Education

With a vast range of in-depth experience in Education, our people have helped make vital improvements to admin operations, building facilities across all education levels, and overall experiences for teachers and students.

Our capability extends across the entire project lifecycle from strategy, through to delivery and operational asset – supporting government, private and institutional clients on Education projects that range from $1 million to more than $100 million in capital expenditure, delivering projects within operational environments.

We understand the holistic approach that Education stakeholders require, delivering solutions that lead to exceptional learning outcomes, proven pedagogy, and rigorous asset and non-asset solutions.

Key Services
  • Project Definition
  • Development Feasibility and Agreements
  • Deal Structuring
  • Development Consents, Planning Approvals
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Management
  • Design Management
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement
  • Project Management and Superintendent
  • Contract Management
  • Project Assurance
  • Building Fitout Management
Key CONTACTS

Fiona Larkin

Executive Director, Fiona Larkin, is a highly experienced project management and advisory services director who takes a hands-on approach to projects – providing strategic and technical advice across all aspects of the project life cycle. With 20 years’ industry experience, Fiona specialises in high profile and complex civic, cultural and education projects.

Fiona has extensive project management experience, from early feasibility to design management, through to procurement and delivery. This wide-spanning expertise has allowed Fiona to undertake a number of key social infrastructure projects.

Fiona’s professional versatility is apparent in every engagement. Coupled with her clarity and excellent communication skills, Fiona’s experience in stakeholder management within state and Commonwealth Government agencies gives clients the focus that important projects deserve.

Paul Halpin

Executive Director, Paul Halpin, is a market leader in project and program management in the health and education sectors. 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, allocating resources, developing talent, building the organisation, and overseeing operations.

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

Paul is driven by continuous improvement, evolving with new insights, developing high performing teams and working closely with clients to deliver valuable outcomes. It’s this single-mindedness that sees Paul deliver projects that benefit locals and make positive impact.

Scott Webber

Director, Scott Webber, is a highly experienced project manager of complex and large-scale projects. With over 20 years’ experience delivering projects in the health, research and education sectors, Scott’s collaborative approach and effective management of cost, risk, safety, quality control and contract administration, is the driving force of successful outcomes.

With experience in the management of consultant design teams, producing quality design documentation, operational commissioning and the successful delivery of large high-risk projects, Scott has a proven track record in driving programs from inception through to master planning, feasibility, design, procurement, delivery and operational transition.

With a knowledge base of multiple procurement models including managing contractor design and PPP, Scott’s strong communication, technical strengths and stakeholder management provides the best project outcomes.

Ian Crawford

Executive Director, Ian Crawford, is a senior leader with a wealth of experience in Australia and overseas. With a professional background spanning over 30 years, Ian has played key roles in senior management, superintendence, client representative, project management and project coordination engagements.

Having managed his own consulting firm, Ian has provided planning and management services to the building and construction industry. Ian’s career and extensive building engineering services background and administration experience has taken him to India, in a contract liaison role, to large-scale airport projects, in a Superintendent role, and several building and refurbishment projects in a project management role.

Upon returning to Melbourne, Ian provided strategic advice to a leading Educational Institution and project management services, completing the successful delivery of fire training systems for the MFB Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) representing a Netherlands-based specialist fire training company.