BCQS International, the leading Property and Development Consultancy of its kind in the Caribbean region and Latin America announced today the promotion of Associate Director, James Hunt to the position of Director, based in the BCQS British Virgin Islands office.
“James has been a key member of the BCQS team, and we are delighted to recognise his efforts, success and commitment to a high quality professional service”, said Director, Ben Butler in announcing the appointment. “James’ wealth of experience and understanding of the industry, as well as his extensive knowledge of all aspects of the development process, will help ensure we build on the success and reputation we have already achieved across the region.”
James has fifteen years experience providing professional quantity surveying, cost management and project management services. Having worked in a variety of countries around the world, he is able to offer a unique combination of local experience and expertise, with some of the ‘best practice’ principles currently being adopted in the UK. Combined with a cross-sector client base, he is able to apply this knowledge and transfer these skills, to both public and private sector projects, tailoring his advice as required.
James specialises in tailored cost planning, bespoke procurement strategies, value management, contract formulation, strategic cost reporting and development financial management. He has been involved with a number of high profile projects with BCQS throughout the Caribbean region, including New Peebles Hospital, BVI, Necker Island, BVI, Moskito Island, BVI, Amanyara Resort, TCI and Camana Bay, Cayman Islands.
“I am excited about my new role and the additional responsibility that will come along with it,” says James. “Due to our commitment to excellence and exceptional client service, BCQS has earned a leadership position in the field of property and development consultancy across the entire Caribbean region and I look forward to ensuring we maintain this high level of service as the company expands.”
Prior to joining BCQS, James worked for Northcroft, a UK based construction consultancy. He worked as an Associate Director and was responsible for cost management services on a number of high-profile projects. Furthermore, James holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Quantity Surveying from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK and is an elected Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
About BCQS International
BCQS International Ltd. is a professional property and development consultancy with locations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Established in 1969, the company has earned a leadership position in its field, and offers a comprehensive range of services, including project management, quantity surveying, cost engineering, construction management, cost management, valuations/appraisals and feasibility studies, claims consulting and loss adjusting.
BCQS projects include residential properties, large-scale commercial buildings and offices, civic and government buildings, hotels and resorts, airports and hospitals, infrastructure projects and exclusive apartments and condominiums. BCQS are approved consultants for all the major banks in the region as well as the British Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development (DFID), the Caribbean Development Bank, and for European Union-funded projects.