Lois Scott

Lois Scott

Affiliate
Chicago, IL

Lois Scott was Chief Financial Officer for the City of Chicago under Mayor Rahm Emanuel from 2011 to 2015, navigating the city through complex and challenging financial transactions including working with gabe Klein on a $100m TIFIA loan for the Chicago Riverwalk, approved in a record 8 months.  Prior, Lois designed, financed and managed the financial plan for $100+ billion dollars of financing for infrastructure and related projects throughout the U.S. as Special Advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative for Infrastructure Finance. She is also currently an advisor to Consolidated Land and Rail Australia, an organization developing 8 cities using a high-speed rail backbone with total costs estimated at over $100 billion. Lois recently was a featured speaker at the infrastructure conference in Wuhan, China. She is a recognized leader in the design, financing and implementation of public-private partnerships to build large scale infrastructure. Chair,  Advisory Board RV Center for Municipal Finance at the Harris School of the University of Chicago. Former chair of the Management Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, tasked with managing day-to-day operations of the export credit agency of the US. Former White House Fellow. Founder, Municipal CFO Forum for 30 largest cities in US.