Santhosh Therakam, Senior Manager - Risk Management

A qualified engineer with a successful record of executive positions spanning over 30 years, Santhosh Therakam is a highly experienced project risk manager who brings a wealth of knowledge in risk based decision making to every project. Working for owners, operators and government bodies, Santhosh has delivered complex, multi-billion and multi-discipline projects within the transport, mining, oil and gas, utilities and building sectors in Australia and abroad. His recent clients include the Queensland Department of Transport & Main Roads, Queensland Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development, Transport for NSW, POSCO, Rio Tinto and Origin Alliance.

He is known for his exceptional knowledge and practical application of statistical analysis and is an expert in Monte Carlo risk simulation modelling for CAPEX and OPEX using @Risk software for cost risks and Primavera Risk Analysis for schedule risks. He is also skilled at facilitating risk workshops including risk & opportunity, constructability, safety in design, value for money and lessons learned.

As Senior Manager with Aquenta Consulting, Santhosh leads the integration of cost and risk platforms to provide clients with transparent and practical Integrated Risk Management solutions. Santhosh is a member of Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Project Management and fellow of the Institution of Engineers, India.