About Us

Innovative Technical and Project Excellence

years of experience

Innova is an independent Australian owned engineering and professional advisory services company with over 25 years of proven local and global experience backed by a team of multi-disciplined professionals and executives providing trusted advice and solutions to governments, operators and industry.

Our engineering and consulting business is focused on providing support and solutions that leverage positive whole of life outcomes for our clients.

While Innova can provide systems engineering, telecommunications and operational technology systems services for all types of industries, our resources have proven development, design and operational experience in rail and road transport, emergency services, mining, telecommunications and critical operational technology infrastructure. All our resources are highly experienced in design, delivery and operations across the project lifecycle and are problem solvers working on small through to major multi-faceted initiatives, with small groups to complex multi-stakeholder teams.

Innova applies the collective deep knowledge, skills and capabilities of our resources to many other industry applications of technological solutions providing proven value for money outcomes to our clients. Our multi-disciplinary working ability and clear, concise approach to problem solving and INNOVAtive solution development has continually enabled our clients to realise efficiencies and achieve better value.

We form collaborative, honest and transparent partnerships with all our clients tailoring the resource skills to engagement requirements to deliver tailored advice building confidence in the future you INNOVAte today.

Engineering and Consulting

Innova looks forward to the opportunity to support your further needs.

Our resource capabilities, supported by real world experience, include:
  • Policy, strategy and business case development
  • Risk and operational safety management
  • Project and program management
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Governance
  • Cyber security and business integrity
  • Design management, Systems engineering and assurance
  • Asset Management

The unique nature of Innova resource engagement facilitates the leveraging of different experience and capabilities from multiple resources to the benefit of individual clients.

Innova is highly experienced in managing complex stakeholder engagements involving government agencies, clients, contractors, and vendors through strong focus on stakeholder management, safety and planning advice. Innova has successfully supported all project stages from requirements gathering and analysis, business case development, initial order and concept design through to implementation, acceptance testing and life-cycle management, across multiple sectors using proven project management, risk and engineering methodologies and processes in accordance with client policies and industry standards. Innova can provide support for a single stage or a complete project program consisting of multiple stages where continuity is critical.

Innova are also able to perform as an independent reviewer or verifier, where time criticality requires rapid review and clarification of a way forward. Drawing upon significant project and program experience, Innova can provide assistance to solve or manage complex business problems in an innovative, practical and efficient manner. An integrated systems engineering and risk management approach has added crucial value to clients. Innova has the specialist discipline, technical and business capabilities and a strong reputation in a range of industries and technology management functions.

Innova has a strong service delivery capability in rail and asset management and adopts a team approach to bring together the knowledge and experience of all stakeholders to achieve objectives. When the stakeholder has a sense of ownership and objectives are achieved, we underpin their future success through a transfer of knowledge and skills.

We have successfully delivered rollingstock and rail infrastructure projects from user requirements specification, design and commissioning, transition in, operational readiness, operations and maintenance, life extension and disposal for passenger, freight, light rail and monorail operations locally, nationally and internationally.

Our understanding of transport is predicated on the services provided by our team in project advisory, development and delivery having worked closely with operators and government agencies around Australia including DOT, V/Line, AJM-JV, RPV, SRLA, VicTrack, Metro Trains Melbourne, TfV, DTF, NSW Telecommunications Authority, Sydney Trains, TfNSW, Emergency Management Victoria, TasRail, QR, Pacific National, ARTC, and Connex to name a few.

In summary, the salient features of the Innova team:

  • Innova is a single entity capable of delivering the nominated requirements.
  • value-adding through the multidisciplinary approach of Innova.
  • providing additional support through our technical capabilities and professional network.
  • our breadth and depth of experience across all aspects of the rail industry and operation of public transport.
  • our ability to leverage a niche and unique skill base.
  • our strong ethical with integrity and transparency enshrined in its corporate fabric.
  • our “no surprise” culture.