Thursday, March 23, 2023 (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM) (GMT+8)

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Jackson McDonald

225 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA, Australia

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Phil Helberg (Chief Executive Officer at Infrastructure WA)

Phil Helberg

Chief Executive Officer at Infrastructure WA

Phil was appointed IWA’s Chief Executive Officer in August 2020. He has over 25 years of local and international experience in the planning, delivery and management of infrastructure in both the public and private sectors and has held a number of executive roles as consultant, contractor and more recently on the client-side. His previous role saw him leading the delivery of the WA State Government’s non-residential building program and driving significant sector-wide reforms in infrastructure planning and development.

Nathan Ling (Head of Western Australia at Neoen Australia)

Nathan Ling

Head of Western Australia at Neoen Australia

Nathan Ling is the Head of Western Australia for Neoen, one of the world’s leading renewable energy producers. Neoen is a major player in the energy transition and the fight against global warming - Neoen’s mission is to design and implement the means to produce the most competitive renewable electricity, sustainably and on a large scale. Nathan leads Neoen’s activities in Western Australia, a region of significant growth potential for Neoen, which is targeting 10GW of renewable energy in Australia by 2030.

Nathan has broad commercial experience across management, business development, project development, equity capital markets, and M&A. Prior to Neoen, Nathan held senior roles with Deloitte, ANZ, Euroz and Synergy.

Nathan is a proud husband and father of four.

Viv Roberts (WA Manager at Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd)

Viv Roberts

WA Manager at Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd

Viv Roberts is a seasoned professional with over 34 years of experience in the mining, mineral processing, project development, and corporate finance sectors. He's held executive and senior management positions with ASX listed companies, transforming early-stage exploration projects into producers. Viv has a strong strategic business acumen, excellent interpersonal skills, and can develop effective plans aligned with corporate strategies, project demands, and macroeconomic trends. He's proficient in preparing reports, presentations, and managing contracts.

Viv is currently WA Civil Manager for Freyssinet, where he oversees the company's operations in Western Australia. His wealth of experience in the mining and resources industry makes him an invaluable asset to any team.

Thomas Jacobs (Partner at Jackson McDonald)

Thomas Jacobs

Partner at Jackson McDonald

Tom has almost 30 years’ experience advising clients active in the building, construction and engineering industries. He is dual qualified in the UK and Western Australia, and is able to offer clients the benefits of his international experience in both contract drafting and dispute resolution.

His practice involves advising principals, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants, and is renowned for his pragmatic, common sense approach to claims management and disputes matters. He is particularly active assisting METS companies in the State’s key industries of energy and mining, as well as assisting numerous local government clients engaged in their major urban projects. Tom has been recognised as a leading West Australian Construction and Dispute Resolution lawyer by Best Lawyers, Legal 500 and Doyle’s Guide in Australia.