Richard Threlfall | KPMG | GLOBAL

Mr Richard Threlfall

Partner, and Global Head of Infrastructure

KPMG in the UK

Richard has over 20 years’ experience in infrastructure policy, strategy and financing. Currently, he serves as the Global Head of KPMG's Infrastructure practice. Prior to this, he was Global Head of Public Transport and Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction at KPMG in the UK. Richard has a long-standing reputation for leading clients through complex and politically high-profile transactions and providing strategic, financial and governance advice in relation to the delivery of transport services and projects. He has advised on some of the UK’s most complex projects including High Speed 1, Thames Tideway and the Mersey Gateway Bridge and some of his clients include Transport for London, the Department for Transport, and private promoters of transport schemes. 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 a prolific writer on infrastructure and transport, and is quoted regularly in the trade and national press

Areas of expertise

Education and qualifications

  • MA (University of Oxford)

  • MBA (Cranfield)

Associations and memberships

  • Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Chair of their their Northern Powerhouse Steering Group

  • Member of the Infrastructure Board of the Confederation of British Industry

  • Chair of the Advisory Council of The Infrastructure Forum

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