Arvind David

Arvind 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

Andrew 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.

Paul Halpin

Paul 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 Tellefson

Fiona has extensive industry experience in growing and leading teams delivering flagship projects in diverse sectors throughout Australia. Fiona has delivered positive outcomes for both Government and Private Sector clients, enhancing the economic and social benefits for Australian communities.

Fiona has led teams delivering key projects in a number of sectors including commercial, education, health, retail, hospitality, industrial and Defence. Fiona held leadership roles in the delivery of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games and Melbourne 2007 World Aquatics Championships.

Fiona’s strong communication and engagement skills are essential to the successful project outcomes achieved. She has an open, collaborative approach working with the project team and key stakeholders to ensure the client vision is achieved in an innovative and cost effective way.

Richard Mueller

Richard has more than 25 years’ experience specialising in water, waste and environmental sectors. He held positions on the board of the Ti-Tree BioEnergy Facility and numerous Veolia Water Australia entities.

He has held senior positions on large scale infrastructure projects in the bid, design, commissioning and operational phases including Gold Coast and Sydney Desalination plants, Springvale/Mount Piper power station and Australia’s first large scale waste to energy facility in Kwinana Perth.

Richard is an excellent communicator providing his teams with extensive knowledge and experience to deliver projects successfully, reduce operational risks and improve financial outcomes under environmentally sustainable frameworks.

Viraj Perera

Viraj 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.

Lindel James

Lindel 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.

Dr Mano Nugapitiya

Mano is a qualified project specialist with a strong background in asset management, facility management and operations.

Mano delivers a whole of life asset approach to projects which he has demonstrated over more than 25 years’ experience in the industry. He has extensive experience planning and delivering large scale projects in social and economic infrastructure, predominantly in the public sector.

Specialising in the front end of projects, Mano ensures programs are aligned to organisation business strategies. His specialist skills also includes due diligence, technical leadership, business cases and transaction management.

Mario D'Elia

Mario 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.

Martin Coates

Martin 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.

John Wiles

John 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.

Pascale Young

Pascale 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.

Vivek Dodani

Vivek is an experienced project finance and infrastructure specialist who has advised on more than $20 billion worth of projects and delivered strategic, commercial and financial advice for large complex infrastructure projects.

He has extensive experience in market led proposals and capital financing, working with multiple state-owned entities, private sector and multilateral agencies to finance infrastructure projects.

A transport specialist, Vivek has worked on a number of rail and urban renewal projects that have included Suburban Rail Loop, West Gate Tunnel Project, Melbourne Metro and the High-Capacity Metro Trains project.

Michael Airton

Michael has a long history of successfully delivering projects and is experienced in the public and private sectors delivering strategic outcomes using an entrepreneurial and innovative approach.

As a former startup CEO and high-level government-sector digital solutions executive Michael has a strong track record of working with clients to provide expert advice and ensuring projects are delivered to meet clients’ needs.

He is a natural leader who builds effective teams and strong relationships ensuring that clients’ projects are enhanced through digital solutions that add value by providing project assurance, reduced delivery risk and increased efficiency.

Kate Price

Kate has over 20 years’ strategic leadership experience having successfully built numerous high performing teams on behalf of public and private sector clients.

Kate is skilled in a variety of disciplines including leadership and project management, business case management, and development approvals. Her inter-personal and communication skills, particularly with stakeholders, have enabled her to successfully build teams and business growth.

Stuart Pickering

Stuart has over 30 years’ experience leading medium to large health organisations across the public and private sectors, including accountability for delivering complex, challenging, high profile and significant strategic property projects.

Stuart possess the innate capacity to scrutinise core issues, devise creative and realistic solutions, while stimulating ‘buy-in’ and support from key stakeholders. He is passionate about sustainable business improvement and have been extremely fortunate to be part of high-profile projects which delivered outstanding results. Stuart is a hands-on team player and collaborator, with flexible and forward-thinking leadership, openly sharing information and providing quality input to decision making and team efforts.