PhD, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, 2008.
Post-Graduate Diploma, Traffic Engineering, Middlesex University, London, 1994.
MSc, Business and Economic Forecasting, Kingston University, London, 1992.
MSc, Transport Planning & Management, University of Westminster, London, 1989.
Chartered Civil Engineer
Robert Bain Traffic & Transportation (2007 to date)
Self-employed consultant providing technical support to institutional investors, monoline insurers, infrastructure funds and procuring agencies. In addition, retained on a part-time, freelance basis by Standard & Poor's consulting division (Risk Solutions) to deliver project finance training and credit rating model support services.
Director, Standard & Poor’s (2002–2007)
Director and transportation sector co-ordinator in the agency’s Infrastructure Finance Ratings practice. Responsible for credit analysis, ratings and surveillance in the road, rail, airport and bus sectors – covering corporate and structured finance (mainly project finance transactions and securitisations). Additional responsibility for transport and construction-related credit risk research, and credit risk training (internal and external courses).
Associate Director, Steer Davies Gleave (1988–2001)
Traffic and transportation consultant with international experience from Europe, Latin America and Asia. Specialised in transportation demand modelling (particularly traffic and revenue studies for privately-financed toll roads). Office manager of the company’s full-service Caribbean office in Puerto Rico for six years (1995-2001).
Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers
Fellow, Institution of Highways & Transportation
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
Member, Institute of Credit Management
Transport demand modelling
Credit risk analysis & modelling
Project risk analysis
Post-Graduate Lecturing Experience
University of Westminster, London (guest lecturer)
Imperial College, London (guest lecturer)
Loughborough University (guest lecturer)
Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds (guest lecturer)
University of the West of England (guest lecturer)
University of Southampton (guest lecturer)
University of Puerto Rico (guest lecturer)
North Eastern University, Boston (guest lecturer)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (guest lecturer)
Transport Economics Course, ENIT, Cairo (supervisor & lecturer)
Transport Economics Course, PTRC, London (joint-supervisor & lecturer)
Transport Investment Appraisal Course, PTRC, Sofia (joint-supervisor & lecturer)