Transport

We have comprehensive experience providing a range of services to the transport sector through our involvement in multi-modal projects for government agencies throughout Australia.

Our teams have provided services across all modes of transport planning and infrastructure through the entire project lifecycle from policy advisory, business cases, project development, procurement, delivery and operations.

Our approach includes identifying key risks and developing mitigation strategies to deliver successful projects to ensure clients achieve optimal value.

We have a comprehensive understanding of what is required to plan major transport infrastructure as well as knowledge of transport networks, systems, commercial drivers and stakeholders to inform strategic business decisions.

We have extensive knowledge and experience in regulatory approval processes having planned and delivered high-value, high-risk infrastructure projects nationally.

Our team has the flexibility to adapt to evolving client requirements and to implement strategies to navigate the challenges and deliver successful transaction management solutions.

We have worked across a range of major projects in several states, including public transport infrastructure (rail, bus, tram and ferry), major freeway, road, bridge and interchange projects,  level crossing removals, regional rail upgrades, parking and trip end facilities, regional freight and intermodal terminals, port infrastructure and marine facilities, aviation (airside and landside operations), non-motorised mode facility design (urban design for walking and cycling including safety auditing) and DDA compliance.

 

Our services span the full project lifecycle including:

  • strategic planning
  • development of business cases and feasibility studies
  • transaction management
  • facilitating risk workshops and constructability reviews
  • implementation of project management frameworks and control
  • managing large teams in time critical, often live operating environments
  • specialised expertise in asset management in linear transport projects
Key CONTACTS

Liam Callaghan

Liam 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.

With experience working across Australia and internationally, Liam is an accomplished asset management strategist, with demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing asset management systems compliant with international standard ISO55001. Through extensive experience in delivering infrastructure projects, Liam brings technical leadership and strategic senior management experience with Government, asset operators and major organisations across Australia.

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.

Andrew Harvey

Andrew is an energetic, technically astute, personable and resilient Development Director/Advisor with formal tertiary qualifications in transport planning, civil engineering and property.

Andrew has substantial experience in lead roles embedded within State government major projects units in Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales. He has a track record of delivery on high value, high risk projects in health, justice, public transport, freight infrastructure, urban renewal, social and affordable housing and greenfield land development.

Andrew is skilled in personal rapport building and uses it with success to facilitate cross-agency communications on multiple agency projects. He leads complex technical programs, facilitates professional development courses, procurement strategies, risk identification workshops and has a strong background in community consultation on high profile capital works 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.

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.

Vivek Dodani

Vivek is an experienced project finance and infrastructure specialised 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.