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Fred Wellman

Chief Estimator, M+W Americas, Inc. and Industry Consultant, Purdue EPCOM
Fred has 30+ years of experience leading internal and external clients to obtain greater value from their capital project estimates, project controls and project delivery processes. He has worked in all levels of estimating for the worlds’ largest energy producer. He has developed estimating systems, procedures, policies and practices to support Owner and EPC firms in the development of project and program baseline budgets, resource requirements, value engineering, contracting, strategic purchasing, change orders and claims. Extensive knowledge of capital project processes from FEL1 through to hand-over. Strong technology expertise of software and solutions supporting the capital industry.

Fred has held roles as both an internal and external consultant and possesses strong team building skills, is an excellent facilitator, communicator, trainer and complex problem solver. His practical, nuts and bolts approach forms strong partnerships from C level executives to cost engineers, project managers or plant superintendents.

Fred also possess a robust network of nearly 600 Professionals in Estimating, Project Controls, Academia, Professional Societies (AACE), Solution and Software Providers and Industry Experts. He also has experience in benchmarking capital projects with Independent Project Analysis (IPA) as well as implementing Construction Industry Institute (CII) concepts.

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