Anton Murashev

Managing Director

Castalia

Anton Murashev leads Castalia’s New Zealand and Pacific practice, and has over 19 years’ experience in infrastructure finance, commercial strategy, policy and regulation. Anton’s experience combines an in-depth knowledge of infrastructure issues from both the public and the private sector perspective, developed through ongoing engagements in developed and developing countries. Through his consulting and corporate career, Mr. Anton has supported a wide range of projects to enable Private Sector Participation (PSP) in infrastructure. In New Zealand, he advised a major local government-owned port on potential pathways to introducing PSP, as well as supporting merger negotiations with another major port. In Australia, on behalf of two major electricity network businesses, he led negotiations with the Victorian State Government on the economic regulatory framework to apply to AU$2.3 billion of private investment in a government-mandated rollout of electricity smart-meters. In his commercial management roles for Jemena, he was responsible for developing and delivering the long-term commercial strategies and market forecasts for the electricity, smart metering, gas, and water distribution businesses in Australia. Overall, he managed revenue and commercial performance analysis across assets that accounted for revenues of approximately AU$1 billion and AU$0.6 of EBIT.