Alexander Bye, Associate
Alex is a Chartered Professional Engineer with 14 years of industry experience in commercial advisory and construction management services, and providing engineering and technical support for major infrastructure projects. His experience includes working with multinational contractors, consultancies and government agencies across heavy rail, marine, road and tunnel projects. Alex recently held the role of Transaction Advisor for the $16B North East Link in Victoria for the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority, where he worked across commercial and technical teams to support the transaction process. He was also the Commercial Project Manager for the $2B M6 project. Other key projects include the Sea City Project, Kuwait; Silvergrass Road and Overpass Tunnel, WA; and the Roy Hill Rail Project, WA.
Duncan Binney, Associate
Duncan has over 8 years’ experience providing project development, procurement, delivery and commercial services on some of NSW’s most high-profile projects. Duncan has worked for a range of government and private clients in the transport, utilities and infrastructure sectors through the development and delivery phases of the project life-cycle. Duncan’s most recent work has included a long term engagement with WaterNSW where he is currently the Commercial Manager for the Assets Renewals and Replacements Program. Duncan is leading the commercial work stream (both pre-contracts and post-contract award) in the businesses transition to a new operating model. Before taking on this role Duncan supported WaterNSW in the development phase of a program of Drought and Water Security projects ranging from $20M to $250M, with an aggregate value of approximately $600M.
Previously, Duncan has worked on multiple stages of the WestConnex program of works including Stage 1B (M4 East) and Stage 3A (Main Tunnel Works) in the capacity of transaction management as well as commercial support, claims review and contract administration during the delivery phase.
Lisa Granqvist, Associate
Lisa has extensive experience in providing advisory services relating to due diligence, business processes, business transformation, capital and operational works planning, program of works, governance and environment. She has worked with both government and private organisations across several industry sectors, including electricity transmission and distribution, water resources and utilities, and transport. Lisa has played a key role as part of the technical advisor team for the technical due diligence of the Networks NSW Electricity Privatisation Process for NSW Treasury, a $20B+ energy asset transaction, as well as a key role in establishment of a new PMO and implementation of capital governance transformation initiatives at Ausgrid. Most recently she has been an environmental advisor for the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link Program, supporting the delivery of two environmental impact statements.
Luke Hughes, Associate
Luke has extensive advisory experience in the infrastructure and utilities sectors, including strategic PMO establishment, due diligence, regulatory support, governance, cost estimating, portfolio management and project delivery. Luke’s experience includes playing a key role in the Networks NSW Electricity privatisation process for NSW Treasury; a $20B+ energy asset transaction. Luke’s role involved detailed analysis and investigation into CAPEX and OPEX forecasts, review of project selection and prioritisation, business processes and controls, and business transformation. Recently he has also been involved in the establishment of a new PMO at Ausgrid focused on the efficient and effective delivery of capital and maintenance activities.