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Mission Statement

p2To provide business development advice to clients wishing to develop infrastructure projects in Asia into commercial and sustainable developments.  

Strong capability exists in project delivery and delivering logistics solutions for these developments.

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p1To provide value-added support in business development and commercial functions from an Asian base, to companies operating internationally in the engineering, infra-structure, energy and/or technology industry sectors.

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SIPC was established in 2006 from the combination of the capabilities of Stanhope Group and International Project Consultants (since 1992) in Australia. It has formed associations with key engineering and architectural consultancies, major industry operators, associations and financial institutions, to bring together a unique project development capability in the Energy sector in the fastest economic growth region of Asia.

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Peter A Wilson
Senior Executive

Peter is an operating Senior Executive and former MD and CEO of Spotless Group Limited, an Australian Public Company, and has had extensive Australian and International experience in all aspects of management of industrial based businesses. In addition to a broad range of business consulting and support activities, Peter has specialized in the development of markets for products and services. Experience   Peter specializes in delivering consulting services to a wide range of businesses emphasizing structure, development and operations.  In his most recent consulting role as Executive Chairman, he spent six months in recruiting, developing and coaching a new CEO for a business in the retailer service industry.   He possesses extensive Australian and international experience at the most senior-level, including chairmanship of an independent public company.  In addition, he has particular skills concentrated in sales, product and process development, people management and organizational development as well as extensive international legal and financial experience.   Peter’s career has spanned over forty years, most of which he spent at the CEO and/or MD level.  The diverse industries he oversaw included commercial food service companies; manufacturing and distributing clothes hangers to global retail giants such as Walmart, Target, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, H&M; and, an Australian company with over $A2.5 billion in revenue and 32,000 employees.   Qualification:  Dip. Chemistry, Bachelor Economics ( Accounting Major ) Monash   SPECIALIST EXPERIENCE IN FACLITIES MANAGEMENT   From 1984 until 1994 Peter was MD of Spotless Catering. At that stage there was not a separate Facilities Management Division and all the Field and Cleaning Services were done under the Catering banner. At that time the Defence Services management activity were established under the Catering banner.   Projects included:  

  • Esso BHP gas platforms in Bass Strait.
  • Goldsworthy Mining at Goldsworthy and Shea Gap (iron ore mines) doing total town management as these were residential camps.
  • Tom Price Mines (Iron ore).
  • Argyle (diamonds) probably the first fly in fly out camp of any magnitude in Australia. This involved total facility management.
  • Australian Defence Academy - all services. Started as one of the first Australian Defence outsourcing contracts. This involved management of all accommodation, cleaning, catering and maintenance activities.
  • Point Cook Air Force Base - management of all accommodation, cleaning, catering and maintenance activities.
During Peter’s period as CEO and MD of Spotless from 2003 to 2008 after the Facilities Management division had been established he was involved in some significant facilities management tenders and start-ups including:  
  • Fortesque Cloudbreak - this involved the design and ultimately the operation of the construction camp to service the building of the Fortescue mining facility.
  • Brisbane Southbank Tafe Complex - this is a major technical College development and all Facility management services were provided.
  • Rio Tinto township at Kunnanurra.
In addition to the above Peter was involved in the successful tendering for the facilities management (30 year contracts) at the Orange Region Health Services, the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne and the Australian Defence Headquarters.   Over the years he was involved in the building or significant redevelopment of the following facilities:
  • Sydney Cricket Ground and Football Stadium
  • Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre
  • Perth Convention Centre
  • Lang Park in Brisbane
  • The Southern Stand and new Members Stand at the MCG in Melbourne
  • Aotea Centre in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Subiaco Park in Western Australia

ANTHONY LAVERY

Areas of Competence: Over 30-years of experience in project management, engineering, infrastructure development and strategic planning, finance, and operations covering power, water, waste treatment, oil & gas – upstream, mid-stream, downstream, LNG, and transport and logistics infrastructure. This experience has been gained in throughout Asia-Pacific and EMEA. Specific Competences & Expertise: Project Management, Origination, Development & Operations | Strategic & Project Planning | Engineering | Financial Advisory & Arranging Professional Experience: Selected Experience – Project Management:

  • Project Manager – refurbishment of Brent ‘A’ Platform (Shell). Anthony was appointed to bring the project back on to programme schedule. Actions included: reorganizing the project team, using a systematic approach to record progress and manpower planning. Managed a team of 70 engineers and designers
  • Engineering Project Manager – Natural gas export system (Mærsk) for a Turbo-expander / compressor dew-point control system for the export of gas from the Tyra gas field
  • Engineering Project Manager – Planning for the conversion and refurbishment of drilling (Ranger) rig to the Captain early production facility, Norwegian Sector, North Sea
  • Operations Engineer for Tartan (Texaco) platform, UK, where Anthony managed the day to day operations and unscheduled maintenance and modifications to the platform
  • Site Engineer – AMEC’s Press Hadrian Yard Central responsible for construction, testing and pre-commissioning of the MCP-01 compression module for Total
  • Lead Engineer – Led a team of engineers in design, development and commissioning of oil & gas production systems UK, EMEA and Asia
Selected Experience – Technical Support:
  • Critical interface for lenders for the technical and commercial evaluation of the power assets. These assets included: 1,340MW PT Paiton 1 and 320MW Sarulla Geothermal (Indonesia) power plants, Marubeni’s Emerald Energy assets (Philippines), power/water assets (Qatar), wind power (India), and 3,000MW Shandong Electric Power (China)
  • Provide technical support, project management and coordinate technical advisors for investment and development fund’s Limited Partners in the power, energy, LNG, refining & petrochemicals and industrial assets sectors
  • Founded Alfacape, oil & gas consultancy, selected clients include: BP, British Gas, Institut Français Du Petrole, Stone & Webster, Total, Brown & Root, Lummus and Technip
Selected Experience – Project Development:
  • Established Noble Energy Asia, an investment and development company, to undertake developments and investments in energy infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Established Noble Energy Developments to act as manager for United Technologies developments and investments in the power sector
  • Project management and business development in Asia for natural gas pipeline and power generation developments for PSG International
Professional Qualifications: Education:
Chartered Engineer (MIChemE) –  Institution of Chemical Engineers B. Tech. (Chemical Engineering) (1980) –  University of Bradford, UK
Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) –  Society for the Environment Executive MBA (Finance) (1995) –  Henley Business School / Brunel University London, UK
 

Paul Power
SPECIALIST - RAILWAY DEVELOPMENTLocation: Cambodia: Phnom PenhHIGHLIGHTS Senior advisor to governments in Africa, the Middle East and Asia on railwayprivatization and restructuring, transport sector policy, regulatory and institutional reformand sector strategic planning Specialist in designing and arranging public/private partnerships to revitalize andrestructure state-owned railways and in the reform and development of transport sectorregulatory institutions. Manager of railway concessioning and restructuring programs in Cambodia, Nigeria,Zambia, Palestine, Jordan and Pakistan Advisor to buyers and sellers of railways Former Director of Transportation Subsidies, National Transportation Agency of CanadaCOUNTRY EXPERIENCEAfrica Asia Middle EastKenya Iran JordanNigeria Mongolia Palestine Tanzania CambodiaUganda PakistanZambiaRECENT RAIL PROJECT EXPERIENCETEAM LEADER, CONCESSIONING OF THE CAMBODIA RAILWAY Ministry of Public Works & Transport, AsianDevelopment Bank (On-going)SENIOR ADVISOR & DIRECTOR Keewatin Railway Company Ltd. (2006-2007)SENIOR ADVISOR/PURCHASE NEGOTIATOR Keewatin Railway Company Ltd. (2003-2006)TRANSACTION MANAGER, BIDDING FOR THE AMMAN-ZARQA LIGHT RAIL BOT Government of Jordan, PublicTransport Regulatory Board (2005)PROJECT LEADER, 25 YEAR STRATEGIC VISION FOR NIGERIAN RAILWAYS Federal Ministry of Transport,Nigeria (2002-2003)LEAD ADVISOR, CONCESSIONNING OF ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LTD. Zambia Privatization Agency, World Bank (2002) GENERAL MANAGER East African Railway Development Corporation, (2001-2002) ADVISOR, TRANSPORT REFORM AND CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS Economic Cooperation Organization Secretariat, Iran, UNDP (2001) ADVISOR, FINAL NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE PREFERRED BIDDER TOR THE CONCESSION OF THE AQABA RAILWAY CORPORATION Executive Privatization Unit, Jordan (2001) EDUCATION B.A. (Honours, Transportation Geography and Economics) Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1974 CITIZENSHIP Canadian LANGUAGES Speaking Comprehension Writing Reading English Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent French Fair Good Fair Good SPECIALIST - RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT

HIGHLIGHTS * Senior advisor to governments in Africa, the Middle East and Asia on railway privatization and restructuring, transport sector policy, regulatory and institutional reform and sector strategic planning * Specialist in designing and arranging public/private partnerships to revitalize and restructure state-owned railways and in the reform and development of transport sector regulatory institutions. * Manager of railway concessioning and restructuring programs in Cambodia, Nigeria, Zambia, Palestine, Jordan and Pakistan * Advisor to buyers and sellers of railways * Former Director of Transportation Subsidies, National Transportation Agency of Canada COUNTRY EXPERIENCE

Africa Asia Middle East
Kenya Iran Jordan
Nigeria Mongolia Palestine
Tanzania Cambodia
Uganda Pakistan
Zambia
RECENT RAIL PROJECT EXPERIENCE  TEAM LEADER, CONCESSIONING OF THE CAMBODIA RAILWAY Ministry of Public Works & Transport, Asian Development Bank (On-going) SENIOR ADVISOR & DIRECTOR Keewatin Railway Company Ltd. (2006-2007) SENIOR ADVISOR/PURCHASE NEGOTIATOR Keewatin Railway Company Ltd. (2003-2006) TRANSACTION MANAGER, BIDDING FOR THE AMMAN-ZARQA LIGHT RAIL BOT Government of Jordan, Public Transport Regulatory Board (2005) PROJECT LEADER, 25 YEAR STRATEGIC VISION FOR NIGERIAN RAILWAYS Federal Ministry of Transport,Nigeria (2002-2003) LEAD ADVISOR, CONCESSIONNING OF ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LTD. Zambia Privatization Agency, World Bank (2002) GENERAL MANAGER East African Railway Development Corporation, (2001-2002) ADVISOR, TRANSPORT REFORM AND CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS Economic Cooperation Organization Secretariat, Iran, UNDP (2001) ADVISOR, FINAL NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE PREFERRED BIDDER TOR THE CONCESSION OF THE AQABA RAILWAY CORPORATION Executive Privatization Unit, Jordan (2001) EDUCATION B.A. (Honours, Transportation Geography and Economics) Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1974 CITIZENSHIP Canadian LANGUAGES
Speaking Comprehension Writing Reading
English Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
French Fair Good Fair Good

Angelo Iannazzo

Angelo Iannazzo is a seasoned business development advisor, new venture promoter, commercial manager and senior project manager who has built an enviable reputation in the development of major projects and start-up businesses in the offshore oil industry, power, marine operations, defence and industrial/commercial industry sectors. With more than 30 years of engineering and commercial experience, he has worked in senior corporate roles with major international companies in Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

He has extensive networks developed in the Australasian and Asian regions through major projects and business ventures, Angelo, now based in Asia, is leveraging those networks for the benefit of companies who wish to develop businesses and strategic interests in the Energy sector in Asia and the Middle East.

His current focus areas are in commercial, supply and project management with major corporations on complex projects, implementation of high technology, effective contracting and procurement processes in the energy and engineering fields. Business development focus is in modern technology, innovative project developments and start up businesses in Energy industry.

Geographical exposure: Australia, Asia, Middle East, North America & Europe
Industry Sectors: Oil & Gas Developments, Power, Shipbuilding, Marine Operations, Defence, Infrastructure, Property Developments
Languages: English (native), Italian (Conversational)
Qualifications: Bachelor of Engineering, University of Melbourne, (Aust.), Graduate Studies, Arts, (Melb), MBA (UWC), Ca. Officer, RAAF (Res.)
Director: (Current) Director & CEO of Stanhope IPC Limited (Hong Kong) Director & CEO of Global Stanhope Logistics - joint venture between SIPC and Global Putra Indonesia (Singapore) Director of Stanhope Eco Trade (SET)  (Australia) Alliance with Stanhope Energia Brazil Alliance with Ghana Capital Partners

ANIL CHANANA

8 Solway Drive                                                                                                        Home: +61 3 98020420 Glen Waverley 3150                                                                                               Mobile: +61 (0)412 994 941 Victoria, Australia                                                                                        Email: chanana@bigpond.net.au Project Director/ Strategic Business Development Manager/ Business & Project Development Strategist Industry: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining/Minerals (Coal, Iron Ore, Nickel), Heavy Engineering and Industrial Experience: EPCM, EPC-LSTK, ALLIANCE, BFS Project Development & Delivery; PMO/ Stage Gated Governance, Assurance & Project Delivery Process and Knowledge Management Development; Energy & Natural Resource sector e-Business & Project Management strategy consulting/ advisory Strengths in:

  • Strategic, Organisational and Execution planning for large infrastructure (ports/ terminals), mining/ mineral processing, oil/gas field development, oil & gas processing and petrochemical plant projects
  • Due Diligence Analysis and Business Case Development
  • Concept to FID Project Development/ Co-ordination/ Management
  • EPC Lump-sum Turnkey Project Delivery
  • Bankable Feasibility Studies Mega-Project
  • PMO/ Stage Gated Process Development for Owner/Operators and EPC Contractors
  • International Project Management Capability Development
  • Petrochemical Industry Supply Chain Management
  • e-Business Strategy/ ERP/ Strategic Sourcing Project Management
  • Strategic Business Development
  • Experienced of working with EPC, EPCM, Construction Companies
  • International Experience from Australia, SE Asia, the Middle East and South Asia
 

1.                      MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

  • Worked with Santos’ Major Projects Development and PMO group in upgrading their integrated Project Development /Management and Gated Value Assurance, Governance and Decision Making System. Working with KPMG’s Risk Advisory Group (commissioned by Santos), Santos Coal Seam Methane (CSM), Gladstone LNG (GLNG) and other major stakeholders and users in developing Project Value Processes, Project Guidelines, Decision Making Process, Project Control and Reporting system, PEER Reviews (during Front End Loading driven phases) and Independent Execution Reviews (during the Implementation phase) of its major project management methodology called Santos Quality Asset Development (SQAD™).
 
  • Championed the development of Value Assurance/Governance & Project Management system for Aker Solutions’ (previously Aker Kvaerner) Business Units in Australia, India, China and Malaysia for planning and executing projects in the offshore oil/gas field developments, and petrochemical & metals/mining industry sector projects. EPC/EPCM processes and procedures were developed, were integrated with senior management reporting and performance assessment dashboard, called Risk Dashboard (RDB™) and Aker Group’s proven Value Assurance and Project Management Methodology, called PEM™.
 
  • Worked on the feasibility study of US$700 million Ammonia/ Urea project pursued by a Consortium between Agrium Canada, Thiess Australia and the promoter Plenty River Corporation. Role was to liaise with debt and equity advisors on the project, develop the Natural Gas Supply, EPC-Lump Sum and O &M term sheet for the project contracts with Mallesons and Jacques Law firm, review the financial models developed by debt and equity advisors to link IRR, NPV with the projects developed by Fertiliser industry PEER Group,, assess the CAPEX cost estimate jointly developed by Thiess and Uhde (the process technology licensor), inviting additional equity investors for an alternate concept from India and Australia, preparation of Information Memorandum (IM) for potential new equity partners.
   
  • Project Management of US$230 million EPIC-LSTK contract for Marginal Field Development for client ONGC India which included managing sub-contracted work on Technip India (for detailed design of fixed platform and onshore gas processing system), sub-sea pipeline design and pigging system (by the EPIC Contractor Clough Offshore Perth), module fabrication/commissioning and jacket fabrication by GPS-Dubai& Sub-sea system design, supply and installation by Cameron. Jackets and Modules were installed by Clough’s own DLB. Project Scope was Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Transportation, Installation, Construction/Erection, Commissioning and Start- Up of a marginal field comprising of a new production fixed-jacketed platform, 5 sub-sea wells deepwater system (430 meters), sub-sea pipeline and gas processing plant (onshore).
 
  • Evaluation of 120,000 BPD oil refinery and 75000 TPA PE/PP integrated assets and 8000 retail gasoline stations as a part of ExxonMobil-Saudi Aramco’s 50-50 JV with Sinopec in the province of Fuzion China. The deal was concluded successfully.
 
  • As a key member of the Bankable Feasibility Study, worked with McKinsey and the Client, Anaconda Nickel to optimise the CAPEX and OPEX through Project Value Analysis (PVA), with the main objective of finding ways to lower the CAPEX so that project is more viable commercially and any “Gold Plating” is removed. Helped the client achieve the objective to reduce the CAPEX from AUD1.1 billion to AUD 900 million and then led the refinery areas EPC based of Sherritt’s hydrometallurgical Nickel/ Cobalt Reduction technology to deliver 5 refinery areas.
 

2.                      professional experience

John Holland Energy & Resources-February 2009- Current Role- Strategic Business Development Manager Resources & Industrial Eastern Australia Location- Brisbane Qld & Melbourne Victoria Accountable for building and developing John Holland’s business in the mining/mineral and industrial (Coal mining and ports/terminals, Coal Seam Gas, Gold, Copper, Ammonia, Urea and SynFuels) Eastern Australia (which covers Queensland, NSW, Victoria, Northern Territory and South Australia). Current projects/ strategic initiatives:
  • Have been championing the strategy, JV partner assessment, formation and negotiation of a strategic JV with an internationally experienced coal preparation and handling sector process design and engineering company. The soon-to-be signed and published JV will offer Feasibility Studies (DFS/BFS), ECI/ EPC & Design & Construct project delivery solutions to clients in the Coal Handling & Preparation Plant (CHPP) market across NSW and Queensland.
  • Position/ market the soon-to-be announced CHPP JV to key clients such as Xstrata, BHPB/BMA, Peabody Energy, Rio Tinto/ Coal & Allied, Anglo Coal, Idemitsu Resources Australia, etc.
  • Positioning John Holland Energy & Resources with Queensland based LNG developers-Santos and BG’s QCLNG.
  • Currently assessing a number of engineering partners experienced in the design of resource sector ports/ terminals (coal and iron ore) which when combined with John Holland’s SMPE erection/ installation capability will offer EPC/ D&C solutions in the resource sector ports infrastructure projects.
  • A member of the International Fabrication team which is forming relationships with China and other SE Asia based fabrication/ yard companies to supply low-cost structural steel fabrication, modularised solutions to John Holland’s projects for resource and oil/gas sector projects in Australia
  • Supporting the WA Australia based Iron Ore Development teams to strategise and build relationships with key Iron Ore players- Rio Tinto, BHPB, Fortescue Metals.
Previous bids managed as the Project Development Manager:
  • RGP5-Yandi, WA-SMPE&I supply & construction package for Materials Handling with FAST/ BHPB
  • RGP5-Finucane Island, WA- SMPE&I supply & construction package with FAST/BHPB
  • Utah Point, WA- SMPE supply and construction package
  • Target Cost Performance Incentivised bid on QCoal’s 1400 tph Drake Coal Handling & Preparation Plant (CHPP) in the Bowen Basin, Qld.
  Aker Kvaerner- Australia (May 2006-January 2009) Role- Project Director/ Asia Pacific PMO/Project Management /Risk Management Champion Location- Melbourne, Australia (covering Australia, India, Malaysia and China) As a regional Project Management Champion, accountable for internal selling/positioning, developing and coaching Aker Kvaerner’s in-house developed & CEO mandated program/ project assurance/ governance, and  project development and implementation stage-gated methodology, PEM™ and associated processes, procedures, tools and check-lists. Reporting Lines: Reported to the National Operations GM-Aker Kvaerner Australia, functionally reported to the Managing Directors of four Aker Kvaerner’s Business Units- Australia, Malaysia, India and China.  Also part of the PEM™ Champions Club with Canada, USA, Santiago and Oslo, Norway to share learning and best practices on projects in LNG, Gold/Copper, Gas Processing, Petrochemicals and Oil Refining. Responsibilities & achievements:
  • Working with PEER PEM™ Champions, designed and implemented Australasia BU training programs
  • Aligned the Project Management modules with PNBOK™’s nine knowledge areas of Project Management
  • Led teams of functional process owners to develop process flow charts, stage gate and control object check-lists and stage gate review deliverables for Civil/ Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical & Instrumentation from Concept-FEED-through to EPC and EPCM project phases.
  • Led teams of Project Estimating, Strategic Sourcing/Procurement, Project Controls, and Engineering & Construction Management, Commissioning & Project Engineering discipline flow charts, stage gate check lists and stage gate deliverables lists.
  • As a Project Management Advisor, played a key role in helping bidding teams on new projects (local, regional between Australia and Asia) tenders/bids offering input/ advice in areas of due diligence, business case/ power point presentations, constructability reviews, risk management and overall winning and value proposition storyline strategies.
  • Acted as a facilitator of risk management workshops and stage gate reviews for large projects in the Australasia and North America regions.
Key Recent Projects Developed/ Advised:
  • KGD6- $1.2 billion Natural Gas Field Development in KG Basin, India-Reliance India. The project was developed, designed and delivered on EPC basis under Bechtel India from 5 locations- Australia –Melbourne (Gas Processing Plant), Malaysia-KL (for subsea engineering and sub-sea trees fabrication & supplies), India (for providing low cost high value detailed engineering) & Norway-Oslo for overall field design and providing early production floating production, FPSO.
  • Boddington Gold Project- WA. Worked with Project Director/Project Manager and other key project team members in developing customized project procedures, gate review check lists and arranging/ facilitating PEM™ training, induction, and developing Risk Dashboard™ which reported project progress to the Project as well as BU and Senior Management on >1 billion project which Aker Kvaerner managed as EPCM entity with in-house detailed engineering. The project was managed through 3 locations- Santiago (Centre of Excellence for Mining Projects Detailed Engineering), Melbourne and Perth. Facilitated Stage Gate Review at various gates of the PEM™ methodology and worked with the Project Director take corrective actions on the issue items from various stage gate reviews.
  • Sempra LNG- Participated in Gate Reviews of $500 million LNG Regassification terminal in Texas-USA.
  • Barrick Gold’ Cowal Gold Project- NSW- Championed in conducting Stage Gate Reviews and advising on strategies on corrective actions in areas of material shortages/ delays, NCRs and issue/ receipt of engineering deliverables. Conducted Lessons learned workshop to capture learning in the Knowledge Management system.
  • Santos Australia engaged a small team from Aker Kvaerner (given our work in the PMO/ PEM™ area), to help them further develop Santos’ Stage Gated Project Portfolio Assurance/ Governance and Project Development Process, called SQAD™. As a leader of small team from Aker Kvaerner, played a key role in Santos’ PMO team to act as integrator and developer of specific processes, guidelines, checklists and systems which were trial-tested on Santos’ GLNG project. Key responsibilities and achievements were:- development of SQAD™ Process Map in line with PMBOK™, interviewing key senior executives within Santos and developing a diagnostic matrix of their expectations of SQAD™ in terms of assurance, governance and decision support package and project reporting,  developing guidelines in Assurance, Governance, Decision Making, Project Execution Planning, Project Reporting with dashboards and Engineering Management.
  Clough Offshore Oil & Gas (May 2005- April 2006) Role- Strategy & Special Projects Manager (General Management, Business Strategy Development, EPC-LSTK Project Management) Location- Perth and India
  • Reported to the CEO and worked closely with him to develop a new organisation, evaluate new offshore installation assets such as Pipe Lay Barges & Derricks. Developed and rolled out the new strategy to the organisation.
  • Led a team of external consultants and internal functional stakeholders to develop EPC Project Bidding, Development and EPC Delivery Process centred around the offshore construction assets of pipe-lay and construction lay barge assets (existing and to-be-acquired at the time) for delivery of offshore oil/gas production platforms.
  • Managed as a Resident Project Manager the G1DP Marginal Field Development project (US$230 million) on an EPIC-LSTK contract basis for the client ONGC-India.
  WorleyParsons- Saudi Arabia (March 2004- April 2005) Role- Senior Principal Projects Manager Location- Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Managed & successfully delivered projects worth US$120 million involving field expansions, new topsides, jackets strengthening, and sub-sea pipelines, control system upgrades on Ras Tanura, Marjan and Zuluf based oil/gas production fields for Saudi Aramco.
  Ecosustain Energy Consulting Group-Melbourne (February 2002- February 2004) Role- General Management, Business Development, Project Evaluation Location- Australia, UAE (the Middle East) and India Advisory and consulting assignments;
  • Project Procurement Studies for United Group Australia for sourcing fabricated pipe spools for a large Ammonia/Urea project in Western Australia
  • JV Identification and assessment role for Toll Energy Australia considering investing in India in oil/gas supply base and staging operations
  • Bankable Feasibility Study for Plenty River Corp- Australia, Agrium - Canada and Thiess- Australia Consortium for a world-scale Gas Fed- Ammonia/ Urea production project (US$700 million) in Western Australia
  • Evaluated New project opportunities in the Indian sub-continent for a Malaysian based FPSO Owner-&-Operator.
  • Advised an international consulting firm on major projects in the oil/gas area with aid and support from the World Bank and ADB- Asia.
  • Positioned United KG-Australia with UAE based oil/gas clients for the EPC status for United to bid and execute projects within UAE.
  Deloitte Consulting (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu) – September 2000- December 2001 Role-Oil & Gas Industry Strategy Manager- Management Consulting/ Advisory Location- Australia, China, South Korea
  • Managed & Delivered a number of business strategy, e-Business Strategy, M & A and Business Performance engagements (totalling US$60 million);
  • Performed Supply Chain Diagnosis for SK Corp- a major Petrochemical company involving crude oil trading, production. Maintenance, Logistics, Sales & Distribution. This analysis led to the upfront Business Strategy-to-SAP/IS OIL alignment initiative which Deloitte Consulting won later on.
  • Due Diligence/ Industry for ExxonMobil-Saudi Aramco JV for acquisition of Sinopec’s 130,000 bpd oil refinery, 75,000 tpa PE/PP integrated complex and 8000 petrol filling and service stations in Fuzion- China.
  • Shareholder Value Mapping engagement for Sinopec-China
  • SAP strategy selling, benefit analysis, BPR and development of a business case for implementing SAP R3 and SAP-IS Oil POS for SK Corporation South Korea.
  • Evaluated and recommended business performance improvement opportunities in the refinery/ petrochemical production, maintenance and sales/distribution areas of SK’s petrochemical complex at Ulsan- South Korea.
  • Evaluated opportunities and future business challenges for SASOL to consider integrating forward from synthetic gasoline wholesale to fuel retailing in South Africa and competing head-to-head with other oil majors who have collectively majority market share in the petroleum retailing sector.
  • Prepared a report for Business Council of Australia highlighting the pros and cons of ratifying Kyoto and its impacts on the coal and mining sectors.
  WorleyParsons (at the time Worley Limited) - October 1998-August 2000 Role- Project Manager (E &P, EPCM Project Management) Location- Perth and Melbourne- Australia
  • Managed a number of projects under the Mobil-Transfield Worley alliance at Mobil’s Altona based refinery (CAPEX US$50 million)
  • Managed Hydro-isomerisation project for BP-Kwinana refinery (US$40 million) - The project was completed ahead of schedule by three months allowing BP to launch the Synergy product early in the market and capture the market share and early revenue flow.
  • Also managed a number of engineering and procurement projects on upgrading and/or installing new product tanks at BP (CAPEX US$50 million).
  Fluor Daniel-Melbourne- April 1996- September 1998 Role- Area Manager (EPC Project Management) Location- Melbourne-Home Office, Laverton (project site)-Western Australia
  • Bankable Feasibility Study for AUD900 million Nickel/ Cobalt production for Anaconda Nickel-Australia
  • Area Manager for delivering the refinery areas of the project (CAPEX AUD200 million)- scope Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Commissioning
  • Also provided facilities inputs as a Facility Engineer on the Blackback Sub-sea tied back project for Esso Australia (CAPEX AUD$55 million)
  Bechtel-Australia – January 1995- March 1996 Role- Project Engineer/ Corporate Mechanical Engineer Location- Melbourne, Australia
  • Managed Sodium Cyanide Expansion project, CAPEX AUD55 million (a JV between DuPont-USA and Ticor Chemical Company- Australia) - Scope Engineering, Procurement, Shutdown Planning and Phased Erection/ Construction planned around scheduled shutdowns.
  • Advised and provided inputs into proposals and working projects for GOVE- Nabalco NT, Alumina upgrade project, Stuart Shale Oil project and Boyne Island Aluminium Smelter.
  Fluor Daniel- Australia, February 1993- November 1994 Role-Project Engineer Location- Melbourne, Australia Responsible for preparing MRs, PIDs, 3D Model and Tie-In Schedules, Isometrics and Scope of Works for delivering MOGAS project (CAPEX AUD25 million) for Mobil Adelaide lube oil/ petroleum products refinery. A number of parallel assignments between April 1991 and December 1992; Role- Topsides Facility Engineer, Pressure Vessel Designer, Heavy Fabrication Industry Engineer Location- Australia
  • Package Engineer on Orica’s Ammonium Nitrate Project (CAPEX AUD120 million)
  • Pressure Vessel Designer for Tube-makers Australia for projects based in Pakistan (critical duty static equipment)
  • Pressure Vessels and Heat Exchangers design for Lurgi Australia for Henan Gas Project-China
  • Perlite Vacuum insulated double-walled storage vessels and road tankers design, fabrication and delivery for Air Liquid, BOS and Linde Gas Company clients.
  • Topsides and static equipment design for Wanaea and Cossack project (Cossack Pioneer FPSO) and ABS Approvals for the designed topsides.
  ISGEC- India – June 1985- December 1990 Role-Graduate Engineer- Contracts Engineer- Contracts Manager Location- New Delhi, India Managed a number of Design-Fabricate-Supply contracts (totalling US$100 million) involving LPG Storage bullets and spheres, water-tube boilers, shell-tube heat exchangers, LPG Installations for ONGC-India, NFL-India, IPCL-India, IFFCO-India, GAIL-India and a number of industrial (sugar and pulp/paper clients)   EDUCATION
  • MBA from Monash Mt Eliza Business School, Monash University, Australia-1998
  • Diploma in CAD/CAM from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia- 1992
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), National Institute of Technology- Kurukshetra, India -1985 (First Class Honours)

Christopher Newport
Specialist

Christopher, located in Bangkok, is a leading expert and chief negotiator for Sellers in gas and liquids sales agreements in Australia, Asia and North Sea. As a director of Energy Advisors Group (HK) and Corsair Petroleum (UK), he is responsible for leading and participating in upstream commercial advisory and contracting activities for and on behalf of clients across Asia, Australia, North Africa and the UK. Industry experience includes: :: CEO of ASX public listed CBM business in Indonesia and Africa, conducting technolgy initiatives in drilling program in South Sumatra.

  • Neg   Negotiated terms and conditions for gas, oil, gas liquids and water injection tolling and third party operating agreements for the Can Ngu Vang field in Vietnam (2006)
:: Successfully negotiated farm-out agreements in the UK North Sea (2006). :: Successfully led and/or participated to conclusion in over 8 TCF of gas sales in five countries with gas utilities, generators, IPP developers, industrials, wholesalers, pipeline companies & government authorities in culturally, technically and commercially challenging environments; :: Led to conclusion three domestic gas sales and transportation agreements and initiated four HOA’s in Indonesia; :: Member and negotiating participant in the successful Phu Horm & Malaysian JDA commercialisation teams; :: Team leader commercial of two major Australian pipeline & greenfield gas developments; :: Team leader of two successful Australian greenfield gas utility developments, one gas storage project and developer of the AGL gas utility business development model; and :: Key contributor to the Australian Gas and Petroleum Associations with respect to the gas quality standard for pipeline gas for all buyers and sellers in Australia. Geographical Exposure:                            Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand & UK

Claudia Iannazzo
Commercial Director

Relevant Experience/Specification   Claudia is an expert in transformative corporate development with over ten years of success in leading strategic initiatives to commercialize new products, enter new markets, and propel revenue and market penetration.  She builds powerful relationships with financial, sales, marketing, and operations teams to assure shared focus and effective collaboration.  Claudia has extensive experience in the following competencies:

  • Strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions
  • Development and articulation of corporate strategies
  • Origination of transactions and growth opportunities
  • Business valuation and analytical decision support
  • Due diligence, risk assessment and mitigation
  • Transaction team leadership and program management
  • Guidance for executive teams and Boards
  • Complex transaction negotiations and closing
  In addition, Claudia has worked for a diverse group of multi-billion dollar public companies listed on ASX. LSE and NASDAQ.  She has global experiences including Melbourne, Sydney, London, and New York.   Education and Credentials   Claudia holds a Master degree in Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia summa cum laude.  She received her Bachelor of Law degree, magna cum laude, and Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, both from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Jeffrey Harding
Director

Specialist in Renewable Energy  Lucca, (Italy)

  Jeff located in Italy, is recognised as one of the leading Alternative Energy industrialist and has been a key driver in expanding this industry sector in Australia, South America and Europe since mid 90s. As Managing Director of Pacific Hydro Ltd from 1995 to 2005 (Melbourne, Australia), during which time the company grew in value from below $A5 million to over $A1 billion when it was sold in July 2005.  During this time, the company expanded into Asia, the Pacific and Latin America. Pacific Hydro remains Australia's largest new renewable energy developer.  He was formerly General Manager of Brambles Industrial Services and Vice President of the Australian Business Council for Sustainable Development. Jeff regularly presents on issues associated with climate change. Geographical Exposure:    Australia, USA, Asia, Europe, South America Qualifications:                    BE (Hons), BA (Econ), MSIA (Purdue), FAICD - Director   Director:                        Chairman of Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd (AIM: CFU), Chairman of Proven Energy Ltd. Director (& Chairman of the Audit Committee) for Renewable Energy Holding PLC www.reh-plc.com

Ids Groenhout
Specialist: Infrastructure and Hydro Developments

CURRICULUM VITAE IDS GROENHOUT Specialist:        Infrastructure and Hydro Developments AREAS OF COMPETENCE Over 30 years experience in all aspects of infrastructure planning, development, implementation, and operations covering water, power, communications and transport infrastructure. This experience has been gained in Australia and in more than 20 countries throughout the Asia Pacific region. Specific competence and expertise in the following areas:

  • Project origination and development
  • Strategic and project planning
  • Management of engineering operations
  • Infrastructure project management and engineering
RECENT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 1981 to 2010   SMEC Holdings Limited
  • Director Developments (2008 – 2010)
  • Executive Director Operations - International East (2004 – 2008)
  • General Manager Technical (2001 – 2004)
  • General Manager Transportation (1993 – 2001)
  • Regional Manager Indonesia (1989 – 1993)
  • Project work (1981 – 1989)
SELECTED EXPERIENCE Infrastructure project origination and development
  • SMEC Infrastructure Fund - Preparatory work towards a “SMEC Infrastructure Development Fund” including conceptual planning, structuring, preparation of documentation, and establishment of a seed asset portfolio.
  • Infraco Asia - Project pipeline identification study for Infraco Asia identifying some 22 potential infrastructure investment projects in Philippines, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Cambodia
  • PNG SEL - Start-up CEO and executive director of PNG Sustainable Energy Limited – a company mandated to develop and invest in commercial power generation facilities. Directly involved in project development activities including Stanley Gas Power Station and various hydro projects
Strategic and project planning (as project manager/team leader as well as technical input)
  • PNG: MRDC Project Management Unit - Strategic and corporate planning for the establishment of an Infrastructure Project Management Unit within the Mineral Resources Development Corporation of PNG with a mandate to implement GoPNG infrastructure commitments valued at up to PGK200m per annum.
  • China: Tienjin Metro – feasibility study for 20km metro rail line for the port city of Tienjin.
  • India: Delhi to Yamunanaga Tollroad – feasibility study for a 100km expressway along the main transport corridor north of Delhi
  • Australia: Sydney Melbourne High Speed Rail – prefeasibility studies for a 1000km high speed railway (in conjunction with CSIRO)
  • Australia: Brisbane City Enterprises – strategic and corporate planning for an entity to commercialize the skills, systems, and technologies of Brisbane City Council
  • Indonesia: Jatigede Multipurpose Water Resources Project – consolidation and restructuring study of a project to provide industrial and domestic water supply, 180MW hydro power, and irrigation development
Management of engineering operations
  • As Regional Manager Indonesia responsible for all SMEC’s consulting operations in Indonesia
  • As General Manager Transportation responsible worldwide for SMEC’s largest sectoral group (representing around 60% of SMEC’s engineering consulting activity) involving highways, ports and harbours, airports, and railways
  • As General Manager Technical responsible for all SMEC’s technical resources, strategic planning, and for technical quality of project work
  • As Executive Director International East responsible for 50% of SMEC’s international operations (all countries east of Bangladesh) including: marketing, resourcing, and project delivery; project development and investment activities; establishment, purchase, and direction of local subsidiaries; financial management and reporting; strategic planning
  • As Director Developments responsible for SMEC’s project origination, development, and investment activities (focusing mainly on renewable energy and environmental projects)
  • Member of SMEC Holdings Management Committee (SMEC has $350million turnover and more than 4000 staff). Director of various SMEC subsidiaries and alternate director on SMEC Holdings Board.
  EDUCATION
  • Surv (Honours Class 1) - University of NSW 1970
  • SurvScience - University of NSW 1976