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Chartered Quantity Surveyors & Construction Contract Consultants


Personal Details

Michael Terence Wood, MSc, LLB(Hons), FRICS, FCIArb, FCIOB, MAE, MCMI.
FRICS (Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
FCIOB (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building)
FCIArb (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
MAE (Member of the Academy of Experts-practicing member)
MCMI (Member of the Chartered Management Institute).
Professional Qualification
Quantity Surveying, Building and Construction Courses at South Birmingham Polytechnic (Now within Birmingham University) and Wolverhampton Polytechnic (now Wolverhampton University).

Two years of a 3 year part time course studying for a Diploma in Management Studies.

CIArb Advanced Certificate in Adjudication (Construction) Awarded 16/10/08.

Post Graduate Certificate in Construction Adjudication at King’s College London 2008/2009 (basically half of MSc course) - Certificate awarded February 2010.

Then 2009/2010 -2nd half MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King's College, London - dissertation completed and MSc (Merit) awarded January 2011.

RICS Diploma in Construction Adjudication 2009/2010 – passed all levels/ exams February 2011 and Diploma issued March 2011.

RICS Diploma in Arbitration 2014/2015 – Diploma awarded April 2016

Technical Education
Final RICS, CIOB AND CIArB examinations passed.
Professional Examinations
Law Degree LLB(Hons.) October 2000.
Other Qualifications
Member of Society of Construction Law, Adjudication Society and Association of Independent Construction Adjudicators (AICA).
Other Socities
RICS, CIArb, TeCSA, CIC and Confederation of Construction Specialists.
Adjudication Panels
CIArb from 2008 to 2017 (allowed to retain Chartered Arbitrator status thereafter).
Arbitration Panel
25 Garnet Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham, B43 7RJ.
Tel/fax: 0121-366-7393.Mobile: 07813-977590.
Present Address

Career Details

1st May 2001 to present.
M.T. Wood Ltd t/a Michael Wood Associates
Present Employer
Construction Contract/Dispute Resolution Consultant.
Acted as Adjudicator and Arbitrator. Assisted parties with adjudications and have acted as party representative in adjudication proceedings. Also assisted a solicitor with an adjudication. Acted as Single Joint Expert. Expert Reports. Valuing construction works; Valuing and costing repairs & dilapidations etc. Assisted various parties & companies operating in the Construction Industry with the resolution of disputes and commercial matters. Claims Consultant and Quantity Surveyor.
31st May 1999 to 30th April 2001.
Citex Asia Ltd, Central, Hong Kong (formerly Bucknall Austin)    
Senior Contract Consultant
Seconded to the Hong Kong Airport Authority for the ne airport as Senior Contracts Engineer in Employer’s Claims Management Section; reviewing and commenting on Claim Reports and proposed commercial settlements, in connection with extensions of time and cost claims for packages of works (Civil Engineering, Building and Services/ Systems).
4th March 1996 to 30th May 1999.
Paul Y.ITC Management Ltd, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Assistant Chief Quantity Surveyor.
Attached to the Building Division of a Main Contractor and assisted / advised on contractual issues/matters/problems arising with Clients and subcontractors. Working on disputes, Loss and Expense/ time claims. Also assignments for the Civil Engineering Division, such as a Cost and Value audit of the Ting Kau Bridge.
August 1988 to 3rd March 1996.
Wood & Co, Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Construction Contract Consultants, Birmingham, England.
Working as a Consultant for various parties, organisations / firms operating in UK Building and Civil Engineering Industry and giving contractual advice, providing  commercial management, dealing with disputes, claims and problem final accounts. Provided arbitration support and expert witness services. Valuing works etc.

Previous Employment - Brief History

Societe Auxiliaire D’Enterprises Saudi Arabia (French International Building / Civil Engineering Contractor), Deputy Project Manager/ Senior Quantity Surveyor on project for a mini village in Al Hofuf with roads, sewage and water plants etc in the desert.
Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Riyadh (Government Department).Advisor in Project Management Dept. (for 4 hegira years) overseeing the construction of Major Bank Branches around the Kingdom.
Hardy Hobbs Management Ltd (Management Consultant). Advisor to Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency. As above.
Bucknall Austin & Partners, Birmingham, England. Senior Quantity Surveyor on military runway site based in Libya and then on a Refurbishment project of approx. 200 villas in Benghazi.
Joe M. Rodgers & Associates Ltd, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Building & Civil Engineering Contractor, from USA). Office Engineer. Working on mini townships and hospitals.
Tara, Lusaka, Zambia (General Building Contractor). Manager of Construction Division. Running sites, estimating, buying and QS duties for schools, factories and telephone exchanges etc.
Amlew Division, Zambia (Building & Civil Engineering Division of Anglo American Mines). Area Quantity Surveyor (Kabwe Mining town). Working on various building and civil engineering projects in and around the mines i.e. Coke Plants, roads, sewers and water pipe projects plus housing developments for Zambia Railways etc.
David Charles Estates Ltd, Birmingham, England (developer of apartment and housing Complexes / Estates)-Group Surveyor.
Taylor Woodrow Construction, England. Site Quantity Surveyor. Working on hotels and office blocks.
W. J. Law & Sons Ltd, Birmingham, England (General Building Contractor). Assistant Quantity Surveyor .Working on minor building works.
Egas Ltd, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire (Civil Engineering Contractor). Trainee Quantity Surveyor. Working on roads, sewer/drainage projects.
Fram Russell Construction, Coleshill, Warwickshire (Insitu and pre-cast concrete subcontractor)- Trainee Quantity Surveyor.
George Wimpey Construction: Site Worker/Labourer/Steel-fixer and Hoist-Driver.