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Whatever changes you’re hoping to make or goals you’re trying to achieve, HGPS will provide you with sound advice and professional guidance every step of the way.

About

HGPS was established in 2002 as a consulting firm that provides engineering and project services across the Asia Pacific. We believe in offering cost effective services and have developed a reputation for providing professional and practical solutions for challenging circumstances.

D.G. Fernandez - Director

Denis with over 20 years of Australian and international experience in managing infrastructure and development projects within the built environment, government and infrastructure sectors resulted in the delivery of projects totalling $2 billion.



Denis as National President of the Australia Timor-Leste Business Council, jointly organised and hosted the reception of Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao in Sydney, Australia to promote an awareness of Timor-Leste's Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and the infrastructure opportunities for the private sector.



Educated in Town Planning, Surveying, Civil Engineering and Project Management, Denis has unique expertise across diverse disciplines to contribute to the board management of HGPS. Specialising in project development and implementation, Denis has assisted a variety of organisations in the senior living sector, Martifer Renewables and Macquarie Capital in renewable energy and infrastructure developments. 

Denis is an elected Councillor of the City of Willoughby, a Non-Executive Director to Climate Change Equity and Liveable Australia.

 

J.P. Harrington - Director 

Jason has over 30 years’ experience in the design, fabrication, project management and site installation of a range of materials handling plants. With a background in specialist projects located in Australia, Vietnam, Colombia, New Zealand, South Africa and China, Jason has been exposed to the unique requirements of each client and country, and successfully completed these both client-side and as part of the HGPS world.

 

Jason has a background in mechanical engineering and in project management, and his body of work also includes infrastructure, utilities, pre-cast and tilt-up concrete panel design and installation, steelwork fabrication, minerals processing machinery, structural steel design and installation, renewable energy installations, and built environment.

 

Jason is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, and his practical approach to finding “the elegant solution” to both design and project management problems makes his expertise as an HGPS board member respected.

 

Make it happen, Jason delivers for clients across the globe. No matter the challenge or pressure, Jason finds the humour and good will to motivate the project group across time zones, cultures and remote locations.

 

Services

Expertise. Intuition. Ingenuity.

 

Strategising

Expert Guidance

HGPS assists our clients with clarity to respond to their most complex challenges and develop tailored solutions to help them achieve success.

We begin by helping our clients identify where to focus in order to get the most effective boost to their projects. We aim to find the soundest route to success, together, we make it happen.

HGPS provides leadership to guide the transformational processes associated with leveraging the opportunities within the following sectors:

  • Government, Education and Health

  • Residential and Mixed Use

  • Commercial and Retail

  • Tourism and Resorts

  • Planned and Intentional Communities

  • Senior Living Communities

  • Residential Aged Care

  • Infrastructure and Utilities

HGPS focuses on the following key areas of expertise:

  • Strategic Asset Management and Urban Planning

  • Programme Governance and Development Management

  • Carbon Economics and Sustainability

  • Change Management and Procurement 

  • Project Development Advocacy

Implementation Planning

The Path to Success

Our project services focus on our clients' most critical issues and opportunities.

 

We work on the strategy, the technical and technology across all industries and geographies to bring measured functional expertise. We are known for our professional approach to work. We love what we do and we love achieving success for our clients.

HGPS believes that the success and effectiveness of our advice and advocacy are founded on the relationships with our clients: 

 

  • The answer to complex problems lies between us and you, while we both continue to learn

  • We encourage and recognise diverse values and perspectives; these often lead to more successful problem solving

 

  • We start working with you from where you are now and seek to understand and embrace your ideas, experience and concern

  • We do not encourage the ‘blame attitude’ in difficult situations; we believe in trust, collaboration and commitment for successful outcomes

 

  • We bring a professional framework to the project and welcome partnering with you

 

  • We believe in clear, well understood and communicated processes and focus on the results

 

  • We never tell you to do something because we said so; we believe that you need time to respond to our advice and we take this into consideration for the next steps.

 

  • We understand that it is your choice to utilise our advice or not, as you see fit

Capabilities

A Comprehensive Approach

HGPS is a different type of project services practice. We have some of the best industry experts and offer unique access to specialist expertise and analytical tools developed in conjunction with our alliance partners.

Our solutions are innovative and brave, while at the same time being based on industry knowledge and key benchmark strategies. There is always an option.

Our services encompass;

Strategic Asset Management and Urban Planning

  • Site and portfolio analysis

  • Property portfolio and market research 

  • Supply and demand analysis

  • Demographic and service development 

  • Opportunity identification and problem solving

  • Concept Development and Masterplanning

  • Business Case and Feasibility Analysis

  • Community and Infrastructure Planning

  • Spatial analysis and GIS mapping

  • Outline Development Plans 

  • Development Applications and Planning Permit Applications 

  • Rezoning and Planning Scheme Amendments 

  • Development Control Analysis 

  • Land use and development advice

Programme Governance and Development Management

  • Property assessment and development evaluation

  • Due diligence coordination

  • Pre-acquisition feasibilities and studies 

  • Property and land acquisitions & disposals 

  • General business venture opportunities

  • Project planning & evaluation

  • Initial budget formulation

  • Business case & proposals

  • Feasibility studies

  • Value management and options analysis

  • Project program, policies & procedures

  • Design development management

  • Review development applications for government approval

  • Project funding

  • Procurement & construction strategies

  • Risk assessment and risk management policies

  • Project delivery/construction

  • Post implementation review

  • Post occupancy review

 

Carbon Economics and Sustainability

  • Strategic business development

  • Development of business rules

  • Operational, management & strategic advice

  • Business planning & reviews

  • Strategic workshops & facilitation

  • Strategic procurement planning & asset management

  • Communication & stakeholder plans

 

Change Management and Procurement 

  • Identification of the need of change

  • Clarification of transformation vision

  • Development of new business/service models

  • Evaluation of new models & scenarios

  • Assessment of change capability

  • Development of new operating models

  • Establishment of change communication 

  • Develop implementation strategy

  • Involvement of key stakeholders

  • Identification & management of critical issues

  • Engagement of leadership at all levels

  • Implementation of project integration

  • Enhancement performance & organisational alignment

 

Project Development Advocacy

  • Guidance to the PMs regarding the process for establishment and running the project

  • Providing guidance to PMs regarding the expected format and content of deliverables

  • Insurance that the PMs understand the process for gaining approvals for deliverables, funding and resourcing

  • Assistance to the project team with the project planning 

  • Identification of particular areas (e.g. Architects, Approval Boards, Auditors) need to be involved

  • Recommendation of  ways in which the process can be modified in line with accepted company policy

Contact Us

Level 26, 259 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

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