Stephen Troughton

The APP Group’s major projects capability boosted by key appointment

6 March 2024

The APP Group has today announced the appointment of Stephen Troughton to the role of Executive General Manager, Transport and Energy within its Major Projects business.

Stephen is a well-recognised and respected leader within the Australian and international infrastructure and construction sectors who brings a strong mix of project delivery, executive management, government and industry experience. 

Stephen has spent the past two years as Major Projects Director at Transgrid and has held several senior executive roles in government including Deputy Secretary of infrastructure and services at Transport for NSW and Managing Director of Main Roads Western Australia. 

His work has involved the delivery of Australia’s largest energy and transport infrastructure projects including the Energy Connect transmission line and Brisbane’s $5.2 billion Cross River Rail project.  

The APP Group’s Chief Executive Major Projects, Richard Stewart, said, “Stephen brings significant experience in leading the delivery of complex projects across the transport and energy sectors. His appointment strengthens The APP Group’s major projects capability which will provide enormous benefits to our valued clients and project partners.”

Executive General Manager for Major Projects, Stephen Troughton, said, “With The APP Group being respected and trusted advisor across the public and private sectors, I’m looking forward to leveraging the Group’s deep experience to further develop our major project delivery capability. 

‘We know that strong outcomes begin with strong project initiation. My focus will be to help and guide our clients to set up their projects the right way and instill good governance to give them the best chance of success.”

The APP Group’s major project experience extends to its appointment on Cross River Rail, North East Link, West Gate Tunnel, John Hunter Health & Innovation Precinct, Sydney Metro, Parramatta Light Rail, and Sydney Light Rail. 

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