Reliance Rail

Brad Williams

Brad Williams was appointed a director of Reliance Rail in March 2016. Mr Williams has over 13 years of accounting and investment experience and is responsible for the origination and management of existing investments across both transportation and university student accommodation sectors.

Mr Williams supported AMP Capital's expansion in a former role as the Chief Operating Officer for the global Infrastructure division and continues to be actively involved across the business. Further, Mr Williams has previously worked in the London office as a senior investment analyst with the European Investment Team.

Prior to joining AMP Capital, Mr Williams worked with Henderson Global Investors and BNP Paribas, both in London. Mr Williams holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, and a Diploma in Computer Applications, both from the University of Wollongong, Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Paul Ibbotson

Paul Ibbotson was appointed a director of Reliance Rail in September 2017. Mr Ibbotson has over 25 years of experience in infrastructure projects and investments, including in the PPP/PFI markets in Australia and the UK.

Mr Ibbotson leads Amber Infrastructure Group's investment business in Australia. He holds Directorships in Amber's projects in Australia in the transportation and social infrastructure sectors, including in Gold Coast Light Rail.

Prior to joining Amber Infrastructure, Mr Ibbotson worked with Babcock & Brown in various principal investment and advisory roles in the transportation and infrastructure sectors in several international jurisdictions. Mr Ibbotson holds graduate and post-graduate degrees in law at the University of Cambridge and is a qualified solicitor.

Jiren Zhou

Jiren Zhou was appointed a director of Reliance Rail in December 2017. Mr Zhou has over 14 years' experience in infrastructure investments, funds management and financial services.

At AMP Capital, Mr Zhou is responsible for executing new infrastructure investment opportunities and managing existing portfolio assets. He has led transactions in various infrastructure sectors including rolling stock, airport, energy & utility, logistics and social PPP in Australia, New Zealand, the US and Asia. Mr Zhou holds directorships in a number of PPP projects including Victorian Schools and Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison.

Prior to joining AMP Capital, Mr Zhou worked for Pacific Equity Partners, a leading Australian private equity manager. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Applied Finance degree, both from Macquarie University, Sydney. Mr Zhou is a qualified chartered accountant (Australia & NZ) and a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Martyn Jackson

Martyn Jackson was appointed a director of Reliance Rail in June 2009. Mr Jackson has a long involvement in PPP's having overseen the construction and transition into full operational service of a number of Australian projects. He is currently on the board of the Gold Coast Rapid Transit PPP as well as a number of social infrastructure PPP's.

He previously led the PPP Asset Management team at Babcock and Brown and more recently has led the Amber Infrastructure team on a number of successful PPP transactions.

Peter Katz, Chief Executive Officer

Mr Katz was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Reliance Rail in January 2014. Mr Katz is the former Executive General Manager – Development for Lend Lease Services and has a wide experience in the infrastructure sector in Australia and internationally. This includes rail and transport projects, project finance, project management and delivery, risk management and operations and maintenance for both public and private organisations.

Previously, Mr Katz served as Group General Manager – Operations and Development for UGL Pty Ltd. Prior to that role he was CEO of the Parramatta Rail Link Company (TIDC) and National Manager Major Projects for Kinhill/ Brown & Root in Sydney.