Tony Norris

Tony Norris

Partner/Head of Infrastructure and Strategic Projects, Geldards LLP

Tony is now Geldards' national head of Infrastructure & Construction managing its multi-disciplinary team that focus on the interface of the public and private sector.  He undertakes a range of project based work with a particular emphasis on  project agreements, frameworks for contractors and consultants, strategic partnerships and partnering, sustainable development, funding solutions, infrastructure funds, standardisation and project delivery.

His has worked on a number of key projects and clients recently including: Swansea & Bridgend's Food Waste project; Circuit of Wales for Welsh Ministers; site development for the UKs leading automotive retailer  Pendragon; Waste to Energy Works at Hull for German contractor Sutco;  Admiral's 2 new offices in Cardiff and Newport;  Swansea Council's residual waste contract at Tir John; Hinckley power station for tier 3 contractors; Western Power on the extension to their Midlands network; South West Wales Framework for Contractors; Porth Teigr BBC Drama & Gloworks; National Museum of Wales and National Library of Wales, Bowmer & Kirkland; Curo & Cadarn Housing; Pomagalksi on the new British Airways Brightoni see http://goo.gl/wh6C40

Tony has been an advocate of the Not for Dividend model for Wales and authored the CEW paper "Getting Wales Moving again..." which set out a number of actions to be taken to adopt a Not for Dividend Model for Wales see http://goo.gl/bVYw0l. He is described as "open and friendly" by Chambers; "calm, supportive, focused and deal-minded" with "great technical knowledge" by Legal 500 and yet can represent the client "forcefully when required".

He is Chair of the South East Wales Club of Constructing Excellence and also a Board member of Constructing Excellence Wales.  He was the joint concept architect of CEW's recent guide on how to add value to projects http://h2guide.co.uk/. He is also a panel adjudicator for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.