48 Wall Street, Floor 17
New York, NY 10043
GE044777 / NJ [State of New Jersey Engineering License]
PE074718 / PA [State of Pennsylvania Engineering License]
Certified Cost Professional (CCP) [AACE International #2073]
Certified Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) [AACE International]
Project Management Professional (PMP) [Project Management Institute]
Summary of Experience:
Michael J. Bennink has 20 years of experience performing expert consulting and project advisory services for clients in the engineering and construction industries globally. Michael’s experience includes dispute resolution and litigation support, construction cost assessments and audits, risk management assessments, construction project controls and management, and construction oversight. He regularly focuses on schedule delay, loss of productivity, and cost damage quantification issues and participates in various phases of claims management and litigation, including change order review; discovery, mediation, and settlement discussions; and preparing expert reports and briefs.
Michael’s diverse experience includes commercial, residential, and institutional buildings; power plants (fossil fuel, cogeneration, and nuclear); wastewater treatment plants; roadways and bridges; transportation; infrastructure development; earthworks; petrochemical plants; offshore platforms; oil/gas facilities; and manufacturing and process facilities. He has experience on domestic and international projects and provides a balanced range of perspectives from public and private owners/operators to contractors, engineers, architects, and vendors.
Prior to joining J.S. Held, Michael was a Senior Vice President at Marsh Risk Consulting. Michael has also worked as a manager and consultant at Deloitte in Financial Advisory Services and at the litigation focused consulting firm The Nielsen-Wurster Group. Michael’s engineering background comes from the natural gas industry where he specialized in the project design and management of corporate engineering programs and the coordination of maintenance and operations functions. Michael has designed and supervised projects that include cast iron replacement, large-diameter distribution pipelines, transmission pipelines, metering and regulator stations, and high traffic rail crossings. He was also a qualified operator assistant at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility. Additionally, he has extensive experience coordinating utility relocation and installation efforts.