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Meet the team.

EXPERTISE

 

Claims Strategy & Commercial Management Team.

Graeme Anderson

Executive Director

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Graeme Anderson is an executive contract and claims professional with 30 plus years’ experience, specialising in infrastructure, construction, engineering, and resources. He has worked extensively in the project development phases of Major Projects for both Clients and EPCM Managers. Graeme has developed Strategic Sourcing Plans which drew heavily on international OEMs, Fabricators and Suppliers from global low-cost centers. Graeme has also developed Project Delivery Plans, Project and Program Management Guidance, Commercial and Contract Strategies, Engineering Package Templates, Tender Phase Analysis Tools and Negotiation Plans including Recommendation to Award Reports. During Project Delivery, Graeme held various senior management positions and led the Contract Administration effort for monthly progress claims, variations, extension of time, claims and closeout. Graeme also has extensive experience in all facets of commercial claims including basis of claim, claim strategy, recovery of evidence, development of claim chronology, narratives, and particulars. His experience extends to expert witness management, Discovery Plan development, document hosting platforms and software tools and all other aspects of litigation case management.

James Ferry

Executive Director

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James has over 40 years experience in legal, technical, management, advisory and commercial roles, mainly in the oil & gas, power generation, mining and resources, water, transport (road, rail and aviation), defence, infrastructure, building and manufacturing industries. He is qualified as a Chartered Engineer, solicitor and barrister and has gained a wealth of technical, legal and commercial knowledge and expertise from projects he has worked on primarily in South East Asia (Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines), the UK and USA. James has specialised in senior management, advice and dispute resolution roles, primarily involving the analysis and successful resolution of detailed contractual, technical and commercial aspects of claims ranging in value to $2+ billion. Some of his notable projects include the Ichthys LNG Project, QCLNG Pipelines Project, Adelaide Desalination Plant, Express Rail Link Kowloon Station, Singapore MRT, Melbourne CityLink, Westgate Bridge and Crown Casino.

George Mackintosh Keiller

Associate Director Claims & Forensic Research

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George has provided senior commercial management and project controls services to the construction, resources, oil & gas and infrastructure industries for over 35 years. He has a broad range of industry experience, gained from working in many countries, including, Scotland, South Africa, Oman, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia and Australia. With a broad skill base, which spans the full range of quantity surveying services, George has a significant track record of contract, commercial management, project controls and Alliance management.

Mark Kehoe

Senior Consultant Claims & Risk

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13 years of working in the construction, infrastructure and utility sectors, Mark has held a number of key site-based positions, including commercial, contracts and project management roles and has a wide breadth of practical industry and estimating experience, which led to him becoming General Manager of a Civil Engineering Company, leading a diverse range of complex projects and teams. With a very strong commercial background and solid project experience, Mark has a pragmatic approach to commercial management. Mark is currently undertaken a MSc in Construction Law, which has granted him an ability to handle the wide range of commercial matters that arise on construction projects.

 

Delay Team.

Matt Kitchin

Executive Director Delay

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With over 20 years international experience Matt is a recognised project planning and programming expert throughout the mining, oil & gas industries. Highly regarded in the Building and Commercial Development industry due to the successful delivery of many complex projects, Matt specialises in forensic schedule analysis to support the project claim prevention/protection and determination process focused mainly of Building and Commercial developments.

Steve Williams

Associate Director Delay

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With over 25 years’ experience across Mining, Minerals Processing and Oil & Gas Projects, Steve has worked for many of the major Asset Owners and Tier 1 Contractors across Australia. Steve’s extensive experience in engineering construction projects has underpinned his more recent work in forensic delay analysis. Since 2013, Steve has focused primarily on developing a solid CV in delay and disruption, having represented both Claimants and Defendants during this time. Recently, he appeared as an expert witness for a client’s arbitration hearing in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) where his detailed analysis and reports on the cause and effect of delay and disruption to the schedule performance was an important component in the proceedings. This included development of time-phased graphical models highlighting the impacts of change and delay on the as-planned schedule sequence throughout the project lifecycle, assessing the true impact of concurrent delays on the programme, and also reviewing and rebutting counterclaims from the other party.  Steve has worked on a wide cross-section of projects, including the Jemena Atlas Lateral and Compression Project, APLNG Coal Seam Gas, Ichthys (Inpex) Darwin Gas Processing Facility, BMA Major Projects, Stanwell Magnesium Project, Rio Tinto Major Projects, and various Coal, Gold, Alumina, Aluminium and Iron Ore Projects. 

Brendan Crisp

 Associate Delay

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Brendan has over 20 years of experience working in the construction industry, on projects ranging from small scale construction projects to mega oil & gas, refinery and smelting projects. Having been involved in planning for the past 16 years Brendan has an excellent technical and applied understanding of project controls. Working with large multi-national companies around the world on various projects, Brendan has gained a thorough understanding of Engineering, Procurement, Contract Administration, Construction and Commissioning/Start-up processes. 

Marius Van der Merwe

 Associate Delay

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Marius has been a program and project management professional with a 25 year track record leveraging proven project management methodologies, project planning / forensics and controls, cost optimisation, data analytics, and SDLC knowledge. Throughout his career, he successfully led broad transformative projects for clients across various industries, including Engineering & Design, Oil & Gas, Civil, Mining Operations, Mining Maintenance and several other IT industry sectors. Over the years, Marius has developed a strong ability for data analytics and database development in relation to complete portfolio schedules and data sets. Additionally his strengths include SDLC Management, Enterprise and Solution Architecture, Business Analysis, Systems Implementation, Supply Chain and Logistics, Construction Management, Tendering and Contracts, Risk Analysis and Mitigation, Performance Evaluation, Quality Assurance, Change and Stakeholder Management, coupled with a robust IT educational background.

 

Quantum & Risk Team.

Joel Glover

Executive Director Quantum

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Joel is uniquely placed to provide dispute resolution and quantum services to both the United Kingdom and Australian markets and has over 14 years international experience working within the construction industry providing cost consulting and dispute resolution services. Appointed quantum expert on multiple occasions, Joel has considerable experience working within and managing larger quantum teams supporting appointed experts.

Chris Dixon

Director Risk & Quantum

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Chris has over 20 years of international experience working with major contractors and owner/operator organisations in the oil & gas, resources, construction and engineering sectors. With extensive experience identifying opportunity and risk to provide statistical range analysis, Chris also provides advice in quantification of prolongation cost claims and disruption analysis; contract management; earned value management; project delivery services, capital cost estimating, operating cost estimating; and scheduling. 

Troy Werner 

Director Cost Services & Risk 

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Over 23 years of Project Controls experience in the Engineering Procurement Construction Management (EPC/EPCM) and Major Project Client Team environments. Troy has a solid Project Controls technical background and has work internationally throughout the various industries of Mining, Oil and Gas, Power and Telecommunications. Most recently, 2 years’ experience as the Cost Manager at KBR in providing forensic cost support for JKC on the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, NT.

Nic Chia

Consultant Quantum

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Nic has recently made the career transition to the construction industry, and is acquiring invaluable commercial experience and developing into an excellent Quantity Surveyor. Nic has recently completed a Masters degree of Construction Practice and Post-Graduate Certificate in Building Information Modelling and Integrated Project Delivery with Bond University. Nic has had great exposure to the industry throughout his study, including working along-side industry leaders before commencing his time with iResolve.

Daniel Thickbroom

Senior Associate Quantum 

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Daniel is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Daniel has worked on a wide variety of projects in both pre and post contract capacity. Experience within the Industry includes Infrastructure, Commercial & Residential, New Build and Regeneration, Demolition and Reinstatement works, with Clients from the Private and Public sector. Daniel has a successful track record of performing technically in a variety of Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Project Management and Contract Administration roles.