An overview of our core capabilities and vision.
We construct multidisciplinary solutions for advanced infrastructure initiatives that deal with the most pressing issues across planning and development. Like most real world conundrums, infrastructure is not a financial or engineering solution. It requires an ecosystem of interactive and supportive parts. Hence, our strategic advice on the intersection of financial, technical and commercial matters is a proven success factor and a cornerstone of innovation. We advise owners, developers, lenders and investors on the full cycle of assets.
Our contracts span Strategic, Financial, and Technical Advisory services – disrupting the knowledge-based silos that dominate the traditional advisory market. These competitive awards represent knowledge and expertise across the broadest range of evaluation criteria. Additionally, our Innovation Advisory platform is being spearheaded through New York City’s Urban Tech Hub in collaboration with their technology ecosystem. This integrated, interdisciplinary perspective is what our clients deserve. We invite you to join us for a spirited conversation about the way things are, the way they were, and they way they might become.
FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL
Strategic planning for infrastructure and real estate development; Project finance and public private partnerships; Procurement advisory; Governance, risk and controls assessments; Construction project and program management; CapEx/OpEx monitoring and audits; Asset management; Business process improvement and innovation advisory .
Suhrita’s extensive career in management consulting is distinguished by her success in serving the infrastructure, real estate, and construction industries. Suhrita’s experience includes: (i) Strategic advice for project development and financing of large scale real estate and infrastructure investments;. (ii) Infrastructure and real estate portfolio planning, financing; (iii) Construction Project and Program Management; (iv) Governance, risk and compliance assessments; (v) Asset management; as well as (vi) Feasibility studies, procurement advice, risk assessment, and project finance for alternative delivery across multiple sectors. Previously, her career has spanned leadership roles in two Big Four consulting organizations as well as in global engineering and consulting firms. With the privilege of a career that has spanned both financial and technical advisory roles; she has been at the forefront of the evolving P3 landscape nationally and internationally and has participated from both public and private sector perspectives. She is an Expert P3 Advisor with the US Department of Treasury’s Government Debt and Infrastructure Finance program and an Expert Risk Advisor to the Funding Committee of the Board for the North American Development Bank.
As a published author and presenter with a strong industry presence, she has received recognition as a subject matter expert globally. As an adjunct professor at Columbia University & CUNY, she has taught graduate courses in infrastructure and real estate. Suhrita is also an alumnus of Columbia University, and a PMP. She was selected as ‘WBC’s outstanding women 2016’ in Alternate Delivery, by the Women Builders Council, New York, and awarded ‘Leading Women in Global Advisory’ by IWLF Mumbai, India.
ADVISOR – STRATEGY & MARKETS
Public Private Partnerships, Tendering and Procurement Advisory, Contracts Management Advisory, Genera Financial Advisory include Financial Modeling, Debt raising/refinancing/restructuring Advisory, Acquisition and Divestment Advisory
Saravleen Singh is a Civil Engineer, MBA with experience in Financial Advisory, Procurement, and Contracts Management for Infrastructure projects. He has advised different project stakeholders including Government departments and agencies, Prime Contractors, Infrastructure sector focussed lenders and Investment Funds. Saravleen has experience working with various models of project delivery including P3, DB, DBB in various Infrastructure Sectors including Ports, Highways, Water and Wastewater, Energy and Social Infrastructure.
Public private development, Public private partnerships; Strategic planning; Market and financial feasibility analysis; Procurement advisory; Urban revitalization; Mixed use development; Economic impacts. Expertise spans all real estate types, with special emphasis on complex mixed-use urban development, recreational / cultural facilities, higher education and community development.
Charlie Shorter is a senior transaction advisor for Public Private Partnerships, and a specialist in real estate markets and finance. He has over 30 years of real estate and infrastructure industry experience involving market and financial feasibility analyses, economic impact studies, structuring public/private development partnerships, creating strategic approaches to large-scale mixed use projects and advising in negotiations with developers. He has extensive expertise in urban revitalization, transportation and transit oriented development, with emphasis on developer solicitation/selection, and implementation strategies for public-private ventures. He is an expert in successfully leading a public procurement process through RFQs and RFPs.
Charlie was the Leader of Ernst & Young LLP’s Public Private Transaction Advisory practice and also a Principal at Arthur Anderson LLP. He is currently a board member of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) as well as a Trustee for the City University of New York, where he serves on the Real Estate and Facilities Committee. Charlie is also a board member of the New 42nd Street Corporation which is responsible for developing the theaters and retail along 42nd Street in the Times Square area of New York City. He is member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he serves on the Public Development Infrastructure Council. A frequent lecture/speaker on real estate trends, Charlie was for 20 years an Adjunct Faculty in the Master of Science in Real Estate at the Columbia University. He holds degrees from Princeton and Columbia Universities.
Land and asset acquisition and disposition; Highest and best use strategies; Land use planning, Approvals and process management; Re-purposing and re-positioning strategies; Development management – acquisition, design, approvals and project management services; Tenant services – relocation and leasing; Public private partnerships – redevelopment and financing strategies.
Peter Gilpatric aligns the needs of the private sector real estate and capital markets with public sector opportunity, policy and process to achieve highly successful developments for both private and public sector clients. Peter was previously a Principal in the national real development firm LCOR, and working as a private developer, has implemented major public private as well as private developments and financing of social assets. Peter has direct experience with major development projects including PPP projects, mixed-use development projects with a TOD focus, transportation projects involving rail, bus and airport interface and a large privately held science and technology center.
Peter is an expert in land use strategies including leases, land value capture and other financing mechanisms for social infrastructure projects. During his career Peter has participated in the development, design, financing, marketing and management of over 10 million square feet of complex mixed-use spaces often in conjunction with public partners and requiring the integration of transportation facilities. Peter has leased over 3,000,000 sf of office and technology space as an owner, tenant and advisor and sold over $500,000,000 sf of various assets as an owner and advisor. Peter has led project teams to entitle and develop most of these projects with the singular objective of achieving high and best use and value of a property within then current real estate and capital markets.
Project Finance, Public Private Partnerships, Procurement Advisory, Financial and Commercial Advice,
Business Planning, Due Diligence, Infrastructure Policy
Roberto Sierra is an infrastructure and project finance professional with over 17 years of experience in planning and procurement of infrastructure for public agencies through innovative delivery, including public-private partnerships. Roberto has extensive advisory experience in project management, stakeholder management, business planning, commercial and investment due diligence, financial modeling, development of contractual risk mitigation mechanisms, as well as negotiations and
Roberto has advised on capital infrastructure projects in the U.S. and internationally and has developed in-depth knowledge of commercial, technical, and financial risks across a broad spectrum of infrastructure asset classes, including transportation, transit, social infrastructure & real estate, and energy & utilities. He also has a comprehensive understanding of public policy considerations associated with planning and development of capital infrastructure. Roberto graduated from Zaragoza University (Spain) with a BA in Economics.
SENIOR ADVISOR – GLOBAL MARKETS
Development Finance, Project Finance, Transaction Advisory, Public Private Partnerships.
Shubhomoy Ray has over twenty-three years of experience in consulting, investment banking and project finance in energy and infrastructure sectors across Asia and Africa, having advised and supported transactions cumulating to several billions of US Dollars in value. His experience includes various advisory assignments for The World Bank, IFC Washington, ADB, UN-ESCAP and USAID, and project financing transactions in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, LaoPDR, Maldives, Mozambique, Uganda and Senegal. His expertise includes strategy, policy as well as due diligence, valuation and M&A work with renewable small and sustainable energy aggregation, solar PV, and hydro powered projects. He is also a Founder Director of InfraBlocks, Singapore– a blockchain and IOT based impact and SDG compliance measurement initiative.
Shubhomoy has deep understanding of project finance and export credit financing business, having worked on a number of financing transactions and brings valuable relationship with global project finance banks, export credit agencies, bilateral and multilateral institutions, infrastructure sector strategic counterparty investors and infrastructure funds. More recently, he has worked on several impact and sustainability focused project initiatives, helping them with formulating their business plans, transaction structuring and gaining access to capital. Shubhomoy has published several notable publications on the topic of Infrastructure Financing for sustainable development, including for the UNESCAP and ADB. He is a Sustainability Consultant to UNESCAP, Bangkok.
Best Practices For A Successful Procurement Process, P3C, Dallas, 2023
Deal Structures, P3C Dallas, 2022
1. P3s and Smart City Planning
2. Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the P3 Community
AIAI sponsored discussion, P3C, 2019
Government Interactive Round-table Discussions – Making Partnerships Work.
P3C Conference, Dallas, 2018.
Innovation At The Edges
P3C Conference, Dallas, 2017
Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP) Board Meeting – Technology and Infrastructure Investing, 2018
International Project Finance Association (IPFA) Panel Discussion on Smart Cities: How to Spur Future Innovation, 2018
Strategic Planning for Dormitory Authority of the State of New York – 2016
U.S. Department of Treasury Briefing, 2015 – Risk Frameworks
Digital Transformation of Infrastructure
Dan McClure, Suhrita Sen
Transit Oriented Development Funding & Financing Toolkit
Broadband Funding & Financing Toolkit
Advice to My Younger Self – In this series, IPFA interviews key players in the industry to find out about their career experiences. Suhrita Sen interviewed by Isabelle Whitehead at Allen & Overy.
P3 Bulletin’s Autumn 2020 edition brought together a panel of the women leading the industry.
Infrastructure Advisors is a Finalist for the category ‘Culture and Diversity’ Award, 2020
WBC’s Outstanding Women, 2016
Women Builders Council,
Chapter – Deriving the 2nd and 3rd Dimensions of BCWS Suhrita Sen, Published by the Project Management Institute, ISBN 1-880410-74-5
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is historic in its strong acknowledgment of the acute need for investment in the infrastructure sector. We are well positioned to support the Federal, State and Local governments identify, qualify and execute their infrastructure investment plans across sectors. Our insights support preparedness within the industry to deliver on this promise.
Infrastructure Advisors LLC, New York, NY
Phone: 917 238 5468