Francisco Jiménez joined Arup Madrid in 2006 to stablish and develop the Transport Consulting team. He is currently an Associate Director in Arup Spain and since April-2018 leads the Transport Business, being also responsible for the Business Executive as well as for Marketing & Communications in the Madrid office.

Along his professional career, where he has worked for both Ineco and Deloitte (formerly Arthur Andersen), Francisco has gained a broad and relevant experience within the specialist Transport and Logistics market, providing technical advice in relation to strategic and business planning, market analysis and feasibility studies.

Furthermore, since joining Arup in January 2006, he has continued strengthening his specialization as business consultant, but also extending these skills to the matters relating to transport planning, transport infrastructure design, mobility and accessibility, demand & revenues forecasting, etc.

Francisco has worked for both public and private clients in projects in Europe, Americas, North Africa and Middle East, covering both passenger and freight and within the four modes: road, rail, maritime and aviation.

At an Arup Europe Region level, Francisco has also acted as Planning Practice leader in 2009-2014, as well as Transport Planning Skill Network leader in 2014-2017.