John has held commercial director level positions with international contractors such as Laing O’Rourke and MWH Constructors and expert director positions with internationally renowned consultants such as Delta Consulting. With over 30 years’ experience in the onshore and offshore construction and engineering industries across the globe John has worked across the continents of Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, Americas and the Middle East.
John provides expert advisory and expert witness services as well as sitting as a mediator and delivers the Chartered Institute of Building training courses and also provides bespoke training for large companies.
Project experience includes major airport developments, industrial process plants, commercial developments, military and police installations, heavy engineering in respect of onshore and offshore oil & gas facilities and pipelines, highway interchanges, tunnels, leisure resorts, nuclear, water treatment and desalination plants, waste to energy, biomass, onshore and offshore windfarms, renewables, mines, ports, hospitals, IT and rail/metro projects.
Expert report drafting for a claimant rebutting the defendants’ allegations of a lack of quality assurance and quality control procedures. The matter related to a new build scheme located in Maryland, USA. Litigation dispute value $39m.
Team management and expert report drafting for a defendant rebutting allegations related to bidding, due diligence and procurement matters. The expert report focused on delay, disruption and quantum issues. The matter was a 5-year IT framework for the German Telecoms market. Litigation dispute value 86m euros.
Team management and expert report drafting representing the US Navy related to a certified and Rule 4 claim that they had received for a new build project in Spain. Quantum litigation dispute value $15m.
Team management and expert report drafting representing the US Navy related to a certified and Rule 4 claim that they had received for a new build project in the Caribbean. Quantum litigation dispute value $6m
New British Library – London
One Hyde Park exclusive residential development- London
International Port and Water expansion projects in – Australia
Thames Water AMP No 5: 5-year water framework – UK
Thames Water AMP No 6: 5-year water framework – UK
Southern Water AMP No 5: 5-year water framework – UK
Waste to energy plants – Manchester
Marine shipping jetty – Australia
Thales aviation head office including aviation simulators – Crawley
One Canon Place commercial office development – London