Asset Systems, Operations & Performance

Our Asset Systems, Operations & Performance team have a unique approach to planning, delivering and operating infrastructure and services. We put operational and asset performance at the heart of every project and contract. Unified under a common ‘Systems Thinking’-led framework, we work with clients to realise the full potential of infrastructure to deliver social, environmental and economic objectives.

Our clients include government, infrastructure agencies, and infrastructure and service operators and maintainers across the asset lifecycle. Our team combines their deep domain expertise with strategic and technical expertise. Our services include:

  • Systems engineering advice
  • Asset performance optimisation
  • Facilities management
  • Operations strategy and planning
  • Commercial advice on operations and maintenance model.

Each of these can be a stand-alone service. However, our clients often realise additional value by integrating these offerings across all phases of a project and contract to optimise performance and minimise whole-of-life cost.

Tariq Mahmood  

Tariq Mahmood, Principal

Tariq is a specialist advisor on rail systems, rail operations, and network integration. His advice is underpinned by strong foundations in the disciplines of systems engineering, system safety and rail safety accreditation. He has played leading roles in the client-side development of the Cranbourne Line Upgrade, Dandenong Rationalisation and Hurstbridge Line Upgrade (stage 2) projects. He was the Shadow Operator on the Metro Tunnel Project, and represented the rail operator on the Regional Rail Link Project.

John Nasr  

John Nasr, Senior Associate

John is a Chartered (CPEng) Systems Engineering specialist. He has advised on several major transport projects including Melbourne Airport Rail Link, the Cranbourne Rail Upgrade Project, TfNSW Digital Systems Project, NSW Regional Rail Fleet, Victoria’s New Rolling Stock Program, Transurban, Barwon Heads Rd Duplication and the Chevron Jansz-IC Project. During his time with Defence, he led systems teams on several complex multi-million and multi-billion dollar projects. John is the Technical Expert Trainer for Engineers Australia’s Introduction to Systems Engineering for Transport course.

Gandhi Suppiah  

Gandhi Suppiah, Senior Associate

Gandhi is an asset management specialist, with global experience in digital asset management and asset optimisation. He has provided strategic asset advice to Kuala Lumpur MRT Line 1, Malaysia – Singapore High Speed Rail, Hammersmith Suspension Bridge Strengthening (UK), and Thames Tideway Tunnel (UK). He has also provided asset management advice and led asset management teams for several toll roads in Malaysia and Indonesia.

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