QSi Global Board

News

DateSubjectInfoLink
01/04/2021Stellar Group<p>We have just held the first meeting of our Stellar Group for 18-30 year olds.&nbsp; It was great to have so many people join us and to see the enthusiam of these young people.&nbsp; If you would like to join the group or would like more information email stellar@theqsi.org</p> 
24/03/2021Stellar Group<p>The QSi is pleased to announce the formation of a group for 18-30 year olds.&nbsp; The Stallar Group will provide a forum for younger QSi members to meet to discuss the issues which are important to them.</p> 
20/01/2020Former QSi President in PrintQSi former President, Steve Newcombe, has been instrumental in a new RICS publication "Employers Agent Design and Build". Steve drafted the original work which is now available to download on the RICS website at https://www.rics.org/uk/upholding-professional-standards/sector-standards/construction/black-book/employers-agent-design-and-buildOpen
12/03/2018Global Board Meeting<p>The next meeting of the QSi Global Board will take place on 14 March at 0800 GMT.</p> 
11/09/2017Next Meeting of the QSi Global BoardThe next meeting of the Global Board will be held on 7 November 2017 
25/08/2017Global Board Meeting - 29 August 2017The next meeting of the Global Board will take place on 29 August. 

Events

EventLocationDateTimedetails
Stella Group MeetingOnlineTuesday, 4 May 20211300 BSTThe Stellar Group is for 18-30 year olds to share their ideas and issues about the industry, from social media, to VR, CPD to working overseas, mentoring to networking, on a global basis. For more information stellar@theqsi.org
Stellar Group Inaugural MeetingOnline1 April 20211300-1400 BSTThe Stellar Group is intended as a forum for 18-30 year old members to meet together and discuss the issues which are important to them. email stellar@theqsi.com if you'd like to join us to find out more.
NEC4OnlineTuesday, 29 June 20210800-0900 GMT +1 
Construction Claims and Responses: effective writing and presentationOnlineFriday, 14 May 20210800-0900 GMT +1In order for a claim to succeed it must persuade the reviewer that it has merit. Poorly expressed claims, at best, cause delay in obtaining an award and at worst will escalate the matter to a costly and time-consuming dispute. Poorly expressed responses and determinations will have similar consequences and may even place the Employer in breach of contract. This talk will provide guidance for the compilation of claims and responses – the essential information that should be included and how it should be presented so as to present a compelling case.
Capturing Data During the Construction PhaseOlnline26 March 20211200 -1300 GMTThe University of Wolverhampton’s new Springfield site is a £100 million project to turn a 12 acre, Grade II listed former brewery, into an Architecture and Built Environment super-campus. Discover how the construction phases of the School of Architecture and Built Environment was digitally captured and learn how this data will be utilised for the Construction Living Learning Laboratory Project.
Gradfeed - Linking Students to EmployersVirtualWednesday, 7 April 20210830 -0930 GMTGradfeed Directors, Rob Hall and Gerard McVeigh, will provide information to both employers and students on how the Gradfeed system can connect both parties to the latest opportunities within the Built Environment. The Gradfeed team will also provide students with guidance on how the system can provide interview tips, soft skills advice and show you how the system will assist you in creating your CV
Annual General MeetingWest Midlands UTC, Wolverhampton15 January 202018:15Email events@thqsi.com to reserve your place
Construction in the 21st CenturyRICS Headquarters, London9-11 September 20199.00amNetworking opportunities with industry practitioners Workshop sessions with presentation of papers Course materials and items tea/coffee, buffet-style lunches, gala dinner Afternoon tea at the House of Lords

Documents

ActionFile NameDescription
View DocumentConstitution.pdfQSi Constitution
View DocumentPast Presidents.docx.pdfPast Presidents
View DocumentAccreditations List.pdfCourse Accreditations List
View DocumentAccreditations List-University.pdfUniversity Course Acceditations List
View DocumentQSi A5 Advert.pdfAdvertising flyer
View Document100 legal cases book advert.pdf100 Legal Cases by Roger Knowles
View Documentconstitution.pdfQSi Constitution - Amended 9.8.2018
View DocumentQSi Press release 20180928.docxQSi Forms New Research Directorate
View Documentinternational-ethics-standards-final.pdfInternational Ethics Standards

Chairman

NameEmailTelBio
Paul Hampton  Dr Paul Hampton is the current Head of Built Environment at the University of Wolverhampton and a Chartered Building Surveyor. His two main areas of expertise are accessible environments and built environment employability skills and their impact on sector productivity. Dr Paul has a BSc Building Surveying, studied at the University of Wolverhampton, an MSc in Business Management from Sheffield Hallam University and a PhD from Middlesex University. Paul is a past chairman for West Midlands RICS, West Midlands ICWCI and is currently serving as a board member on the Global Board of Quantity Surveyors International (QSi). Paul holds outstanding industry knowledge and maintains strong links with over 500 industry contacts. Paul was also one of the original design team members for the Springfield Campus as part of a £100m investment in Architecture, Built Environment and Civil Engineering. Paul also forged the first Industrial Panel Network 4 and hosts various industrial symposia. Paul has designed numerous world exclusive on-line and in-company courses and is currently developing the first UK Nuclear and Demolition degree/MSc qualifications. He has previously acted as programme director and course lead for modules at all levels. More recently he has been engaged in teaching modules in the areas of construction management, project management and quality management. Paul is an avid researcher. He has more than 15 referred articles to his credit published in top conferences. He has also brought in millions of pounds in research funding through various ERDF projects and has successfully bid and won the Construction in the 21st Century Conference for Wolverhampton/London in 2019. During his tenure in academia has held several managerial roles such as Director of Built Environment Climate Change Innovation (BECCI), Entress and head of employability and business engagement.

Committee

NameEmailTelBio
Suzanne CashSend Email0333 012 4549Suzanne Cash BA(Hons) Suzanne is the QSi Business Manager, responsible for the day to day running or the organisation, dealing everything from applications and subscriptions to regional boards, events and the QS Eye magazine. Suzanne graduated with an honours degree in English Literature and French which she followed up with a Business and Secretarial Diploma with French and German. After finishing her studies, Suzanne joined James R Knowles as a Marketing Assistant/PA to the Managing Director, with particular responsibility for running around 300 seminars a year across the UK. Suzanne rose through the ranks obtaining a place on the Knowles Board as Marketing Director in 1998. When Roger Knowles founded the QSi in 2004, Suzanne was enlisted to run the organisation. When she left Knowles in 2006 to set up her own business, she continued in her function as QSi Business Manager whilst also working for a number of other clients in marketing and support roles. In her spare time Suzanne is a keen fund raiser for Mcmillan Cancer Support and enjoys cycling.
Michael Reynolds  Michael Reynolds AssocRICS / AssocSCSI / MSST / FQSi is an Internationally experienced professional Quantity Surveyor with commercial & contracts leadership, projects' administration experience and responsibility from project inception through to and including final handover and final account settlement of Principal Contract including Subcontractors / Suppliers. Most recently operating within Doha, Qatar Michael has over 8 years’ experience in UAE / KSA / Jordan & Qatar and a further 30 years’ experience in UK / Ireland working with Contractor’s, during which he completed and furthered his education and training through the College of Technology Bolton Street, Dublin / College of Contract Management UK the SST (now amalgamated with the RICS) RICS / SCSI / CIOB & QSi, having also gained extensive experience on major and prestigious Building and Civil Engineering Projects, high rise office developments, roads, bridges, infrastructure, railways, mining, D & B projects, libraries, hotels, art galleries, schools, factories mixed use and residential developments. Michael through his experience is competent and responsible for all aspects of commercial and contract’s administration, preparation of budget proposals, procurement, tendering and estimating procedures, sub-contract negotiation and award, cost management, risk analysis, management reporting including board level participation. As a departmental head, Michael is fully responsible for team management with exceptional inter-personal communication / support skills. Michael is also experienced in Claims related dispute resolution techniques and processes including mediation, Arbitration / Litigation, control and management. Michael has been a member of the Quantity Surveyors International (QSi) since 2011 and became a member of the General Council in 2012 and is now a Member of the Global Board of the Quantity Surveyors International (QSi) representing Ireland. Michael is currently (2018 / 2019) the Contracts / Commercial Manager for a major Design & Build Infrastructure, Roads and Landscaping JV project for Ras Bufontas - Special Economic Zone in Doha Qatar.
Richard Ackroyd  Richard Ackroyd has worked for the RICS for 5 years and is currently a Regional Development Manager. He covers the South West, Wales and the West Midlands. Although he covers these regions, he also assists many national companies. His role is to support member firms with both training and student member development. During his time with RICS he has supported many QS firms and members alike. He is very happy to be part of the QSi Global Board and hopes it will lead to greater collaboration across the sector.

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