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Andrew Hankin

Senior Consultant Delay & Planning


Delay Analysis, Claims Support, Project Management, Contracts, Planning


  • HND Building Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Specialisms / Skills

  • Delay Analysis
  • Building Construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • ASTA Powerprojects
  • Primavera 6
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in major construction and civil engineering projects in the UK and overseas such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Qatar.

He has held senior positions with major UK contractors which include chief planner and project manager. He has managed a portfolio of projects worth over (£) billion in value.

In recent years, he has specialised in the field of project controls, delay analysis and claims support, operating at all levels and frequently engaged to provide advice on matters in relation to delay & disruption and extension of time claims.

He has a strong technical background of complex major projects and significant work portfolios with considerable experience in hospitality, defence, education, major infrastructure projects, and commercial.

He is experienced in claims support, delay analysis, tender, pre-construction and construction phase planning, and provides programme support on extension of time claims under standard and bespoke Conditions of Contracts including the NEC Suite of Contracts and JCT Suite of Contracts.

Major Residential Legacy Project – Instructed to prepare report and programme for an insurance claim for ongoing legacy project.

Civil Engineering Project – Providing planning support and producing regular reports on the cause of delay and disruption on a complex enabling works project for a major Energy from Waste facility in Cheshire. Assessment of CEs under NEC4 contract. Value 50m.

Manchester City Centre Tenders – Series of commissions to provide tender planning support on various projects within Manchester city centre. Value £50m to £120m.

High Rise City Centre Residential Projects – Commission for this Birmingham based Main Contractor/Developer to provide pro-active planning to live projects and delay analysis for extension of time claims. Value £135m.

Residential Development City Centre Manchester –Commission to establish cause of delay entitlement of main contractor and advice on length of extension of time claim on a complex residential development.

City Centre University Campus – 1st Stage Tender planning support for a Manchester City Centre Campus – Working with a strong Bouygues tender team on a 1st Stage Tender for a prestigious city centre Education project. Value £60m

Education Projects –Commission with a small West Midlands contractor. Providing a range of planning activities, including tendering, live project planning, and claims.

Major Reinforced Concrete Test Facility UK – Rolls Royce Test Facility – Providing live project planning support while a permanent addition to the BCL planning team was recruited. Assessment of CEs under NEC3 contract. Value £90m.

City Centre Commercial Building – Ashton Council Building – Providing day to day planning support.

Carillion Building Plc Aug 2003 – Jan 2018

Chief Planner Carillion Building North (Dec 2014 – Jan 2018)

Overall responsibility for all aspects of the planning function, with active role across UK Building, providing guidance on tendering of projects peer reviews and internal adjudication of tenders prior to submittal. These included projects with contract values within the range of £50 to £120m. Provided Claims Guidance across the business at a strategic level and when required more specific assistance and detailed delay analysis.

Principal Planner Carillion Building – Midlands (Aug 2010 – Dec 2014) Leading the planning function across the Midlands area.

Overseas Employment History (Carillion MENA Secondment) (2005 – 2010) Al Futtaim Carillion Senior Planning Manager Al Muneera Project – Al Raha Beach Development, Abu Dhabi UAE Construction of 15 medium rise Residential Towers (average height 14 stories), 159 Townhouses and Villas and all supporting infrastructure. Contract Value: Dhs 3 Billion (Circa £500m) Al Futtaim Carillion Senior Planning Manager.

Burj Khalifa – Civils & Infrastructure Projects, Dubai UAE Construction of continuous underground car park, measuring almost 1.5 km in length, with major utilities infrastructure along a 6-lane highway constructed on top of the Insitu RC Structure. Complex civil & structural works for the Burj Khalifa Fountain (The world’s largest feature fountain) Contract Value:Dhs 750 million (Circa £125m).

Al Futtaim Carillion Senior Planning Manager Managing the Planning Dept within DFC, coordinating the roll out programme of future projects with the Carillion senior management team.

Al Futtaim Carillion Planning Manager.

Dubai Festival City, Dubai UAE Managing a team of planners on a major project consisting of a 34-storey 5+ star Intercontinental Hotel, 19-storey Crowne Plaza & International Convention Centre, and a 32-storey commercial tower. Contract Value: Dhs 1.6 Billion (Circa £250m).

UK Projects with contract values within the range of £50 to £150m.

Al Muneera Project – Al Raha Beach Development, Abu Dhabi UAE
Contract Value: Dhs 3 billion (Circa £500m).

Burj Khalifa – Civils & Infrastructure Projects, Dubai UAE
Contract Value: Dhs 750 million (Circa £125m).

Dubai Festival City, Dubai UAE
Contract Value: Dhs 1.6 billion (Circa £250m).