Nigel Bowra - Director
B. Civil Eng (Hon)
Mr Bowra has spent just over 40 years in a range of positions up to and including Project Director and finally Managing Director, in the engineering, construction and mining industries. Mr Bowra’s various roles range from site construction engineer up to project director. He undertook senior planning and field construction supervisory roles in major civil and multi-disciplinary projects including power stations in the NSW, Singapore and Indonesia. During this time, he also undertook management and director roles in process engineering projects and studies, and in later years participated in planning, financing and developing of major private projects such as the Sydney Harbour Tunnel and the Eastlink Toll way project in Melbourne.
Andrew Blake - Director
Andrew Blake is a Senior Manager within the Infrastructure Team at Super Investment Management Pty Ltd (SIM), the internal manager for the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (Rest). Mr Blake is based in Melbourne and has over 15 years of direct infrastructure investment experience across origination, execution and management. Mr Blake is responsible for investment management, origination, deal execution, relationship management and overall portfolio development within SIM’s Infrastructure Team. Prior to joining SIM in 2011, he held various positions within the Corporate Finance and Treasury teams at Transurban.
Mr Blake is also presently an alternate director of the South East Australia Gas Pty Ltd and South East Australia Gas (Mortlake) Pty Ltd as well as an alternate member of the SEA Gas Partnership. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Post-Graduate Diploma in Economics from Monash University.
William Grant - Director
William Grant is the Head of Infrastructure at Super Investment Management (SIM).
SIM is the internal investment management arm of Rest which is a $54Bn fund with offices in Melbourne, New York and London. SIM manages approximately $12.6bn of funds across Cash, Bonds, Direct Debt, Property, Private Equity, Infrastructure and Australian Equities.
In the role of Head of Infrastructure, which he has held since 2015, he leads a team responsible for research, direct investment origination and asset management.
Prior to Rest, William worked in the Corporate Finance team for International Power (now Engie). William holds a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Strathclyde.