Adel founded blueVisions in 2001 and the Australian based Institute of Management in 2007 with a vision to work with a trusted, senior team to deliver exceptional results for every client. Today that vision underpins the company's exceptional performance for an elite client list. Adel is a recognised expert Facilitator, Trainer, Management Consultant and in Contracts & Project Management including Dispute Resolution. Adel has worked extensively over the past 32 years with both the public and private sectors since 1985 on investments worth up to $3 billion individually.
Michael Chachaty has 15 years' experience providing project management consulting and training services. This includes project management maturity assessments, capability building initiatives, process development and delivery of large scale technical and business projects for both Government and private sector clients, as well as Rail, Infrastructure, Construction and Telecommunication. Michael is an experienced facilitator, assisting clients in developing best practice methodologies, processes and systems tailored to meet strategic and organisational needs at a portfolio, program and project level.
Rowan has a career spanning more than 25 years covering a broad spectrum of roles in Australia, SE Asia and the Middle East. Rowan has worked with top tier international contractors and consultancy firms delivering large scale projects across retail, residential, hospitality and mixed use sectors. Having been based in the UAE for the past 12 years, Rowan has led many successful projects for blue chip clients within the ME region. Rowan has an established network of clients and is continually forming new relationships underpinning the growth of the Property and Services business in the Middle East.
Eric has over 25 years' experience in a variety of Senior Management roles in the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and France. He is a PRINCE2 Practitioner and has won industry awards in the United Kingdom and France for commercial innovation. Eric has a strong customer-centric focus and enjoys building solid ongoing relationships with clients to assist them to achieve their business goals.
Greg has 36 years' experience in construction and associated fields. He has worked across a variety of projects including concrete, quarrying, asphalt and road sealing, road construction, light rail, heavy rail, building, bridgework, port facilities, water supply and storage dams and sewer reticulation. His expertise is in Project Management, client side and contractor side, contract administration, independent certification, quality assurance and management systems, auditing, people management, communication, relationship building and design management.
Adi has over 20 years experience in engineering, procurement and construction, oil and gas and energy industries. He has core skills in the areas of project management, estimating management, cost management, procurement and contract management.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Diploma in Financial Markets. He has diverse experience across multiple industries including 40 years of experience with Leighton Contractors, John Holland and Thiess and three years at Multiplex and for Ganellen in New Zealand-Christchurch on the earthquake recovery program. He enjoys the challenge of complex and challenging projects particularly establishing project teams for the successful completion and handover for all Stakeholders. He has supervised large teams of professionals and subcontractors. Stephen's signature project whilst at Thiess was the 20-storey building called the ARK or Coca Cola Place 40 Mount Street North Sydney.
Howard has over 35 years' experience in project and design management of capital projects, to public and private sector clients in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. His key expertise is in the strategic and design phases of projects, in the development of project specific strategies for design and delivery. He has skills in the development of project briefs to establish the project baseline and maintain its requirements through change management processes. He has led design teams, has strength in determining technical services and external resources required for the projects, and managing the timely delivery of design and construction documentation.
Tasia has nearly 20 years experience in the construction industry as a specialist in project planning and controls for water treatment, building and infrastructure projects. She is highly skilled in time management, development of high-level strategies for project implementation, detailed development and analysis of project schedules and development of master schedules with close monitoring and reporting of progress to all levels of management.
With a background in higher education and extensive track record of facilitating adult education and training, Afifa moved into a senior operations management role managing a group of high performing team members to ensure timely and quality delivery of blueVisions services. Afifa also manages corporate marketing platforms.
Nivine has diverse experience ranging from managing marketing departments, procurement and business operations. She holds a Master of Business Administration and is an expert in company rebranding and stakeholder and client management. Her design, development, and implementation work has been featured in Timeout Magazine. She is passionate about her work and has a proven track record in sales and marketing, customer service, company operation, academic knowledge, human resource and finance departments.
Ron is a highly experienced Project Director and Project Manager with a proven track record within the Commercial and Facility Construction sectors as well as successful roles on major Transport and Health projects. He also has experience in Heritage and Archaeological Management, working for major contractors and client representatives on both private and Government projects. Further to this, he has also gained significant recognition from Transport for NSW for heritage management, the City of Sydney Council on his work as the Design Manager for their Capital Works Projects and as the Senior Project Manager on the Sydney Town Hall Refurbishment Project which won a Heritage Council of Australia award.
Chris has been working as a Business Systems and Process Specialist for over 12 years with specific experience and training in Human Resources and Management Services. His experience includes team management, HR system development, strategic business development and change management across various fields of work including Transport, Airlines, Government, Manufacturing, Engineering, RTOs and the NGO sector. Chris has worked with clients to provide clear and concise management of systems and projects as well as providing a range of services including strategic planning, policy development, audit management and HR management.
Alan O'Brien has over 30 years' experience in the planning and management of capital works projects in the NSW, ACT and QLD. He has managed successful outcomes for government and related sector clients, in areas including Education, The Arts, Commercial, Industrial, Sporting, Correctional/Institutional/Justice, Health, Medical & Research, Housing, Public Infrastructure and Maritime. He has extensive experience in managing all phases of the project life cycle and management of consultants and contractors. He has strong competencies in the administration of construction contracts, and associated project risk management
Paolo's experience spans three decades across industries including Construction, IT, Defence and Power. He brings a business approach to all aspects of his work using best practice techniques including change control, integrated KPIs and cash flow, ongoing assessment of risk and contractual exposure, and streamlined workflow management. Paolo has expertise in mentoring and building teams, and has a continuous improvement ethic whereby he identifies efficiency and workflow bottlenecks and addresses them collaboratively.
Maroon is a qualified civil engineer with over 20 years' of civil engineering experience. Maroon has worked in different countries in the Middle East, Africa, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Maroon has owned his own consultancy firm since 1996 and provided services to department of public works, city councils and top tier contractors. The services provided include project management, quality control, quality assurance, project planning, procurement, design management, estimation, D&C tenders, road pavement maintenance design, pavement structure design, site investigation for bulk earthwork and pavement materials availability.
Ahmad has 29 years' experience in the construction industry. He has worked on a large variety of major new built and refurbishment projects including hospitals, educational institutions, residential and aged care facilities, indigenous community facilities, high security military, correctional centres, high rise residential and commercial buildings, infrastructure and town planning projects, and high significance special projects including Sydney Opera House and National Trust heritage projects. Major skills include dispute resolution management, extensive experience in senior project and construction management roles, strategic management and quality and HSE procedures and systems.
Alain has 33 years' experience in multi-disciplinary design and construction. He currently manages the UAE Government account at blueVisions and has strong Design Managerial and Engineering skills. Prior to this, he was head of the Technical Department at Fibrex Construction Group, Design and Build Contractor for large scaled projects in the UAE, Designer and Site Consultant Representative at Syntax Group and Owner of Cabinet d'Architecture Alain Tabet for in south of France.
Dr Tahir Hanif has had 30 years' experience working in the UK and the Middle East in Contracting, Facilities management, Aviation, Civil Service, Management Consultancy, Utilities and Engineering sectors. He has expertise in project management implementation, project controls, planning, reporting, process design and general management consultancy and holds a Phd in Project Management (Kingston University London) and MSc in Construction Management (London South Bank University).
Over 23 years' experience in the building industry, designing and delivering retail, commercial, infrastructure and educational projects in Sydney and Queensland. Specialist skills include design and value management, sustainable development, planning and construction programming, performance monitoring and project finalisation. More recently involved in the project conversion, design and bid management on several government, university and retail projects. Passionate about innovation by challenging industry norms and providing sustainable solutions that leave a positive legacy for all development stakeholders.
A Chartered Professional Civil Engineer with over 30 years' experience on major multi-disciplinary aviation, civil, hydrocarbon and mining EPC/EPCM projects throughout Australia and internationally in Indonesia, Peru, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Papua New Guinea (PNG), South East Asia, China, Africa, India, Cyprus, Oman, and Falkland Islands. He has strength in providing strategic planning, public relations, consultation with Client and Government Authorities, design management, project cost and time controls, contractual administration, supervising and managing EPC/EPCM major multi-disciplinary projects from inception to completion.
Shay has 21 years of industry experience and hold as BSc Construction Management. He has extensive experience across the residential, commercial, industrial, health, education sectors. His project management skillset covers problem solving, lateral thinking, detailed planning, programming, client relations, project delivery, leadership & conflict resolution, resilience, detailed construction knowledge.
Mark is a qualified Civil Engineer with over 30 years' experience gained both in Australia and United Arab Emirates. His has expertise in management, project management and consulting, including organisational capability improvement initiatives, P3M3 assessments, civil and structural design and training services. Mark has a strong track record across all phases of the project life cycle. He has significant experience on projects ranging in size and strong technical skills in contract management, contract administration, time and budget control, risk management, value engineering, safety and quality control.
Mariam is a Project Manager with ten years' experience in a wide range of sectors. These range from a mid-sized family owned building services company to project managing significant residential, commercial and educational projects on behalf of Local, State, Territory and Federal Government Agencies. Her strengths include excellent stakeholder management, contract knowledge, a unique ability to manage projects and contracts proactively and thoroughly, and an enviable record for dispute avoidance and minimisation. Participating in overseas Community Development tours in Mainland Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, have enhanced her ability to embrace and implement alternative project management and construction techniques.
Kanagabalan is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with nearly 16 years' experience gained in India, UAE and Qatar in the construction industry as a specialist in cost control and contract administration. He has vast knowledge in international contracts such as Fidic, JCT '98, Qatar Conditions of Contract and NEC3 form of Contract. He has significant experience in buildings, hotels, mixed-use developments, defence projects, schools, housing projects, nuclear and hydropower projects. He has a strong record of experience across all the stages of project life cycle from the project feasibility study to award of contracts through design and procurement and post contract administration.
Talal has over 30 years experience in the construction industry in Australia and South East Asia including experience in the commercial aspect of building construction. Specific experiences range from schools, high rise residential and commercial, civil/infrastructure projects and major retail developments. Has held Senior and Lead roles in management of design consultants on several major design and construct (turnkey) projects, as well as Project Management roles on several major hard dollar and design and construct projects.
Having worked on a wide range of projects in change management and capital infrastructure, Mabel has a diverse project, stakeholder and change management skillset. She has a proven track record in delivering project outcomes across the private and public sector, and thrives on developing bespoke solutions to complex challenges. Mabel is a highly motivated and adaptable individual who enjoys working in a team environment to deliver the best possible result for clients and projects.
Sajjad is an engineering graduate with more than 17 years of experience in project management. He has in-depth understanding of project lifecycles and project development methodologies, contracts management and administration, design management and coordination, project monitoring and controls, stakeholder management and management of project controls including risk management. Sajjad has worked on numerous building construction projects across various sectors such as Hotels, Residential, Commercial & Education in India, Middle East and Australia Sajjad has successfully worked with project teams at all levels of the organization. Sajjad is an exceptional leader who operates efficiently and creatively in fast-paced environments.
Dimitri has 18 years' experience in Project Management, Construction Management and ICT sectors. He is a chartered Electrical and Computer Engineer with a Master of Business Administration in General Management. He holds PMP and LEED certifications. His project and program experience in Europe and Middle East includes multibillion mixed use developments, high rise buildings, data centres, defence and infrastructure. He specialises in planning, contract management, compliance assurance and project delivery.
Behrouz is a qualified civil engineer holding a Master of Business Administration with over 12 years of experience in the project planning, scheduling and controlling field. He has experience across Rail Infrastructure, Commercial Building and Oil and Gas industries. He is specialised in developing master construction plans and targeted tools to improve communication with clients and external stakeholders. Behrouz has well proven track of resource based programming, cash flow forecasting, risk, EVM and EOT Claims analysis.
Qasim is a highly skilled and experienced Senior Planning Engineer with a proven track record of success on projects in Australia and overseas (Middle East and South Asia). As a result of his capacity to combine his outstanding engineering and project planning and control skills with extremely well developed interpersonal and people management skills, Qasim has had exposure to several large and complex engineering and construction projects. Qasimâ€™s success in his work is his commitment to continuously maintain and expand his technical skill set. He is an expert user of Oracle Primavera and Microsoft Project, as well as being adept in other Microsoft software.
Helmi Tarazi is a Project Manager who brings with him a broad and diversified experience in a variety of engineering and construction disciplines within the Mining, Oil & Gas, Commercial and Residential sectors. He has experience in major civil/structural construction projects ranging from $5 Million to $300 Million. He has worked on a variety of projects including Civil and Roads construction on the iconic Gorgon Project (Barrow Island) and most recently led the NSW Building Contract Review Program as a service provider managing all contractual and technical aspects of the program.
Joseph is a highly-motivated Project Manager with experience in residential, commercial and government projects. This experience has allowed him to develop a broad understanding of Project Management requirements for various stakeholders within the construction and project management sectors. He has highly developed problem solving, and analytical skills developed through his experience on complex projects. He has extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications.
Joelle is a highly motivated Project Manager who in the past two years has gained project management experience with her role on projects with the Department of Education, Department of Justice and the University of Newcastle. With the varying challenges faced with design and the areas being occupied during the construction phases, she has developed problem solving and leadership skills. She has highly recognised computer skills, with an attention to detail, and a unique ability to engage with stakeholders of varying skills and capabilities.
Assistant Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the management industry in Kuwait, Lebanon and Australia. Skilled in project coordination and management, Analytical Skills, Negotiation, Document management, Computer literacy and SPSS Statistics. Graduated with an Advanced Master of Science (M.S.) focused in Global Project Management from Sydney. I have been working as an Assistant Project Manager on School Infrastructure NSW projects with Blue Visions since 2016.
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ANSTO is delivering the Australian Nuclear Medicine (ANM) program which includes two projects, a Molybdenum 99 isotope production facility and a first of a kind Synroc Waste treatment plant to process the waste into a stable form for long term storage. This program will provide 25% of the world's supply of this crucial nuclear medicine
NSW Health through its major Projects Office was seeking a strategic solution to the critical problem of consistently late project delivery and inconsistency in the scheduling of its capital works projects. The focus was the pre-construction phase which accounts for 63% of typical project time and the cause of most project slippage.
Construction of the Darwin Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant began in June 2003 and the plant was commissioned in the first quarter 2006 when LNG sales commenced. A 502 kilometre subsea pipeline connects the Bayu-Undan offshore facility to the Darwin LNG plant in Darwin.
Georgiou is building Woodside’s Greenfield LNG processing site which involves 4 areas: Effluent treatment Plant; Site B East; Road 10; and Road 5. The scope of works include construction of reinforced foundations (insitu & precast), reinforced concrete basins & sumps, underground cabling, piping, drainage, and detailed earthworks. The construction is employing some 1,500 people..
The Caringbah and Avalon project involved the development of around 0.85 hectares of prime land fronting a major road in the Sutherland Shire as a medium density residential development delivering 40 dwelling units for Defence Housing Australia. The Client, Thornbrook Properties P/L engaged blueVisions to assist in the land acquisition, development management, and project management of the design, approvals and construction stages.