Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta International Design Competition


David Riches

David Riches

Former Head of Projects, Infrastructure NSW

David has over 25 years’ experience in the property industry having joined Lendlease Corporation (Civil & Civic) as a graduate recruit in 1985. David spent 20 years with Lendlease in a variety of roles including Development Director within both Civil & Civic (design and construction) and Lendlease Development (development management) on a diverse range of major projects.

Whilst at Lendlease, David was seconded to Westpac Banking Corporation for two years (1991-92) to advise on development and refinancing strategies for a AUD $18 billion non-performing loan portfolio which included some of the largest loan exposures in Australia, across a variety of property types including commercial, hotels, land subdivision, hospitals, retail and multi-unit residential. After working in the Property Investment Banking Division of Macquarie Bank in 2003, David joined former Lendlease colleagues at Citta Property Group as a Director. David joined Infrastructure NSW in July 2013 as Project Director for Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct, and was appointed as the Head of Projects New South Wales in November 2015.