Key appointment for leading infrastructure assets investor

Andrew Truscott has been appointed as new new chief executive officer of the John Laing Group.

A new chief executive officer is at the helm of John Laing Group, a leading international investor and active manager of core infrastructure assets.

Andrew Truscott has been appointed to the key role and will join John Laing in early summer from his role at Citi, where he is currently head of UK investment banking.

Prior to joining Citi in 2018, Truscott spent 15 years at JP Morgan, focused on the infrastructure, construction and industrial services markets, before becoming head of Europe at the JP Morgan Infrastructure Investments Fund (JPMIIF) in 2015. 

At JPMIIF, he led the business across origination, execution and asset management. 

In that role, he originated and completed a range of European investments and was responsible for transformation programmes at a number of portfolio companies. 

Tara Davies, co-head of European Infrastructure at KKR, said: “Andrew’s strengths as a leader, investor and originator of new business, together with his extensive network of relationships across the infrastructure market, will prove invaluable to John Laing. 

“He has a successful track record of building and managing complex businesses, transforming organisations and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

“On behalf of the board of John Laing, I would like to thank Jamie Christmas for stepping into the role of acting chief executive officer in addition to his role as chief financial officer and for leading the team to deliver its best ever year in terms of investment commitments.”

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