David Jamieson is a Civil Engineer with 40 years of experience in the construction industry, including project and programme management, civil and structural engineering design and construction, forensic delay analysis, and dispute resolution.
David consults generally on planning and dispute resolution issues, and has been appointed as expert witness on planning issues in several arbitrations internationally.
David was Branch Manager of the Cape Town office of Binnington Copeland & Associates for 7 years. He is now a Director of Binningtons, a firm of construction contract consultants with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
David has presented seminars and training workshops on Project Planning, Scheduling and Control, and Delay, Disruption and Extension of Time throughout Southern Africa since 2010.
David worked in London for 3½ years for a leading Programme Management firm, specialising in construction planning and the resolution of disputes related to planning, delay and disruption. He is skilled in the use of programming software such as Primavera P3 and P6, PowerProject, Candy (CCS) and MSProject.
David ran a Project Management and Consulting Engineering practice in Cape Town for 8 years, and was involved in a wide variety of projects, including business parks, office blocks, industrial buildings, retirement villages, hotels, coastal resorts, shopping centres, housing developments, roads, township services, railways, earth dams and geotechnical investigations.
David has had 17 years of experience with a South African firm of Project Managers and Consulting Engineers. He was a Director of the company, and his responsibilities included management of two branch offices and a geotechnical laboratory, Discipline Director (Environmental), and management of a subsidiary development company.
David Jamieson has a thorough understanding of construction, extending beyond the technical to include legal, environmental, financial, management, marketing and planning aspects.