Varughese Mathew

Varughese Mathew

Varughese Mathew

Director & Global President

Varughese is a qualified Quantity Surveyor from College of Estate Management in UK and has Master of Laws (LLM) in Construction Law and Arbitration from Robert Gordon University in UK. He has also attained memberships from various international institutes as mentioned above. Varughese is the Past Board Member of RICS UAE and Member of the Society of Construction Law (UAE). He is an expert in Cost Planning, Cost Control, Commercial Management, Contract Administration, Contractual Claims, Project Planning, Dispute Resolution, Procurement, Risk Management and Value Engineering.

Varughese has extensive experience in construction and property development in India as well as the Middle East and has been in senior positions with some of best Multinational companies such as Six Construct, Kvaerner, Skanska, Carillion, Sama-EC Harris, Al Faraa, Tourism Development Investment co. (TDIC) and MS Construction. In his spare time, he is involved in non-profitable professional activities that involve the development of Indian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. His tasks along with other directors of IIQS include setting bylaws, values and ethics, governance and awarding process, developing and overseeing various IIQS Regional Councils around the world.

LLM, FRICS, FCIOB, FCIArb, FIIQS
Director & President –Indian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (IIQS)
Trustee of International Construction Measurement Standards Coalition (ICMSC)
Co-Trustee of International Ethics Standard Coalition (IESC)

Procurement and Tendering
• Definition of Procurement and Tendering
• Principles of Procurement and Tendering
• Procurement issues
• Client’s requirements
• Procurement route criteria
• Traditional / Design and Build / Management / Financed
• PPP / PFI / PFI variations
Programming and planning
• The principles of financial and programmemonitoring
• Planning techniques such as Gantt charts etc.
• The various types of programmesand schedules
• Assess, interpret and report on the programmecontrol
Health and safety
• The principles and responsibilities imposed by law
• Codes of practice and other regulations
• Practical application of health and safety
• The requirements for compliance