Ty Robinson

Ty Robinson


A proven and highly successful leader of both public and private sector projects and programmes, with a track record which includes the successful delivery of multi-billion pound government programmes and infrastructure contracts. A genuinely dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial leader with the energy and drive to continue an impressive record of success.

Key skills:

  • Client, contractor and advisor experience,
  • Programme management, Stakeholder management, negotiation and contract delivery,
  • Team leadership, communication and drive.

Sector experience:

  • Private and Public sectors, including central and local government,
  • Joint Ventures, PFI/PPP,
  • Multi-sector experience including security services, healthcare, housing, and transport sectors.


  • Planning, procurement and delivery of national multi-billion pound programmes,
  • Large scale organisation, programme and project start-up,
  • Private sector business development, bid leadership and project management successes,
  • Senior civil service experience including ministerial liaison.

Work experience

Work experience

1988 – 1990 Midas Construction Limited – Contracts Manager

1983 – 1988 EBC Group Limited – Contracts Manager

1981 – 1983 Denholm Ship Management Limited – Navigation Officer Cadet (Merchant Navy)

1977 – 1981 Staverton Contractors Limited – Management Trainee

Project Director

Partnerships UK

PUK are the globally respected, UK government sponsored organisation, established to support delivery of the UK’s private finance initiative, public private partnerships and joint ventures that have underpinned the provision of multi-billion pound infrastructure projects over the last decade. Since joining I have been responsible for leading PUK’s efforts to support government in the housing and regeneration sectors.

Key achievements:

  • Successful delivery of multiple commissions, and the creation of strong client relationships with both DCLG as the sponsoring government department and the HCA as its delivery agency,
  • Managing the PUK team delivering advice on the rollout of national programmes and industry stimulus packages,
  • HM Treasury liaison on approvals and business case development.
  • Supporting departmental leads on development of policy for the effective use of public sector land and assets.
Jul 2006 - Nov 2007

Managing Director

Navigant Consulting

Drawing upon sector expertise and in-depth understanding of the UK government’s reform programme for the National Health Service, set up and led the UK healthcare division of Navigant Consulting Inc., a NYSE listed international management consultancy employing over 2500 professionals.

Key achievements:

  • Built market awareness of Navigant in the UK,
  • Established new division from start-up,
  • Secured multiple NHS commissions,
  • Attained membership of a critical DH commissioning framework to procure healthcare services,
  • Developed supply chain and key strategic business development partners,
  • Successfully acquired an established competitor to secure market position and growth.
Apr 2005 - Jul 2006

Chief Executive Officer

Tracks Consulting Limited

Owned and managed Tracks Consulting Limited, a successful niche consultancy providing public and private sector clients with professional advisory services including strategic, business development and programme management services.

Key achievements:

  • Generated revenues in excess of £3m in its first year of trading, delivering 30% net margins,
  • Retained by the UK’s largest private healthcare organisation to establish a new division,
  • Helped clients secure additional business opportunities of more than one billion pounds,
  • Contributed to the successful trade sale of client organisation at industry record multiples.
Jan 2003 - Apr 2005

Chief Operating Officer

Department of Health, Commercial Directorate

The Commercial Directorate was responsible for the transactions of the £100 billion-pound UK Department of Health. As Chief Operating Officer, reporting to the Director General, responsibilities included accountability for the delivery of a broad portfolio of projects and programmes including direct responsibility for the multi-billion pound national Independent Sector Treatment Centre programme. This helped deliver the shortest waiting times in NHS history, on time and within budget.

Key achievements:

  • Built and managed a team of over 250 programme management and procurement professionals to provide commercial leadership within the department of health,
  • Procured and managed multi-billion pound contracts between public and private sector,
  • Helped Government establish a competitive market in the UK for the delivery of healthcare,
  • Led the development of innovative contracting mechanisms to capture clinical performance risk.
Jun 2001 - Jan 2003

Development Director

Amey Plc

A publicly traded company with a market capitalisation of one billion pounds, Amey was a market leader in the delivery of privately financed public services and infrastructure. As a development director the remit was to develop new business in the PFI/PPP market, working across a number of sectors including health, central and local government, and defence.

Key achievements:

  • Performed the successful ‘turnaround’ of a failing £100 million PFI infrastructure contract,
  • Helped successfully establish Amey’s presence in the UK’s PFI healthcare sector,
  • Contributed to the development of multiple PFI business opportunities for Amey Ventures.
1999 - 2001

Operations Director


An AIM listed telecoms start-up employing over 100 staff, Eurotelecom provided ‘last-mile’ broadband services to commercial organisations. The role of the Operations Director was to build business development and project delivery capability and to then secure new business and manage the successful delivery of all projects.

Key achievements:

  • Established business development and bidding capabilities,
  • Built professional project management and construction team,
  • Created key strategic partnerships with national telecoms providers,
  • Successfully delivered market leading infrastructure projects.
Jun 1996 - Jun 1999

Project Director

Carillion Plc

Carillion Plc (previously Tarmac Plc), with a market capitalisation approaching three billion pounds and annual revenues of over two billion pounds was the UK’s largest construction company. As a Development Director responsibilities included the securing and delivery of major PFI contracts.

Key achievements:

  • Built and led numerous multi-stakeholder consortia to bid for major infrastructure and support services contracts,
  • Established client relationships and led negotiations for contracts,
  • Selected and managed the design teams,
  • Assembled and negotiated terms with supply chain partners for projects,
  • Successful Bid-Director for the £300 million GCHQ PFI project,
  • Led the consortium team that secured the £100 million Manchester Magistrates Courts PFI project.
  • Contributed to other successful PFI projects in Health and custodial services.
May 1993 - Jun 1996

Construction Manager

Laing Management Limited

Laing Management Limited was the UK’s leading Construction Management and Management Contracting company. As a project/construction manager, accountabilities included management of subcontractors and stakeholder relationships to ensure the successful delivery of major projects.

Key achievements:

  • Rebuilt and managed client relationships on a number of key packages contributing to the successful delivery of the 750 million pound GSK laboratory and research headquarters in the UK. At the time the largest privately funded project in Europe,
  • Construction manager on Laing's first major rail infrastructure project which delivered the initial 100 million pound stage of the Eurostar connection between continental Europe and London.





Change Management


Business Development

Public Sector Procurement

Programme Management