6 October 2022

Welcome to CCi – September 2022

BY: Charlotte Hobbs | IN: Company News

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in September 2022

Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as our business grows.  We look to new people for insights and we are delighted that you have chosen to join our global team.  We cannot wait to see what you do.

Our business is a community of talented and diverse people who care about working well and growing together. Our integrated service model will allow you to connect with colleagues across the globe. We care about making CCi a great place to work and are here to support you along the way.  

Message from Sinead Waldron, Group Head of Human Resources

Adam joins the Dubai team as Finance Manager responsible for the CCi’s Middle East Region. The Finance Manager role is a newly created position which is part of CCi’s strategic investment to offer market leading financial and commercial support to our technical teams as they expand their services across the region.

Adam achieved a First-Class Honours degree in Mathematics and Management.  He is a professionally accredited Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) with 11 years’ experience working across professional services, construction, oil and gas, infrastructure, further education and media. 

Adam Duke
Finance Manager
Dubai, UAE
Adrian Hand
Auckland, New Zealand

Adrian joins CCi’s Auckland team as a Director, he will lead contract and commercial advisory work and further develop our brand with asset owners and contractors across New Zealand.  Adrian’s expertise and reputation will strengthen CCi’s New Zealand team, investment in New Zealand is a key part of our strategic growth plan. 

Adrian is a highly experienced Quantity Surveyor with 34 years’ experience in contracts and claims management of challenging and distressed projects in the civil engineering and construction industries. His extensive experience includes working for major contractors, international consultants and an airport asset owner on a wide variety of projects including civils infrastructure, buildings, defence, industrial, power and utilities, oil and gas and aviation. 

Chlenessa joins CCi’s Sydney team as a Senior Consultant, she will work with our contract and commercial management consultants assisting a key client with their multibillion-dollar program of works. 

Chlenessa holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering and has 12 years’ experience across Engineering, Estimating, Contract Admin and Quantity Surveying.   For the past 8 years Chlenessa has worked as a Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Administrator with Tier 1 Contractors on major transport and building projects.   Chlenessa offers CCi’s clients expertise managing head contracts, claims, submissions, variations and valuations. She has enjoyed supported teams during the dispute resolution process and is keen to specialise further. 

Chlenessa Masilungan
Senior Consultant
Sydney, Australia
Michelle Laithwaite
Business Support Executive
London, UK

Michelle joins CCi’s Northwest office as a Business Support Executive.  She is a highly experienced senior administrator with over 20 years experience.  She has built her career working with construction contractors in varied roles from commercial assistance, contract management, resource planning, administration and customer service.

Myriem is a Lead Delay Analyst with comprehensive experience in Commercial Management and Dispute Resolution. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Business French.  She has honed her experience working on construction projects throughout the US, Canada and the Middle East for over 14 years. 

Myriem has prepared forensic delay analysis (concurrent delay, extension of time and prolongation claims for Contractors and Employers. Myriem has experience in assisting delay experts in international arbitration. She has worked on disputes across many sectors, including large multi-use developments, infrastructure, airports, railways, oil & gas and SAGD.

Myriem’s technical and managerial experience will be a great asset to CCi’s Middle East team.  In addition, Myriem is fluent in Arabic and French, her language skills will add further value to our clients. 

Myriem Yeryk
Senior Consultant - Delay
Dubai, UAE
Neil Mitchell
Senior Consultant
London, UK

Neil is a quantity surveyor with over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. He has a breadth of experience in commercial and claims management roles on projects across multiple industry sectors.

Neil has overseen commercial teams on large, complex infrastructure projects, but has also been charged with examining contentious issues requiring meticulous attention to detail and a pragmatic approach to their resolution.

Thenuja joins CCi’s Perth team as an Associate Director and will initially offer commercial management expertise on the construction of a mining project. 

Thenuja is a degree qualified Quantity Surveyor & Commercial Lead with 20+ years’ experience spanning across Australia, Dubai and Sri Lanka. Thenuja is professionally accredited as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. 

As a Commercial Manager, Thenuja leads projects from inception to completion.  He offers CCi’s clients expertise across commercial management, contract administration, cost management and claims consulting including successfully negotiating extension of time variations and dispute resolution.  

Thenuja Guruge
Associate Director
Perth, Australia
Thilina Rathnayake
Senior Consultant
Perth, Australia

Thilina joins CCi’s Perth team as a Senior Consultant, he will work in a varied role offering commercial and claims support to live projects, and in addition assist CCi’s Quantum Expert Witnesses with analysis and report writing. 


Thilina is an accredited Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.  He is a degree qualified Quantity Surveyor who offers 15 years’ experience across quantum analysis, dispute resolution, project controls, procurement and commercial management.

Thilina has previously worked on disputes and claims from rail, mining, energy and commercial projects up to the value of $700m.