• Organization TypeService Providers
  • Staff6-25
  • Founded2011

Foster Infrastructure Pty

Foster Infrastructure provides commercial, policy and risk management advisory services and training to public and private sector organisations involved in major infrastructure delivery. Foster Infrastructure utilises Richard Foster's detailed knowledge of Partnerships Victoria policy and projects and Infrastructure Australia policy and guidance in a flexible manner, explaining complex situations in easy to understand terms. Foster Infrastructure is a member of the Victorian Government's Commercial and Financial Advisory Services Panel, and of New South Wales Treasury's PPP Financial Advisory Panel. Formed by Richard Foster, an experienced public private partnerships professional, Foster Infrastructure provides strategic commercial, policy and risk management advisory services and training to public and private sector organisations involved in major infrastructure delivery. Advisory Services within Australia Foster Infrastructure was formed in February 2011 to provide strategic commercial and risk management advisory services, and related training services, for project teams and policy makers in the infrastructure and PPP sectors. Foster Infrastructure leverages the skills and experience of Richard Foster, a former senior executive with Partnerships Victoria. Foster Infrastructure provides strategic outcome-focused advice to develop high quality policy and guidance material and enable its clients to overcome commercial and risk issues in project delivery. Richard Foster has extensive experience at all stages of both economic and social infrastructure projects. In advising on projects, Richard brings to bear deep knowledge numerous successful Partnerships Victoria projects, a strong understanding of international best practice, and previous involvement in major government projects as a finance and infrastructure lawyer. Richard also regularly leads and participates in Gateway Reviews of PPP projects. Foster Infrastructure's Training Services Foster Infrastructure develops and delivers a wide range of infrastructure and PPP-related training programs and activities. Custom Infrastructure and PPP Training Foster Infrastructure recognizes the value of sharing experience and building capability within both government and the private sector. Richard Foster has extensive experience delivering training programs and facilitating workshops. He is a co-facilitator of the university-accredited Partnerships Victoria Contract Management Training program, regularly presents at a range of university courses and public sector training programs, and has prepared and conducted infrastructure and PPP-related training programs for a range of multi-lateral institutions including the Australian APEC Study Centre, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. Foster Infrastructure's training programs are designed to meet the specific needs of the training participants. They balance theory with practical content, include discussion of real life case studies, and facilitate practical exercises to bring examples of good practice to life.
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