WSP-Parsons appoints PPP expert

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WSP-Parsons appoints PPP expert

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff has announced that Derek Sharkey has joined the public-private partnership (PPP) and capital investment services team in London as technical director.

Previously of Sweett Investment Services, Derek has worked in the PPP industry for 14 years and has been involved in over £1bn worth of PPP projects in various roles from bid director to chief executive.

Derek said:

"The opportunity to drive WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff's PPP business forward is an exciting prospect. My experience in investment and bid management will complement the broad range of services WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff currently provide".

Gary McCarthy, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff head of PPP and capital investment services, said:

"Derek joins at an exciting time as our services, which we offer to clients active across PPP and real estate financing and investment, are growing in scope and scale. The newly combined business has given us a truly world class depth of technical resource and we look forward to Derek driving our business forward".

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff also announced that Ronan Finch has been appointed as technical director in the highways and bridges business in Birmingham. And Douglas Walker joins as technical director for structures in Scotland.

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