Chris S. Needham, BSc, BIM-PIM TIM, ACIArb

Director

CNeedmam LG web 260x253Phone: 44 (0) 203 542 5095
E-mail: Chris Needham
Location: London, UK

Chris has broad experience in a variety of sectors of construction in the UK and Eastern Europe. He has a thorough knowledge of administering planning requirements across various forms of contract in particular, NEC and JCT.

As an early adopter of 4D Planning techniques, Chris has always been looking to new innovations for planning and managing projects. More recently Chris has been researching and developing a leading-edge offering in Virtual and Augmented Reality applications for the planning and management of construction projects. This is a technology that we firmly believe adds value to projects and construction delivery. He has extensive experience in various forms of Contract disputes for Tier 1 main contractors and Tier 2 subcontractors.

Chris is proficient in using Primavera P6, Asta Powerproject, Microsoft Project, Synchro and TILOS.

Selected Project Experience
  • Provided expert report in mediation on critical path delays incurred during the construction of a new office building in Stockley Park, UK.

  • Completed analysis of general contractor’s critical path, along with analyses of critical client events, to assess general contractor’s claim for delay on behalf of the contractor during the construction of a new housing estate in Ashford, UK.

  • Completed analysis of general contractor’s critical path, along with analyses of critical client events, to asses general contractor’s claim for delay in behalf of the contractor during the refurbishment and construction of a new University Library in Canterbury, UK.

  • Completed analysis of subcontractor’s critical path, along with the analyses of critical general contractors events, to assess subcontractor’s claim for delay on behalf of the contractor following the construction of a new commercial mixed use development in Birmingham, UK.

  • Performed project planning and reporting roles, managing change, running ‘what if’ scenarios and short term programmes for the following projects: 

    Crossrail Liverpool Street and Paddington Stations
    40 Storey Flagship Novotel for Accor, Canary Wharf
    London Bridge Station Redevelopment
    LU Northern & Piccadilly Ceiling Replacement Works
    The Aldgate Project, Aldgate Gyratory
    The QMC Nottingham Treatment Centre
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Qualifications

EDUCATION

Nottingham Trent University
BSc (Hons) Construction Management, 2004

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

BIM Certificated Practitioner
(Project/Task Information Manager)

Associate of the Chartered Institute
of Arbitrators (ACIArb)