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

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 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 He is also a panel adjudicator for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.