Ignacio Barandiarán


Principal, Arup

Ignacio Barandiaran heads Arup’s Transaction Advice business in North and South America. He leads a team of technical and financial transaction specialists delivering deal advice, due diligence, and project structuring/feasibility assessments. He has extensive knowledge of the PPP/DBFO project finance market, working with public sponsors, equity providers, concession companies, contractors, rating agencies, and lenders. He has advised his clients on highway, port, airport, and social infrastructure projects.

Ignacio’s technical and financial expertise has provided a notable impact to a variety of projects in the US and abroad. Within the last five years Ignacio has undertaken over forty Transaction Advisory assignments representing over $40 Billion in aggregate project value, from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Lease to the Port of Miami Tunnel Project. Ignacio has applied his technical and management experience internationally by participating in such projects as the Presidio Parkway in San Francisco, California, the A25 Motorway in Montreal, Quebec, and the Costanera Norte Toll Road Project in Santiago, Chile.