Ms. Melissa Hiromi Miagusko de Oliveira is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with around 10 years experience providing quantum professional services to the UK domestic construction sector and on international disputes. Ms. de Oliveira 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 and has worked for professional cost consultants providing Project Quantity Surveyor services and Fund Monitoring services. Ms. de Oliveira has assisted in project controls and undertaken quantity surveying duties from feasibility study to contract completion.
She 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. Ms. de Oliveira 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. She 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. Ms. de Oliveira has JCT and FIDIC contracts experience and speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, and Japanese.