Michael Thirkettle on Mexican prisons | McBains Cooper
World Finance interviews Michael Thirkettle, Chief Executive of McBains Cooper Group, on the Mexican prisons project that McBains Cooper worked on – the biggest PPP project in Latin America
In 2010, the Mexican Ministry of Security set out to develop eight prisons, each housing 2,500 inmates, the biggest PPP project in Latin America at the time. UK consultancy McBains Cooper Group was brought in as technical advisor. Chief Executive Michael Thirkettle explains how its role went far beyond construction to establish a new design and structure in prison management.