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 Expert  728825

Expert in Commercial Management, Quantity Surveying, Claim Preparation / Defense, Preparation for Arbitration

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Agreement: Expert has agreed numerous contracts, work packages and final accounts with clients and subcontractors. Arbitration: Expert has prepared documentatation ready for arbitration and solicitors. Business management: He has been a managing director and Commercial director for limited companies for many years. Communication: Expert has proven his communication skills by the awards of contracts, settlement of accounts and general management. Computer communication: He has been computer literate for 15 years since working in the Oil industry in Stornoway. Conflict resolution: Expert has shown this in account settlements. Construction Contract: Expert has worked with Building, civils and specialist goverment contracts for 35 years. Construction Project management: He was MD of a construction company for 18 years and project manager for another construction company for 4 years before becoming Commercial director of a local company.

Dispute: Expert as a member or the Instute of Arbitrators has a good knowledge of this and is proven by his settlements. Family Buisiness: He came from a family business and started work as a QS in anther family buisiness and has continued to work in family buisnesses. Finance: He worked as a QS, MD and Commercial Director has a very good knowledge of finance. Product scourcing: Expert has expierenced this running contracts as a project manager, estimator and quantity surveyor. Project planning: Expert required these skills as a project manager and quantity surveyor. Public Speaking: He represented the CIOB & RICS at numerous functions and made presentations for tender inclusions over many years. Small business: Expert has worked with many small buisineses and understands their needs re cash flow, payments, qualified staffing. Technology transfer: He has moved with the times and understands and uses modern technology. Trade agreement : He has worked with trade and framework agreements.


business management


business strategy


business valuation








computer communication


computer-aided communication


conflict resolution


construction contract




contract negotiation


insurance contract


management contract


construction project management








family business




product sourcing


project execution planning


project management


quantity surveying


public speaking


small business


technology transfer




trade agreement



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1978   RICS   Quantity Surveying   RICS  
1973     Building Management   CIOB  
1967   HND Building   Building Contruction & Management   Leed College of Technology  
1965   OND Building   Building Construction & Management   Hull College of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to








He is the consultant for all works working with main contractors Willmott Dixon and Skanska

2004 to 2008


Provian Construction Ltd.




Commercial Director


He was responsible for all departments being, estimating, buying, surveying, design & build, coordinating their activities and smooth interface with the departments, reporting directly to the Managing Director.

2000 to 2004


Rockcrest Group Ltd.




Project Manager/Managing Surveyor


Managing contracts, quantity survying, general management reporting to Managing Director.

1997 to 2000


Lewis Offshore Ltd. Outer Hebrides




Quantiy Surveyor


Preparation and submission of claim, taking of quantities, agreement of subcontractor accounts and claims, valuations.

1978 to 1997


Court Contracts Ltd


Managing Director


Managing Director


1976 to 1984


Abbey Surveying & Estimating Services Ltd.




Managing Director


Ran in conjunction with Court Contracts but work load reduced as Court Contracts grew.

1967 to 1976


Stour Estimating Services ltd.


Quantity Surveying / Estimating


Trainee to Director


He went from trainee as general dogs body to director working throughout the UK and in Gibralter on claims, final accounts general surveying duties and estimates.

Career Accomplishments:

RICS; CIOB; Institute of Arbitrators.


F.R.I.C.S.; M.C.I.O.B.; A.C.I.Arb.


C.I.O.B Southern Region chairman medal.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has acted as expert witness in connection with building claims.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1999 to 2000   the Netherlands   Working on claim for Lewis Off Shore Ltd in clients office in Holland. Solicitors advised claim would be won but monies would be moved offshore so no recovery possible. Claim ceased.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   School GCSE level
Spanish   Basic night classes and private study

Market Research:
As an active member of RICS, the Institute of Arbitrators and the CIOB, Expert had a very good knowledge of trends, growth, attitudes, cusomers etc.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has attended numerous courses in connection with contract conditions, health & safety, arbitration, employment law, competition act, performance & development, Insurance, sustainability.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Submitting enquiries to suppliers and subcontractors for contract works, analyising, negotiating and placing order.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is very adaptable and can quickly understand situations and resolve them without involving lawyers and incurring the associated costs. His qualifications show his knowledge.


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