Ashley is an internationally experienced consultant. In order to perform his role as effectively as possible, there is a requirement to remain hands-on and understanding of all and any updates to industry commercial and claims management, as such he continues to provide consultancy services on a part-time basis only.
Ashley has come from a major projects background. He has commercial and legal qualifications and a vast variety of experience to enhance his ability to deal with commercial matters and major construction claims and disputes. He has excellent experience of dealing with complex claims and contractual/legal issues and in determining strategy.
Claims and Commercial management services with 19+ years’ experience in the construction industry working across many sectors.
Extensive knowledge in all aspects of construction, from pre-construction stage to final account
Operated both traditional and design and build contracts with an in-depth knowledge of various standard forms and bespoke contracts
Experienced in all aspects of commercial management, value engineering, change control and risk management
Experienced in negotiating complex contract terms and/or change events in order to secure best value
Able to provide a high standard of commercial control on technically challenging projects
Managed 20+ Adjudications and 5+ Arbitrations
Hardworking, articulate, confident and persuasive team-builder, with the ability to motivate and communicate to achieve exceptional results
Technically competent with sound IT, planning and organisational skills
2010 - Present: CostPro Consulting [Director]
2018 - 2021: Systech International [Commercial Director]
2016 - 2018: Systech International [Head of Major Projects]
2004 - 2016: Systech International [Consultant]
BSc (Hons) in Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying)
RICS Diploma in Arbitration – Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
LLM in Construction Law
MCIArb Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Telecommunications & IT
Mechanical and Electrical
Managing Director / Senior Claims Consultant