Chris Tayloris executive director of the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange (WCX), a newly launched public-private entity whose mission is to advance innovative finance and delivery mechanisms for public infrastructure to foster job creation and economic competitiveness in California, Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia. Taylor was previously the co-founder and chief development officer of Portland, Ore.–based Element Power, a wind and solar power company. Institutional Investing in Infrastructure senior editor Drew Campbell spoke with Taylor about the exchange.
What are some of the challenges of getting the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange up and running?
This is the first time anyone has tried to create a regional infrastructure exchange, and there is no