Stone is new head of infrastructure at Grant Thornton US

Glenn Stone, project finance partner at financial adviser Grant Thornton, in the UK, has been appointed head of infrastructure for the firm’s US division. The firm will target high-speed rail in the US.

Glenn Stone, a Project Finance partner at financial adviser Grant Thornton UK, has been appointed Head of Infrastructure of the firm’s US division. He takes up his new post this month.

Stone will be based in Washington D.C. and will focus on the development of US infrastructure projects, particularly in the transportation and high-speed rail sectors. He worked as a partner at Grant Thornton UK for over 10 years and helped build the firm’s presence in the global infrastructure market serving as Project Finance partner and Global Head of Project Finance.

Stone said the US project finance market is still in its infancy when compared to the more mature UK market, highlighting its “great potential for growth” and the need for significant investments in the education and housing sectors.