards for the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) about why we need to think about gender-inclusive infrastructure financing and development.

Podcast Speakers
Philip Martin / Global ESG, Gender and Inclusion Leader

Philip is a Global ESG, Gender and Inclusion Leader. Philip is the Head of Impact & Safeguards with the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP). The AIFFP is delivered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, within the Office of the Pacific. Philip has also served as a DFAT Adviser , Gender and Infrastructure. Philip has many years of experience as a Gender Specialist with the World Bank Group and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Dr Anu Mundkur / Author and Thought Leader

Anu is a published author and thought leader on gender equality and social inclusion. She has advised governments, international agencies and non-profits in the Asia Pacific region on implementing inclusive gender equality in policy, programs and projects. She is a skilled facilitator with many years of teaching and training experience on a range of gender-related issues.

Ruth Lancaster / Co-Founder/Director, Equalis

Ruth possesses a multifaceted professional background spanning various industries. Her primary professional objective centres around advancing women’s involvement within markets and fostering dignified employment prospects for women. Her engagement within both small and large-scale collaborations has prominently revolved around addressing the pressing concern of modern slavery and the empowerment of women and girls.