Rebecca is an experienced commercial consultant and a qualified economist. She has strong experience working across multi-faceted infrastructure projects, bringing together technical and commercial aspects, particularly in the transport sector in Queensland. Over the past four years she has provided advisory services to the resources sector across Australia and internationally, specialising in the sectors of port and rail. Prior to becoming a consultant, she worked for North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation where she was the Project Director for the multi-billion-dollar Abbot Point Coal Terminal Expansion. She has also held senior roles in the Queensland and Australian Governments in the transport and treasury departments.
Rebecca’s strengths include commercial strategy and negotiation, development of infrastructure frameworks, project assessment decision making, and accessing infrastructure in regulated environments.
Selected project experience
- Managing the development of a section of new heavy-haul rail infrastructure for a Queensland coal company.
- Preparing a submission to the Essential Services Commission of South Australia regarding rail regulation arrangements on the Tarcoola-Darwin rail line.
- Managing a tender process to award a significant rail rollingstock contract in Queensland.
- Structuring commercial terms for preferred access arrangements for port and rail infrastructure for a South Australian iron ore company
- Provided economic and financial analysis of project viability, with specific focus on transport infrastructure arrangements, for an international company seeking to invest in Australian resource projects.