Our people have a wealth of experience in their respective fields and are passionate about applying sound economic and commercial principles to ensure our clients achieve the best outcomes possible.

Directors

Robin Barlow

Robin is a senior consultant working on a number of assignments in the transport and government sectors including working with a number of State and Territory government in relation to procurement of complex services.

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Tom Frost

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

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Ken Sedgwick

A director on the NineSquared team, Ken specialises in public policy, economics, regulation and project and program assessment. He has extensive experience in the reform and performance assessment of government businesses and agencies, including departments and government owned corporations.

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Steve Richards

Steve is an accomplished strategy, policy and infrastructure advisory leader in the public and private sectors, with extensive and strong experience across both economic and social markets.

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Phil Bullock

Phil leads NineSquared’s Sydney office and brings almost 20-years of public and private sector experience in transport and infrastructure planning to the firm.

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Christine Atkins

Christine is a Director in the Sydney office and brings over 20 years’ experience in transport and infrastructure development and assessment to the firm. Her skills span the project life cycle, from strategy and policy analysis through business case development to procurement and contractual negotiation.

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James Orford

James has almost 10 years’ experience across a range of sectors including transport, electricity, energy and mining. James has experience in in providing analysis and advice on pricing and contract strategies, as well as detailed resource market insight and projections, forecasting and scenario assessment.

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Managers and Analysts

Richard Steer

Richard is a manager with strong experience in program and project management, contract management and finance. 

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Anthony Vine

Anthony is a Manager at NineSquared with a focus on transport economics, cost benefit analysis and infrastructure prioritisation. He has undertaken projects for a variety of public and private clients relating to electricity, transport, technology and the arts.

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Megan Roberts

Having recently moved to Sydney, Megan has over 5 years’ experience working as an economist in the UK Civil Service. During that time, she developed knowledge of transport appraisal and cost benefit analysis applied to a range of policy areas....

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Byron Christensen

Byron is an analyst with NineSquared with a background in international business, research and economics. He has a Bachelor of Business (International Business /Economics double major) from the Queensland University of Technology and is currently undertaking his CFA qualification. Since...

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Cameron Ades

Cameron Ades is an economist with twelve years’ experience working in both the private professional services and government sector in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He offers his clients a unique combination of technical skills in economics and land use modelling used in tandem to provide insightful infrastructure advice.

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Rachael Marshall

Rachael is a Manager with 10 years’ experience spanning research and state government sectors in environmental sciences, strategic planning and operational program delivery. Rachael is grounded by scientific discipline with a Doctor of Philosophy in marine science from the University...

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Uphaar Mehta

Uphaar is a Senior Analyst at NineSquared that operates within the intersection of economics and commercial advisory, aiming to provide private and public sector clients with a robust evidence base to inform policy or investment decisions. Uphaar’s expertise lies in...

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Evelyn Bratchford

Evelyn is an analyst at NineSquared with demonstrated expertise in transport and infrastructure policy and planning, economic research and analysis, stakeholder engagement, and commercial advice and strategy. Evelyn holds a Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Sciences (Political Economy and...

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Associates

Angus Draheim

Angus is an experienced transport professional with strong senior executive position in the heavy vehicle, freight and road sectors with 20 years’ experience in Commonwealth and State Agencies working on sector reform initiatives.

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Daren Ng

Darren offers extensive financial modelling experience in various industries including mining and resources, oil and gas, rail, ports, property development, retail and local government.

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Natalie Pelham

Natalie Pelham is a senior leader with over 20 years’ experience in the public sector leading significant policy, strategy and reform at the state and national levels.

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Howard Glenn

Howard is a senior public policy expert, working across the public, private and community sectors for over three decades. A strategist and problem solver, Howard has delivered a raft of significant program reforms, encompassing infrastructure delivery, safety regulation, land management, and business system redesign.

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Dominic Ng

Dominic has over 20 years’ experience in business and strategy implementation, assuming senior and executive management responsibilities as part of major transformation programs within large public and private sector organisations. In his various roles at NSW Justice, Dominic has been...

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Wade Oestreich

Wade is a former Deputy Director-General in Queensland’s environment department with around 20 years’ experience in the Queensland Public Service. Over his career, Wade has developed expertise in organisational leadership, public policy and regulation. Wade’s specific experience is primarily in...

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