Melissa de Oliveira

Senior Consultant

Melissa is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with around 10 years of experience providing quantum professional services to the UK domestic construction sector and on international disputes. She has been instructed as a quantum expert on behalf of a main contractor to undertake a detailed quantum analysis and provide an expert report. She has advised main contractors and their legal teams.

She has worked for professional cost consultants providing Project Quantity Surveyor services and Fund Monitoring services. She has assisted in project controls and undertaken quantity surveying duties from feasibility study to contract completion.

Melissa has advised clients in the UK on a wide variety of construction sectors for public and private entities. This has included preparing feasibility studies, estimates, procurement, preparing packages, and analysing tender returns. She is experienced in project cost control, reporting and final account management.

She has provided quantum assistance for matters in dispute between client and main contractors in the Middle East and Europe and for ‘true value’ assessments for major insurance groups.

Melissa has been instructed as a quantum expert on behalf of a main contractor to produce an expert report for the purposes of defending in adjudication.

Melissa has JCT and FIDIC contracts experience.

Melissa is fluent in Portuguese, has full working proficiency in Spanish and English and is conversationally proficient in Italian and Japanese.


BA (Hons) in International Business
MSC in Quantity Surveying

Professional Memberships

Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
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