Directors

Michael J. McIver

Director / C.E.O

F.R.I.C.S., F.C.I.O.B., M.C.I.Arb

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Over thirty years of professional experience with emphasis in the contractual and commercial aspects of building and civil engineering projects. Extensive experience in U.K., Middle East and Asia Pacific in pre and post contract administration, commercial and contractual management, risk analysis of contract, final accounts, contractual claims and disputes management. Mr. McIver is an active member of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and He has completed the KLRCA adjudication training programme examinations. He has been appointed as an adjudicator by KLRCA.

Experienced in all forms of construction with particular regard to the financial and contractual management of projects.

Transferred to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1992 and in May 1993 founded Plus 3 Consultants office in Kuala Lumpur as Director (Asia-Pacific). Specialising in claims management, arbitration and litigation and has experience in preparation of pleadings, expert witness role on matter of quantum, time and contract interpretation. Qualified as a Mediator under the CIDB training scheme. Regular speaker at conferences and seminars. Member of the CIDB Malaysia Design and Build Contract Drafting Committee.

    PROJECT TYPES     ACTIVITIES
    General Building     Disputes Management
    High Rise Commercial / Housing     Quantity Surveying
    Marine / Engineering /Gas Pipelines     Contract Management
    Roads & Railways     Arbitration
    Airports     Project Management
    Bridges & Earthworks     Contract Negotiation
    M & E Works     Claims preparation and settlement
    Privatisation Projects     Project Co-ordination
    Hotels     Expert Witness
    Mediation

 

John M. Arkinstall

Director

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SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Over thirty years of construction experience mainly with international contractors as Commercial Director/Regional Manager in UK/Europe, South America, Middle East and South East Asia. Involved in wide variety of civil engineering and building projects and latterly as Contractual Consultant. Projects have included Design Build, Design, Build Operate, Concessions as well as traditional forms of Contract.

Extensive experience of financial control, pre and post contract commercial, contractual and claims management, risk analyses, final accounts resolution of contractual issues.

    PROJECT TYPES     ACTIVITIES
    Ports     Tender Documents and Procurement
    Sewer Networks and Treatment Plants     Assessing contractual and commercial risks
    Highways     Contract & Project Management
    Refineries     Implementing cost control and cost monitoring techniques
    Cement Works     Final Account negotiations and settlement
    Ship Repair Yard     Preparation and Review of contractual claims for Extension of               Time and Additional Costs
    Airports
    High Rise Commercial / Housing

 

Stephen Tennant

Director

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Stephen in an acknowledged expert, with over 35 years experience in billion-dollar-plus, large-scale, multi-interface, complex, infrastructure, civil engineering and iconic building projects. Portfolio of local and international experience, planning and delivering successful on-time, on-budget, mega-sized integrated developments and infrastructure projects in Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. He is a practitioner of solutions generation and dispute resolution across the breadth of commercial, design, operational or management risks and challenges arising from building, engineering and infrastructure projects.

Extensive expertise in Procurement, Pre qualification, Tendering & Tender Management, Joint Venturing, Risk / Opportunity Management, Insurances, Strategic Planning, Commercial Management, Project Management, Claim Preparation / Defence & Advocacy, Expert Reports & Testimony, Mediator, Facilitator & Dispute Solution Adviser, Incorporated Owners Committees

    PROJECT TYPES     ACTIVITIES
    General Building     Neutral Evaluation
    High Rise Commercial / Housing     Expert Witness
    Retail Buildings     Expert Report
    Railways     Tender Review
    Airports     Dispute Resolution
    Dredging     Project Management
    High-rise Apartments     Expert Witness

 

Bert de Munck

Director

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Bert de Munck has over 18 years consultancy experience as a civil engineer in construction/civil infrastructure/oil and gas within the full project life cycle. He has over 12 years’ experience as a project manager in multi-disciplinary projects. He moved from the Netherlands and joined Plus Three Consultants in November 2012. Experienced in both traditional standard contract forms and EPC and DBM contracts in projects in Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and the Netherlands

    PROJECT TYPES     ACTIVITIES
    Construction Developments     Construction Management
    Highways     Damages, Loss of Profit Claims
    Bridges
  • Project Contract and Procurement Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Risk Management
    Fly-overs
    Infrastructure Projects
    Manufacturing Factories
    Rail & Light Rail
    Road tunnels
    Oil & Gas projects     Contract Management
    Contract Administration
    Risk Management
   Sewerage and water systems and underground storage     Contract administration
   Urban development & urban expansion plans     Project and procurement management

 

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Revantha Sinnetamby

Director

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Revantha Sinnetamby is a former in-house counsel admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia, with over 25 years of international experience advising businesses involved in high value projects (transportation infrastructure, telecommunications, information technology and heavy engineering).  He was, until recently, General Counsel of a Malaysian public listed company with operations in several countries in the transportation infrastructure space (involved in EPC/DBFOT/PPP contracts in Malaysia, India and Brazil).  During his in-house career he has held General Counsel position in the UK and Sweden.  He has served on (and advised) several management teams that have achieved successful outcomes in the infrastructure space.  He holds degrees in Arts, Law and Business Administration and was a Sloan Fellow at the London Business School in 2010.  His strengths are international contracts, project contracts (infrastructure), protection and monetization of intellectual property, project finance, joint ventures and dispute resolution.
    PROJECT TYPES     ACTIVITIES
Construction and Infrastructure Dispute Resolution Strategy and Methodology
Rail and transportation Claims Management
Telecommunications Contracts Management and Contract Negotiation
IT Infrastructure, Licensing and Maintenance Project Financing
IT – Software, Networking and Digital Security Corporate Governance
Internet Infrastructure, media, e-commerce and payments and privacy Risk Management
 Commercial Management
 Corporate Restructing

 

 Ben Hue

Sr Ben Hue Fook Keong

Associate Director

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Over 30 years of professional experience. Principally engaged in contractual and commercial management aspects of building, civil engineering, oil, gas and chemical projects. Ben has worked in projects in Africa, Australia, Middle East and South East Asia. Experienced in most forms of construction contracts including design and build, build and operate, cost plus and traditional forms of contract for pre and post contracts administration, contractual and commercial management, financial control, risk analyses, final accounts and resolution of contractual issues.

    PROJECT TYPES     ACTIVITIES
    General Buildings     Sub-Contract Management
    High Rise Commercial/ Residential     Contract Administration
    Hospital/ Hotels / Institution buildings    Tender Documentation and Awards
    Bridges, Roads and Railways    Extension of Time Application
    Oil and Gas Projects    Final Accounts
    Airports and Associated     Loss & Expense Claims Documentation and Review
    Chemical Plants    Dispute Management