Planning Expert


BMgt, BEng, MBA and MPM

Juan Vega

With more than 18 years of project controls and management experience in the rail sector, Juan has led large project controls, planning and bid teams of some of the largest and most complex projects in Australia in the public and private sectors.

Juan has provided professional planning and project controls solutions to clients in the private
transport infrastructure sector since 2017. Juan currently provides monthly independent program reviews on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project ($11b) for the Cross Yarra Partnership (ProjectCo). This role is an extension of his twoyear assignment as Head of Planning for Cross Yarra Partnership D&C on the same project, where he was instrumental in establishing program integration activities with an extensive number of stakeholders and contributing parties.

Juan is an industry expert in project controls with vast experience in rail. Through his comprehensive knowledge, respected leadership ability and collaborative approach, he has implemented quantifiable risk, schedule and financial measures of control, impacting positively on project outcomes. As Bid Manager on the Sydney Metro City and Southwest Augmentation ($3.7b), Juan’s ability to coordinate a large team of people from a
broad range of disciplines was instrumental in bringing the tender to Financial Close for the Northwest Rapid Transit (NRT) Consortium. Some of the more significant rail projects (tender and delivery) Juan has worked on include South
West Rail Link, Sydney Northwest Metro, New Intercity Fleet Maintenance Facility, Sydney Metro
City and Southwest as well as the Melbourne Metro Tunnel.