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How can NEC Contracts support collaboration on your project?

Event organised by ICE

28 February 2023

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This online event will explore the benefits of using NEC contracts to promote collaboration on your projects.

Collaboration is key to the success of any project, and the discussion will include how NEC contracts can support this by providing clear and effective communication between all parties involved.

Through this event, the attendees will learn from industry experts on how to achieve better outcomes, reduce risks, and resolve disputes more efficiently by using NEC contracts.

The event is a must-attend for anyone looking to improve collaboration on their projects.

MS Teams Link will be forwarded to all the registered attendees on Tuesday, prior to the event.

Start time is 7pm GST (3pm GMT).


Richard Patterson

Richard Patterson

Mott MacDonald

Procurement and NEC specialist at Mott MacDonald

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Richard Patterson

Richard is a chartered civil engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE) and procurement and NEC specialist with global development, engineering and management consultant, Mott MacDonald.

He was part of the drafting team for NEC4, has been part of the ICE’s working group on procurement, contracts and carbon/net zero and contributed to NEC’s soon to be released secondary option relating to ‘net zero’.

Richard leads on NEC for Mott MacDonald and delivers in-house and client training and training for NEC Training, including their 4 day ECC Project Manager accreditation course.

He is very keen on getting NEC used more widely and has given NEC training in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Ethiopia, France. Germany, Hong Kong. Ireland, New Zealand, Qatar, Peru, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka and the USA.

Mr Richard Patterson has contributed to two NEC books, had 7 NEC papers published in ICE’s Proceedings and sat on the Editorial Advisory Panel of the ICE’s journal, Management, Procurement and Law. He is also a frequent contributor to the NEC website and newsletter (52 articles at the last count). Most of his articles are linked from his Linked-in page at: 

For more information please contact:

Valentina Cazan