Simon BarrettADVISORY BOARD
Simon is a senior partner and the chairman of L.E.K. in Australia, with over 20 years of experience in Australia, Asia and Europe.
Simon leads L.E.K.’s Australian Transport & Infrastructure practice, covering passenger transport (rail, light rail, bus and ferry), freight, roads, ports, aviation & airports. He has a wide variety of experience advising governments and private operators in many different aspects of transport including policy development, commercial strategy and operations. This includes long term planning, benchmarking, contracting/franchising, major project support, M&A, organisational design and operational performance improvement. He has been deeply involved in significant transport reforms at a national and state level over the last 15 years. Simon has also advised companies across a wide variety of other industry sectors such as energy, agriculture, financial services, industrials and business services.
Simon is an Advisory Board member of the Transport and Tourism Forum (TTF), and Chairman of TTF’s Passenger Transport Panel.
- Bachelor of Science from Melbourne University
- PhD from Cambridge where he was a Cambridge Australia Trust scholar