ALX is managed by an experienced team of leaders and executives and embraces a culture of diversity.  The team operates on the basis of respect for each individual’s contribution which drives productivity and performance.

Graeme Bevans, Executive Director

Director from 1 April 2019 following appointment as CEO of Atlas Arteria.

Graeme Bevans is an Executive Director of ATLAX following his appointment as CEO.

Graeme Bevans has more than 25 years’ experience in the global infrastructure sector, where he has completed the acquisition, development and management of 17 infrastructure businesses with a total enterprise value of over $40 billion.

Prior to joining Atlas Arteria, Graeme was Founder and CEO of Annuity Infrastructure in the UK. He has also held senior roles globally, including as Head of Infrastructure at CPPIB in Canada, Partner at Alinda Capital Partners in the USA, and Head of Infrastructure Investment at IFM Investors in Australia.

Graeme has overseen very complex joint venture arrangements in global infrastructure both in Australia and abroad, particularly in Europe and the Americas. He has served as an active Director of 10 of those investee companies in Europe, Australia, North America and South America.

David Collins, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

David commenced as CFO of Atlas Arteria on 1 September 2022.

David has over 20 years’ experience in finance and commercial roles covering businesses in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Germany and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Atlas Arteria, David was the Chief Financial Officer at Chorus, a role that he held since 2018. Prior to Chorus, David held a number of senior finance roles with Aurizon and Brookfield Asset Management.

David has an undergraduate degree in Commerce from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from the University of Wollongong. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Amanda Baxter, Group Executive North  America and Corporate Development

Amanda commenced as Group Executive North America and Corporate Development on 20 May 2024.

Amanda has over 20 years’ experience in transport infrastructure in both  corporate and government roles.

Prior to joining Atlas Arteria, Amanda was Senior Vice President, Virginia Market and Operations, North America at Transurban, where she led business development and operational delivery across their toll road portfolio in North America.

Amanda has also held a range of senior roles in both operating businesses and consulting, including as Special Projects Director at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

Amanda has an undergraduate degree in Applied Science from George Mason University and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School  of Business.

Catherine Brain, Group Executive People and Culture

Catherine was appointed Group Executive People and Culture on 1 April 2022. She started with Atlas Arteria in May 2020 leading the Talent and Development strategy before taking on the role of Director Human Resources.

Catherine is a respected executive with more than 20 years’ experience working across industry sectors in senior roles dedicated to people, culture, and transformation. She brings extensive experience leading strategic change programs and people strategies for ASX100 companies. Catherine has undergraduate degrees in Arts and Public Policy from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

Clayton McCormack, Group Executive Legal, Risk and Governance

Clayton was appointed as General Counsel & Company Secretary on 1 April 2019. He started with Atlas Arteria as General Counsel & Company Secretary Elect in December 2018.

Clayton has more than 20 years experience at leading law firms and in legal and company secretarial leadership positions at ASX100 companies.

Clayton is an experienced legal governance and risk advisor to complex multinational businesses with deep expertise in cross border M&A, capital markets, directors’ duties and legal risk management.

Clayton has undergraduate degrees in Law and Commerce (University of Western Australia) and postgraduate qualifications in Professional Ethics (University of Melbourne) and Applied Finance and Investment (Securities Institute of Australia).

Vincent Portal-Barrault, Group Executive Europe, Strategy and Portfolio

Vincent was appointed as COO on 1 April 2019. He started with Atlas Arteria in the position of COO Elect in December 2018.

Vincent has spent most of his career in infrastructure asset management, investment and M&A advisory, having worked across all major infrastructure sub-sectors including roads, airports, ports, power and utilities, and telecommunications. He spent 12 years working with the Macquarie Group, most recently in the Infrastructure and Real Assets team based in France where he has been actively involved in the management of several portfolio companies, including APRR. Vincent has deep experience and a proven track record in the origination of infrastructure investments, and successful operational monitoring and improvement of infrastructure businesses. He also brings with him a strong knowledge of the APRR business.

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