Who We Are

STEPHEN WATSON STEPHEN WATSON
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Stephen is a project finance and infrastructure specialist, with a total of 17 years' experience of advising private sector developers and governments within the Infrastructure, Real Estate and Utilities markets. Working across the UK, Europe, North America and MENA, he has helped clients raise in excess of $10 billion of project based finance through both bank debt and capital markets to fund infrastructure transactions.

Stephen has led project teams on some of the largest and most complex project financing deals across differing sectors of the Infrastructure, Real Estate and PPP markets for both private and public sector clients. These deals have incorporated developing innovative and bespoke funding solutions as well as developing and integrating new market practices and standards.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Owner & Managing Director: Affric Infrastructure Advisory, UAE
  • Head of Infrastructure Advisory & PPP: IPA Energy & Water Economics, UAE
  • Director: Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisory, UK and MENA
STEPHEN WATSON ANDREW WARD
DIRECTOR

Andrew is project finance and infrastructure specialist with over 11 years' experience of Infrastructure and PPP transactions across the UK, Australia and the Middle East.

Andrew has advised both public and private sector clients to delivery healthcare, education, housing, transport, utility and mining infrastructure. He has advised on the full range of procurement contracts including Design & Build, EPC and PPP.

Andrew is also an experienced financial modeller. He has built numerous bespoke financial models used to understand the economic factors driving the financial returns, and the overall funding requirement necessary to support transactions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Director: Affric Infrastructure Advisory, UAE
  • Managing Consultant - Infrastructure Advisory & PPP: IPA Energy & Water Economics, UAE
  • Associate Director: Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisory, UK and MENA