In his formative years, Chris undertook various site/project management roles within main contracting organisations, including tender and project planning. During his time as a planner, Chris established a track record of producing robust programmes from first principles. He also managed the onsite planning and programming function of various multimillion-pound projects.
In 2006, Chris moved away from main contracting into consultancy to further his career in the field of forensic planning and delay analysis. Although Chris has now specialised in the field of forensic planning and delay analysis for 16 years, he has been commissioned to undertake programme audits, establish planning systems and deliver planning related training.
Since turning his focus to delay, Chris’ reports have helped his clients settle disputes on a diverse range of projects. Notable delay appointments include; offshore windfarms (c£2 billion), new highway, Scotland (c£1 billion), residential development, London (£250 million), new waste management facility, Lancashire (c£250 million), new civil justice center (c£115 million), mixed use leisure and retail development, Birmingham (c£100 million) and a new school, Scotland (c£15 million). Other types of projects include; highways, rail re-signalling, rail earthwork and structures, RAF base utilities upgrade, aircraft manufacturing facility, food production facility, cardboard manufacturing facility, vehicle manufacturing facility, light industrial, hospitals and health centres, teaching laboratory, medical research facility, fish veterinary and aquaria centre, art galleries, hotels, residential, leisure centres, investment bank refurbishment, onshore wind farms, battery storage, bio fuels plant, offshore works associated with a combined cycle power station, and an offshore platform accommodation refurbishment.
Chris has a proven ability to assist lawyers and Counsel by explaining complex issues in a concise and intelligible manner.