Capital Governance, Strategy & Investment Advisory
Our Capital Governance, Strategy & Investment Advisory team advises federal, state and local government, and private sector clients, on key governance and strategic and investment decisions that align with their needs. We provide a range of advisory services including:
- Infrastructure and service strategy development
- Capital growth
- Governance and enterprise risk
- Energy transition
- Sustainability and disaster recovery
- Business case development
- Delivery model assessment
- Economic and financial appraisal.
We help clients achieve strategic outcomes that balance economic growth, the impact of technological innovation, policy, environmental and social objectives. We apply a collaborative and end-user focused approach, challenging the status quo to create a clearer picture. This enables informed and justified investment decisions.
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Ellery Salida, Principal
Ellery is an infrastructure planning specialist with 28 years’ industry experience across Australia, Asia, the Middle East, UK and South Africa. He has led the preparation of business cases, investment and funding strategies for a diverse portfolio of infrastructure projects including Melbourne Metro Tunnel, Improving Transport Connections to Fishermans Bend, Green Hydrogen Towns, Marine and Coastal Programs, VHBA Mental Health Infrastructure Capital Fund, Medical Equipment Replacement Services, MPS South Peninsula Youth Hub, LXRP Beyond 50 Planning Study and Glen Waverley Line Level Crossing Removal Project.
Karen Mitchell – Managing Principal
Karen has led some of New Zealand’s largest public-sector infrastructure projects from the decision to invest through procurement and delivery. During 2021 she was Acting Deputy Director General – Infrastructure, Ministry of Health. Other recent roles include Specialist Advisor, Auckland South Corrections Facility; Board member, Next Generation Critical Communications Programme for NZ Police; Specialist Advisor, Infrastructure Commission; and Interim Cross Programme Workstream Lead, Let’s Get Wellington Moving.
Raelene Lockhorst, Executive Consultant
Raelene is an accomplished infrastructure advisor. She brings 25 years’ experience working with the Commonwealth and state governments, leading the feasibility and planning major infrastructure projects in the arts and culture, Defence, health and social infrastructure sectors.
During her 15 years in government, Raelene formed part of several capability acquisition project teams, held senior roles in the Defence Security Authority, and established a commercial program management office. As a trusted advisor to government, Raelene led the: fuel services contract procurement strategy in the $1.2b Defence Fuel Transformation Program, the planning phase of the $722m New Shellharbour Hospital Project and more than 30 business cases with a combined capital value of more than $5b.
Adam Skelton, Senior Associate
Adam is an economist with 16 years’ experience in delivering economic analysis, demand analysis, procurement strategies and business case advisory for energy and major transport infrastructure. He has advised on projects such as WestConnex Stage 2, Sydney Gateway and Port Botany Rail Duplication, North East Link, Melbourne Metro, Green Hydrogen Towns, Hydrogen Highways and Kaban Wind Farm.