Mastering Multilateral Development Bank Contracts: PFD Group's Winning Formula | Webinar

Mastering Multilateral Development Bank Contracts: PFD Group's Winning Formula | Webinar

In the realm of development finance, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) wield significant influence through their annual commitments, shaping the landscape for businesses and organizations seeking engagement. Navigating MDB procedures, understanding contract awards, and mastering tendering processes are critical for successful bidding on MDB contracts.

DevelopmentAid, jointly with the PFD Group, invites current and potential bidders to the webinar on “Mastering MDB Contracts: PFD Group’s Winning Formula” to share the most appropriate tools and knowledge required to thrive in this competitive arena.

With over two decades of experience, the PFD Group, a specialized boutique organization with a singular focus on supporting clients in their MDB engagements, excels in winning contracts, securing project financing, and advocating for strategic changes in development aid strategies.

Discover the secrets to winning tenders for supplies, work, and services funded by MDBs, together with expert guidance on project implementation and financing. Through in-depth discussions and case studies led by industry veteran, Spiros T. Voyadzis, former Special Representative to the European Union Institutions for the World Bank, participants will gain invaluable insights into contract procurement, tender preparation, and the nuances of working with MDBs.

Learn firsthand the real business story behind winning contracts funded by MDBs, including the PFD Group’s renowned “7/3/1” golden formula which boasts a close to 40% yearly average success rate.

Invitation to a Webinar

Join DevelopmentAid for an exclusive webinar on “Mastering MDB Contracts: PFD Group’s Winning Formula”. Scheduled for 23 April 2024 at 4 pm (Brussels)/10 am (Washington DC), this webinar is your opportunity to gain expert guidance in the competitive world of MDB engagements from a seasoned industry leader with over 25 years of experience at the forefront of development finance.

Key takeaways

  • Market Dynamics: Gain insights into the volume and sectors of operation within the MDB market with real-world examples to illustrate the key trends and opportunities.
  • Contract Awards Analysis: Examine contract awards by the country of origin using a specific MDB as an example to provide valuable insights into market dynamics and competition.
  • Winning MDB Contracts: Explore the two primary strategies for securing MDB-funded contracts and learn about the PFD Group’s proven methodology, the “7/3/1 Formula”, to achieve success.
  • Proposal Preparation Costs: Assess the costs associated with preparing and submitting proposals for MDB-funded contracts, and explore whether the market is open to companies of all sizes.
  • Crafting Effective Proposals: Learn what constitutes a good expression of interest and tender, and gain practical tips for crafting compelling proposals that stand out in the MDB procurement process.


Spiros T. Voyadzis, President of Partnerships for Finance and Development at the PFD Group, brings over 25 years of extensive experience in development finance having held various distinguished roles within the World Bank Group both in Washington D.C. and abroad. He notably served as the Special Representative to the European Union Institutions in Brussels where he spearheaded the opening of the World Bank’s Office and directed operational cooperation with key entities such as the European Commission, the European Investment Bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.


Elizaveta GładunElizaveta Gładun, External Relations & Events Coordinator at DevelopmentAid