Mr. Ian Gunton previously worked for major construction contractors before transitioning into professional services in 2004. He is an Engineer and Planner with 38 years experience in construction, engineering, petrochemical, process and building projects, with a grounding in planning and programming. Mr. Gunton has experience of all forms of contract and planning matters working for contractors as an engineer up to planning manager for a national construction company and working as a claim’s consultant and delay expert through to managing director.
He has been appointed as expert on many disputes some high-profile commissions such as the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the Aquatics Centre, Olympic Stadium and Humber Gas Pipeline Tunnel. Experienced in many sectors, Mr. Gunton’s background is multi-disciplinary and includes building (residential, retail and office), heavy civil engineering and process infrastructure, oil and gas pipelines, power transmission and distribution (on and offshore windfarms, nuclear and waste to energy).
Before His Honour Judge Stephen Davies sitting as a High Court Judge stated:
“Mr. Gunton had impressive expertise in delay analysis and had undertaken a detailed and conscientious analysis of the project by reference to the contemporaneous documents as and when he was provided with them which was, overall, significantly more convincing than that of Mr. Hudson.”