Michael joined Local Partnerships in November 2019 and oversees our PPP and PFI Programme, which supports public sector clients across England and Wales. Michael is a qualified CIPFA accountant with over 25 years post-qualification experience. Michael has previously worked at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, EY and Grant Thornton.
Michael works with clients to achieve operational efficiencies and to review and resolve specific contractual issues and disputes. He has recently successfully led the refinancing of a street lighting PFI project and supporting two projects considering terminating their current arrangements and is also assisting public sector clients resolve insurance cost risk sharing issues.
Michael has strong relationships with the Infrastructure and Projects Authority and is working closely with them to deliver the Local Partnerships’ support to their Contract Management Programme. This involves ‘deep dive’ contract reviews and undertaking PFI contract expiry health checks.