Frank is a Project Manager and Registered Architect with over 20 years of experience in the transport and construction industry. For the past 13 years Frank has provided client-side Project Management and Superintendence services to State Government agencies, including leading the Project Definition Planning process for the new Perth Stadium Transport Infrastructure, 12 stations under the $1.6 billion New Metrorail project and various management roles for the Perth City Link project. All of these projects were delivered within the required time, cost, scope and quality constraints. As Stations and Buildings Manager for the underground Forrestfield-Airport Link, Frank is currently responsible for the underground and above ground stations, ancillary buildings and, building and tunnel services.
Frank specialises in leading multiple planning, design and delivery teams, and managing technically-complex projects through all stages of a project’s lifecycle. He has a proven ability to provide clear direction and excels at developing strong and rewarding relationships with clients, contractors and stakeholders, within multi agency environments. His approach balances technical and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts as they arise and negotiate required outcomes.
As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Frank is fully conversant in project management methodology and the detailed application of its knowledge, skills, tools and techniques. His experience spans the public transport, commercial, heritage, residential, retail, social housing, education and public sectors. Frank is a member of the Australian Institute of Architects, the Association of Consulting Architects, the Australian Institute of Project Managers and the Project Management Institute.
Ralph has worked in the building construction and railway industry for forty years gaining experience in design, construction and project management. He is a Project Manager and Registered Architect who has overseen the construction of a variety of building types including commercial, heritage listed, residential, third world housing, international airports, holiday resorts and public sector. For the past 14 years he has provided Project and Program management services on large infrastructure construction projects. He is accustomed to working on projects requiring innovative solutions to difficult engineering problems.
Ralph has worked extensively with engineers of various disciplines preparing designs, contract documentation and managing construction contracts gaining the experience and technical knowledge that supports his project management role.
Ralph’s thorough knowledge of PTA procurement processes has added significant value to recent projects for the PTA, during a time of significant expansion and high stakeholder expectations. These include the Perth City Link Rail, Bus and Forward Works projects, the New Metrorail Project and the new Perth Stadium Transport Infrastructure project. Other projects include contract administration services for Qantas on the expansion of its Perth Domestic Terminal and Yulara Tourist Resort, Ayers Rock NT, and project management services for the $7.5 billion King Fahd International Airport, Saudi Arabia.
Ralph is a member of the Australian Institute of Architects, the Association of Consulting Architects and the Australian Institute of Project Managers.