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Please note that this webinar will be held on 26 January 2022 from 19:00 - 20:30 HK time.
Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) is a non-traditional procurement route, where a contractor’s skills are introduced early in a project to bring design and cost efficiencies to the pre-construction phase. ECI is a two-stage process where the first provides for contractor involvement in the design process, and the second provides for completing outstanding design and construction of the works.
This webinar is co-organised by ICE HKA G&S and CIHT HKR YPC. It offers an overview of optional Clause X22 in the NEC4 ECC. Explanation on when ECI could be used and how best to utilise it shall be introduced. Key areas in the clause include the following:
This webinar aims to explain to the audience in detail the above topics systematically. Our speaker, Mr Gerrard, was involved in drafting Clause X22 and has used it in both the UK and Australia. He is delighted to share the theoretical and practical experiences of Sydney Water and Midland Highways Alliance during the webinar.
Senior NEC consultant and Secretary, NEC Users’ Group Accredited Mediator and Dispute Resolution Adviser
Mr Gerrard specialises in NEC contracts, both setting these up and successfully managing them. He has over 35 years’ experience in contract management and carries out training and consultancy around the world. Mr Gerrard is based in Hong Kong and works as a Senior Consultant for Thomas Telford Limited.
He is an examiner for the Institution of Civil Engineers Certificate in Law and Contract Management course and has also held the position of NEC Users’ Group Secretary from 2006 to date. Mr Gerrard was an NEC4 Contract Drafter and part of the NEC3 contracts working group.
Mr Gerrard’s publications include NEC3 and NEC4 Compared (2017), NEC2 and NEC3 Compared (2005), joint author in NEC4 Avoiding and Resolving Disputes (2019), NEC4 Practical Solutions (2017) and NEC3 Practical Solutions (2015).
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