David Bollands – Principal, Project Management Services

David's responsibilities include development of project delivery strategies, project management practices, project execution and management, procurement, contracting, planning/scheduling and cost engineering activities throughout the Group's projects worldwide. David has over twenty years experience in capital works project management in the oil and gas and mineral processing industries. Diversified past assignments have provided an extensive exposure to all aspects of capital works from pre feasibility to construction, commissioning and client hand over of major plants both in Australia and overseas.

Cost control management is vital to the successful delivery of predictable project outcomes for feasibility studies and capital development projects. The expert establishment of cost control procedures and systems, and their professional ongoing maintenance, allows the tracking of commitments; expenditure; and variances, and the necessary cost forecasting critical to the realisation of a project delivered on budget and to expectations.

The commercial management section of GRS provides support to clients and projects on an as-required or on-going basis. We consult to clients with short-term requirements, as well as providing experienced personnel to undertake the commercial roles on various projects. Our commercial resources bring with them expertise in all facets of commercial management, including contracts, project controls and project rectification; and are supported by procedures, templates and standards.