MEET THE TEAM

Director - Matthew Klinefelter BSc (HONS) IEng MICE MCIArb

Matthew Klinefelter

Matt has a wealth of experience across a multitude of sectors accumulated over 14 years of delivering projects. Previous experience as a Contracts Manager and delivering multi-million pound schemes as a Project Manager mean a practical and realistic approach to delivery is always achieved. Matt has an extensive knowledge of working with NEC contracts. 

Matt has mainly worked in the UK but has also working in the Middle East and in Poland. Project portfolio range from >£100m to £30k packages on projects upto £1.5bn and has operated as both a Tier 1 main contractor and a Subcontractor. 

Matts main strength is formulation and challenging construction sequencing, method selection and logistics. Having successfully formulated some unconventional construction sequences which have included a tower crane erected and used under a set of overhead power lines and utilising a floating crane platform for a viaduct installation within a flood plain. Both examples being technically challenging but rewarded with significant cost and time saving over alternative construction methods. 

Sector experience includes:

  • Highways

  • Earthworks

  • Drainage

  • Groundworks

  • Structures

  • Marine

  • Temporary Works

  • Design & Build

  • Utilities

  • Rail

  • Bridges

Senior Planning Consultant - Simon Harris

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Simon has over 10 years’ experience in Construction and Engineering. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering and started his career as a Site Engineer before moving into Management and later Project Planning, working predominantly for the Main Contractor on Rail and Infrastructure projects.

 

Simon’s on site experience has allowed him to gain a practical knowledge of construction techniques and phasing, which he utilises in his Planning capacity. His time in management has allowed Simon to gain Project Management and Commercial knowledge, specifically with NEC contracts.

Simon has worked on high profile multi-discipline projects such as Network Rail’s CP5 framework, Crossrail East Stations upgrade and the East West Rail Alliance. He is focused on all aspects of Project Planning through tender and delivery and has experience dealing with large amounts of Change within a Project. Simons on site construction experience, coupled with his experience in project management gives him rare and essential skills found in planning consultants.

Sector experience includes:

  • Rail

  • Highways

  • Drainage

  • Groundworks

  • Structures

  • Bridges

  • Temporary Works

  • Design & Build

  • Building

  • Fit-Out

  • Earthworks

  • Utilities

Senior Planning Consultant - Jonathan McLoughlin

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Jonathan has 31 years experience in the project controls and risk sectors holding high positions on major projects such as Crossrail, HS2, Metronet and Thorp/MOX/Magnox projects. Through Jonathans vast experience he has obtained considerable knowledge and understanding of full project lifecycle programme management and delay analysis.

Jonathan has experience working for main contractors, sub-contractors and clients. This gives Jonathan a holistic perspective when working on any project. Combined with the ability and experience in Cost Planning, Scheduling, Program reviews, Forensics & Claims, Business analysis, Risk Management and Change Control he is a valuable asset to any team. 

Many years of broad ranging experience and considerable success within Project Controls, Planning and Project Management- a significant amount spent at senior level contributing to strategy formulation and managing client expectations. Ultimately focused on delivery, with the ability to manage change and achieve full life cycle project targets within budget limitations and strict deadlines for large scale and national organizations. Sound background in Civil Engineering, Design, Construction and Business Management.

Sector experience includes:

  • Rail

  • Nuclear

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Highways

  • Structures

  • Drainage

  • Temporary Works

  • Design & Build

  • Telecoms

  • Structures

  • Water Treatment

  • Demolition