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CostPro | Quantity Surveying, Claims & Disputes Consultancy | London


General Overview

Jack is a commercial and project management professional with over 15 years’ of experience in the infrastructure/construction industry, having worked for tier 1 contractors in the UK, Ireland, North America, and Australia. Jack is currently a consultant for Macquarie Capital, responsible for asset creation and management within their Infrastructure & Energy Capital division.

As part of his role with Macquarie, Jack is a board adviser for several companies that operate within social housing in Ireland, telecommunications in the UK and data storage infrastructure in Benelux. Jack is also the Assistant General Manager for a PPP SPV, delivering six new higher education buildings across multiple campuses in Ireland.

Prior to joining Macquarie, Jack gained extensive experience working on distressed projects, where the roles involved leading the commercial function and improving the project’s financial position by establishing a recovery plan, implementing new procedures and processes, repairing damaged stakeholder relationships, and assessing and negotiating upstream and downstream contractual claims.

Key Strengths

  • Supporting companies to achieve scale through strategic planning, development of target operating model and championing business transformation plans

  • In-depth knowledge of various forms of contracts and all stages of construction, from pre-construction to handover

  • Able to provide industry best practice guidance on project controls, planning and risk management

  • Experienced in assessing and negotiating commercial claims and overseeing adjudications


Employment History

  • 2023 - Present  CostPro - Advisor

  • 2022 – Present   Macquarie Capital | Infrastructure & Energy - Consultant

  • 2020 – 2022  Balfour Beatty – Commercial Manager

  • 2018 – 2020  Systech International  - Senior Consultant

  • 2015 – 2018  OHL & OHL Ireland – Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • 2008 – 2015  CPB Contracors – Contract Adminstrator

Project & Dispute Experience


  • NEC

  • RIBA


  • JTC

  • Bespoke Contracts

  • Debt Facility Agreements

  • Sales and Purchase Agreement


  • United Kingdom

  • Ireland

  • Benelux

  • Australia



Sector Experience

  • BSc (Hons) in Construction Management and Economics (Quantity Surveying)

  • MCIArb Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

  • Health

  • Education

  • Marine

  • Commercial

  • Oil & Gas

  • Super-prime Residential

  • Rail

  • Highways

  • Infrtastructure

  • Public-Private Partnerships

  • Telecommunications

  • Data Centres

  • Social Housing

Jack Robson

Jack Robson

Board Advisor

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