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Sam Perera

Senior Associate

Sam has over 15 years’ of construction experience in commercial management and delivery of major projects across engineering, infrastructure and building sectors, working for Tier 1 contractors and public sector clients.

Sam possesses an advanced understanding of construction contracts, legislative requirements and construction techniques. Coupled with a strong focus on relationship building, he can work within delivery teams to identify and track risks, and manage variations and claims to successful outcomes. He commercial aptitude makes him proficient in contracts management and administration, procurement, change control, cost tracking and accurate reporting.

Sam holds a Civil Engineering degree, and has nearly attained a Master of Construction Law qualification through the University of Melbourne.


  • Loftus Lane Development Sydney – AMP Capital

  • Barangaroo South, Stage 1B – Lendlease

  • Transport Access Program – Transport for New South Wales

  • Auburn Junction & Seven Hills Substation – Laing O’ Rourke/Novo Rail Alliance

  • Mona Lisa Project – Total Construction

  • North West Growth Centre – Reed Construction

  • Port Botany Expansion - Baulderstone

  • Redfern, Rooty Hill and Edgecliff Station Easy Access Upgrades - TfNSW

  • Sydney Fish Markets - UrbanGrowth


  • Contract Management

  • Procurement

  • Change Management

  • Cost Control & Reporting

  • Commercial & Risk Management

  • Project Governance

  • Client & Stakeholder Management

In the Spotlight

Sam is currently providing commercial support on several projects within the Transport Access Program for TfNSW. The highlight is the Redfern Station Upgrade, which will improve accessibility and provide better connectivity with the surrounding areas including key destinations such as the South Eveleigh, Carriageworks and education centres. It is currently in the planning phase with an alliance delivery partner.