Infrastructure Advisory

We deliver positive social outcomes for the community.

Our people form project teams built on expertise, complementary skills, and a deep understanding of the project and its critical success factors. With the growing need for new and improved infrastructure to support our communities, we take the time to understand the needs, anticipate the benefits and align on the objectives. Ontoit Infrastructure Advisors understand the environment and take a collaborative approach to project strategy, leadership and commercial advisory.

We regularly advise both public and private sector organisations in developing compelling business cases, investment strategies, financial modelling, commercial structuring and transaction leadership. We drive capital efficiency and enhance delivery outcomes. We work with clients across many sectors, including Transport, Sport and Entertainment, Justice, Arts and Culture, Health, Education, Cities, and Environment.

Our strength lies in our people, supported by effective processes and technology. Our team has a diverse range of commercial expertise and technical qualifications, including corporate finance, business, economics, architecture, engineering, quantity surveying and project management. This enables us to provide quality advice from a highly informed perspective.

Key Services
  • Transaction Advisory
  • Transaction Management
  • Project Governance
  • Commercial Advice
  • Procurement Strategies
  • Financial Modelling
  • Bid Strategy and Preparation
  • Business Cases
  • Feasibility and Investment Evaluation
  • Risk Management
KEY CONTACTS

Mario D'Elia

Managing Partner, Mario D’Elia, is a respected industry leader with strong government and private sector project experience, including the development and implementation of major capital projects.

His work in the transport, water and social infrastructure sectors has provided him with extensive experience providing financial, commercial and strategic advice in public and private sectors.

As a former national partner at PwC, leading its Infrastructure Advisory Practice for over 20 years, Mario has a proven background as an advisor on infrastructure projects under various government procurement models involving the private sector. His extensive career experience also includes working as an investment banker locally and internationally, and he holds a position on the Board of the Coliban Water Authority and the Office of Projects Victoria.

Lindel James

Partner, Lindel James 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.

Martin Coates

Partner, Martin Coates 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.

Viraj Perera

Partner, Viraj Perera is an experienced project leader with a blend of engineering, financing, and commercial expertise in leading and managing complex projects.

He is experienced in leading and delivering successful projects in the private and public sectors and brings market excellence in managing complex stakeholder environments and significant transactions. Viraj has held numerous executive level public sector roles and has an extensive track record in PPPs, Development Agreements and innovative structured finance transactions.

Viraj’s approach to fostering meaningful engagements between the private and public sectors is a skillset that is sought out for unique project situations requiring an innovative approach to deliver value for money outcomes.

Jamin Crawley

Executive Director, Jamin Crawley is an experienced project advisor and manager with a strong focus on transaction and procurement management, contract administration and cost management.

He has an extensive background in numerous project delivery models spanning projects in the residential, civil, commercial, leisure, health, education, industrial and retail sectors.

Jamin has a proven history in both public and private sector projects, from inception through to feasibility, procurement, delivery and handover. He strives to make a difference in the successful delivery of city shaping infrastructure projects for the benefit of our clients.

Adriana Enriquez Stockton

Adriana is a skilled infrastructure and advisory specialist with extensive commercial and financial expertise. Adriana’s knowledge of complex financial and operational modelling, budget management, and procurement strategy has seen her provide commercial and financial results for the Government and private sector.

Adriana has amassed considerable experience in the preparation and delivery of PPP projects, financial modelling, deal structuring, budget reporting, and account formulation. Her commercial and financial planning of major infrastructure projects spans across the economic development, transport, housing, health, and education sectors.

Adriana’s leadership in strategic transaction advisory, and resolution engagements provides clients and stakeholders with the understanding that comes from delivering major transactions and PPP projects.