by Propeller

Stephen Podestà

 BSc (Hons), MSc, MCIArb, MCIOB

Associate Director - Planning


Stephen is a chartered builder and a professionally qualified project controls specialist with over twenty five years’ experience in the construction industry.  He has extensive knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques, contract law, risk management and project management. 

Stephen’s accomplishments working as a lead project planner for major clients and construction companies gives him a valuable insight for retrospective analysis and forecasting.  His understanding of the whole project lifecycle is highly useful in identifying where delay or disruption may occur.

Stephen specialises in forensic delay analysis and programming (scheduling) matters relating to finding the root causes of delay, disruption and extensions of time within projects in order to help clients resolve disputes. As an expert advisor he blends experience of live projects with an academic understanding of the law and how it applies to construction.

Stephen’s background encompasses a wide range of clients, contractors and sectors including process, biotech, pharmaceutical, commercial, retail, airports, rail, buildings, gas pipelines, water/waste treatment, food/beverage and recreation/sport.  His practical knowledge has been obtained via involvement in major projects in North America, Ireland, Singapore, across continental Europe and in the UK.

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