Centers of Expertise

Centers of Expertise

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Centers of Expertise

Infrastructure, Construction & Environment Expertise

The Infrastructure and Construction Practice Group carries out assignments in the industries that underpin national economies and support every community’s quality of life. Once seen as stable and low growth, the entry of sovereign wealth and pension funds into infrastructure investment, coupled with increasing levels of cross border ownership and the privatisation of formerly Government owned utilities, has created a demand for more sophisticated and financially literate senior management teams and Boards.

The Practice Group aims to share knowledge and experience across markets and to assist in the development of a strong cross-border business development and referral system.


  • Contractors and Builders
  • Materials and Equipment
  • Architecture, Design and Engineering
  • EPCM (Engineer, Procure, Construct, Manage)
  • Project Management
  • Engineering Consulting
  • Facilities Management
  • Infrastructure Investment and Public Private Partnerships
  • Electricity (Generation, Transmission, Retail and emerging technologies)
  • Gas (Production, Transmission and Retail)
  • Water (Bulk and Retail)
  • Telecommunications Networks
  • Airports, Roads, Rail and Ports
  • Social Infrastructure (Hospitals, Education, Prisons)
  • Environmental Services and Waste Management


Infrastructure, Construction & Environment Practice Group Leader

Alan WilsonAlan Wilson
InterSearch Australia
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Alan holds a BA in Asian Studies from Griffith University, Brisbane and an MBA from IMD in Switzerland. Prior to executive search, Alan worked in finance and management. In finance he worked for JB Were, Australian Bank and Security Pacific, undertaking corporate advisory and merger and acquisition assignments, before becoming CEO of a listed investment company. He then took on the leadership of a substantial membrane technology business.

Alan has over 20 years’ executive search experience. He joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 1995 and worked in the Sydney and Melbourne offices before moving to Heidrick and Struggles in 1998 to establish and lead its Melbourne office. In late 2001 Alan established his own boutique search business. This merged into InterSearch Australia in early 2016.

Alan’s major practice areas have been the infrastructure, natural resources and energy sectors across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He has worked for major private sector businesses, State Owned Enterprises, Government Departments and industry associations, at Board, CEO and senior executive levels. His experience covers transport, networks (gas, electricity and telecommunications), production, supply chain and industry regulation.

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