• Tony Smith

    Director, Legal Services

    Tony is a UK qualified lawyer with over 20 years of practice during which he has been a partner in a number of major international laws firms. He is a specialist in infrastructure, construction and PPP projects and has advised on many major PPPs in transport, health, education, defence, accommodation, energy and waste to energy in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and Africa. Tony is a member of the United Nations PPP Team of Specialists, and has served as the Head of the UN PPP Readiness Task Force.

    He is also an Associate Expert of UNDP Asia Pacific and Patron of the Charity HEART (Helping Empower Africa to Regenerate Together). He has assisted the United Nations Economic and Social Commission in drafting its Transport PPP Guidance documentation and co-authored the UNECE Guide to Promoting Good Governance in Public Private Partnerships, which is currently the most downloaded document on the UNECE Website.