Tusk's principals also have an enviable reputation for developing implementable and credible policy frameworks for governments - they have been at the forefront of supporting government agencies adopt major regulatory, institutional and fiscal reforms required to attract investments in the infrastructure sector. In this role they have been instrumental in enabling governments adopt new laws and establish new regulators and project delivery organizations. Tusk's principals have also been engaged to establish and manage government-backed infrastructure financing companies. For corporations and infrastructure fund managers, Tusk has sourced and structured suitable infrastructure investments and has led the execution of such deals from origination to completion. Tusk has also developed strategic investment frameworks for private equity funds and financial institutions.
The following projects represent some of the Policy, Strategy & Investment Advisory projects that Tusk and or its principals have led:
- 2012 - Government of Indonesia
Strategic advisory to the Connectivity Working Group Secretariat at Bappenas for the implementation of infrastructure projects identified in MP3EI
- 2012 - Public Listed Bank Indonesia
Development of an investment plan and IM for raising of additional capital via a rights issue for this public listed bank with substantial micro finance portfolio
- 2011 - 2012 - Private Company
Development of the investment proposal for an Indonesian private company to expand its current business of transporting CNG in carbon fiber mega canisters to end-users within the island of Java
- 2011 - 2012 - Government of Indonesia
Strategic advisory to the KP3EI Secretariat for the roll-out of MP3EI
- 2011 - 2012 - PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance
Development of 5-Year Business Plan and the drawdown of US$ 200 mil in long term debt and US$ 160 mil in equity
- 2009 - 2010 - DEG
Establishment and interim management of PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance company for Govt of Indonesia, IFC, ADB and DEG
- 2009 - 2010 - Government of Indonesia, IFC, ADB & DEG
Led the Project Management Office (PMO) for the establishment of PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance (PT IIF) and acted as the interim managers of PT IIF pending the recruitment of the Board of Directors and the Board of Commissioners. PT IIF is a non-bank financial institutional with a potential portfolio size of $2 billion. Its founding shareholders are the Government of Indonesia, via PT SMI, IFC, ADB and DEG (the German development bank)
- 2008 - 2009 - Government of Papua New Guinea
Lead Advisor to the Treasury, Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Public Enterprises to develop PPP Policy Framework including developing PPP Laws, setting up a PPP Centre and developing pilot projects - Ongoing
- 2006 - 2007 - Government of Queensland
In-house lead consultant to the Program Management Office to roll out A$66billion "South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan 2006 -2026".
- 2005 - PT Jasa Marga, Indonesia
Industry Specialist to Indonesia's toll road SOE's strategic business restructuring for IPO.
- 2004 - 2006 - Government of Indonesia
Team leadership of the World Bank funded "Private Provision of Infrastructure Technical Assistance (PPITA)" to the Ministry of Public Works - Established toll road and water regulators, passed new road and water laws.
- 2002 - Government of Sri Lanka
Lead Advisor to the Prime Minister's office to relocate the Walicoda Prison in Colombo, build 4 new prisons under PPP schemes and to redevelop the existing site as a transportation, commercial and education hub - All on a "cost neutral" basis to the Government.