David O'Hara

General Manager – Zinfra Projects and Infrastructure

David joined Zinfra in 2020 as a key member of the Zinfra Leadership Team to deliver Zinfra’s growth strategy. David leads the Zinfra Projects and Infrastructure (ZPI) business unit providing project delivery and O&M service for major power transmission network owners throughout the National Electricity Market as well as gas transmission project delivery within the East Coast Gas Network.

His role includes leadership of cross-business initiatives to optimise Zinfra’s project execution and delivery methodology and to ensure that Zinfra is positioned to achieve our mission to be the trusted partner to the energy infrastructure industry.

David has 15 years’ management and engineering experience in industrial construction - primarily in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of major energy facilities throughout Australia. He has experience at all stages of the project life-cycle in utility-scale power-stations, HV interconnectors, wind-farms and natural gas transmission and processing facilities.

He has held senior project development and business management roles in businesses in Australia, Ireland and the USA. He has a B.Eng (Hons) from Trinity College Dublin, M.Eng (D.E.A) from ENSMA (University of Poitiers, France), an MBA from AGSM at UNSW and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).