Senior Advisor / Portfolio Manager, Contract and Claims Services
Tom (Talal) Kays, PEng, MEng, PMP, has over 24 years of experience in project and construction management, planning, and controls, in addition to claims development, quantification, evaluation, and review. He is a certified Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute and a registered Professional Engineer with APEGA. Tom is an expert in managing large projects, and has provided supervision, direction, and guidance on a range of infrastructure, industrial, and building projects. For SMA Consulting, Tom provides claims support services in the areas of claims management, infrastructure analysis, risk analysis, value analysis, constructability, and project management. His involvement in numerous successful projects informs a rich skillset in strategic planning, leadership, operational management, contract and change management, and project controls. Additionally, Tom has been involved in numerous claims over the course of his work, developing expertise in forensic schedule analysis, claims evaluation and quantification, cost analysis, and narrative development. Tom’s experience in Canada and Lebanon spans a number of domains, including civil and mechanical industrial projects, infrastructure, oil sands development, risk analysis and post evaluation studies, building construction, and systems optimization.
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