Daniel Nel


Daniel has over 20 years’ commercial experience in assessing, structuring, financing and procuring large infrastructure projects.  He has built up his commercial and financial modelling experience working in the commercial advisory and merchant banking sectors financing Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in many sectors and project financing resource projects. He has successfully applied these commercial skills in advising on the financing of a host of large infrastructure projects.

Daniel has led numerous commercial assessments for governments on rail, road and other transport related projects and also provided commercial advice for infrastructure delivery across a range of other sectors including, education, health, correctional services, water and resources.


Areas of expertise

  • Procurement management
  • Project delivery models
  • Business case development
  • Commercial risk and allocation
  • Project assessment frameworks
  • Financial structuring
  • Modelling of complex PPP transactions


Project experience

Daniel’s experience has been demonstrated on key projects such as:

  • Cross River Rail Project – Cross River Rail Delivery Authority
  • Paramatta Light Rail Project – Transport for New South Wales
  • Sydney Metro City and Southwest project – Transport for New South Wales
  • Tangara Technology Upgrade – Transport for New South Wales
  • New Generation Rollingstock – Queensland Rail and Queensland Government
  • Gold Coast Rapid Transit – Queensland Rail
  • Brisbane City Council Fibre Optic Project – Brisbane City Council
  • Student Accommodation – Bond University
  • Centenary Motorway Planning Study – Queensland Government
  • New research and academic facility at Wollongong University
  • Sunshine Coast University Hospital – Queensland Government


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