Trade background (carpenter) 15 years then moved into site management on commercial sites.
Involved in sports administration at same time and developed largest corporate team sport competition in Australia -
6 years. Developed competition using Lotus Notes online management system.
Sold Sports Admin business, then worked and travelled in construction in Middle East for two years where I developed
client side project management to include planning expertise.
Moved back to Australia and contracted as planner / scheduler for two years.
Joined Australand in Jan 2010 to train project managers in planning and scheduling. Found need for Enterprise system.
Conducted research in to software available and selected Asta as best option.
Engaged planners in each state and currently rolling out Asta Enterprise across Australand business units.
Experience has included commercial, industrial, governmental, and residential projects, buildings as well as infrastructure and boats.
Chris is also lecturing in the Construction Management Department at NMMU and looking at including BIM planning as part of honours and post graduate studies in Construction Management.
He has also travelled extensively working on projects from South Africa to the Sudan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and UK. He is active in educating the broader Project and Construction Management industry on the use of new technology to improve on project delivery and has published a treatise titled ‘Improving Construction Planning through 4D Planning’, achieving a Highly Commended Award from Emerald Group Publishing JEDT. He has presented at numerous industry conferences including PMSA 2008; ASOCSA & CBE 2007; Construction H&S 2007 & VR Net 2006. He has had articles published in Building Canada and is in the process of compiling a book on how to implement 4D planning in the construction industry.
His break came in 1982 when appointed as Lead Planner on a project in Saudi Arabia….here’s a piece of desert, build a city! Great experience, a 20,000 activity network on Artemis, with the $300m contract value spread across the activities, and the monthly invoice was an activity listing, allocated $ value, percentage complete and thus earned value! A 20mb storage disc was 12 inches in diameter and one inch thick, for the old HP 1000 machine!
Subsequently he has worked in Holland, USA, Qatar, Sarawak, Germany, UK, France, Iran, UAE, Oman, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand 2005-2010, and currently Hong Kong.
Of all the projects he’s worked on, the two that stand out are the European Transonic Windtunnel in Cologne, because it is the only one of it’s kind, operating at -270o C and Mach 1.5, and a one week assignment to advise on planning systems became three very fruitful years, and the Airport Railway in Hong Kong, 1994-1998, completed on time, and arguably within budget.
Richard got his MBA in 2003 after two very intense years studying out of hours in Hong Kong, and became Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers in July 2011
Richard has a Filipina wife and a young son.
Skills: Richard firmly believes that if a planner knows the principles of his profession they can be applied to any project, so in the last 25 years he has been able to switch between Petrochem and Rail projects. This can be an advantage when job hunting. He is also very much a hands on planner who tries to handle the whole spectrum from data entry to Board presentations.
Forensic Planning | Teaching Project Controls and planning software | Software | Artemis – All versions expert (but not up to date) | Primavera P3 (expert) and P6 | Microsoft Project | Office
David is currently working in the UK. He has a professional, pragmatic and structured approach to Planning complex programmes that has evolved over a 30 year period and his expertise has been developed within and applied to many Industrial and Commercial environments including Aerospace, Process Controls, IT, Automotive, Defence, Power Industry as well as others.
Supported by a strong System Engineering, Programme Management and Change Management background and experiences at all stages of implementation have permitted the development of a multi faceted approach to the challenges of optimising Programme Planning deployment and maintenance. The approach followed has been to apply Structured Programme Planning techniques using such tools as P6, Suretrak and Project, then applying active Risk Management, formal Gate Review processes and the use of planned metrics, including Earned Value, to assess the real time status of Programme implementation.
David’s particular interest is the promotion of predictive scheduling techniques to facilitate early warning of threats and to ensure dependencies are aligned prior to activity execution.
Aidhean has spent over 10 years implementing Programme / Project Controls Systems from requirements engineering through to data systems creation, process/procedure development, report development (for use at all levels from strategic business planning at board level to day to day reports for work-site personnel), and roll-out to teams. These systems can be completely bespoke; ‘off the shelf’ industry standard applications or the integration of multiple existing data sources into one.
Practice Director – Project Controls - Responsible for developing and implementing processes, procedures and tools for CH2M HILL’s Water Business Group. Also undertakes Project Controls functions on various client projects.
London Tideway Tunnels Programme- Programme Controls Manager - Overall responsibility for establishing systems for 12 year programme for Schedule, Cost, Risk and Change Management from kick-off of the programme.
CLM – London 2012 - Systems Consultancy - Consultation and support for the usage and development of the Programme Controls Systems for CLM / London 2012. Consultancy on Programme Control Systems using a variety of systems assorted clients from assorted industries including Costain and United Utilities and the NHS National Programme for Information Technology (NPfIT)
Metronet – Programme Assurance Project - Implementation of Earned Value management system, to monitor Metronet’s Capital Projects for the Public Private Partnership upgrade of the London Underground., Contract value approximately £20bn over 30 years. This system is used to manage over 400 distinct active projects at a time.
Specialties - Program/Project controls systems implementation: from requirements engineering to data systems creation, process/procedure development, report development (for use at all levels from strategic business planning at board level to day to day reports for work-site personnel), and roll-out to teams—these systems can custom-made ‘off the shelf’ industry standard applications or integration of multiple existing data sources into one
He is active in numerous industry professional associations, serving as Vice President of Scheduling Excellence for the PMI (Project Management Institute) College of Scheduling, Managing Director of the PMI CoS SEI (Scheduling Excellence Initiative) project writing Best Practices & Guidelines for Scheduling and Best Practices & Guidelines for Schedule Impact Analysis, as a member of AACEi (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International), and AACEi Claims & Dispute Resolution and Planning & Scheduling Committees, providing peer review, acting as Principal Author for AACEi “Recovery Scheduling” Recommended Practice, and Co-Author of AACEi “Schedule Design” and “Identifying the Critical Path” Recommended Practice publications, and as a member of CMAA (Construction Management Association of America), serving on the nine member team writing the first major revision of the Time Management Chapter of the Construction Management Standards of Practice, 2009.
He is a CMAA Certified Construction Manager (CCM), an AACEi Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP), and a PMI Project Management Professional (PMP). Presenting at CMAA, AACE, DBIA, and PMI College of Scheduling conferences, Mr. Carson received the AACEi 2011 Award for "Technical Excellence", the 2009 College of Scheduling award for “Significant Contributions to the Scheduling Industry”, was voted “Best Presenter” at the 2008 College of Scheduling national conference, earned “Best Paper in the Scheduling Track” at the 2006 AACEi national conference, and received the “Chairman’s Award” from CMAA in 2006.
Chris is married to Deb, with three kids, and four grandchildren, and has just started writing a book on scheduling.
Since 2007, John Cornish became the Managing Director at Micro Planning International Ltd and manages sales and customer support across Europe including the UK.
John gained an MBA in 1995 and was made a member of the Association for Project Managers (MAPM) in 2007.
He recognises that excellence in strong communication is key for successful projects, particularly those with a global reach.
He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (The CIM) and has been a Chartered Marketer since 2006.
John has been involved in various marketing roles including Strategic Marketing (business development), product marketing, sales and product development.
Year 2000 (Y2K) Project Leader at Schlumberger Test and Transactions (1998 – 2000)
In this three-year project, John reported to the IT Director at Schlumberger Test and Transactions, based in California. His strengths included project planning, managing tasks against objectives, understanding of processes, decision-making and high quality written and oral communications. Demonstrated excellent skills with respect to quality control, information tracking, planning and conduct of meetings. Background in engineering and product marketing was key to delivering on objectives. Good at discerning when changes are required, and taking the initiative to propose those changes. Worked with in-house Lawyers, considering US, European and UK law, including internal information, management policy definition, and legal reviews of information to customers. Launched a Year 2000 (Y2K) Extranet site for greater collaboration between Schlumberger and its Customers.
This role had a strategic marketing importance in terms of protecting the company’s brand-values of openness, responsiveness and working for the best interests of the customer at all times and around the globe.
A key project tool was Risk Management. A successful process that quickly established an inventory and prioritisation of risks and was then used to drive action planning to avert or reduce risks, or establish contingency plans. The Y2K project budget of $4.64M was managed globally and reported to Schlumberger’s Board on a quarterly basis.
Projects for Product Development
Experience in market identification and segmentation, production of sales tools and training for sales and technical advertising material.
Also in that role John worked in a sales/project manager’s role in the customisation and installation of shop floor automated testing equipment used for high volume testing of PCBs and Electronic Modules for leading European Companies in the UK Defence and European Telecoms industries.
This role combined John's skills of marketing and project management.
A significant portion of John’s career was project managing the design, test, supply and support of ruggedised automated test equipment (ATE) for military communications equipment working through prime and sub-contractors.
John gained valuable experience in preparing Risk Management Plans and negotiating with UK Mod on “risk budgets” on fixed price Defence contracts.
Richard is a chartered quantity surveyor and barrister* with twenty years experience in the construction industry. He has provided commercial and dispute advice for employers and contractors as well as preparing and defending claims for extensions of time, disruption and prolongation for domestic and international arbitration. He has also prepared contracts for major construction projects and has experience in building, ship building, civil, heavy engineering, power, rail, water, oil and gas works.
Richard is a councillor of the Australian branch of the CIArb. Richard is a Past Secretary of the New South Wales Chapter of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and a past lecturer in contract law at Herriot Watt University.
Richard is also a keen sailor and has crossed the Atlantic twice. He enjoys reading and travelling and reading about travelling. He is married to Kathryn, whom he met in Edinburgh 5 years ago and currently lives in Perth, Western Australia.
(*England & Wales, not practising)
Email: contact me
Mark is an experienced and seasoned expert, providing valuable advice and insight during case management, discovery, document control, data base management, graphics, settlement negotiation, mediation support, and expert testimony. He is comfortable in dealing with issues such as productivity, impact, cost/quantum and forensic scheduling in AAA Arbitrations, Mediations, State and Federal Courts and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitrations.
In addition to regularly providing dispute resolution support and expert testimony services, Mark continues to perform proactive construction services including estimating, project planning, CPM scheduling, site management and QC/QA duties. During the years spanning from 1999 through early 2003, he worked directly at the home offi ce and on-site for MERCO Construction of Lebanon, NJ in the capacity of Senior Estimator for numerous competitive and negotiated bids and as a Senior Project Manager for successful projects including the Hillside Flood Control Project, Hillside, New Jersey, the Cameron Run Tunnel Renovation, Alexandria, Virginia, and the New Jersey Transit North Bergen Tunnel Rehabilitation.
Mark continues to provide proactive scheduling and project management services to major contractors and owners on projects such as the UNCC Health Facility at Charlotte and the Fulton County School Board on the North Fulton Middle School in north Atlanta, Ga. Other notable and representative projects include the Croton Reservoir Project, Croton, New York; Brighton Beach Line Renovation, New York City Transit Authority Brighton Beach Line Renovation; Schuylkill Expressway Renovation Project, Pennsylvania State Court of Claims, the WMATA Shaw Station (including two TBM tunnels) and U-Street Metro Station in Federal Court in Washington, DC. and the New Women’s Hospital in Doha, Qatar
Mark has achieved the Certifi cation of Planning and Scheduling Professional from the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACEI), and is currently serving as an offi cer on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Engineering Foundation (GEF).
Independent Construction Professional
Dallas/Fort Worth area, Oil & Energy
Construction Management and Engineering with experience in all phases of project development, design, procurement and construction, including subcontract formation and administration, cost engineering, estimating, computer applications, planning and scheduling, heavy rigging design, quality and bulk material control for petrochemical and non-nuclear power including both modular and stick-built projects domestic and foreign.
Specialties Budgeting, Project Controls, Quality Assurance, Safety, Construction Problem Solving, Computer Applications
In his current role as Scheduling Manager with Granite, he is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining corporate scheduling practices. He provides supervision and assistance to project teams in the development and integration of individual proposal and project schedules with ongoing support for monthly updates and change recognition once the projects are awarded. David is also pleased to provide planning and scheduling training for Granite employees across the nation.
His passion for planning and scheduling is reflected in his involvement within industry organizations including AACEI, PMI SCOP / SEI and Planning Planet.
Raphael M. Dua
Raphael M. Dua has been working for the past 55 years in the Project Management field as both a Planning & Cost Scheduling Engineer and a Project Manager/Director. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management. In addition he is a member of the Australian Computer Society (was also member of the British and New Zealand Computer Societies) as a PCP as well as an Associate Member of the British Institute of Management. He was Federal Vice-President of Defence And Industry Course Association and is currently a councillor. He is a member of the PMI COS and PMI EVPM groups.
Raf spent almost 32 years with the British Computer Company International Computers Ltd (ICL) [Now Fujitsu in Australia and New Zealand], in various parts of the world; where he co-authored the entire Critical Path & PERT software packages ICL produced from 1958 to 1984. These were ICT 1300 Series PERT, ICT 1500 Series PERT, ICT 1900 Series PERT, ME29 PERT, 2004 PERT, VME PERT being the last one in 1983. During the years from 1959 until 1983, Raf contributed to the many original ideas in CPM technology invented BY ICT, such as Pool Resources, Progressive Feed (Ladders) and Hammocks and the Short Path Node. As well as Multi Sub Project Resource Scheduling using Decision Tables. Raf was seconded from BTM (as ICL was in those days) to work with Kelly & Walker (the original authors of the Critical Path technique) in 1956/7 and later with Booz Allen Hamilton (the originators of the PERT technique) on the Fleet Ballistic Weapons Program (Polaris) project for the US Navy in 1958 - 60. (RCA 301 PERT).
From 1978 he consulted to Micro Planning International Ltd in the UK for the development and production of Micro Planner X-Pert for MAC and Windows.
In addition to designing and writing project management software: Raf has spent many years consulting as a cost schedule and planning engineer to both government and private companies on projects too numerous to mention. Some major projects were Bougainville Copper Mine for Bechtel Corp and CRA, Nuclear Power stations for the CEGB in UK. The electrification of British Rail Eastern Region; Construction of the Oberon Class Submarines for Scotts’ Dockyard in Scotland which culminated with 22 years of submarine refitting of the Oberon’s at Cockatoo Dockyard in Sydney. In addition many major warship construction and refit projects for the RAN, RN and RNZN were also managed and scheduled. Raf used ICL’s CPM/PERT software from 1960 to 1986 to manage projects in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and throughout many other Asian countries for a wide range of ICL clients both private and government.
Since 1966 he has lectured extensively in Europe, Australia and New Zealand at various universities as both Senior Lecturer and lately at University of Melbourne as Visiting Fellow in Building, Architecture and Planning for the Masters degree in Construction Management.
He has contributed to several books as well as being a co-chairman of the Australian Standards committee on Earned Value performance Measurement, culminating in the AS4817:2006 standard being published and is currently a committee member of the ISO/CD 21500 Standard for Project Management.
From late 2002 for four years Raf was the Senior Planner and Scheduler for the NZ government Department of Corrections RPDP project which had a budget of $NZ1.1 billion. This project was unusual in that it was located on four disparate and rural sites across both the North and South Islands. The project was both a Collaborative Work Agreement (a better form of alliance) using Earned Value Methodology. It was a first for New Zealand as a Complex Project Management project and required an ability to work the RPDP Schedule & Plan with over 70 major collaborative partners as well as on 50 sub collaborative partners, some who were involved in more than one of the sites. Each of the sites involved water treatment plants and water reticulation pipe work to current best practice in water conservation. Both Micro Planner and P3 software was used on this project. All the four projects opened up on time and somewhat less than budget as the Gainshare option was invoked.
From Nov 2006 until Jul 2007 Raf was the Senior Planner and Scheduler for the Eastern Alliance of the Queensland Government’s Western Corridor Recycled Water project using P3 and Suretrack in Brisbane. This project consisted of three stages and Raf was responsible for the establishment of the master plan for all three stages as well as the detailed planning for Stage 1a. The project consisted of over 90Kms of pipeline with water treatment plants as well as pump station. It consisted of trenching and micro tunnelling and HDD boring. The value of stage 1A was expected to be approximately $150 million. In addition to the planning, site project procedures were set up for other planners to follow later in the project.
From July 2007 Raf was been contracted by Boeing Australia Limited to provide Planning and Scheduling consulting and training for the F-111 Strike Maintenance project. In addition he will be developing a Planners and Schedulers manual specifically for Boeing Australia Limited. This work was completed by late June 2008 and Micro Planner X-Pert for Windows was used for developing schedules and the EVPM.
Since 2008 until now he is consulting as Lead/ Senior Planner and Scheduler for the new Orange Hospital and Associates Health Services project with a value of $AUD235 million and a thirty month building duration in New South Wales.
Since January 2010, Raf has become the sole owner of Micro Planning International LLC after retirement of some of the other original owners.
Matthew Edwards is the Accreditation Manager for Planning Planet. He is responsible for the establishment and structure of the accreditation scheme where he is managing 21 authors globally.
Matthew is a member of the CIOB, Institute of Engineers Ireland, Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Environmentalist. Matthew background is planning and project controls.
He is a keen advocate of BIM and is the chairman of the BIM Group within the GPPCD.
He is the Managing Director of Enterprise Project Management Solutions Limited, a company that specialises in the Oracle Primavera suite of applications, an area that he has specialised in for over 15 years having been involved in Primavera Enterprise deployment in Motorola, British Energy, Alstom Power and GE Oil and Gas to name a few.
Aspirations To be involved in setting up and running PPCD with the objective of introducing professional recognition for Planners, Project Controllers and associated personnel on a global basis.
Jackie has a total of 30 years of planning and scheduling experience.
He started off his career in maintenance and maintenance planning. He later entered the industrial engineering field prior to moving to construction project planning in 1991.
Jackie’ has experience ranging over Construction, CM, EPC, EPCM and Owner projects covering the full range from minor to mega, multi discipline projects, portfolios and programmes.
He has extensive experience working on projects with major companies within South Africa. Clients worked with include Iscor Steel, SASOL, Natref, Engen, Sapref, Escom, De Beers, and Anglo. Project experience ranges over Petrochemical, Mining and Power projects.
Jackie is a specialist in the rolls of the planning and scheduling discipline, including that of assurance, guidance and governance. He has a keen interest in planner and planning and scheduling development and supporting this role in the project management office.
He is a member of PMI and holds the PMI-SP (Scheduling Professional) accreditation.
Mr. Kelly, PSP has more than 15 years in construction management and government contracting for transportation, facilities, and critical structures assignments, providing project controls, scheduling, and disputes resolution services, for contractors and owners in small and large construction projects at the federal, state, and local level.
He has provided forensic schedule analysis and litigation support on construction methodology, cost analysis, and delay/disruption issues.
Mr. Kelly has also written several articles on scheduling and delay analysis, and has provided training to schedulers and analysts in a variety of forums.
Aug 1984PMP, Vice-President of Moscow, Russia PMI Chapter.
Vladimir Liberzon developed his first professional CPM software for mainframe computers in 1978. This software included sophisticated resource leveling and was used in the Soviet Union for project and resource management.
When the Iron Curtain fall he created the company that developed Spider Project – advanced project management software that is now most popular professional PM tool in Russia and is used in 28 countries.
Vladimir believes that effective use of PM tools can be achieved only with implementing mature project management culture in the companies that manage projects. Spider Project Team not only developes project management software but is also involved in consulting and training of its cistomers. Spider Project Team is Global Registered Education Provider PMI and has branches in many Russian cities and in Belarus, Brazil, Romania, and Ukraine. The customers of Spider Project Team represent almost all industries including Aerospace & Defense, Banking, Construction, Energy, Engineering, Manufacturing, Metallurgy, Mining, Oil & Gas, Retail, Shipbuilding, Software development, Telecommunications, etc.
Vladimir was and is involved in management of many large scale programs. The programs that are managed with Spider Project and Vladimir’s help today include preparation of Winter Olympic Games 2014, development of Russian Pacific Area, preparation of World Student Games 2013, etc.
In 1997 Vladimir founded Moscow PMI Chapter – the first PMI Chapter in Russia and now serves as its Vice President. He teached project management in the leading Russian business schools, published 4 books and more than 150 papers on project management. He participated in the development of PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling.
Stephen has over 37 years experience in the construction industry with the majority of this time being spent in the planning and co-ordination of a wide variety of construction projects both in the UK and Middle East. Although much of his experience relates to building works he also has experience of the rail and process engineering industries.
His experience covers a very broad spread of construction projects in Design and Build, Management, Turn-Key and traditional contract forms. This experience has included planning and co-ordination at tender, design and implementation stages. Stephen is familiar with the leading available planning software.
Since the early 1990’s Stephen has worked mainly as a consultant specialising in planning oriented project management and control. Over the last fifteen years his work has been largely focused on time related disputes and he has been appointed as expert on many occasions in respect of Adjudication, Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation. Stephen is presently employed as Divisional Director with Project Planning Limited.
Stephen gained a MSc. in Construction Management, in 1993 and is a member of the APM, an incorporate member of the CIOB as well as a member of the Society of Construction law.
Stephen is the co-author of the book ‘About Time – Delay Analysis in Construction’ published by RICS books.
Geoff has over 35 years experience in the Building and Engineering Construction Industry.
He has variously worked in estimating; planning; procurement; commercial and project management roles in Europe, North America, Middle East, E. Africa, Russia and East Asia.
- Motorways, Roads, Bridges and Viaducts.
- Reclamation and major earthmoving
- High rise structures (Steel and RC)
- Water processing, hydropower, pumping stations and sewage treatment works
- Industrial Estate Developments
- Tunnels (TBM, Microtunnelling & Pipejacking, Traditional D&B)
- Power Generation, Nuclear and Military Installations
- Foundation and Piling works
- Waste coal recovery, Chemical & Pharmaceutical plants
- Oil & Gas: Onshore process plants & pipelines
- E&M: Power & process engineering, Microchip fabrication tool-lines and hook-ups.
Since 1994, he specialized in providing dispute advisory and resolution services and, in this capacity, he has undertaken numerous expert advisor and witness appointments in the forensic planning and cost quantum disciplines.
Since 1990 Paul has worked in a wide range of consultancy assignments in the role of Programme Controls Manager. Key rail assignments with Transport for London (TfL) / London Underground include the Victoria Line Upgrade project, Cooling the Tube programme and the Prestige project to design and supply the ‘Oyster’ contactless smartcard system for London covering tube, trains, buses and trams along with significant roles at THALES.
Paul’s formative years were spent in the Oil and Gas industry, followed by assignments with clients including: British Nuclear Fuels, ICL, Symonds Travers Morgan, WS Atkins and Kodak. Paul has considerable avionics systems / defence experience gained on the New En-Route Control Centre (NERC) project with IBM and the F-16 TARS and Astor programmes with General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.
Paul is a full Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM).
He started his career as a Technical Assistant in one of major contractor in Malaysia before fully involved as a Planner. He was the lead planner for Support Service for Primavera dealer in Malaysia. Over 16 years of his career, he has also involved in various prestigious project such as KL - Ipoh railway project, F1 circuit in KL, and few other prestigious projects.
A graduate from Malaysian Technology University (UTM) in Civil Engineering in 1996. During his study, he has actively involved in sport and rectional activities and won various awards and medals. Represent varsity in canoeing in various tournaments and Johore state in Malaysian games in 1995.
I completed my Mechanical Engineer apprenticeship with the now departed Pye TV in Lowestoft and gained my City & Guild Production Engineering qualification in 1980, I then moved into project control where I have been working more or less for 30 years, this has involved offshore and onshore projects, maintenance and operation planning, power generation, rail, petro chemical, dairy, utilities, LNG and cement production.
I have worked on FEED, design and EPC projects in the UK, Holland, Kazakhstan, Oman, Dubai, New Zealand and Singapore, where I recently served as both Interface planner and Field Project Engineer.
I have worked for the client, joint venture team and EPC contractor, For smaller companies I have had to set up planning systems and quickly integrate into a planning hostile environment using Artemis, Primavera, MS Project along with a myriad of company operating systems , therefore my communication skills have been well honed.
Working in many industries with a multinational workforce I have also acted as mentor passing on my knowledge.
PETER W. OAKANDER
8960 Foothill Rd.
Middleton, Idaho 83644
Home – 208-585-9399
Cell – 208-850-0890
E-mail – email@example.com
Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management with Minor in Business
1990 to 1994, Boise State University, Boise, ID
Retired – as of Jan 2011
Construction Scheduling & Planning Consultant – May 2009 to Dec 2010
Corporate Scheduler & Planner – May 2001 thru April 2009
For - Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd., Pasadena, CA
Montage, Beverly Hills, Ca
Luxury Hotel & Condominiums ($270 Million)
Paseo Colorado, Pasadena, CA
Mixed-use Residential, Retail, and Parking – ($95 Million)
The Paramount Building, San Francisco, CA
32 Story Precast MomentFrame Condominium Tower – ($93 Million)
555 City Center, Oakland, CA
22 Story Office Tower - ($78 Million)
77 Dow Place, San Francisco, CA
14 Story Condominium Bldg – ($25 Million)
Yerba Buena Lofts, San Francisco, CA
14 Story Condominium Bldg – ($40 Million)
Sunset & Vine, Hollywood, CA
Mixed-use Residential, Retail, and Parking – ($68 Million)
White Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Demo and Re-build of New Main Hospital,
Medical Office Building, and Parking Garage ($170 Million)
California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
New Cathedral Hill Acute Care Hospital – ($700 Million)
Honolulu Design Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
Retail Center - ($27 Million)
Beachwalk/Outrigger – Phase 1, Honolulu, Hawaii ($75 Million)
Developed & Implemented a Corporate Wide Schedule Training Program in the
Use of SureTrak
Senior Lead Scheduler/Planner – April 2000 to April 2001
For - Hoffman Corporation, Portland, OR
Base Build of Intel’s Fab 22 Project ($430 Million), Ocotillo, AZ
Base Build of Intel’s Fab 11x Project ($500 Million), Albuquerque, NM
Lead Scheduler/Planner/Troubleshooter - Nov 1997 to April 2000
For - ADP Marshall - A Fluor Daniel Company
Stafford Creek Correctional Facility ($130 Million), Aberdeen, WA
Phase 1 ($340 Million) of the Aladdin Hotel / Casino Project, Las Vegas, NV
Phase 2 of Intel’s Ronler Acres Campus RB1.2 Bridge Bldg. ($93 Million) in Hillsboro, OR
Phase 1 of Wafertech’s $368 Million Campus, WA Campus
Lead Scheduler/Planner - Jun 1996 to Nov 1997
For - Baugh Construction Oregon Inc., Beaverton, OR
Phase 1 of Portland International Airports $140 Million Terminal Access Program
Phase 1 of Intel’s Ronler Acres Campus RB1.1 Bridge Building, Hillsboro, OR
Intel’s Jones Farm Campus JF4 Office Building in Hillsboro, OR
Project Scheduler - Jun 1994 to Jun 1996
For - Technology Design Construction (TDC), Portland, OR
Phase 1of Intel’s $2.2 Billion D1B Microprocessor Plant at Ronler Acres, Hillsboro, OR
Intel’s $705 Million Expansion of its D1E Microprocessor Plant in Aloha, OR
Sole Proprietor - 1975 to 1990
Pete Oakander Construction, Santa Rosa, CA
Licensed General Contractor – Custom Homes & Remodeling
U.S. Navy - 1968 to 1970
River Assault Squadron 13, Dong Tam, Vietnam
Petty Officer Radioman 3rd Class
Honors Received - Purple Heart & Navy Commendation Medal
Applications in Primavera Project Planner (P3/SureTrak), Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office
Project Management Institute – College of Scheduling – Director of Scheduling Excellence Initiative
Planning Planet – Member
Military Order of the Purple Heart – Commander of the Chief Joseph Chapter 509 of the MOPH
He has 12 years of progressive experience in engineering, construction management and project controls with expertise in planning, schedule analysis, cost estimating, risk management and earned value methodologies.
His previous industry experience includes working as:
- Contractor (Senior Planner/Scheduler) to Bechtel Corporation, Houston, TX, where he implemented project execution plans to develop schedules to support a $9billion crude refinery expansion project in Port Arthur, TX.
- Assistant Project Manager with Kleinfelder Inc, Hanover, MD, where he also worked as a design engineer. He worked on environmental restoration projects which included design, procurement, drilling, and installations of remediation systems and reporting of project progress to management and state organizations.
- Project Engineer with Central Florida Testing Laboratories, Clearwater, FL, where he worked on geotechnical projects. His responsibilities included developing project scopes, budgets, and proposals.
He has a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and Project Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering and is currently pursuing an MBA in Project Management.
He has membership in the following organizations:
- Project Management Institute
- Planning Planet
- American Association of Cost Engineers International
He also worked as an Industrial Research Fellow at the Dept. Construction Management, University of Reading specialising in Risk modelling. He also administered and taught on a part-time MSc in Project Management.
Richard co-founded Asta Development plc and designed and co-authored the project planning software – Powerproject.
Richard has been involved in project planning, project controls and forensic planning in all its guises for over 25-years.
Richard has also been an expert in linear planning techniques (time-chainage, March Charts, etc.) and the software application TILOS for a decade.
William P. Harroun
Head of Programme Controls, BG Group
Mr. Harroun has over thirty five (35) years of experience in the field of Program/Project Management and Program/Project Controls on major global programs with more than $1 billion annual budget, including 20+ years in executive and senior managerial positions.
His area of expertise is to focus on the development and implementation of program and project management processes and systems in major program/project environments, in the following areas: Program/Project Management organizational structuring,Program/Project Management training and mentoring,Establishment of Program/Project Baselines, Risk Management,Planning & scheduling, Earned Value, Performance Reporting and Cost Estimating.
Mr. Harroun has particular experience in designing and implementing PM systems that are flexible to handle ever changing program/project approaches while providing consistent measurement and feedback. He also has developed and managed large program management/control organizations for large capital programs that had insufficient program baselines and procedures at program onset. He is recognized as a subject matter expert, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Denver campus.
15 years time served in H M Royal Navy. Navigation and Armament. Rank Achieve - Commander
I have over 35 years experience in Project Services and Control, Planning, Contracts / Procurement, Cost / Financial Control & Estimating, Document Control and Project Administration. During this time I have worked in the Home Office and Construction Sites associated with Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Chemical, Building, Power Projects and Food & Beverage Industries.
My Project Engineering, Construction, Contract Management and Administration experience complement the Project Control & Planning skills. Since 1998 I have mainly focused on Project Services & Control Manager / Contracts Management positions. I have also taken on a Project Management roll on many occasions during the life of a project. I am well versed in use of Planning and Cost & Estimating Management / Contracts Software Applications and MS Office software suite. I have also worked as a Consultant, setting up Project Management, Project Control, Planning and Contract Administration Systems tailored to suit individual Company and Project Requirements
Ray has 37 years in planning and progress monitoring, control & reporting. His first planning role was in an EPC project for British Steel in 1973. He moved into nuclear construction in 1976 and thence into Oil and Gas after the 3-Mile Island debacle in 1979.
Ray has worked extensively overseas in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and, briefly, the Americas. His experience covers engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning. Contracts have included minor and mega- in E&C, EPC etc. in both Oil & Gas and Rail.
Ray has directed the development of detailed scope descriptions and forecasts of their associated manpower, costs, schedule and quality requirements. He has managed the preparation of plans and schedules for organising, executing and controlling projects, both large and small, through FEED, detailed engineering, procurement and field implementation phases. This preparation has included the creation of coding structures such as WBS & OBS and the creation of project control procedures. He has managed the progress measurement and control process using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Earned Value Analysis (EVA).
Ray has evolved manpower, cost and schedule reports including approval cycles. He has evaluated available resources against requirements and initiated action to ensure that resource needs were met in the most economical manner.
Ray is computer literate with extensive experience in the use of ‘PRIMAVERA’ software. He has held his own P6 license in the past. He has presented lectures and training courses in project planning and has given a paper on EPC project interfaces to an international conference. He is currently engaged in writing a booklet as a guide to aspiring planners.
Ray is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and a Member of the Association of Cost Engineers.
Mr. Reichner has more than four decades in engineering, design, construction management and project controls in the industrial sector, including:
- Primavera Administrator/Scheduling Manager, Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (through Keylogic Systems Inc.)
- Regional Project Controls Coordinator, Eastern US, for Alstom Power;
- Project Controls Scheduler, Bombardier Transportation, Pittsburgh PA;
- Lead Planner/Scheduler, Reliant Energy, Avon Lake OH on a $48 million outage;
- Planner/Scheduler, Aker/Kvaerner/Songer, on several proposal and project schedules, Pittsburgh PA;
- Master Scheduler, Worley-Parsons Construction Management, at the American Electric Power FGD & SCR installations, Moundsville WV;
- Scheduler, Wheelabrator Air Pollution Control Co. (now Siemens), Pittsburgh PA;
- Scheduler, AMEC Construction Management, Benvenue pharmaceutical manufacturing plant construction, Bedford OH;
Previous experience as project manager for Universal Stainless & Alloy Products in Bridgeville Pa; for International Steel Services in Pittsburgh PA, Portage IN & Montetaire FR; and for Mercury Recovery Services in New Brighton PA & Runcorn UK; scheduler for Minnotte Contracting in Pittsburgh & Weirton WV; scheduler for Ross Brothers Construction in Cadiz OH; bulk handling & specifications engineer for Davy International in Pittsburgh; proposal/specifications engineer for ICF Kaiser Engineers in Pittsburgh; owner Aspenergy (coke & coal producer) in Wilpen PA.
Member, Board of Directors for 3 non-profit organizations based in Pittsburgh PA.
Founder, Schedule & Cost Risk Analysis group on LinkedIn.
Member, PAOPUG (Pittsburgh Area Oracle Primavera Users Group).
Past President, American Filtration Society Pittsburgh Chapter.
Past President, Coal Technology Group of American Chemical Society Pittsburgh Chapter
Manager, Capital Projects Planning
Eli Lilly and Company
Craig is currently the Scheduling Manager for Eli Lilly and Company, based in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has extensive global project services experience, focusing on project controls, contract administration, and planning and scheduling for the shipbuilding, petrochemical, power and pharmaceutical industries.
In his current role as with Eli Lilly, he is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining corporate scheduling practices. He provides training and mentoring to internal and external project team members, as well as provides guidance and assistance to project teams in the development and integration of project schedules.
Craig is currently active in several organizations. He is Vice President of the Hoosier section of the AACE, Editorial Manager for the PMI SCOP SEI Best Practice Guide, a Co-chair on a research team for the CII (Construction Industry Institute) as well as a member of the US editorial team of the Planning Planet.