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  • A chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 17 years’ experience delivering construction and engineering projects in Client, Contractor and Consultancy teams. ​

  •  MSc Construction Project Management (Distinction), Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen UK (DL)

  • Assessment of Professional Competence Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)


Michael is a chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 17 years’ experience proficient in contractual, commercial and dispute resolution working across a mix of Client, Contractor and Consultancy teams. Michael’s experience extends to projects in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Ireland.


Michael has utilised his initial background as a traditional client quantity surveyor combined with project and contractor roles as ideal preparation for his transition into the field of dispute resolution.


For the past six years Michael has become proficient in various forms of dispute resolution as a trusted independent expert in his field. Michael has specialised skills in assessing the quantum of multi- faceted scenarios including quantum remeasures, prolongation, variations, acceleration, disruption analysis and defect rectification.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

Michael has been appointed to provide independent expert quantum analysis and opinion for matters in adjudication, tribunals and litigation and has acted as lead analyst and assistant on numerous expert commissions. Michael routinely leads a team of surveyors and construction professionals in the performance of relevant investigations for his expert commissions, either as the lead expert or as the lead assistant to the nominated expert.


Disruption Analysis

Michael has gained a considerable range of experience in the review and assessment of claims for disruption and has acted on numerous commissions for the purpose of adjudication and litigation claims. Michael’s understanding, knowledge and application of the various methods to assess and value disruption is well respected.

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