Welcome to J D Paterson & Associates (JDPA)

As a Project Futurist™, John Paterson consults to uncover pitfalls and exploit opportunities on your project. Using the risk and value management processes, his aim is to enable the parties to successfully maximize their benefits and complete projects without disputes.

John provides clients with over 40 years of experience on major civil construction projects including earthworks, roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, dams, water supply, sewage plants, telecommunications, power generation, mechanical erection and utility services.

John’s depth of expertise includes the analysis and valuation of construction projects from pre-tender, through detailed planning and estimating, to executing, completion and contractual resolution. 

On projects, he has successfully adopted innovative methods to save time and cost, as well as boost the continual improvement process.


Risk & Value Management

All Project Parties benefit from JDPA’s Rapid Risksystem that not only identifies...

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Estimating & Constructability

JDPA provides estimates from concept bids to detailed first principle bids.

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Contractual Resolution

Early investment in JDPA’s Dispute Prevention service provides huge financial benefits...

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Continual Improvement

JDPA provide comprehensive "health" checks for your project to ensure your proposed

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