Michael Schur is Managing Director of Castalia Strategic Advisors, based in Sydney, where he has responsibility for the Australian and South East Asian practices. Michael has a wealth of public and private sector experience. Most recently he was Head of PPP Services at Leighton Contractors where he managed a range of PPP related transactions and investments. Michael was simultaneously Chief Executive Officer of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital project, a $1.85 billion PPP in South Australia. Prior to that Michael spent a number of years with the NSW Treasury, initially as head of the Office of Infrastructure Management and later as Treasury Secretary, in which role he was the Government’s chief economic advisor. He led a team of 300 staff and advised the Government on economic policy, financial management and budgeting, and oversaw several successful privatisations and PPPs.