Expert Details

Expert in Investigates Claims and Quantity Surveying Report Queries, Mediation, Adjudication, Litigation

Expert ID: 729452 United Kingdom

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Expert has over 40 year's experience in the construction industry, acting as Project Manager, Employer's Agent and Quantity Surveyor.

In his early years he was in the employ of well known construction firms, working on major building and civil engineering works that included; high rise offices straddling an underground railway; A406/A5 flyovers at Brent
Cross; Local Authority housing scheme (600 flats); industrial development North London
(500,000 ft²); British Gypsum Rockwool Factory – Runcorn; Pharmaceutical Plant – Burma; and Pharmaceutical buildings for - Pfizer – the Welcome Foundation and Smiths Industries.



Expert has been in the Quantity Surveying industry for over 40 years and has gained valuable skill and experience in preparing and analysing budgets on develoment projects. Expert uses his expertise and skill when
preparing early budgets to look beyond the initial design and consider those items that designers may not yet have detailed or considered, but inevitably will be required. Expert has live cost data available from successfully
completed schemes to assist in the preparation of budgets. Once a budget is agreed Expert, together with the client and designers can manage and monitor the financial aspects of the design development and
procurement.

Expert will follow the key stages below to ensure that cost certainty is achieved:

Understanding the clients brief
Interrogating feasibility sketches
Preparing and updating the budget as design work proceeds
Advising on procurement and contract strategies
Reviewing alternative products and methods of construction
Assist in the planning and programming of the project to maximise efficiency
Considering the whole life costs
Reviewing the environmental credentials and impact
Monitoring the budget during design development
Preparing tender documents
Evaluating tenders
Preparing contract documents
Reviewing proposed variations in the construction phase
Financial reporting
Resolution of the final account

Expert has built up a large portfolio of quantity surveying experience in the following sectors:

Education
Residential
Office and Commercial
Industrial and Storage
Civil Engineering


Expert has experience of project management in the following sectors:
Education
Residential
Office and Commercial
Industrial and Storage
Leisure

From Expert's many years of construction experience Expert fully understands the requirements in order for a project to be managed well.





Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: FRICS Subject: QUANTITY SURVEYING Institution: ECOT

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1985 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: SENIOR PARTNER Department: Responsibilities: Responsibility for running the Practice.

QS and PM on current projects that include: Education, Residential, Leisure and Civil Engineering

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
To date Expert Evidence has been given as a Quantity Surveyor in over 100 disputes. Evidence includes the provision of Advice, Reports and oral evidence. Oral evidence to date includes over twenty trials and hearings.
Other Relevant Experience
Provision of Quantity Surveying and Project Management for live projects.

Fields of Expertise

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