Chicago – April 20, 2017 – TranSystems Corp., a consulting firm that provides engineering, architectural and planning solutions to the transportation marketplace, welcomes public-private partnership (P3/PPP) and project finance expert Alistair Sawers as leader of its P3 Advisory Services.
Sawers has 23 years of experience in delivering public-private partnership projects and acquisitions. In this role, he will help TranSystems grow its P3 and owner’s representative business, initially supporting Los Angeles World Airports with their P3 procurements.
“We are very pleased to have Alistair joining TranSystems and look forward to making his P3 technical and advisory experience and capabilities available to existing and future clients,” said Chief Sales and Marketing Officer John Grow.
Sawers has held several leadership roles at financial institutions and consulting firms, including Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and EY. He has worked on more than 55 projects in 12 different countries advising public- and private-sector clients as well acting as investor/lender.
He is a veteran of the U.K. and U.S. P3 market having lent to the U.K.’s first modern toll road, the M6 Toll and advised on some of the first shadow toll roads. In the U.S., he advised the public sector on a number of the trendsetting deals, including San Francisco’s Presidio Parkway, Port of Oakland Outer Harbor, and Denver area’s Northwest Parkway. He has served as a guest lecturer and speaker at numerous transportation industry conferences on the topics of P3s and project financing.