Derek Sharp

Derek Sharp
Riverside Centre, Level 35
123 Eagle Street
QLD 4000
+61 7 3031 6800


Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Construction - Quantum & Delay

Derek is a project management and delay analysis professional with over 35 years of construction and engineering industry experience. He has acted as both named expert and expert assistant in matters of quantum, delay and disruption.

Derek’s mixture of client and consultant experience, in and for the private and public sectors, gives him a unique and balanced approach to each engagement. He has worked in planning, design, project management and programme management of significant infrastructure projects around the world, in sectors including resources, water, marine, rail, transport and private development. 

Derek’s expertise ranges from delay and disruption analysis, project controls and project scheduling to claims quantification, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, estimating management, value engineering, business improvement, business case development and cost management advice. His background in the delivery of capital works projects and programmes provides a solid basis for the analysis required when a dispute arises in relation to the completion of a project. 

Derek has been appointed as named delay and quantum expert in matters referred to litigation and adjudication and has acted as expert lead assistant on numerous occasions. His expert work has included process and power plant, gas plant and pipelines, manufacturing, major road and transport projects, commercial and industrial buildings.

Derek is a practising member of the Academy of Experts.

WWL says: Derek Sharp is a leading delay expert in Australia who is calm under pressure, has great attention to detail and a flexible thought process.

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