Our leadership team. Raising the bar in Project Management, Asset Management, and Infrastructure Advisory.

Arvind David

Managing Director, Arvind David, represents Government agencies and infrastructure partners to develop and deliver complex social and economic Infrastructure projects.

Combining his experience in project management and organisation leadership, he brings together diverse project teams to create high performing teams that deliver exceptional project outcomes. Deploying his expertise in procurement, transaction management, technical leadership and contract management, Arvind leads teams on projects through all forms of delivery models.

Having worked for government delivery agencies he understands the specialised requirements of government and what it takes to deliver projects in complex stakeholder environments. His experience includes advising client on infrastructure in Australia, UK, Singapore and the USA.

Andrew McKinley

Managing Partner, Andrew McKinley is a skilled and passionate project management professional. He has extensive experience leading teams on large programs of works and complex projects to successful outcomes.

Andrew brings a proactive approach to project delivery, centered around promoting strong collaboration and teamwork to identify new opportunities for clients, effectively manage risk, and solving challenging problems through innovation.

His broad experience across the full project life cycle delivering both social and economic infrastructure includes planning, scoping, documenting, negotiating and administering complex commercial agreements and construction contracts for private and public sector clients.

Andrew’s professionalism and experience is demonstrated through his involvement as a Certified Practicing Project Director with the Australian Institute of Project Management and as a Chartered Engineer with Engineers Australia.

Mario D'Elia

Managing Partner, Mario D’Elia, is a respected industry leader with strong government and private sector project experience, including the development and implementation of major capital projects.

His work in the transport, water and social infrastructure sectors has provided him with extensive experience providing financial, commercial and strategic advice in public and private sectors.

As a former national partner at PwC, leading its Infrastructure Advisory Practice for over 20 years, Mario has a proven background as an advisor on infrastructure projects under various government procurement models involving the private sector. His extensive career experience also includes working as an investment banker locally and internationally, and he holds a position on the Board of the Coliban Water Authority and the Office of Projects Victoria.

Dr Mano Nugapitiya

Managing Partner, Dr Mano Nugapitiya, is a highly qualified strategic thinker and dedicated project specialist. With a strong background in asset management, including facility management and operations, Mano brings a ‘whole of life’ asset approach to projects – continually demonstrating his 25+ years’ experience in the industry.

Mano has amassed vast experience in the planning and delivery of large-scale projects and programs in social and economic infrastructure, predominantly for the public sector. Specialising in the front-end strategic positioning of projects and programs, Mano ensures alignment and consistency with organisation business strategies. His specialist skills also include due diligence, technical leadership, business cases and transaction management.

Mano’s breadth of his industry skills and the structured thinking as a post-doctoral researcher provides clients and stakeholders with the experience and confidence that comes from delivering many complex engagements.

Megan Simpson

Director Corporate Services, Megan Simpson, is an executive management professional with a passion for building high performing teams to enhance the culture of organisations.

Megan has broad experience in state and national member-based organisations with a focus on strategy and governance, risk management, financial management, stakeholder engagement and project management. She has a reputation for building highly engaged and motivated world class teams to deliver quality outcomes and business success.

Martin Coates

Partner, Martin Coates has extensive experience gained in leadership roles across government departments, major consulting businesses and private sector development and construction.

His knowledge spans numerous sectors, including social infrastructure and he has worked on projects required to adopt various delivery methods, including PPPs, alliancing, D&C, managing contractor and construction management.

Martin is experienced in aligning delivery strategies, commercial structures and design responses to the specific needs and objectives of clients while maintaining a key focus on market capacity, capability and constraints.

Martin has the ability to positively influence and motivate people to build productive, high performing project and organisation teams that benefit every stakeholder he works with.

Lindel James

Partner, Lindel James is an industry leading infrastructure and government contracting advisor with extensive public and private sector experience gained in professional services and PPPs.

Lindel has advised on a wide range of iconic projects in the housing, health, justice, education, rail, roads and defence sectors. Her expertise includes project leadership, commercial structuring and negotiations, performance regime design, financial analysis and advice on contract implementation, including refinancings and modifications.

Lindel is also experienced in financial structuring, infrastructure procurement, business case development, procurement strategies and managing infrastructure and government services projects.

Viraj Perera

Partner, Viraj Perera is an experienced project leader with a blend of engineering, financing, and commercial expertise in leading and managing complex projects.

He is experienced in leading and delivering successful projects in the private and public sectors and brings market excellence in managing complex stakeholder environments and significant transactions. Viraj has held numerous executive level public sector roles and has an extensive track record in PPPs, Development Agreements and innovative structured finance transactions.

Viraj’s approach to fostering meaningful engagements between the private and public sectors is a skillset that is sought out for unique project situations requiring an innovative approach to deliver value for money outcomes.

Paul Halpin

Executive Director, Paul Halpin is a market leader in project and program management, with multi-sector experience. Driven by continuous improvement Paul develops high performing teams working closely with Clients to deliver valuable outcomes.

With a focus on delivering high quality solutions that deliver tangible benefits for the community, Paul continually demonstrates his expertise and ability in shaping the work environment, setting strategy, leading multi-disciplinary teams, and delivering tangible outcomes.

Paul represents government agencies and private clients to deliver complex projects through all forms of procurement. His technical strengths are strategic portfolio planning, PMO set up, contracting procurement, stakeholder engagement and communication, design and delivery management, cost and budget control, risk management and quality control.

Paul is client focused and actively leads teams to meet strategic project objectives.

Fiona Larkin

Executive Director, Fiona Larkin is an experienced project manager and advisory services director who takes a hands-on approach to successfully deliver projects.

With more than 20 years’ industry experience Fiona specialises in high profile, complex civil, cultural and education projects. She has extensive project management experience, from early feasibility to design management, through to procurement and delivery. This expertise has allowed Fiona to successfully deliver a number of key social infrastructure projects.

Coupled with her clarity and excellent communication skills, Fiona’s credentials in stakeholder management within State and Commonwealth Government agencies provides clients a focused approach that important projects deserve.

John Wiles

Director, John Wiles, is an industry specialist who leads our processes, ensuring continuous improvement across service delivery, client relationships and personnel performance. With a strong background in formulating and delivering major development projects, John is often sought out by clients to carry out peer reviews and provide strategic advice.

As the former Director Project Management at Development Victoria, John has been involved in many of Melbourne’s iconic construction projects. He is widely recognised as an expert in the delivery of complex building projects, predominately within the health sector, and has extensive experience in the establishment of risk management and interface management processes.

John’s extensive career experience, sound stakeholder management and ability to create a collaborative team culture provides surety and delivers outstanding results for clients.

Fiona Williams

Executive Director, Fiona Williams has extensive experience program managing infrastructure projects in the Victoria and the Northern Territory public sectors.

Fiona’s career spans over 30 years working in the Australian Public Service. She has held Executive roles in the Department of Defence, IP Australia, Department of Industry and Tourism and the Health Insurance Commission.

Fiona has 9 years’ experience being responsible for Victoria’s public housing portfolio. During that time she planned and delivered significant housing projects, including the Public Housing Renewal Program implementing new approaches to leverage land value to fund new social housing projects.

Pascale Young

Finance Manager, Pascale Young, is a customer focused finance professional who excels in the provision of strategic advice and financial services.

Holding a senior leadership role in the organisation Pascale is a problem-solver who is driven by process improvement. She has extensive expertise in financial management and reporting, payroll management, budget management, risk management and technology systems.

Pascale has a pragmatic and collaborative approach to her role with the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders. She is a Certified Practicing Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Advanced Diploma of Business.

Jamin Crawley

Executive Director, Jamin Crawley is an experienced project advisor and manager with a strong focus on transaction and procurement management, contract administration and cost management.

He has an extensive background in numerous project delivery models spanning projects in the residential, civil, commercial, leisure, health, education, industrial and retail sectors.

Jamin has a proven history in both public and private sector projects, from inception through to feasibility, procurement, delivery and handover. He strives to make a difference in the successful delivery of city shaping infrastructure projects for the benefit of our clients.

Angie Harvie

Bids & Marketing Manager, Angie Harvie is an experienced bids and marketing specialist with more than 25 years’ experience in construction and project management in Australia and New Zealand.

Angie has considerable experience in bid management, brand strategy, marketing collateral, digital marketing and CRM with a focus on continuous improvement and business transformation, delivering successful bids and marketing strategies.

She is a proactive and results-orientated manager who encourages a collaborative culture and applies a best-for-project-approach. Angie holds a Bachelor of Applied Management degree in Sales and Marketing.

Andrew Harvey

Executive Director, Andrew Harvey is an energetic, technically astute, personable and resilient Development Director/Advisor with formal tertiary qualifications in transport planning, civil engineering and property.

Andrew has substantial experience in lead roles embedded within State government major projects units in Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales. He has a track record of delivery on high value, high risk projects in health, justice, public transport, freight infrastructure, urban renewal, social and affordable housing and greenfield land development.

Andrew is skilled in personal rapport building and uses it with success to facilitate cross-agency communications on multiple agency projects. He leads complex technical programs, facilitates professional development courses, procurement strategies, risk identification workshops and has a strong background in community consultation on high profile capital works projects.