Tod Somerville is a widely recommended figure in the space with a wealth of expertise on a broad spectrum of construction projects and over 30 years' experience in the field.
Mr Somerville is principal at C2G International, LLC and has been involved with the construction industry since 1986, with experience encompassing various aspects of architecture, construction, project management and consulting. His architectural and construction-related experience involves projects worldwide, and includes low-rise, high-rise, commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and government projects as well as hospitals, hotels, resorts and casinos.
Mr Somerville’s background and experience in both design and construction have allowed him to qualify and testify as an expert in scheduling and delay analysis, as well as estimating, construction management, and architectural standard of care for high-end single family residential, commercial, hospitality and resort, high-rise, institutional, and healthcare and hospital projects. Mr Somerville also has extensive experience leading presentations in numerous facilitated mediation and settlement venues.
Previous positions have included managing partner of a national construction management firm, specialising in construction claims and litigation support; interim director of a large multi-disciplined international consulting firm; project manager of a national construction management services firm; director of operations for a large international architectural composites manufacturer; and director of construction administration for an architectural firm.
Mr Somerville has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. In addition, he is a licensed architect in California, Arizona, Hawaii and Texas. Mr Somerville is a member of the American Institute of Architects (the AIA), and board-certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). In addition to Mr Somerville’s unique background in both architecture and construction, he has also been certified by the California State Fire Marshall as a firefighter, as well as certified as a disaster services worker by the California State Office of Emergency Services (OES) with a specialty in post-earthquake damage.