Mr. Stephen C. Schott is the expert for international infrastructure and development projects at Schott Johnson. He is an attorney with a storied career and a deep understanding of international development issues, with a special focus on Africa. As a former World Bank regional Division Chief and Adviser on aid coordination and co-financing, Stephen has been in private international practice since 1987. His long experience working on project financing in Africa is complemented by a private sector specialization in privatization.
Stephen is also a resident expert on World Bank and IMF Administrative Law and specializes as well in International Law and International Organization Administrative Law, private power development, project and corporate finance, international arbitration, and World Bank Group relations. Stephen has been a lecturer for IDTI and ILI on legal issues in privatization and has deep experience in assisting in the strategic planning and formulation of programs of privatization including finance and identification of legal issues.
Among Stephen’s many accomplishments some of his recent activities in private practice have been as:
He is a native of Brooklyn, New York and has lived in Washington, DC for over forty years. He speaks French, German, Spanish and Dutch.