Project investment decision making

Business case development

Cost-benefit analysis

Project prioritisation

Our experts


Ben Ellis – Director. Ben is an economist specialising in transport, infrastructure and government advisory. Ben holds a Master of Economics degree in transport economics and has more than 10 years experience in economic advisory. 


Tom Frost – Director. Tom is an economist who has been consulting to industry and government for almost 20 years. He has extensive experience in the provision of regulatory and economic advice to clients. He has provided advice to clients across Australia and internationally regarding investment in transport infrastructure.

Robin Barlow – Director.  Robin has more than 20 years experience working in the transport sector and in government.  He has worked for the Commonwealth government as an economist at the Industry Commission and for the Queensland Government where he held a number of senior positions within TransLink. 


Selected projects

Cost-benefit analysis of the proposed $5b Bus and Train tunnel project in Brisbane

Financial and commercial assessment of the $10b proposed project for the Government of Botswana

Development of a bespoke model to prioritise rail infrastructure investment in Queensland

Cost-benefit analysis for the planning study of the Gateway Motorway upgrade between Nudgee and the Bruce Highway

Cost-benefit analysis and prioritisation of 21 open level rail crossings across South East Queensland

Development of a bespoke model to determine the competing investment priorities across transport, electricity and water.

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