Ignacio Barandiaran

Principal

Arup

Ignacio Barandiaran

Ignacio Barandiaran is a Principal at Arup’s San Francisco, California office. He heads Arup’s Transaction Advice business in North and South America, leading a team of technical and financial transaction specialists delivering procurement strategic advice, commercial and technical due diligence, and project financing advice. He is also an accomplished architect and structural engineer with over nineteen years of experience.
Ignacio’s technical and financial expertise has provided a notable impact to a variety of projects in the US and abroad. Within the last six years Ignacio has undertaken over fifty Transaction Advisory assignments representing over $60 Billion in aggregate project value, such as the Presidio Parkway and the Port of Miami Tunnel Project. Ignacio has applied his experience internationally in such projects as the Paranaguá Port in Brasil, the Costanera Norte toll road in Santiago, Chile, the El Dorado Airport concession in Bogota, Colombia, and the Linea Amarilla toll road in Lima, Peru.

Ignacio is a graduate of Oxford University, England (8.4. Physics) and the University of California at Berkeley (M.Arch., M.S., and MBA).