We are very pleased to announce that Barry Worthington has joined MBB Consulting as a Director and Principal.

Barry has over 30 years international experience in major engineering, infrastructure and construction projects and is a well-known industry figure, particularly in the Melbourne, Sydney and Perth markets, where he has held a number of executive leadership roles in both tier 1 contractor organisations, in addition to his most recent role as regional director for a large specialist claims management consultancy. He is an experienced claims practitioner, regularly providing expert reports and tailored advice relating to quantum and entitlement matters.

Barry originally trained and qualified as a quantity surveyor, focusing upon the commercial management and project controls functions of major projects, in both Australia and the UK, as well as board director positions with public listed contractor companies in Singapore and Hong Kong.  Barry has also grown and managed successful construction claims advisory consultancies in the UK and Australia over many years.

Barry’s broad sector experience includes major road, rail, tunnel and bridge engineering projects, major airports, hospitals, power stations, commercial buildings, process plant, energy and resources extraction projects. 

Barry regularly provides specialist and tailored advice on procurement methods, including design and construct, alliance contracting, PPP and bespoke contracting methods.  This also includes specialist forms of project funding and securitisation of debt.    He has extensive experience in mediation, adjudication, litigation and arbitration proceedings, as well as the formulation and execution of commercial strategies to mitigate, manage, and resolve contractual claims or disputes upon major construction and engineering projects.

Barry commented that “I am very excited to be joining the MBB team at this time.  The skillsets, experience, and collaborative approach that the MBB team already provides to its established and loyal client base of government clients and contractor organisations alike, along with the skillsets I am bringing to the business are both complimentary and aligned with where we want to take the business.  I genuinely believe that our blending of experience, skillsets and an absolute focus on our clients’ expectations, now offers a unique and highly focused service offering.”