Jon has over 40 years of experience in estimating, project controls, business management and materials control. He specializes in leading the development of capital cost estimates for EPC mega projects in the oil and gas sector such as upstream onshore and offshore; pipelines; refineries; petrochemical plants; and mining projects. Jon has held key roles such as Estimating Director, Business Manager, Department Manager, Lead Estimator, Lead Cost Engineer and as litigation Damage Expert. Jon’s extensive estimating experience includes the full spectrum from managing groups to supervising and personally developing conceptual to detailed estimates for EPC company bids and also for supporting Client project gate and funding approval and as damage expert on major oil and gas project arbitrations. His roles have also included managing materials on domestic and international projects. He has extensive experience with pricing, payment and contract mechanisms commonly encountered in the engineering and construction industry including knowledge of lump sum, cost reimbursable, guaranteed maximum and unit price. His International project experience includes Canada, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Russia, Singapore, Iraq, Australia, South Africa, China, Trinidad and Tobago, Kuwait, and Lithuania. He has held several senior positions at Fluor Corporation, Jacobs Engineering, Hudson Engineering, and John Brown managing assignments for owner/operator companies such as Shell, ExxonMobil, Enbridge, Aramco, GASCO, Santos, ConocoPhillips, Marathon, Citgo, BP, Petronet/Transnet, Singapore LNG, Petrxio, BP-Husky Refining, MMMS Consortium and the DOE.