Dr Richard Sharp is a Principal of Arup, and leads its Management Consulting practice in Australasia. Richard has over 30 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector, working across road, rail, information technology, commercial office buildings, industrial and residential property, hotels and education facilities. He has worked for both Government and for the private sector, and has had extensive dealings at very senior levels of Defence and Government in Australia and the US.
Richard has led reviews of major capital works funding and delivery for the Federal Government, has led complex technical and commercial assessments of assets such as the Sydney Harbour Tunnel and Lane Cove Tunnel, undertaken extensive masterplanning work for universities, provided Project Diagnostic advice for rail operators, and developed Knowledge Management systems for State Road Authorities. He is a member of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s Transport Taskforce, a member of the Advisory Council for the Engineering Faculty at UTS, an accredited Gateway Reviewer, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.