Our Leadership

Our Directors have held senior positions undertaking the following roles

  • Commercial Management
  • OJEU Compliant Procurement Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Programme & Project Controls
  • Supply Chain & Procurement Management
  • Claims Advice and Production

David Kenna

Managing Director

David is a Director of ACQ Consulting Ltd and has over 25 years experience in the construction industry. David has worked in both pre and post contract roles and has held senior positions across a portfolio of different projects.

He has detailed knowledge of the law and commercial drivers affecting construction and corporate procurement and combines this with a dynamic approach to strategy development and implementation management.

Qualifications
BSc MSc LLM MCIOB
BSc Construction Management, MSc Project Management, LLM Construction Law and Practice

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Building

David Kenna

Managing Director

David is a Director of ACQ Consulting Ltd and has over 25 years experience in the construction industry. David has worked in both pre and post contract roles and has held senior positions across a portfolio of different projects.

He has detailed knowledge of the law and commercial drivers affecting construction and corporate procurement and combines this with a dynamic approach to strategy development and implementation management.

Qualifications
BSc MSc LLM MCIOB
BSc Construction Management, MSc Project Management, LLM Construction Law and Practice

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Building

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Pav Lalli

Operations Director

Pav is a Director of ACQ Consulting Ltd and has worked on several prestigious programmes delivering large scale procurement projects, some global and spanning a range of sectors.

Pav has worked on pre and post contract roles and has detailed knowledge of procurement and supply chain practices including strategic sourcing, category management and SRM.

Qualifications
BA (Hons), MCIPS
BA (Hons) Building Management and Technology

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Pav Lalli

Operations Director

Pav is a Director of ACQ Consulting Ltd and has worked on several prestigious programmes delivering large scale procurement projects, some global and spanning a range of sectors.

Pav has worked on pre and post contract roles and has detailed knowledge of procurement and supply chain practices including strategic sourcing, category management and SRM.

Qualifications
BA (Hons), MCIPS
BA (Hons) Building Management and Technology

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

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Our Team

ACQ Consulting have a team of experienced professionals who are involved in delivered projects globally.

Nick Barrett

Procurement Lead

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC), Peru)

With over 20 years of experience in commercial, procurement and supply chain roles in construction, energy, infrastructure and the built environment, Nick has been delivering an extensive portfolio of work on the Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC) programme in Peru.

Relevant Qualifications
LLM (Construction Law Arbitration and Adjudication); Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Law (PGDip); Post Graduate Certificate in Arbitration (PGCert); Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.

Memberships
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)
Membership of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Nick Barrett

Procurement Lead

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC), Peru)

With over 20 years of experience in commercial, procurement and supply chain roles in construction, energy, infrastructure and the built environment, Nick has been delivering an extensive portfolio of work on the Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC) programme in Peru.

Relevant Qualifications
LLM (Construction Law Arbitration and Adjudication); Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Law (PGDip); Post Graduate Certificate in Arbitration (PGCert); Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.

Memberships
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)
Membership of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Steve Davies

Procurement Lead

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC), Peru)

Steve has over 25 years of experience in the infrastructure engineering and rail sectors.

He has worked in both pre and post contract roles with a detailed knowledge of procurement and supply chain practices, and has experience with complex and large scale multi-disciplinary projects including global capability.

Steve is currently procuring health and education facilities at ARCC.

Expertise
Procurement

Steve Davies

Procurement Lead

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC), Peru)

Steve has over 25 years of experience in the infrastructure engineering and rail sectors.

He has worked in both pre and post contract roles with a detailed knowledge of procurement and supply chain practices, and has experience with complex and large scale multi-disciplinary projects including global capability.

Steve is currently procuring health and education facilities at ARCC.

Expertise
Procurement

John McLaughlin

Procurement Lead

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC),Peru)

John has over 33 years of experience in the construction industry having worked on numerous landmark projects, across a spectrum of different sectors, in pre and post contract commercial management roles for some of the UK’s leading main contractors.

Expertise
Procurement
Contract Administration

Relevant Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Memberships
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

John McLaughlin

Procurement Lead

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC),Peru)

John has over 33 years of experience in the construction industry having worked on numerous landmark projects, across a spectrum of different sectors, in pre and post contract commercial management roles for some of the UK’s leading main contractors.

Expertise
Procurement
Contract Administration

Relevant Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Memberships
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Sunil Manazy

Procurement Lead

(Qiddiya Uptown South Programme)

Sunil is leading the procurement of the signature stadium project on Qiddiya. He has extensive experience of UK and Middle East construction markets.

Expertise
Procurement

Relevant Qualifications
MSc International Transport (Distinction)

Memberships
MCIPS , Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply

Sunil Manazy

Procurement Lead

(Qiddiya Uptown South Programme)

Sunil is leading the procurement of the signature stadium project on Qiddiya. He has extensive experience of UK and Middle East construction markets.

Expertise
Procurement

Relevant Qualifications
MSc International Transport (Distinction)

Memberships
MCIPS , Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply

Mike Gillespie

Procurement Lead

(Keflavik International Airport)

Mike has been developing procurement strategy for the development of the €1Bn airport expansion programme.

Expertise
Procurement

Relevant Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Business Management,
Supply Chain Innovation,
Strategy and Management,
Cities & Technology and Systems Thinking

Mike Gillespie

Procurement Lead

(Keflavik International Airport)

Mike has been developing procurement strategy for the development of the €1Bn airport expansion programme.

Expertise
Procurement

Relevant Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Business Management,
Supply Chain Innovation,
Strategy and Management,
Cities & Technology and Systems Thinking

Alex Buick

Procurement Manager

(Ministry of Sport, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Alex is currently developing the procurement strategy and procuring packages at the Ministry of Sport programme for Asian Football Confederation Cup in 2027. He has previously worked as a Consultant at NEOM; Al Wadi, a Public Investment Fund Company; the UK Smart Metering Programme and the London 2012 Olympic Athletes Village.

Expertise
Procurement

Qualifications
BA (Hons) Business Studies

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Alex Buick

Procurement Manager

(Ministry of Sport, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Alex is currently developing the procurement strategy and procuring packages at the Ministry of Sport programme for Asian Football Confederation Cup in 2027. He has previously worked as a Consultant at NEOM; Al Wadi, a Public Investment Fund Company; the UK Smart Metering Programme and the London 2012 Olympic Athletes Village.

Expertise
Procurement

Qualifications
BA (Hons) Business Studies

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Rob Yems

Procurement Lead

(Qiddiya Uptown South Programme)

Rob is an Associate Consultant to ACQ Consulting Ltd and has over 20 years’ experience delivering high profile, ambitious and successful government programmes. He has detailed knowledge of contract and procurement law, commercial drivers and supply chain partner operations.

Rob specialises in the development and implementation of trusted commercial models ensuring supply chain partners are invested to deliver contractual outcomes and valued customer outcomes.

Rob has supported many government organisations deliver value for money and safe contracting environments including, DEFRA, Department of Health, NHS England, Department for Education, Network Rail, High Speed Rail 2.

Expertise
Procurement

Rob Yems

Procurement Lead

(Qiddiya Uptown South Programme)

Rob is an Associate Consultant to ACQ Consulting Ltd and has over 20 years’ experience delivering high profile, ambitious and successful government programmes. He has detailed knowledge of contract and procurement law, commercial drivers and supply chain partner operations.

Rob specialises in the development and implementation of trusted commercial models ensuring supply chain partners are invested to deliver contractual outcomes and valued customer outcomes.

Rob has supported many government organisations deliver value for money and safe contracting environments including, DEFRA, Department of Health, NHS England, Department for Education, Network Rail, High Speed Rail 2.

Expertise
Procurement

Derek Clulow

Procurement Lead

(Qiddiya Uptown South Programme)

Derek joined ACQ recently to deliver a significant range infrastructure projects on the Qiddiya Uptown South Programme. Derek is an experienced procurement professional with 25 years experience within procurement and supply-chain management environment working across a range of major infrastructure and mobility projects.

Expertise
Procurement

Qualifications
BTEC Certificate – Civil Engineering (ONC), NEBSM Management Diploma in Supply-Chain Management, NVQ Assessor – TDLB D32/33, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, MSc International Transport (Distinction)

Memberships
Member of the Chartered

Membership
Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Derek Clulow

Procurement Lead

(Qiddiya Uptown South Programme)

Derek joined ACQ recently to deliver a significant range infrastructure projects on the Qiddiya Uptown South Programme. Derek is an experienced procurement professional with 25 years experience within procurement and supply-chain management environment working across a range of major infrastructure and mobility projects.

Expertise
Procurement

Qualifications
BTEC Certificate – Civil Engineering (ONC), NEBSM Management Diploma in Supply-Chain Management, NVQ Assessor – TDLB D32/33, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, MSc International Transport (Distinction)

Memberships
Member of the Chartered

Membership
Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Tony Nesic

Procurement Manager

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC), Peru)

Tony has worked on various international programmes delivering large scale projects such as the Sydney Olympics, London Underground Modernisation programme and the Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC) in Peru. He has diversified experience in a range of sectors in Rail, Residential, Industrial, Commercial Office and Fit Out.

Expertise
Procurement

Qualifications
BA (Hons), Building (Construction Management)
BA Applied Science (Material Science)

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Tony Nesic

Procurement Manager

(Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC), Peru)

Tony has worked on various international programmes delivering large scale projects such as the Sydney Olympics, London Underground Modernisation programme and the Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC) in Peru. He has diversified experience in a range of sectors in Rail, Residential, Industrial, Commercial Office and Fit Out.

Expertise
Procurement

Qualifications
BA (Hons), Building (Construction Management)
BA Applied Science (Material Science)

Memberships
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply