Richard O’Shea

Director and Investment & Finance Lead (QLD)

Richard has specialised in infrastructure planning, project delivery, commercial advisory and government for over 17 years and is highly regarded in the industry. He has provided expert advice in all aspects of infrastructure project development from pre-business case through all aspects of the transaction to financial close.

Richard has extensive experience in project direction and project management, transaction management and commercial advisory, infrastructure business case management, and project evaluation.  He has provided expert advice and briefings to senior stakeholders such as senior government ministers and private sector parties.  Richard has strong leadership skills, and has led multiple project teams and other consultants.


Areas of Expertise

  • Project evaluation
  • Infrastructure business case management
  • Transaction management
  • Commercial Advisory experience
  • Strong Leadership Skills

Project Experience

Richard has played a key role in the development of high profile projects in Queensland, including:

  • Tangara Technology Upgrade – Transport for New South Wales
  • Queensland Schools PPP – Project Manager  – Queensland Government
  • Sunshine Coast University Hospital PPP – Queensland Government
  • South East Queensland Schools PPP – Queensland Government
  • Sale of Golden Casket to Tattersall’s Limited – Queensland Government
  • Kuranda Range Road UpgradeQueensland Government
  • Toowoomba Bypass – Queensland Government
  • Gateway Upgrade – Queensland Government
  • Initial Public Offering – QR National (now Aurizon)

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