Chris Bland


Chris has over 25 years of combined legal and commercial experience within the Transfield Holdings Group.

Chris directly supported the negotiation and implementation of many of its key commercial deals and infrastructure, property and development projects, including Collinsville and Townsville Power Stations, the listing of Transfield Services Limited, the acquisition and listing of Charter Hall Limited, the acquisition, joint venture and subsequent recapitalization with Thales of the Australia defence business ADI Limited, the formation and operation of Perisher Blue Ski Fields and the AUD $650 million joint venture with Mirvac of Walsh Bay Redevelopment Project.

Chris was appointed General Counsel of Transfield Holdings in 2003 and worked as both General Counsel and in a senior management capacity in Transfield Holdings’ core executive working group up to May of 2013.

Chris also served as a board director of Campus Living Villages Pty Limited Pty Limited (the main operating company for CLV’s Australian student accommodation business) between 2008 and 2010.

Chris has worked for CLV as a legal consultant between October 2013 and December of 2016 on key CLV development projects such as Student Village Melbourne at Melbourne University.

Between May 2014 and February 2015 Chris was also seconded by Advisian to the North West Road Groups (a consortium comprising Transurban Limited, QIC and CPPIB) to project manage the negotiation, deal execution and financial close of the AUD $2.9 billion North Connex Road Toll Project, which successfully closed with NSW & Federal Government in February of 2015.

In August of 2015 Chris commenced his role as a commercial Advisor for Prisma Investments.