Expansion of claims expertise in Asia addresses ongoing strength of the construction sector in the region
SINGAPORE – 6 June 2014 – Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Jon Prudhoe and his Singapore team have joined Navigant’s Global Construction Practice. The group will join Navigant’s Singapore office and work in unison with Navigant’s Hong Kong office, expanding Navigant’s construction disputes and advisory offering to clients in Asia.
“I am extremely excited to welcome Jon and his team to Navigant,” said David Tortorello, Practice Leader of Navigant’s Global Construction Practice. “With the continued expansion of the construction sector in Singapore as well as other parts of Asia, the addition of high quality experts in Singapore is critical to serving the needs of our clients.”
Prudhoe and his team specialize in the preparation, analysis and management of claims and the provision of dispute resolution services and advisory services to the construction sector. Prudhoe is a prominent and highly regarded delay and quantum expert in the region. The skill set and experience of Prudhoe’s team will complement Navigant’s capabilities and strengthen its presence in Asia, adding new resources and expertise.
“We are excited to be joining Navigant as it continues to build its presence in Asia,” said Jon Prudhoe. “Our shared commitment to quality and client service makes the combination valuable to our clients working in the region.”
Jon has undertaken more than 60 appointments as delay and /or quantum expert and has considerable experience giving evidence under cross examination as well as acting as expert determiner. His experience includes on-offshore oil and gas projects, ship build, repair and conversion disputes as well as power, process, petrochemical, civil, building and structural engineering projects. Prior to establishing a Singapore-based boutique consultancy in 2012, Prudhoe was with Trett Consulting for 24 years including tenure as S.E. Asia Regional Director.
“Jon Prudhoe and his team have an excellent reputation in the region for impeccable quality and unquestionable integrity,” said Garry Crossley, Asia Regional Managing Director for Navigant’s Global Construction Practice. “We look forward to them joining our team and providing our clients access to their expertise.”