Mark Sanders

Director of Projects

Mark provides direct oversight of client projects to achieve safety, scope, budget, and schedule goals. Mark is responsible for the effective oversight of cost, productivity, and quality to ensure successful execution. His responsibilities include development and execution of project management and controls programs, staffing, oversight, and management.

Mark also provides leadership and training to personnel and supports the implementation of company strategy. His projects have included gas pipelines, fossil plant upgrades, coal ash site remediation, and substation design.

Mr. Sanders has over 20 years of experience as an engineer and manager and has successfully managed projects in the electric utility; fossil, nuclear, and renewable generation; oil and gas; and transportation sectors. He is a recognized industry expert in project delivery and speaks frequently at conferences on topics including project development, scheduling, budgeting, and execution; project management; evaluation of issues related to delay, inefficiency, changed conditions, and extra work; and contract cost analysis.

Mark is a licensed Professional Engineer in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. He holds certifications from AACE International as a Cost Professional, Planning and Scheduling Professional, and Forensic Claims Consultant. He is a certified Project Management Professional and Portfolio Management Professional. Mark earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from Villanova University.

Mark also serves as a Partner with QDR International, LLC. He provides analysis and consulting services and prepares expert reports to support the resolution of contract claims through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation. His analyses have included issues associated with delays, disruptions, scope changes, and contract termination.