With a vast range of in-depth experience in Transport, our people have helped make vital improvements to public transport efficiency, rail operations and large-scale road upgrades.
Working across all modes of Transport Planning and Infrastructure, our capability extends across the entire project lifecycle, from policy development to project delivery, providing clients with sound technical analysis that supports key decision making. With a rigorously developed evidence-based approach, we are adept at identifying key risks in the Transport sector and quickly develop delivery strategies to mitigate these, ensuring our clients gain optimal value.
We understand that planning major transport infrastructure requires a deep knowledge of the policy context, transport network, systems, commercial drivers and stakeholders. Our demonstrated understanding of the risks and challenges in transport planning and land use planning helps inform strategic business decisions.
- Transport Planning and Modelling
- Rail and Airport Operations Planning
- Economic Analysis and Business Cases
- Commercial Leadership and Advice
- Procurement Strategy and Deliverability Advice
- Transaction Management / Schedule Management
- Quantitative Risk Analysis and Whole-Of-Life Cost Management
- Financial Modelling and Analysis
- Asset Management
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Project Management Office Services
- Digital PMO Services
- Program Leadership Services
Managing Partner, Martin Coates, is an experienced big picture thinker with a broad perspective garnered from leadership positions across government departments, major consulting businesses and private sector development and construction businesses. With his has a unique ability to analyse issues, risks and opportunities for clients, Martin is regularly called upon to undertake strategic reviews at critical project milestones.
Martin’s ability to positively influence people and motivation to build productive and high performing project and organisational teams benefits every stakeholder he works with – always with a steady hand and unflappable nature in high pressure major project environments.
Technical Director, Dr Saeed Shalbafan, is a respected industry leader, professional project manager, and academic researcher. With expertise across multidisciplinary engineering and public infrastructure projects, Saeed has played a key leadership role in the delivery of several construction, manufacturing and infrastructure projects for government and private clients.
His deep knowledge of portfolio and program management and commercial strategy has seen Saeed achieve several awards for his innovative and customer centric approach to project design and implementation, beyond international standards.
Director, Liam Callaghan, is an infrastructure advisory specialist. With extensive experience delivering leading infrastructure projects, Liam’s technical expertise, asset management capabilities, transport planning and strategic project experience underpins his ability to achieve successful outcomes for every project.
Liam has considerable expertise in infrastructure planning, civil and railway engineering, project management and team/stakeholder management and is proficient in commercial and contract management.
Senior Associate, Trent Ekanayake, is a seasoned transport advisory consultant and market leading transport modelling professional. With experience across financial advisory and engineering consulting firms, Trent provides multi-disciplinary leadership skills and a diverse technical skillset in transport infrastructure assessment for effective investment decision making.
His technical expertise covers multiple aspects of multi-modal transport infrastructure and services evaluation, including; transport planning, transport modelling, transport economics and traffic engineering. He also possesses specialist expertise in multi-tier transport modelling and analytics, with hands on skills from demand forecasting to operational network modelling. This breadth and depth of expertise in the transport sector make Trent an effective leader in transport project assessment and an asset to any multi-disciplinary team.
Client: Southern Cross Station & SkyBus
Value: $1.5 million
Client: Public Transport Victoria (PTV)