Chris Gould Principal, Melbourne
Chris joined Hinds Blunden in February 2000 and with over 17 years’ experience in the construction and engineering industries specialises in programming, time analysis and review of associated cost. During his time at Hinds Blunden Chris has undertaken a number of site based programming and time administration roles assisting Contractors and Principals at tender and during construction. His analytical works include the assessment of delay, disruption, acceleration and associated costs.
Chris is experienced in the preparation of reports for a range of projects and topics including time and cost management as well as preparation and presentation of reports in the formal contract environment. Working closely with project staff, senior management and legal teams he has also advised clients in the areas of contract management, project costs and the preparation and assessment of claims. He has also assisted clients by providing advice in various forms of dispute resolution.
As a programmer and planner Chris has been involved in both the preparation and review of contractors programs for the purposes of tenders and site contractual planning requirements. Chris’s programming experience extends to many areas of building, civil and engineering works including high rise construction, hospitals, research and education facilities, retail and commercial precincts, oil and gas, road work, rail and tunnel projects.
This exposure and experience enables Chris to undertake programming and delay analysis, to offer advice and prepare independent reports on construction project issues, costing, dispute avoidance and resolution.