Dave's experience in the management of projects in the infrastructure, heavy civil, motorway, and transport fields has taken him around the world and seen him apply his project engineering skills to jobs as diverse as a city street rehabilitation to major motorway construction involving the movement of millions of cubic metres of earth.
As a Zone Manager on the Northern Gateway Toll Road near Auckland, New Zealand, Dave's skill in project planning helped to develop efficient construction methodologies which were critical to delivering the project six months ahead of schedule.
On returning to Australia, Dave joined Laing O'Rourke as Regional Planning & Project Controls Manager for Queensland. This role saw him manage the planning staff and lead the function for multiple mining and hydrocarbon projects across the region. The role also required him to liaise with key stakeholders frequently putting forward and defending claims for variations and extensions of time.
Dave's skills in project management and communication, combined with his deep knowledge in forensic planning, has made his work a key component in many claim assessment reports.