Sport & Entertainment

With a vast range of in-depth experience in Sport and Entertainment, our people have helped make vital improvements to sporting venue operating efficiencies, precinct redevelopments, and local recreation facilities for families.

Providing services to government bodies, elite and community sporting organisations, venue operators and users, our capability extends from concept, funding, and procurement/transaction, to delivery and asset optimisation. Our service offering is at the heart of our business. Our approach is dynamic and adaptable – much like the major sporting and entertainment venues we deliver.

We understand the need for flexibility, ensuring that the spaces we deliver can serve many purposes for their engaged communities. As champions of the goals and objectives of the project, we work diligently with complex stakeholder groups to ensure the result allows athletes, audiences, grassroots organisations, and fans to have the best experience possible.

Key Services
  • Project Feasibility and Agreements
  • Funding Procurement and Deal Structuring
  • Business Case Development
  • Project Consents and Planning Approvals
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management
  • Design Management
  • Procurement
  • Project Management and Superintendent
  • Project Director & Client Representative
  • Contract Management
  • Building Fitout Management
  • Asset and Facility Management

Matthew Joy

Director, Matthew Joy, is a highly experienced and respected project manager. With vast experience in the delivery of sports infrastructure projects in government and private consulting, Matthew is dedicated to understanding all facets of a project’s objectives and exceeding expectations.

With experience in the planning and design of training and administration facilities for elite level sports organisations, Matthew has worked on the MCG Northern Stand Redevelopment, AAMI Park Melbourne, 2006 Commonwealth Games, as well as sporting venues for leading football clubs.

Matthew’s proactive approach is the foundation of his project management methodology and his dedication to fostering a collaborative and consultative environment provides the delivery of successful project outcomes.

Raelene Lockhorst

Executive Director, Raelene Lockhorst, is an accomplished consulting professional in the feasibility, planning, and delivery of infrastructure, urban realm and placemaking projects and programs. With over twenty years’ experience, Raelene has led the procurement and delivery of major infrastructure projects in Health, Sport, Arts, Tertiary Education, Defence Estate and Infrastructure.

Having developed multiple master plans, over 25 business cases, and various forms of contract delivery models, such as D, CO, D&C, ECI and PPP, Raylene has deliver projects that total over $3.4b.

Raelene’s unique approach is the culmination of public sector client-side program, project director roles, and private sector strategic consulting and project management roles across Canberra, Sydney and London.

Danny Liston

Technical Director, Danny Liston, is a highly qualified, results driven project director and advisory specialist. With strong communication skills, project management experience and knowledge of digital systems, Danny demonstrates project expertise in identifying and delivering long term organisational efficiencies.

With experience locally and internationally, Danny has delivered iconic projects in numerous sectors including industrial, property, energy, arts, justice, sports/recreation, and health.

With a commitment to producing best practice projects, Danny’s technical knowledge of digital systems, data analytics and information modelling, delivers stakeholder value through his transformative approach to innovative processes and systems.

Melissa Humber

Director, Melissa Humber, has over 10 years' experience providing infrastructure advisory and management consulting. With extensive work in both public and private sectors, Melissa’s problems solving approach, ability to navigate complexities and thorough option evaluation always achieves successful project outcomes.

Melissa’s experience includes working in major consulting and engineering firms both in Australia and the USA, with expertise in asset lifecycle through commercial advisory, development of business case, procurement support, assessment of major projects and programs, and cost planning.

With a level-headed and unwavering approach to project momentum, Melissa’s capabilities in KPI design and tracking, improvement of processes and controls has seen the effective delivery of many high value capital projects.