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Anthony Smith

Chairman @ PPP Experts

On qualification as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature of England and Wales, Tony joined Denton Hall in 1986, where he worked on commercial property and development transactions. He moved over to specialise in construction law and PPP’s from 1993. In 1998 he moved to Eversheds to set up and lead the non-contentious construction team.

In October 2000 he joined Nabarro Nathanson, Projects Department, specialising in PFI, PPP, concessions, Outsourcing, Infrastructure and Construction Projects.

In August 2004 he joined the Projects Department of International Law firm Simmons & Simmons, leaving in April 2007 to set up Farne Project Consultancy. He joined International US Law Firm Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt and Mosle as a Partner in June 2011 and resumed his private practice in November 2012.

Tony is a Lead Specialist in the United Nations PPP Team of Specialists, has served as the Head of the United Nations PPP Readiness Task Force is Chairman of PPP Experts Limited and Head of the Legal Department of Altra Capital. He is also an Associate Expert of UNDP Asia Pacific and Patron of the Charity HEART (Helping Empower Africa to Regenerate Together). In addition to his Project Advisory Practice, He conducts capacity building training and lectures extensively on PPP related topics.