Peter Coleman

Peter has over 42 years experience in the Commercial and Contractual fields of the Construction and Civil Engineering industry including International exposure within multi-cultural societies. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

He has specialised in Contract and Project Services Management at a senior level across a wide range of industries both onshore and offshore including power, renewable-energy, petrochemical, oil and gas, process, pipelines and nuclear, within client, contractor, PMC, EPIC and EPCM arrangements.

He has worked in a senior capacity for leading international companies on major construction projects in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Asia including India, undertaking commercial hands-on, advisory and strategy functions incorporating risk limitation considerations for both Client and Contractors.

Peter has extensive experience of drafting and negotiating contract terms and conditions; bid proposal management; bid preparation and presentation; preparation of invitations to tender; tender analysis and assessment. He has pre- and post-contract hands-on working experience of a wide range of contract forms such as FIDIC, LOGIC, IChemE, ICE, GC Works, ECC / NEC suite, various bespoke nuclear forms and proprietary conditions of developers and engineering organisations.

He has liaised with leading legal organisations, carried out research on numerous commercial claims, arbitration and adjudication issues and successfully prosecuted and defended construction claims as well as working on major insurance claims negotiating with loss adjustors.

He is also an experienced and dedicated individual and highly motivated team builder.

Computer literate with strong communication skills and a commitment to continuous performance improvement, with ability to manage change. A composed negotiator and presenter Peter is able to perform effectively at all levels and has strong interpersonal skills.

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