Global Transport & Logistics leader, PwC, PwC US
Julian Smith is Partner in PwC UK and currently serves as the firm’s Global Transport and Logistics leader while seconded as Adviser to PwC Indonesia. With 19 years of relevant international experience, Julian specializes in ports and railways, transport infrastructure PPPs, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance.
Previous to his current role, Julian served as PwC’s Capital Projects & Infrastructure leader in Central & Eastern Europe &CIS, and its Corporate Finance leader in Russia and CIS. In addition, he led a transport corporate finance team in London and was the leading adviser to the UK Department for Transport on private financing of rolling stock. Julian has worked on completed and pending transport deals totalling in excess of £9 billion private finance. His experience extends to transport strategy and business planning from work on nine rail franchise bids and other projects.
Julian received his BA (Hons) in Economics and Politics from the University of Exeter, and served as member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ACA).