We support our clients to better plan construction projects and mitigate risks

About us

Established in 2014, Strata are construction planning and project control specialists. We partner with clients to deliver the precise mix of planning, monitoring, and control required by projects to ensure their successful completion. We offer three core services:

  • Planning and Project controls
  • Visualisation and Modelling
  • Delay Analysis
<p>Established in 2014, Strata are construction planning and project control specialists. We partner with clients to deliver the precise mix of planning, monitoring, and control required by projects to ensure their successful completion. We offer three core services:</p>
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<li>Planning and Project controls</li>
<li>Visualisation and Modelling</li>
<li>Delay Analysis</li>
</ul>
Planning and Project controls

Planning and Project controls

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We provide planning expertise and advice from initial concept through to formal tender submission and overall live project plan management .

Visualisation and Modelling

Visualisation and Modelling

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We simplify complex construction projects by coordinating information and visually presenting it, using a combination of 2D story boards, 3D and 4D modelling techniques. We build our own models in house to represent logistics and construction phasing/build sequence. Our operating softwares include Revit, Google Sketchup and Synchro 4D.

Delay Analysis

Delay Analysis

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We also offer construction delay claim services, for both claim preparation and defence. This includes detailed claims analysis, research and substantiation, negotiation/settlement of the time element of claims and dispute resolution support services (conciliation, adjudication, mediation and litigation).

Our Projects

Our Projects

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Our clients, include main contractors, developers, design firms, project management organisations, blue chip companies and government bodies. Our commitment is to always work in partnership, building up trusted and long term relationships.

Meet our team

<p>Meet our team</p>

Every member of our team is passionate about planning and project controls. Our team of highly capable engineers, are committed to bringing progressive planning techniques, visualisations and delay analysis services to our clients.

Enda Grimes

Director & Founder

Christopher Dunn

Senior Planner

Enda Grimes

Director & Founder

Enda is the Director and Founder of Strata. He is a highly experienced construction planner with almost 20 years’ experience, working across all construction sectors. At Strata, he leads a specialist engineering team who provide expert planning, visualisation and delay analysis services.

Enda was previously the head planner for Skanska on the ESS (European Spallation Source) project in Sweden, one of Europe’s largest active infrastructure projects. The ESS project is a circa €2 billion scientific research facility involving a 600m linear accelerator tunnel and once operational, it will become the world’s most powerful neutron source. Strata continues to provide ongoing planning management support for this project.

Enda also worked with PJ Hegarty & Sons and John Paul Construction, two of Ireland’s leading main contractors. In his role as planning and bid manager for John Paul construction, he expanded the planning department to deliver tender bid submissions, pre-construction and planning management for all projects in the U.K, Ireland and the Middle East.

Enda has a specialty in construction delay analysis, having completed an MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at Kings College London. This along with his considerable planning expertise has enabled him to conduct multiple delay analysis including as-planned versus as-built and time impact analysis to support and defend extensions of time. He has extensive knowledge of dispute resolution methods and has presented at multiple negotiation meetings as well as in the commercial courts.

Christopher Dunn

Senior Planner

Chris is a Senior Planner, with over ten years’ international experience working on challenging, high-value projects across all construction sectors.

His current responsibility involves preparing detailed construction programmes, project phasing and logistical plans for construction tenders in the UK and Ireland. He also manages the planning and project controls function for a significant commercial development and healthcare project in Dublin.

His previous experience includes working as a QA QC Supervisor on the Gorgon LNG project, one of the world’s largest natural gas projects, and as a project manager on the multiple award winning Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Australia, among others.

Chris is fluent in both English and French.

Jose Checa

Senior Planner

Felipe Dias

4D Modeller and BIM Engineer

Jose Checa

Senior Planner

Jose is a Senior Planner, with over five years’ international experience, working on challenging, high-value projects including large pharmaceutical and data centre projects in Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands.

His previous experience involved working as a planner focused on mechanical and electrical engineering works, with a leading mechanical and electrical engineering and construction services provider. In this capacity, he was responsible for developing and managing project schedules and project controls tools, including baseline setting, tracking, analysis, monitoring and providing recommendations on correction actions.

Jose brings a detailed understanding of the complexity involved when a project moves from the civil engineering phase to the M & E phase and on to completion and handover, which is greatly valued by our clients.

Jose is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Felipe Dias

4D Modeller and BIM Engineer

Felipe is a 4D Modeller and BIM Engineer with responsibility for our in-house modelling and project visualization team, which when combined with our schedules, deliver a comprehensive, multi-faceted construction planning package.

Felipe brings a wealth of practical Engineering knowledge to his role with over ten years’ experience, project managing and supervising construction sites. He previously established his own construction company, which focused on the construction and refurbishment of houses, apartments and industrial units. Prior to this, he worked as a construction planner for one of the largest real estate companies in Brazil.

Felipe is a really savvy 4D modeller. He has a clear and proficient knowledge of the leading modelling (3D and 4D) software, and leverages his very practical construction knowledge when linking the visualisation of the model to the construction scheduling and sequencing.

Felipe is fluent in both Portuguese and English.

Matthias Moser

Senior Planner

Celia Garcia

Planning Engineer

Matthias Moser

Senior Planner

Matthias is a Senior Planner, with over ten year’s international construction experience working with some of Europe’s largest construction companies.

His current responsibility involves managing the planning and project controls function for a significant commercial redevelopment, consisting of the retention and refurbishment of protected Georgian structures and construction of new office blocks. As part of this responsibility, he develops detailed  programmes, manages planning and reports to the client on construction progress.

His previous experience involved working as a contract and claims manager on the EÜ Filstal project, a 485 m long railway overpass in Stuttgart, Germany, where he was responsible for identifying contractual deviations both commercially and against time, verifying rationale for same and preparing the supporting analysis for claims.

Matthias has worked as a site engineer and site supervisor, across all building sectors, including civil engineering and infrastructure construction, where he held the responsibility for generating and managing construction programmes of increasing complexity.

Matthias is fluent in both German and English.

Celia Garcia

Planning Engineer

Celia is a construction planner, with experience working on tenders, contract planning, bid preparation and project controls.  Her current responsibility involves managing the planning and project controls function on a high value pharmaceutical project.

Celia is a qualified mechanical engineer with a strong grasp on engineering principles and the ability to translate them effectively on site.

Celia is fluent in Spanish and English.

Rafael Vicente

Planning Engineer

Neif Silveira

4D Modeller / Planner

Rafael Vicente

Planning Engineer

Rafael is a construction planner, with responsibility for the planning and project controls function on a number of high value data centre projects across Europe.

Along with his proficiency in the use of leading construction planning software, he is also skilled in generating models and detailed phasing plans that enable clear communication and visualization of the project schedule. Raphael is also an advanced user in Microsoft excel which compliments to the project control function provided on our projects

Rafael is fluent in Spanish and English.

Neif Silveira

4D Modeller / Planner

Neif is a 4D Modeller and BIM Engineer, and along with developing our models, he combines them with our schedules to deliver a comprehensive, multi-faceted construction planning package.

He is a Civil Engineer with a master’s degree in Project Planning and Management and has over 10 years’ experience working with some of the largest Brazilian construction companies. He leverages this knowledge when linking the visualisation of our 3D and 4D models to the construction schedule and sequence.

Neif is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Ivan Zovko

Planning Engineer

Melissa Sheehan

Office Administrator

Ivan Zovko

Planning Engineer

Ivan is a Planning Engineer, with responsibility for preparing detailed construction programmes, project phasing and logistical plans for construction tenders in the UK and Ireland. He also manages the planning and project controls function for a number of our UK based projects.

Ivan is a qualified civil engineer and his previous experience involves working as a site engineer on the New Children’s Hospital, Dublin – the largest single development in the history of Ireland, a structural engineer at the University of Mostar and also as a structural engineer, in an engineering practice in his home country of Croatia.

Ivan is fluent in English and Croatian.

Melissa Sheehan

Office Administrator

Melissa is Strata’s office administrator and with ease, she coordinates all of our day to day administrative operations. Her responsibilities include efficient handling of client enquiries, book keeping, travel planning and general office management. Prior to joining Strata, Melissa worked in corporate finance for over 15 years, at banks based in Dublin, London and Sydney.

Melissa left the corporate finance world in 2017 to pursue her love of food. Along with her part time position at Strata, she is busy completing a culinary entrepreneurship course at the Dublin Institute for Technology

Pedro Tonollier

Visualisation & BIM technician

Pedro Tonollier

Visualisation & BIM technician

Pedro is a Visualisation & BIM Technician, who supports the development of our construction models and animations.

He is a civil engineer, with a strong technical knowledge due to his experience from working with a government authority and an engineering consultancy. Pedro also has a great ability for visualization and this along with his technical knowledge ensures he effectively links our models to our schedules and sequences.

Pedro is fluent in Portuguese and English.

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