Suzanne Chinner

Quantum Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Undergraduate degree in Quantity Surveying (B.Sc.) and postgraduate degrees in Construction Law (LLM) and Business Administration (MBA)
  • 15 years’ experience in construction
  • Experience working on major projects in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
  • Over 9 years of acting as a claims consultant and expert assistant (including lead assistant)
  • Claims ranged in value from AU$1m to AU$1b
  • Reputation for communicating clearly, effectively and concisely

Suzanne has over 14 years of experience in the construction industry working on major projects in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

As a Quantity Surveyor, Suzanne gained solid and practical experience performing both pre- and post-contract Quantity Surveying roles on various projects including schools, hotels, high rise buildings, a palace and refurbishment projects.

Suzanne also has extensive experience in claims and expert witness support and has been involved in all stages of the dispute resolution process, including supporting testifying experts at hearings. Suzanne’s experience as a claims consultant and expert witness assistant includes disputes concerning oil and gas, iron ore and mining, desalination plants, power plants, wastewater plants as well as various other construction projects.

Suzanne holds an undergraduate degree in Quantity Surveying and postgraduate degrees in Construction Law and in Business Administration.

Qualifications

Master of Business Administration Degree in Construction & Real Estate (with distinction) (MBA)
Master of Laws Degree in Construction Law and Practice (LLM)
Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying (BSc)

Professional Memberships

Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)