Mark Ninness

Senior Advisor

Mark Ninness

Mark is an experienced rail Project Management practitioner and is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with more than 20 years’ professional experience that includes more than 15 years’ in the transport infrastructure sector between the UK and Australia.

Mark has expertise in technical and delivery management in the Sydney live rail environment, project development management and risk management. He is an accomplished team and stakeholder manager who is able to bring together parties to contribute to and endorse desired outcomes. 

Mark is able to draw upon key experience areas from his career, including:

  • Development and delivery of transport infrastructure projects and contracts

  • Facilitation of briefings, workshops and interactives

  • Contract Management delivering programs including rail station upgrade works

  • Risk Management

  • Strategy Development and gaining executive support

  • Working within Government Procurement Framework including probity and confidentiality principles, and virtual data room environment


Benefits Mark provides to clients

  • Transport project development – significant experience in the development and delivery of transport infrastructure contracts working within the Government Procurement Framework

  • Valued team member – Reliable team member and clear communicator with an open and collaborative approach

  • Relationship management – Proven record in successfully building strong working relationships with key project stakeholders

Open communication, building trust and collaborative working are pillars for success in complex brownfield environments, where relationships can make or break a project.


  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons), University of Newcastle,1997
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • In Depth Reliability Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis
  • Certificate
  • RIW (Rail Industry Worker)



  • Project Management
  • Infrastructure Project Development
  • Infrastructure Project Delivery
  • Risk Management
  • Interface & Stakeholder Management
  • Technical Management
  • Fleet & Plant Management
  • Production Engineering