RBconsult is an independent, specialist consultancy run by
Robert Bain. Based in London, Rob works internationally
providing technical and credit-related advisory and training
services to banks, insurance companies, institutional investors,
infrastructure funds, IFIs and government agencies.
Rob has held senior positions in both the engineering and
financial services sectors. For 15 years he worked as a traffic
and transportation consultant for public and private sector
clients in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. In
2002 he joined the Infrastructure Finance Ratings practice at
Standard & Poor’s specialising in transportation and PPP
credits. Having completed a PhD in private finance in 2008, Rob
established RBconsult with a focus on investor support.
Recent clients have included investment and development
banks, pension funds, financial services regulators, monoline
insurers and credit risk management consultants. Assignments
have involved auditing demand forecasts (peer
reviews), conducting technical
due diligence, reviewing PPP loan performance, financial and
economic appraisal, and the delivery of project finance credit
risk analysis training courses (see
resume for more details). As an
internationally-recognised authority in his field, Rob is
regularly engaged as an expert witness by global law firms.