Founder, Principal and Chair
Richard is chair of Patton Boggs LLP's infrastructure practice. Prior to this he was chair of DLA Piper LLP's US infrastructure practice and of Coudert Brothers’ Global Finance practice. He is currently on the board of the United Nations PPP Advisory body and has previously served as Chairman of the US Infrastructure Private Advisory Group and on the Private Advisory Board to the US Secretary of State. He was also Vice Chairman of the Structured Finance GmbH of Creditanstalt Bank in Austria and previously in the senior management of Degussa AG's North American operations. He has helped pioneer the development of BOT, BOOT, DBFO and PPP from Hungary to Brazil and has been privileged to represent premier financial institutions, multilateral banks, contractors, developers and governments and states in these matters around the world having personally closed in excess of US $40 billion of infrastructure deals. He is a member of Tiger 21, a private equity peer group with investable assets of more than US$7.5 billion.
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