Commercial Manager | Contract Manager | Claims Consultant

Last Updated: 20th April 2019 (over 3 years ago)



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Age Range
35 to 44

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Highly ambitious and self-driven individual with fifteen years pre and post contract experience working in various commercial and contractual capacities within the construction industry. Conversant in all aspects of commercial management duties, with a meticulous approach, and a keen interest in contractual and dispute resolution related matters. Strong knowledge in claims preparation and assessment, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to manage disputes whilst preserving relationships among stakeholders. Experienced working on major projects both domestically in the United Kingdom and internationally in the Middle East and East Asia. Past experience includes working within the Building and Civil Infrastructure sectors, both on and off site, in client, consultant and contractor facing roles.


Robert Gordon University
Construction Law & Arbitration

   Sep 2013
— Jun 2016

Master of Laws (LL.M)

Northumbria University
Quantity Surveying

   Sep 2008
— Jun 2011

Foundation Degree (FdSc)

Teesside University
Building Studies

   Sep 2006
— Jun 2008

Higher National Certificate (HNC)

Redcar and Cleveland College

   Sep 2004
— Jun 2006

BTEC National Certificate (ONC)

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member (MCIArb)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Associate Member (AssocRICS)

(Full 'MRICS' membership to be attained in due course.)


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   Jun 2017
— Sep 2018

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Marubeni Corporation
Assistant Commercial Manager

   Oct 2015
— Apr 2017

Provided claims, contract, and commercial management support in regards to a circa $4 billion Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Project in Taiwan. Main responsibilities included the assessment and determination of Subcontractor claims, production of counter-claims, drafting of correspondence, and assisting the legal team with regard to Arbitration preparation.

Hill International
Claims Administrator

   Nov 2014
— Oct 2015

Reviewed contractor claims and prepared contractual responses (Engineer determinations) in accordance with FIDIC red and yellow book contracts on a circa $6 billion expansion of Muscat International and Salalah Airports in the Sultanate of Oman.

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   May 2011
— Nov 2014

(April 2013 – November 2014)
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(May 2011 – April 2013)
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   Sep 2004
— May 2011

Responsible for the full gamut of Quantity Surveying activities in relation to a variety of property construction and refurbishment projects, ranging in value from £10k to £10m.

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