Sam Sangster
Managing Director

An experienced business leader and trusted advisor with a rare combination of major government infrastructure project leadership and commercial development delivery experience. Sam is a well known infrastructure delivery leader, with an enviable reputation for achieving outcomes in complex and ambiguous arenas. His insights in managing political risk, while balancing public policy outcomes, public value maximisation and commercial returns in delivering private sector investment in public-private ventures are second to none.
Sam holds formal qualifications as a lawyer, accountant and company director and has extensive senior executive experience with some of Australia’s leading ASX listed companies and in several state government delivery organisations, including:

The inaugural CEO of Western City and Aerotropolis Authority

Leading the Western Sydney Aerotropolis concept from inception and selling the vision to the world. Sam was integral in:

  • curating a successful investment attraction program
  • negotiating funding
  • delivery of city-shaping infrastructure such as the Western Sydney Airport Metro
  • driving rezoning of more than 11,500 hectares 
  • establishing the pathway for construction of the Aerotropolis.

Chief Executive NSW Health Infrastructure

Sam’s acheivements as CE include:

  • delivering in excess of A$10.5b of health construction projects over more than 90 projects across NSW
  • developing and implementing the highly successful Health and Education Precinct strategy in collaboration with the Greater Sydney Commission
  • growing the HI development pipeline from A$3b to more than $14b

CEO, VicUrban/Places Victoria

He was instrumental as CEO, together with Australia’s leading property developers in delivering more than:

  • $2.6b of commercial development in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct
  • 40 urban regeneration and mixed use/residential greenfields projects across Victoria

When Sam gets time away from work

Sam is an avid and active scuba diving instructor . He is also a published sports, architecture and cityscape photographer and is passionate about the inclusion of arts and culture into infrastructure and property projects. Sam is also a very keen follower of Australian Rules Football.

Kristy Power
Client Services Manager

Kristy has helped a range of businesses thrive and grow, with an outstanding focus on customer service and can-do approach. She is highly experienced in working with business leaders and Boards and in ensuring business operations and events run seamlessly.

Originally trained as a nurse and having spent time working in palliative care nursing, Kristy brings great affinity to the work Klok Advisory does in the health and hospital sector.


Klok Advisory maintains a small cadre of highly credentialed and experienced affiliates who act and operate as part of an integrated Klok team. We engage the right affiliates for each project, optimising skills and value for our clients. Many of these affiliates have worked with our Principal for more than 10 years in delivering transactions, projects and strategies.

Key skills of our affiliates include:

  • financial structuring and advisory services
  • feasibility development and financial analysis
  • value assessment, value capture and value management
  • data analytics
  • strategic analysis and insights
  • stakeholder communications & engagement