Chris managed all of Gleeds’ operations in North America and the Caribbean for some 27 years and then served on our Global Supervisory Board for another 2 years, building growth and relationships with partners across the globe. During this time the company was awarded 17 Construction Management of America awards covering a wide range of sectors.
High-profile projects include advising on the reconstruction cost of the World Trade Centre’s Twin Towers after 9/11 – valued at $6.5bn – and working with International Speedway Corporation on the $400m grandstand redevelopment of the famed Daytona International Speedway in Florida.
Prior to Gleeds, Chris worked overseas in the UK, Tanzania, Trinidad and the Bahamas. During his 35 years in the USA, he has acted as project and cost management advisor to corporate property owners, developers, government agencies and institutions.
In 2018/19, Chris was President of the Chartered Institute of Building and travelled the world promoting professionalism in the Built Environment. He is a Chartered Construction Manager, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of The American Institute of Constructors.
For many years he represented Gleeds on the RICS Americas Leadership Board and currently serves as a panelist on the National Roster of the American Arbitration Association. He is also on the Construction Advisory Board of the Georgia Institute of Technology.