Ben Woolley is an associate director in Navigant's global Construction practice. He more than 10 years of experience identifying, managing, and negotiating the various risks that face construction projects. These risks include delay and disruption, design deficiencies, constructive changes, unforeseen conditions, and termination. His background includes proactive project risk management for active construction projects, as well as forensic analysis of construction projects in dispute settings.
Woolley advises on scheduling challenges through schedule development and analysis using the Critical Path Method (CPM). He works with clients on baseline schedule development, interim progress tracking and risk management, and forensic development of as-built schedules. Additionally, he has significant experience using Primavera and other project scheduling utilities.
When risks and challenges become disputes, Woolley navigates the various paths to resolution. His work has included productivity and damages analyses, cumulative impact, design errors and omissions review, and forensic investigation of delay and disruption through contemporaneous project records. He has expertise in both alternative dispute resolution and litigation. His experience encompasses a variety of construction projects, including apartment and dormitory buildings, high-rise residential and commercial building, underground utility and pipeline installation, waste water treatment plants, large-scale engineering and production programs, fossil and nuclear power plants, midstream natural gas processing plants, and government and military facilities.