Webinar: When to choose the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC)
2pm GMT (1 hour)
Join Richard Patterson (Mott Macdonald) and Barry Trebes (Trebes Consulting) as they discuss and advise on when best to choose the short form of the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract, the ECSC.
This webinar will based on the "Comparison of the PSSC with the PSC" Guidance Note, released in November 2023.
Richard Patterson, NEC4 drafter and Procurement & NEC Specialist, Mott MacDonald
Richard is a chartered civil engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE) and procurement and NEC specialist. He has been with global development, engineering and management consultant, Mott MacDonald for 34 years.
Richard was part of the drafting team for NEC4, was part of the ICE’s working group on procurement, contracts and carbon/net zero and was one of the four-person team that developed NEC’s recently released secondary option X29, Climate change.
Richard leads on NEC for Mott MacDonald and delivers in-house and client training and training for NEC Training, including their 4-day ECC Project Manager accreditation course.
Richard is very keen on getting NEC used more widely and has given NEC training in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Ethiopia, France. Germany, Hong Kong. Ireland, New Zealand, Qatar, Peru, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka and the USA.
In December 2022 and January 2023, he was invited by the Buildings and Construction Authority (BCA) in Singapore to present on NEC at BCA’s annual conference.
Barry Trebes, Managing Director, Trebes Consulting
Barry specializes in NEC contracts and has been using NEC contracts since they there were first published in 1991. He worked on the first large NEC contract the Heathrow Express Rail Link and it was in this contract that sparked Barry as MD of Needlemans at the time initiated with MPS the first ever web-based NEC contract management system named CCM in 1999, which is still going strong as Contract B by Digital Beehive today.
He has worked on a wide variety of NEC contracts in the UK and internationally across many different sectors.
Barry with his writing partner Bronwyn Mitchell actively contributes to the NEC body of knowledge and they have jointly authored Managing Reality (5 book set on the use of NEC ECC), NEC 3 and 4 ECC Role of the Project Manager, Supervisor and NEC4 TSC role of the Service Manager.
He is an official NEC trainer and facilitator. He also assesses and marks the NEC accreditation courses.
Barry was an NEC4 drafter and part of the NEC4 working group. He is Managing Director of Trebes Consulting.