Craig Forrest

Non- Executive Director

Craig is the Global Leader for Arup Business & Investor Advisory services providing strategic business, financial, economic & regulatory and asset management advice. Craig has extensive experience of advising Infrastructure Funds, Governments, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Developers and Sponsors on economic infrastructure investments. His multidisciplinary teams bring the range of skills and experience required to optimise investment decisions.

Craig joined Arup in April 2007 as the Commercial Director for the Infrastructure Europe Group before transferring to Arup Gulf’s Dubai office in 2008, where he was the Finance Director responsible for establishing and managing the commercial and financial structure of the Middle East business.

In 2010 Craig returned to the UK as Head of Energy and Utilities Investor Advisory services where he was responsible for setting up a market recognised team delivering commercial, financial and technical advisory services to major investors/funders providing business/feasibility planning, lead/financial advisory, due diligence, turnaround and business improvement services. Craig became the Global Leader for Business & Investor Advisory in 2014.

Prior to joining Arup, Craig worked for Rolls-Royce Power Ventures Limited in Project Finance, Project Development and portfolio asset management based in the UK and Spain, Scottish & Southern Energy and Mott MacDonald Power Generation.

Craig is an experienced investment professional with over 20 year’s infrastructure sector experience delivering value in a commercially demanding deal environment.