NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a global leader in the built environment, today announced that Tim Treharne has joined the firm as a Principal in the New York office. Treharne joins the executive leadership at Arup to drive results and growth for its advisory services business as the firm continues to build and invest in its global consulting offerings.
"With Tim joining our team, Arup gains a seasoned business leader with a proven background in building successful teams and delivering high-value, quality advice to clients," says Andy Howard, chairman of Arup Americas. "This is a transformative time for Arup and Tim's global leadership experience will give us a game-changing boost as we continue to scale our advisory offering."
Arup offers strategic advice to public and private decision-makers across a range of advisory services to help shape and improve their organizations and the projects they deliver. With his deep experience and global network in infrastructure, Treharne will advance Arup's mission to be the global leader in integrated financial, commercial, and technical advisory.
With nearly three decades of experience in banking and project finance, Treharne has led or participated in numerous infrastructure projects globally as either financial advisor, equity provider, developer or lender. His portfolio spans three continents – Europe, North America and South America – in sectors including ground transportation, aviation, water, energy, and social infrastructure.
Prior to joining Arup, Treharne was European chief operating officer at Meridiam Infrastructure based in Paris, where he oversaw development projects from initial screening to financial close and subsequent asset management.
Treharne was also previously senior director, vice chairman of Global Infrastructure at KPMG, where he developed infrastructure teams in the U.K., the U.S., France and Latin America, and assisted various governments in developing PPP programs and laws. Prior to that Treharne served as head of global infrastructure at Bank of America for project finance advisory and debt structuring and lending.
"I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Arup team at this exciting time to continue and develop the work that Arup has been doing in the advisory space," Treharne said.
Arup provides consulting, planning, engineering, and design services for the most prominent projects and sites in the built environment. Since its founding in 1946, the firm has consistently delivered technical excellence, innovation, and value to its clients, while maintaining its core mission of shaping a better world. Arup opened its first US office more than 30 years ago and now employs 1,400 people in the Americas and over 14,000 globally. The firm's employee-ownership structure promotes independence, unbiased advice, and ongoing investment in joint research to yield better outcomes that benefit its clients and partners. Visit Arup's website, www.arup.com, for more information.
Senior Communications Leader, Arup Americas