Director, Turner & Townsend Contract Services
Ian Heaphy is a Procurement Director at Turner & Townsend and specialises in the development and implementation of innovative procurement strategies with particular expertise around EPC, partnering / alliance agreements and target cost / cost reimbursable contracts for major programmes of work. Ian has over 18 years’ experience across the industry, including water, LNG, oil & gas, petro-chemical, aviation, rail, highways, building and IT equipment installation and software development.
He has been involved with the NEC for over 15 years and has supported government departments, major clients and international contractors deliver the benefits of the NEC forms of contract and target cost / cost reimbursable procurement strategies and has provided expert advice and acted as an independent expert on NEC matters. In particular Ian has provided training and support to users in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong and produced the NEC elearning module, International Application of NEC3 and Comparison to FIDIC and NEC3 as an EPC Contract.
Ian has produced numerous papers and articles on the NEC and delivered seminars and training to groups such as RICS, CIOB, Society of Construction Law, the and the NEC Users' Group. He is also a member of the RICS’s NEC Sub-Group
In addition to his NEC and procurement work Ian also acts as quantum Expert Witness.
Contract Management Consultant
Chairman, Contracts and Procurement Special Interest Group, APM
Dr Jon Broome has been involved in the development of the NEC since 1993 when he started and completed the world's first PhD on it under one of its two original co-instigators. He completed the PhD in 1998 and did a further two years part-time research into collaborative procurement routes. Since 1998, he has run his own company - Leading Edge Projects Consulting Ltd - specialising in consultancy on the NEC, contract strategy and the procurement of complex projects, both in the construction sector and other industries.
As well as having his contributions to the 2nd & 3rd editions of the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) acknowledged, Jon has authored numerous refereed papers, articles in the Users' Group newsletter and the top selling NEC3: A User's Guide as well as leading the drafting team for the Professional Services Short Contract (PSSC). He speaks, trains and consults on these topics internationally and across sectors.
In addition, Jon has been chair of the Association for Project Management's Contracts & Procurement Specific Interest Group since 2007.