Our Team

  • John LewisJohn Lewis
    John Lewis
    Co-Founder
    John Lewis

    John Lewis

    Co-Founder
    Leadership Team

    With a passion for bringing analytical and digital solutions to the construction industry, John is the inventor of several proprietary technologies including SMART and LOGIC+. Over his career, John has led global commercial functions for international organisations such as GE Oil & Gas and Origin Energy. With a career spanning over 25 years, John is one of the leading innovators of the construction industry, pioneering new ways to improve safety, increase productivity and avoid disputes.

  • Dan WoolcottDan Woolcott
    Dan Woolcott
    Co-Founder
    Dan Woolcott

    Dan Woolcott

    Co-Founder
    Leadership Team

    Dan is a highly skilled senior executive providing industry leadership and governance with exceptional commercial acumen. He has over 28 years’ experience across road and rail transportation, heavy civils, infrastructure, oil & gas, and mining sectors in Australia, Asia and Europe. Dan’s specialised skill set is based on an ethos of securing best-for-project outcomes through pragmatic, collaborative frameworks, and an affinity to drive results swiftly. Dan has significant experience in dispute avoidance and resolution, negotiating contract awards, operational & business unit management, and has most recently sat on three boards for combined project values over $3.5 Billion.

  • Alex PurserAlex Purser
    Alex Purser
    National Head - Business Services
    Alex Purser

    Alex Purser

    National Head - Business Services
    Leadership Team

    Graduating from Griffith University with a Bachelors’ degree in Communications, Alex has 8 years’ experience in corporate administration, communications, and human resources, working primarily in the Hospitality and Tourism sectors. Alex also holds a Post Graduate certificate in Human Resource Management.

  • Matthew PhillipsMatthew Phillips
    Matthew Phillips
    National Head - Resource Management
    Matthew Phillips

    Matthew Phillips

    National Head - Resource Management
    Leadership Team

    Matt is a well-versed executive search recruiter and resource management professional with over 13 years’ experience of placing candidates of all levels within the Cost / Project Management, PMO, Risk, Project Controls and Contract, Claims and Disputes industry across the UK, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, North America, Middle East, India, Australia and NZ. Matt began his career in London in 2008 working with within the London PQS sector, both client side and consultancy.  During this time Matt conducted a number of Local and International assignments for several global companies within the Mining & Minerals, Contracts Services and Civil infrastructure sector.

     

  • Paul ArthurPaul Arthur
    Paul Arthur
    General Manager - New South Wales
    Paul Arthur

    Paul Arthur

    General Manager - New South Wales
    Leadership Team / New South Wales Team

    Paul is an internationally experienced commercial manager and dispute resolver. He has successfully resolved conflicts and disagreements arising from complex contractual arrangements on various global infrastructure projects. Paul has worked on a number of prestigious projects including Sydney Metro Linewide, NELP, one of APAC’s leading data centre builder’s, Thames Tideway, HS2 and Crossrail. One of Paul’s key strengths is his ability to simplify complex commercial and quantitative issues, making them easily understandable to a diverse range of audiences.

  • Kelly LintonKelly Linton
    Kelly Linton
    National Head - ADR
    Kelly Linton

    Kelly Linton

    National Head - ADR
    ADR Team / Leadership Team

    An experienced Commercial Manager that has experience in rail, infrastructure, renewables, water, commercial and residential building. Historically, she came from contracts management background and after completing a law degree, progressed into commercial management, where she undertook a master’s in project management to further enhance her knowledge of theories behind project management concepts. In her career as a Commercial Manager, she has worked in roles both client and contractor side, which allows for better risk understanding and contractual negotiations. Having recently led commercial teams at a national, regional and project level, Kelly’s best strength is imparting her knowledge and mentoring junior members of the team.

  • Richard VincentRichard Vincent
    Richard Vincent
    Business Development Manager
    Richard Vincent

    Richard Vincent

    Business Development Manager
    Business Development

    Extensive experience within the engineering, transport infrastructure, resource and defence sectors, Richard has held various management level positions across design, construction, project management, operations, and maintenance disciplines. He has demonstrated expertise in the strategic selection and development of projects under varied delivery models and supports Lewis Woolcott’s Business Development activities.

  • Brian Noonan headshotBrian Noonan headshot
    Brian Noonan
    Technical Director
    Brian Noonan headshot

    Brian Noonan

    Technical Director
    Queensland Team

    Brian is a strategic Commercial Manager with solid knowledge of project performance reporting and financial and budgeting processes. A background in Quantity Surveying, Brian brings 15 years’ experience developing and implementing commercial strategies, bolstering contractual savviness of companies and coordinating diverse teams. Working across the construction industry, both in Ireland & Australia, Brian has experience across multiple sectors including oil & gas, major civil infrastructure, utilities and building.

  • Jesse MitchellJesse Mitchell
    Jesse Mitchell
    Senior Associate Director
    Jesse Mitchell

    Jesse Mitchell

    Senior Associate Director
    ADR Team

    Jesse specialises in forensic planning and dispute resolution with 10+ years’ experience working on major building, infrastructure and resource projects. With several expert appointments and adjudications under his belt, Jesse is an up-and-coming delay expert. With a civil engineering degree and a range of skills including significant expertise in all types of planning software and strong commercial acumen, Jesse is a highly sought-after expert and a valued member of the team.  Jesse is a Member of the Australia Institute of Project Management.

  • Martin NunnMartin Nunn
    Martin Nunn
    Senior Associate Director
    Martin Nunn

    Martin Nunn

    Senior Associate Director
    ADR Team

    With over 25 years’ experience in the heavy industry and construction sector, Martin is a highly skilled resource planner and qualified P6 user/administrator. Martin’s expertise includes planning and scheduling, forensic delay analysis, document control, database design, estimating assistance, and P6 administration.  Other commercial interests include systems development, science, and technology.

  • Fiona ThieleFiona Thiele
    Fiona Thiele
    Senior Associate Director
    Fiona Thiele

    Fiona Thiele

    Senior Associate Director
    Queensland Team

    Fiona has enjoyed a diverse career with experience in the fields of construction, commercial and contract management, project management, engineering education, natural gas, industrial waste and geotechnical engineering. She continues to apply her multifaceted experience to commercial management building and construction. 

  • Reece AllenReece Allen
    Reece Allen
    Senior Associate Director
    Reece Allen

    Reece Allen

    Senior Associate Director
    New South Wales Team

    Reece has over 10 years’ experience as an innovative dynamic professional in both commercial and contract domains, working across Australia and the United Kingdom as a Quantity Surveyor. Recce’s background demonstrates his ability to develop and implement systems and strategies for commercial management, effectively coordinate and collaborate on multiple projects and manage multi- dimensional and highly profitable operations.

  • Kirby SantosKirby Santos
    Kirby Santos
    Senior Associate Director
    Kirby Santos

    Kirby Santos

    Senior Associate Director
    ADR Team

    Kirby is a project controls and data analytics professional with 15 years’ experience in engineering and construction projects. His experience covers site-based project controls up to corporate/c-suite project analytics support within the Mining/Minerals, Defence and IT industries. Kirby has significant on-site experience managing capital and expense (maintenance) project portfolio costs, schedules, and earned value. He has helped clients effectively manage their schedules and costs by implementing practical data analytics principles along with the latest technology. He combines his hands on project controls experience and technical data analytics capability to enable him to extract deeper project insights that engages all stakeholder levels.

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    Matthew Reay
    Senior Associate Director
    Matthew Reay headshots

    Matthew Reay

    Senior Associate Director
    ADR Team

    Matt is a Multi Discipline Quantity Surveyor experienced in contract administration, isometric and site measurement, variation control, cost reporting, final accounting, bid preparation, claims support preparation. He is experienced in the performance of intricate analysis for complex matters of quantum and the drafting of subsequent expert witness reports. Matt has served the oil and gas, iron and steel, petrochemical, renewables, and civil engineering sectors in the UK, Europe, Africa and Oceania and is equally capable on capital projects, engineering maintenance and shutdowns. He holds Membership status with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has NEC, FIDIC, NZ Standard and bespoke contract experience.

  • Muhammad UsmanMuhammad Usman
    Muhammad Usman
    Senior Associate Director
    Muhammad Usman

    Muhammad Usman

    Senior Associate Director
    ADR Team

    Muhammad is an accomplished and seasoned Civil Engineer, specialising in Project Management tools and techniques. Muhammad has over 12 years’ experience in Construction Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring, Controls, Forensic Delay Analysis, Earned Value Management, Quantum Claims and providing Expert Advice on costs (in disputes and arbitrations) for High Rise Towers, Residential Buildings, Airports, Infrastructure, and Oil & Gas Projects.

  • Ben GrayBen Gray
    Ben Gray
    Senior Associate Director
    Ben Gray

    Ben Gray

    Senior Associate Director
    Queensland Team

    Ben is a senior leader with 20 years’ experience in Negotiation, Contracts & Category Management, Strategic Procurement and Workforce Planning.  Ben’s roles have included Regional, State and General Manager appointments in some of Australia’s largest sectors such as Energy, Oil & Gas, HR & Resourcing, Construction, Government and Trades & Industrial.

  • Darcy CostelloDarcy Costello
    Darcy Costello
    Senior Associate Director
    Darcy Costello

    Darcy Costello

    Senior Associate Director
    New South Wales Team

    Darcy is a contracts administrator with 8 years’ experience in commercial construction, working on a series of projects in the Resources (mining and rail), Health, Education, Retail, and Local Government sectors. Graduating with a Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics degree from Curtin University, Darcy exemplifies a strong understanding of finance and planning, specialising in procurement of subcontractors and assessment of claims.

  • Eric LienEric Lien
    Eric Lien
    Associate Director
    Eric Lien

    Eric Lien

    Associate Director
    ADR Team

    Eric has over 15 years’ experience in renewable energy, oil & gas, mining, residential, commercial, defence, civil & infrastructure in Australia, Asia and Central America. He has performed roles in contract administration, quantity surveying, cost assessing and provides expert report support in the assessment of contractual claims, including variations, extension of time, delay cost, and disruption. Eric Is a member of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, and a diploma in accounting.

  • Anthony Morris
    Senior Consultant

    Anthony Morris

    Senior Consultant
    Western Australia Team

    Anthony is a Contracts Administrator with 7 years’ experience working in the commercial construction industry on a range of projects including Community, Education, Aged Care, Retail and Defence. Anthony graduated with a Bachelor of Construction Management & Economics (Honours) degree from the University of South Australia. Possessing a comprehensive understanding of head contract and subcontract agreements, Anthony has developed expertise in contract management, claim reviews and cost analysis.

  • Ben Kenway
    Associate Director

    Ben Kenway

    Associate Director
    Queensland Team

    Ben has over 16 years’ experience in heavy engineering, marine, oil & gas, construction & infrastructure across both private and government sectors. He has performed roles in and has expertise with end to end contract management, strategic procurement, category management, tactical contract formulation, drafting & negotiations, project management and claim management.

  • Wikus FourieWikus Fourie
    Wikus Fourie
    Associate Director
    Wikus Fourie

    Wikus Fourie

    Associate Director
    Queensland Team

    With 17 years navigating diverse sectors like commercial, engineering, marine, and mining, Wikus is a seasoned Quantity Surveyor with a talent for active contract management, strategic sourcing, and stakeholder engagement. He leverages data analysis to deliver optimal project outcomes. Wikus boasts a proven track record in project controls, procurement, estimating, and cost control, with strong technical expertise across various disciplines and lifecycles. Whether navigating complex contracts, claims, or diverse construction methods, Wikus’ depth of knowledge ensures he thrives in any project environment.

  • Danish Sheikh
    Associate Director

    Danish Sheikh

    Associate Director
    New South Wales Team

    Degree qualified Civil Engineer based in Sydney with 13 years of experience in civils, infrastructure and building construction in Middle East, Asia and Australia. Expertise include Civil Engineering, Project Coordination, Construction and Commercial Management. Implemented project management principles, on projects which were managed by the likes of Parsons, Aecom, Bechtel and Flour, and consistently delivered results while working in multicultural environment in Australia, Middle East and Asia.

  • Jonathan BerryJonathan Berry
    Jonathan Berry
    Associate Director
    Jonathan Berry

    Jonathan Berry

    Associate Director
    New South Wales Team

    Jonathan is an analytically driven Quantity Surveyor and Cost Manager with over 8 years of experience delivering cost control and contract management for diverse projects in the construction industry. Jonathan has a proven track record of navigating challenges and exploring commercial opportunities to advise management and drive business growth and has a demonstrated history of managing all aspects of quantity surveying, including estimation, cost and contractual claims.  Jonathan possesses excellent skills to identify and leverage risks and opportunities to minimise project costs and enhance value.

  • Izabela DembowskaIzabela Dembowska
    Izabela Dembowska
    Senior Consultant
    Izabela Dembowska

    Izabela Dembowska

    Senior Consultant
    New South Wales Team

    Izabela is an experienced legal professional with over 10 years of experience in the construction, development, technical facility maintenance and manufacturing sectors as well as in the telecommunications and IT Industry, collaborating with both European and international companies. As a Senior legal expert, Izabela successfully negotiated contractual agreements for construction companies, demonstrating her proficiency in handling complex contractual matters. Izabella holds two Master’s degrees in Law and in Public Administration, a Doctorate in Legal Sciences (Ph.D. in Law) and is a psychologist.

  • Dom HumphrysDom Humphrys
    Dominic Humphrys
    Senior Consultant
    Dom Humphrys

    Dominic Humphrys

    Senior Consultant
    ADR Team

    Having worked in Construction and Infrastructure, Workplace and Employment and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices, Dominic has advised both individual and corporate clients across a wide range of industries including resources and energy companies, property developers, financial institutions, and professional services firms. He has assisted on projects, contract drafting, contract administration and interpretation as well as the construction aspects of significant major projects and infrastructure in various Australian states and territories. Dominic has a bachelor’s in law (Honours) and a Bachelor of Business (Finance) from the Queensland University of Technology.

  • Matt MitchellMatt Mitchell
    Matthew Mitchell
    Senior Consultant
    Matt Mitchell

    Matthew Mitchell

    Senior Consultant
    Western Australia Team

    Matt is a Contracts Administrator with 10 years of experience working in Commercial Construction in Perth and Adelaide, working in education, multi storey apartments, retail, aged care and mixed use development projects. Graduated with a Construction Management and Economics (Honours) Degree from the University of South Australia. Matt has strong communication and teamwork skills along with strong technical skills of cost planning and forecasting along with Subcontractor Management and procurement.

  • James Woodhouse headshotJames Woodhouse headshot
    James Woodhouse
    Senior Consultant
    James Woodhouse headshot

    James Woodhouse

    Senior Consultant
    New South Wales Team

    James is a Contract Administrator with 3 years’ experience in the Construction and Mining industries. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology. James has experience in procurement, drafting and managing contracts, claims management and commercial negotiations. James has assisted on various projects across the Civil Infrastructure and Mining sectors gaining a broad range of commercial exposure. 

  • Kane ZubrinichKane Zubrinich
    Kane Zubrinich
    Senior Consultant
    Kane Zubrinich

    Kane Zubrinich

    Senior Consultant
    Western Australia Team

    Kane is a Contracts Administrator with 4 years’ experience over a variety of construction sectors, include Age Care, Defence, Retail, Food & Beverage, and Retail. Completing a Bachelor of Construction Management, and with a broad range of commercial exposure, Kane has developed expertise in claim management, commercial planning, cost engineering, and financial analysis. 

  • Milton LizamaMilton Lizama
    Milton Lizama
    Senior Consultant
    Milton Lizama

    Milton Lizama

    Senior Consultant
    Western Australia Team

    Milton is a project engineer professional with over 11 years’ experience in the building, energy and mining sectors. He is highly proficient in project planning and control, management control and contracts. Milton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business, as well as a Diploma in Project Management.  

  • Sharoz QureshiSharoz Qureshi
    Sharoz Qureshi
    Senior Consultant
    Sharoz Qureshi

    Sharoz Qureshi

    Senior Consultant
    Queensland Team

    Sharoz is a Contracts Administrator with over 7 years’ experience in major Oil & Gas sector projects in the Middle East. In his experience, Sharoz has been associated with both pre and post award contracts administration and subcontracts management of EPC Projects.  Having completed a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Sharoz also holds a certificate of Project Management Professional.

  • Francisca SotoFrancisca Soto
    Francisca Soto
    Senior Consultant
    Francisca Soto

    Francisca Soto

    Senior Consultant
    New South Wales Team

    Fransisca is an Industrial engineer with scheduling, planning and negotiation skills acquired with emphasis on areas of procurement, supply, and project management.

  • Tess Roxburgh headshotTess Roxburgh headshot
    Tess Roxburgh
    Consultant
    Tess Roxburgh headshot

    Tess Roxburgh

    Consultant
    Queensland Team

    Tess is currently a first year Engineering Honours student at the University of Queensland and holds a Diploma of Business.  Demonstrating a strong understanding of office administration, Tess is knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office competencies, as well skills such as inventory control, end-of-day processing and customer complaint handling, which she has gained working in customer service.

  • Chloe Montauban
    Consultant

    Chloe Montauban

    Consultant
    Western Australia Team

    Chloe is a dedicated administrative professional with over seven years progressive experience in document control and processing systems. Detail-orientated and well-versed in systems, Chloe has experience in leadership roles, collaborating with key stakeholders, time management and working within a group or individually.

  • Harry NooneHarry Noone
    Harry Noone
    Consultant
    Harry Noone

    Harry Noone

    Consultant
    New South Wales Team

    Harry has 3 years of experience working as a digital asset within commercial construction. Harry has experience in Transport, Water, Public and Environmental sectors. He has a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Edinburgh which led him to a path of data analysis. Harry provides a diverse set of skills to assist on a range of projects within the industry. He has proven his planning, scheduling, and digital capabilities for project development.

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