Peter Hayes

Senior Advisor

Peter Hayes

A highly respected project lead with over 20 years’ experience managing the delivery of significant transport infrastructure projects. Peter was worked extensively with TfNSW successfully undertaking leadership roles within marque projects such as Wynyard Walk and South West Rail.

Most recently Peter has managed and led design teams through all stages of the design and procurement of Parramatta Light Rail.  Peter is recognized as a critical project lead instrumental allowing the project to navigate through the difficult stakeholder interfaces between project alignment and existing infrastructure.

Peter has been extensively involved in the development of Parramatta Light Rail from Strategic to Final Business Case through to contract letting.  Peter has led numerous design initiatives providing strategic input and guidance within the complex area of stakeholder interface, in particular the interface between RMS, Sydney Trains and TfNSW. 

Peter has effectively managed both internal and external project teams in support of the delivery of state significant public infrastructure projects with a range of contracting arrangements. From his experience, he has developed an extensive ‘hands-on’ knowledge and understanding of delivering public infrastructure within complex brownfields environments.


I am passionate about Love, Life Laughter and Light Rail


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours, University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Engineering Asset Management, University of Wollongong


  • Transport Infrastructure project development and delivery
  • Project and Program Management
  • Procurement and Commercial project delivery
  • Scope development 
  • Construction staging
  • Pedestrian management
  • Procurement strategy and transaction management
  • Business case development
  • Design management
  • Commercial management
  • Planning approvals
  • Project delivery