Art Smith has more than 30 years of experience in analyzing and implementing Public-Private Partnerships. He is the immediate past Chairman of the U.S. National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)’s Team of Specialists on Public-Private Partnerships, where the member countries elected him Chairperson in May 2012. Mr. Smith serves as a consultant and lecturer on PPPs for organizations such as the Inter-American Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNECE, World Bank, Asian Development Bank Institute, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Law Institute and national governments.

Representative Experience
  • Proposal evaluation for DoD Family Housing PPPs (six procurements)
  • Feasibility study for water plant PPP
  • Inter-American Development Bank study on PPPs and tourism