Martin Locke | Adjunct Professor
University Of Sydney Business School | Australia

Martin Locke, Adjunct Professor, University Of Sydney Business School

Martin is an infrastructure specialist with over 30 years of experience and has advised Government on a wide range of major PPPs. He is a Former Partner of PwC having led the infrastructure advisory practice in Sydney for over 12 years. Before that he was an investment banker with the Deutsche Morgan Grenfell group with a focus on infrastructure project financing and worked in London, Sydney, Singapore and Johannesburg. He has established an independent private consultancy, Lidunian Partners, and has a portfolio of consulting and non-executive director roles. His clients have included Cushman & Wakefield, NSW Government and Infrastructure Australia. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney Business School and is a Council Member of International Project Finance Association. He is currently part of the research team investigating whether school PPPs have delivered value for money in the operational phase.


Day 1 @ 16:30

Panel discussion: understanding the PPP pathway from feasibility to financial close

  • Public-Private Partnerships are an increasingly important and popular way to fund school development projects
  • However, every PPP project has its own unique characteristics, challenges and critical project considerations 
  • Discover key insights for planning, leading, and delivering PPP projects from feasibility to financial close

Day 2 @ 09:00

BREAKOUTS: Roundtables

09:00 - 10:30

Choose between a wide variety of specific topics to discuss and debate with your peers. This is a completely open forum where you have the chance to split into smaller groups, and attend 3 x 25-minute discussion roundtables to swap ideas and leverage the knowledge and experiences of your peers.

The PPP pathway - forming partnerships

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