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Andrew Mansour

Andrew Mansour

Partner, Sector Leader, Power & Utilities
BEc LLB (Hons)
Sydney | +61 2 9230 4552
Andrew.Mansour@allens.com.au


Andrew is an energy and infrastructure specialist. He has advised government, sponsors and financiers on a range of energy, water and infrastructure projects and privatisations. Andrew heads the firm's water interest group.

Andrew's experience includes advising:

  • NSW Government – establishment of the Gas Retail Market Company and its subsequent transfer of functions to AEMO;
  • NSW Government and industry bodies – various gas market rules to manage imbalances in the gas system;
  • the sponsors on a solar farm project as part of the Solar Flagships Program;
  • the sponsors on the Gullen Range Wind Farm Project;
  • the financiers on the Mumbida and Woodlawn Wind Farm Projects;
  • Queensland Government – privatisation of Tarong's and Stanwell's wind farm portfolios, being five operating wind farms and 14 development sites across the country;
  • Snowy Hydro – gas supply and transportation arrangements in New South Wales and Victoria;
  • EnergyAustralia (now AusGrid) – privatisation of its electricity and gas businesses, including gas transportation, shipping, wholesale gas, including the transfer of wholesale and retail electricity contracts and advising on licensing issues;
  • Tomago Aluminium (the largest electricity off-taker in New South Wales) - electricity arrangements with Macquarie Generation;
  • the sponsors on the development of the Emu Downs Wind Farm Project, including associated project finance and off-take arrangements, and its subsequent sale to APA;
  • SA Treasury – complete overhaul and privatisation of the South Australian Electricity Industry;
  • Mitsui and TEPCO – acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in the Tarong North Power Station Project;
  • Degremont – on the Prospect Water Treatment Plant, their plants in Queensland and WA, and on various bids for recycling and desalination projects; and
  • on various Transport Projects: Railcorp on its ticketing arrangements with CUBIC; TfNSW on its cleaning reform project; Country Rail on the outsource of the maintenance of the country rail network to John Holland; and the M5 and Eastern Distributor TollRaods.

Andrew also is on the Board of The Northcott Society, a not for profit organisation that provides support to people with disabilities and their families.