PA Consulting welcomes Richard Robinson as a partner in Transport
Richard Robinson joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in PA’s Transport practice and Asset Management capability. Richard brings over 25 years’ experience in multi-sector infrastructure projects and programmes, and will focus on asset cost intelligence, benchmarking, economic insights and best practice transformation for PA’s transport clients.
Richard started his career as an engineer before turning to cost estimating for main contractors, working for McNicholas and Costain. More recently, Richard lead Mott MacDonald’s UK Water and Environment Advisory business before becoming Head of Technical Excellence, where he led the delivery of best practice and professional excellence, both internally and within client organisations. He was also the group key account lead for Costain, where he helped build multi sector relations and secure strategic partnerships in defence, water and transportation.
PA’s Transport experts work with Governments, regulators, transport operators and infrastructure providers to offer safe and efficient transport today, and plan for the uncertainty of tomorrow. PA brings its expertise in innovation and agile project methodologies to deliver and implement new technologies across the rail network. More recently, PA Consulting supported Network Rail's R&D team accelerate its innovation of new technologies, which can be deployed to improve existing assets' performance and address future challenges.
David Oliver, Global Head of Transport at PA, said: “We are excited to welcome Richard to the team to help us grow our transport business. His experience in delivering multi-sector infrastructure projects and programmes will be a valuable asset to the practice, and his focus on digital cost will help our clients take advantage of best practice transformation and major new growth opportunities.”
Richard added: “I’m excited to be joining PA at such a critical time with digital cost, benchmarking and best practice transformation in such high demand from multiple clients. As a team, we have the ambition to combine innovative thinking with breakthrough use of technology and present unique opportunities to drive real positive outcomes for our clients globally.”