Meet the Drafters Workshop - Reading
Barry Trebes, NEC4 drafter, Director, Trebes Consultancy Limited
Barry Trebes is an NEC Tutor and Director of his own consultancy Trebes Consultancy Ltd. Since 1985, his experience has ranged across a wide variety of projects including airport, rail, water, power and commercial developments and includes, most notably, the Stansted Airport development, the Heathrow Express Rail Link, CTRL, East London Line and a number of PFI/PPP contracts including the LUL PPP Contract. His first encounter with the NEC was in 1992 as senior commercial manager on the Heathrow Express Rail Link project working as a consultant for BAA plc (the earliest major user of NEC). Barry ’s imm ense experienc e of NEC projec ts has led to him providing training and mentoring to clients, contractors and professional organisations throughout the industry. As Managing Director of Needlemans he initiated in 1998 the first ever web system named Contract Change Management (CCM) for the management of NEC contracts with MPS Limited. Barry has facilitated NEC training since 1996 and is a tutor fo r Thomas Telford Limited, the owners and publishers of the NEC family of contracts. Barry delivers training and workshops including bespoke workshops to a broad range of clients in the UK and overseas Barry is co-author of a number of books on the NEC:-Managing Reality a five book set on the use of NEC ECC contracts- NEC3 and NEC4 ECC Role of the Project Manager- NEC3 and NEC4 ECC Role of the Supervisor;
Richard Patterson, NEC4 Drafter and Procurement and NEC Specialist, Mott MacDonald
Richard is a chartered civil engineer and procurement and NEC specialist with global development, engineering and management consultant, Mott MacDonald.
Richard advised on possibly Mott’s first use of the NEC when he moved to their contracts/procurement team in 1996 and has worked with the NEC ever since. He supports Motts teams and their clients in all sectors including the Halley VI research station on the Antarctic, Transnet in South Africa and the Jumeriah Golf Estates in Dubai. In Hong Kong, he has supported the Mott MacDonald’s Hong Kong team on its commissions advising various departments of the Government of Hong Kong first on their trial projects using NEC and is happy now to see NEC as ‘business as usual’ in Hong Kong. Through Mott MacDonald, Richard delivers in-house and client training and training for NEC Training, including the 4 day ECC Project Manager accreditation course. He was also a member of the NEC4 drafting team. Richard has contributed to two NEC books, had 7 NEC papers published in ICE’s Proceedings and sat on the Editorial Advisory Panel of the ICE’s journal, Management, Procurement and Law. He is a also a frequent contributor to the NEC Newsletter.;