Partner and Head of Infrastructure Building & Construction
KPMG in the UK
Richard is UK Sector Head for Infrastructure, Building and Construction and Head of the Energy and Infrastructure group within Deal Advisory. He has over 20 years’ experience in the financing and structuring of infrastructure projects. His particular focus is advising on transactions for public and private clients in the transport and utility sectors. Before joining KPMG, Richard was at Citigroup, and before that was employed as a civil servant at the UK Department for Transport where he held positions in the road, rail and aviation directorates. Between 1996 and 1998 he was Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Transport and the Deputy Prime Minister. Richard is the Lead Partner for the UK Department for Transport group including the Highways Agency, Network Rail, High Speed 2 and the Civil Aviation Authority, and also Lead Partner for Sir Robert McAlpine, a major construction business. Richard’s contacts are across the UK infrastructure, construction and transport markets. He also chairs The Infrastructure Forum, which is an independent think-tank which brings together organisations with involvement in UK infrastructure from public, private and regulatory perspectives.