John Lancaster, Director at Hill International, Singapore
John has over 20 years of experience in various Project Controls functions with specialisation in Delay Analysis, Project Controls Management, Project Planning & Genetic Algorithms applied to Project Schedule Optimisation. Before joining Hill, John was associated with Worley Parsons (Manager of Project Services, Western Australia), CB&I (Director of Project Controls, EAME region), SNC Lavalin (Engineering Manager and Project Manager, Johannesburg) to name a few.
John has done his MSc and Phd and currently pursuing his LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration at RGU. He is also a CEng (Chartered Engineer) with Engineering Council (EC) UK and holds a FACostE with ACostE (Association of Cost Engineering), UK.
Bruce Bradley, Global Estimating at The Shaw Group, USA
Bruce’s professional career has entirely served the Engineering / Procurement / Construction / Maintenance industry, specifically in the Petroleum, Petrochemical and Chemical markets. He has accumulated over thirty years experience in Estimating for both domestic and international projects. After starting his career with Jacobs Engineering in 1980, he moved to Litwin Engineers & Constructors in 1987 and later at Fluor in 1996 till 2010. Recently he has moved to The Shaw group heading the Global Estimating division. His personal growth has been augmented through increasing responsibilities of specific assignments and department management. His Estimating capabilities ranged from conceptual/rough order of magnitude to detailed/lump sum turn-key.
Roger Saurin, Regional Director - Energy (Middle East) at Turner & Townsend, UK
Roger has over thirty years of international experience in the management of project services as a member of both contractor and owner’s teams specialising in EPC, EPCM, LSTK to fully reimbursable projects to $10bn in value. He has gained expertise in planning, Cost, Management Reporting, Project Controls Department Management, Functional Leadership, full Project Management responsibilities and Vice President Level. His recent interest is focused on commercial awareness and contractual claims and disputes on major EPC contracts. Roger has experience of Management and hands-on mining projects gained in Canada, South Africa, North and South America and Australia for three years as Functional Leader for Fluor’s mining group.