Senior Management Team

Darren Gordon
Director Contract Services

Darren GordonDarren Gordon brings over 20 years' experience and is a Recognized expert in Commercial and contracts management including Dispute Resolution. Darren provides specialist contracting and commercial advice on complex and/or problematic projects; including the management of procurement, contracts management and resolving complex or contentious claims matters - in particular delay & EOT. Darren's claims expertise includes assessment of project delay, extensions of time, delay costs / damages, disruption, suspension, acceleration, losses for resource allocation, contract variations, latent conditions, provisional sum adjustments and bills of quantities re-measures.

Chris Blunt
Director of Operations - Institute of Management

Chris Blunt

Chris has over 12 years' experience as a Business Systems and Process Specialist 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. Under Chris's management, Institute of Management continuously improves its compliance and efficiency in operations to suit relevant standards and requirements.

Danny Simms
Academic Director - Institute of Management

Danny Simms

Danny Simms is a subject matter expert in organisational and human development. He maintains currency in learning & development and leadership methodologies and their application within organisations. He has extensive Australian, and international experience in senior management and broad industry consulting positions. Danny has an eclectic human and organisational development skill base, broad management experience, and an extensive background in the management and development of training organisations. He is an enthusiastic, creative and driven individual that is always client-focused looking to gain positive results for the individuals and groups he works with. Danny brings into the company, innovative and cutting-edge tools and learning development methodologies that keeps Institute of Management as a leader in the training programs that we delivery. Under Danny's leadership and management, the Institute of Management technical team continues to improve in delivery quality and standards that are carried across all regions.

Nivine El Beainy
Academic Director - MENA

Nivine El BeainyNivine holds a Master of Business Administration and for over 6 years has held the position of Academic Director for the BlueVisions Middle East operations ensuring company compliance with local regulations to deliver consulting and training services. With a strong understanding of the Middle Eastern business operations, Nivine ensures that blueVisions aligns its business and services to local needs.

Testimonials

"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Thanks to you for your diligence and patience with assessing my assignments. I also want to pass on my appreciation for the time you took to speak to me when I had some further questions about some of the tasks. You always responded rapidly and clearly."

Jonathon Lee

List of Clients

  • Ausgrid
  • City of Sydney
  • Department of Defence
  • Transfield Services
  • NSW Government
    Transport Roads & Maritime Services
  • Nutricia
  • Penrith City Council
  • Danone
  • Willoughby City Council
  • Wyong Shire Council

Case Studies

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
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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.
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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.
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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..
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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.
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