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Expert in Construction Cost Management, Construction Project Management, Contract Claims Management

Expert ID: 729211 United Kingdom

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Expert is a well-rounded construction professional who has been applying his experience and expertise in cost management, project management and construction contract advice to building and civil engineering projects for over 20 years. He has had extensive involvement in both pre- and post-contract stages of major projects both in the UK and the Caribbean and has previously held senior consultant positions in three major UK consultancy practices. His knowledge and experience in law and arbitration allows him to make value-added contributions throughout the life-cycle of construction projects including the management of claims and disputes at final account. He is a very client-focused professional, always seeking ways to add value to projects and clients' ultimate business activities. Over the last three years, most of his consultancy services have been delivered in the rail transport sector, particularly on civil engineering and signalling contracts.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2010 Degree: Graduate Diploma (GDL) Subject: Law Institution: University of Huddersfield
Year: 2005 Degree: Post Graduate Diploma Subject: Arbitration Institution: College of Estate Management
Year: 2001 Degree: MSc Subject: Quantity Surveying Institution: London South Bank University
Year: 1997 Degree: MSc Subject: Construction Management Institution: London South Bank University
Year: 1992 Degree: Diploma Subject: Construction Management Institution: University of Technology, Jamaica

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director Department: Responsibilities: Lead commissions in cost management, contract advice and claims management
Years: 2006 to 2007 Employer: Faith + Gould Title: Managing Surveyor Department: Cost Consulting Responsibilities: Managing quantity surveyor on £80million mixed use scheme
Years: 2004 to 2006 Employer: Cyril Sweet Limited Title: Senior Cost Consultant Department: Cost Consulting Responsibilities: Lead pre and post contract cost management on various commercial and office schemes between £5- 75 million value.
Years: 2002 to 2004 Employer: Shepherds Bush Housing Association Title: Senior Surveyor Department: Responsibilities: Pre- and post-contract cost management and contract administration on various residential schemes
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: Northcroft Consulting Title: Project Manager Department: Project Management Responsibilities: Project manager for various refurbishment schemes between £1 - 5 million.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He is a chartered arbitrator and member of the arbitrator's panel of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Marketing Experience
He currently secures most of his commissions in the rail transport sector and is particularly well-known for bringing a private sector approach to cost management and contract administration in this hitherto traditional public sector bureaucracy.

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