Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Project Finance

Matthew Vickerstaff

Matthew Vickerstaff

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Biography

Matthew Vickerstaff is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority and Head of Project Finance.

Previously, Matthew spent over 10 years at Société Générale, leading teams responsible for advisory, banking, equity investment and the capital markets. He had clients across multiple industries, including airports, ports, rail, roads, public private partnerships, utilities, renewables, energy and real estate.

Most recently he was Head of Impact Investment Banking at ClearlySo.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Project Finance

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer deputises for the IPA’s CEO as required in addition to having direct leadership responsibility for the management of IPA’s Finance and International teams, including responsibility for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and the UK Guarantees Scheme (UKGS).

The Head of Project Finance leads the project finance profession in government and is a spokesperson for the IPA and government on the use of private finance to deliver public projects.