• Jason Farnell Director

    Jason is a chartered quantity surveyor with more than 30 years experience in resolving commercial and contractual issues. Jason has extensive experience in commercial, health, accommodation and infrastructure projects across a broad range of procurement routes including PPP and PFI.

    Prior to joining Commercial Risk Management as a partner Jason held commercial directorships at GB Building Solutions and the construction division of Morgan Sindall PLC. Jason spent 20 years with John Laing Construction developing his career from trainee quantity surveyor to hold senior management appointments.

    Since joining Commercial Risk Management Jason has led the business into incorporation and is developing its service offerings nationally and internationally. In tandem with this Jason has developed his own skill set and experience and is a qualified adjudicator with several panel appointments and is a CEDR accredited mediator.

    Contact: Email Jason

    Alan Harris Director

    Alan is a chartered quantity surveyor with more than 40 years experience in the construction industry working for major contractors. Alan has successfully managed major projects both building and civil engineering from a commercial and contractual prospective and, since 1990, has advised clients on matters including contractual procedures, dispute resolution and adjudication. Although a quantity surveyor by training Alan has in-depth knowledge of delay analysis techniques and procedures and has been appointed as expert witness on a number of occasions on matters of quantum and contractual procedure. Before setting up Commercial Risk Management in 1997, Alan was director (des) with Capita legal support team, prior to which he was UK director with JD Kingsfield, specialising in dispute and commercial management. Previously he was regional commercial manager with Wimpey Construction and divisional director (Commercial) at Mowlem.

    Contact: Email Alan

    Cheryl Moreton Business Development

    Cheryl is a self-motivated Business Development and Marketing Manager responsible for all marketing activities within Commercial Risk Management. She is responsible for creating the marketing strategy and ensuring it is implemented.

    Specializing in market research and branding and also business development through marketing. Cheryl has over 10 years’ experience in the construction industry and is motivated by developing brand awareness, business improvement and growth through relationship management.

    Contact: Email Cheryl

  • Paul Fletcher Consultant

    Paul has management and surveying experience in all stages of the construction process from inception through tendering, contract award, subcontract procurement, construction to final account and dispute resolution.

    Recent Work Experience

    • T Rowe Price – London £14m – prestigious office fit out project over five floors.
    • Main Contractor – London – tendering for works for post Olympic Village residential alterations, assisting with subcontract procurement for high end residential refurbishment.
    • St Christopher’s School Beckenham - £1.25m RIBA award winning primary school extension.
    • Swan Walk Shopping Centre - £500,000 – landlord alterations to retail units and services for incoming tenants.

    Contact: Email Paul

    Phil Giles Senior Consultant

    Phil is a chartered quantity surveyor who has been in the construction industry over 40 years. He has extensive knowledge of the various contract forms and procedures and has been heavily involved in problem solving whether this is via negotiation or adjudication, arbitration or litigation.

    Phil is very much a team player with a commercial attitude towards solving difficult situations amicably. Phil works closely with solicitors providing technical support on contractual, procedural and quantity surveying matters. He has detailed knowledge of most forms of contract and delivers seminars and workshops on this subject. Phil spent most of his career with John Laing where he was commercial director. He joined CR Management in October 2009 from Haymills where he was also commercial director.

    Contact: Email Phil

    Mike Naxton Planning Consultant

    Over 35 years’ experience within the industry, 8 years’ experience in Site Management prior to establishing a career in Planning.

    Project worked on range from £100k refurbishments to the £1.1 billion London 2012 Athletes Village Project, including all forms of Residential (Housing, High Rise and Student Accommodation), Hotels, Rail, Nuclear, Schools, Laboratories, Libraries, Commercial, Stadiums, Retail, Supermarkets, Sports & Leisure Centres, Hospitals, Polyclinic and Health Centres, Mixed Use, Inner City Developments, Multi Storey Carparks and Infrastructure. Good written and spoken communication able to deal with all levels. Experience in all forms of Contract Procurement and Contract planning. A team player integrating with multi-disciplined teams with good managerial skills experienced in managing teams of planners and mixed disciplines.

    Contact: Email Mike

  • David Page Senior Consultant

    David is chartered qualified with over 30 years experience; he is instrumental in assisting clients in unravelling complex contractual disputes and managing the adjudication process.

    David has an in-depth understanding of contract law and dispute resolution and even lectures on various forms of contract. He has strong analytical skills and a sound understanding of programme drafting and delay analysis techniques.

    He also has experience of interim management roles putting commercial and contractual control documents and procedures in place. Having trained as a quantity surveyor with Marples Ridgeway and Higgs & Hill, David managed commercial matters on a number of large and varied projects.

    Before joining Commercial Risk Management in October 2005, he was commercial director for a large interiors fit out contractor where he was instrumental in setting up commercial controls and building the QS team.

    Contact: Email David

    Roderick Wilson Consultant

    Rodrick is a senior construction professional with 20 years experience delivering commercial management across a wide range of construction fields including residential, educational, offices, medical and airports as both new build and renovation projects.

    Rodrick is based in London and has worked through all stages of the construction process from pre-tender to financial close out, site and office based, both addressing client needs and managing contractors performance.

    Contact: Email Roderick

    Barry Wicks Director

    Barry has extensive experience in the preparation of claims and as a party representative in adjudication and arbitration. Barry also acts an expert in matters of quantum and has given evidence. Barry has managed references both nationally and internationally.

    Contact: Email Barry

  • Peter Harper Senior Consultant

    Peter has over 20 years’ experience as a Commercial Director and has the ability to work in areas outside of his direct responsibility.

    He has extensive construction industry experience on a range of protect values and market sectors, including Retail, Commercial, Defence, Education, Health, Leisure, and High Rise Residential.

    He prides himself on developing good relationships with Clients and Subcontractors alike and has a thorough understanding of risk management (commercial, legal and construction).

    Peter is a practical problem solver and focuses on achieving successful project outcomes by developing strategies to unlock issues and creating solutions to progress matters to a conclusion.

    Contact: Email Peter

    Eddie Wood Planning Consultant

    Eddie has in excess of 50 years’ experience, gained with major contractors and consultants, in project planning, programming and delay analysis. Eddie provides clients with solutions derived from planning from first principals, and his attention to detail and thorough analysis is highly respected.

    Eddie works with main contractors, subcontractors, developers and solicitors and has been engaged on a number of high profile projects including Somerset House, Paddington Hospital, The Eden Project, 1 London Wall, Canary Wharf, British Museum and London Eye. He is also skilled in providing experts’ reports in adjudication and arbitration.

    Eddie started his career as a trainee planner then rose through engineer, project management and Head of Construction, O & M in the Middle East. He is an experienced site manager and planner and since 1989 has specialised in delay analysis and providing expert's reports on high profile projects. Eddie joined Commercial Risk Management in February 2008.

    Contact: Email Eddie

    Rod McCarthy Planner & Delay Analyst

    Rod is a career planner who trained in a main contractor’s office and has a sound knowledge of construction technology, sequencing and resourcing. During his career Rod has seen the development of computer planning techniques and is familiar with all current industry standard planning software packages.
    Rod is experienced in developing programmes and networks from first principles, logistical planning and resourcing as well as detailed analysis of impacts and changes on as planned and as-built programmes.
    Rod’s extensive industry experience includes retail, defence, commercial, education, health, residential and infrastructure.

    Contact: Email Rod