Mark Thomson

Partner

PwC

Mark Thomson is a Partner with PwC Australia. As a consulting Partner Mark collaborates with Government, Utility and Mining clients to work smarter and grow faster. He consults to build effective organisations, innovate & grow, reduce costs and manage risk & regulation. His aim is to support you in designing, managing and executing lasting beneficial change.

As an economist and accountant Mark has a particular passion for how the understanding of markets, legislation, regulation, rational choice and increasingly an understanding of human behaviour can help open opportunities for commerce and government.

Mark’s combined experience and expertise has seen him play a key role in transformational projects including as lead commercial advisor on the South Australian Government’s Energy plan supporting the deals closed with:

– Telsa/Neoen for the world’s largest Lithium Ion Battery in Jamestown
– Solar Reserve for the world’s largest Solar Thermal Plant in Port Augusta
– APR Energy for the provision of nine new dual-fuel GE aeroderivative TM2500 turbine gen-sets

Mark has also previously had lead roles advising various parties on the transition of Compulsory Third Party Insurance to the private sector, the concept and design of an Investment Attraction Agency, Human Services reform, precinct development, corrections programs, various port and rail projects and Victoria’s Desalination Project.

Mark also works with industry and communities through roles such as the Treasurer of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (SA).


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