Maureen Harrington is the Head, Client Coverage for Power and Infrastructure, North America at Standard New York where she is responsible for building Standard Bank’s relationships with US and Canadian companies involved in power and infrastructure in Africa. Ms. Harrington also develops solutions for governments, international organizations and other development partners. Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Harrington served in a number of leadership roles with the US Government including Vice President for Policy and International Relations and Managing Director for Africa Operations at the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Earlier, she led the Massachusetts Trade Office and held a variety of positions with the International Republican Institute. Ms. Harrington is a graduate of Harvard Business School and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.