Russell Smith

GIP Australia Partner

Russell Smith is a GIP Australia Partner, having joined the firm in 2015. He is based in Sydney.

Mr. Smith is an experienced transport infrastructure executive with an engineering degree, an M.B.A. specializing in strategic management and over 25 years’ experience in the transport infrastructure sector. His initial career was spent on the provision of port engineering, business planning and M&A advisory services for the transport industry worldwide before moving into the role of Global Head of Ports for Babcock & Brown, where he undertook the direct acquisition of transport infrastructure assets for Prime Infrastructure. Based in London during this time, Mr. Smith focused on the European transport market.