Harald Gruber

Head of Digital Infrastructure
European Investment Bank

Harald Gruber is head of the Digital Infrastructure Division at the Projects Directorate of the European Investment Bank based in Luxembourg. He oversees a team of experts involved in project appraisal. He also works on the Bank’s business strategy with respect to financing of broadband infrastructure, innovation policy and the digital economy in general. He has also contributed in defining new financial instruments for digital infrastructure jointly with European Commission, national promotional banks and private sector.

Harald has also a considerable record of accomplishment in scientific publication. Recent work is on formulating proposals for a digital industrial policy[1] . More in general, he has published articles in refereed journals as well as books. He is on the editorial board of academic journals. He has been also professor at Bocconi University (Milan) for telecommunications economics.

Harald Gruber holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.

[1] https://www.eib.org/en/stories/digital-industry-revolution