Operational Task Force
Who We Are

A wide and diverse range of skills and experience
The core team for the Operational Task Force comprises senior PUK staff with a wide and diverse range of experience in all sectors of PFI at procurement and operational stages.  In addition to the named individuals below, the OTF has full access to all of PUK’s transacting and management resource as well as representatives from HM Treasury and 4Ps.

Sian DunstanSian Dunstan
Sian coordinates all of the work of the OTF on a day to day basis, liaising with HM Treasury, 4Ps, central government departments, as well as all of the transactors within PUK. Sian was a founder member of PUK having previously carved out a successful career for 15 years in investment banking.
Andy RoseAndy Rose
Andy provides board level support and direction to the Refinancing Taskforce. A Director of PUK plc, Andy previously held the role of Managing Director, Investment Banking at CIBC in London responsible for the Bank’s Infrastructure team. This team predominately focused on PFI / PPP transactions.

David Kent
David is one of the core OTF team members and has led on all of the work in respect of benchmarking and market testing. An experienced transactor, David was previously Head of the Prison Service’s (and latterly the National Offender Management Service’s) central Commercial and Competitions Unit which was responsible for the Home Office’s programme of PFI prison projects and its prisons performance testing and market testing programmes.

Jonathan Clarke
Jon provides day to day services under the Refinancing Taskforce remit. He joined Partnerships UK in July 2005 as an assistant director and works across a range of financial and commercial areas. Jon previously worked on the private side of PFI transactions at WS Atkins. Prior to that he worked at Ernst & Young, where he trained as an accountant before moving to the project finance team.

Giselle Costantino
Giselle provides comprehensive administrative support to the Operational Task Force.

Scott Walker
Scott is PUK’s database manager and provides all of the information management needs for the OTF. His principal responsibility is for the Projects Database.

For further information about the Operational Task Force call our dedicated phone line on  020 7273 8356, or email us at operationaltaskforce@partnershipsuk.org.uk.