Ontoit’s health advisory team can manage all facets of your health investment, from business case through to operational readiness. Our teams will ensure your investment results in optimum levels of operational effectiveness.

From regional community health facilities to major Public Private Partnerships (PPP) we deliver patient focused health facilities that improve health outcomes for local communities.

We have worked with government agencies, private and institutional clients to develop procurement models, provide KPI-led managed services, managing contractors forms and PPP projects.

Our extensive experience across the sector, enables team members to develop bespoke, innovative and appropriate solutions including for acute hospitals, community clinics, ambulance and patient transport, specialist laboratories and research facilities.

Our teams have brought strategic thinking and technical expertise to a significant number of projects and have a comprehensive understanding of the health sector’s unique requirements, policies and processes.

We provide health organisations with many years of collective knowledge, experience, insights and research findings. Our specialist advisors provide and mobilise teams to deliver complex state-wide engagements.


We have delivered services throughout the entire project lifecycle including:

  • project management and superintendency
  • program and project leadership
  • Project Management Office (PMO) and digital reporting systems
  • development of business cases, master plans and feasibility studies
  • consent development and planning approvals
  • stakeholder engagement and management
  • providing reliability based investigations
  • preventative maintenance schedules

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.

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.

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.

Scott Webber

Scott 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.

Matt Beales

Matt has extensive experience across all project phases, business case, design, tender and contract administration. His structural engineering qualifications enhance his project management experience.

Matt is a proactive and motivated project leader as well as an effective communicator and risk advisor. He has a proven track record of successfully delivering projects, and has first-hand knowledge and experience involved in capital projects.

As an active member within the project management industry, Matt received the 2017 Young Project Manager Award, recognising his motivated approach to achieving objectives and designing improved project outcomes.