Consulting

Tim Galvani
Tim Galvani
Managing Director of CPMS consulting
CPMS Consulting provides experienced Project Delivery specialists to the Rail, Aviation and Highways sectors to deliver sustainable and effective results for our clients. Our experience enables our service offering to cover complex, multi-discipline projects through to small discrete packages, and is underpinned by the full suite of RISQS and ISO accreditations. CPMS is one of the UK’s leading providers of professional project services, providing in-depth expertise through the following key functions:
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Programme & Project Management

CPMS is one of the UK’s leading providers of project management services to the rail industry and can facilitate the provision of fully integrated, high performing management teams through to extremely experienced specialist resource.

CPMS has the necessary skills to provide our clients with safe, efficient and value driven solutions for any project; from programme management for complex multi-million-pound programmes through to small discrete projects.

"The project team has consistently presented to SRP to a high standard, built confidence, and been really well versed on the detail - this feedback doesn't only relate to a one-off, this is the culmination of a consistently high standard over the last 12 months or more."
Wessex Sponsor Team, Network Rail

Commercial Management, Procurement & Cost Planning

CPMS provides clients with support to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, highlighting potential risks and issues as early as possible. 

CPMS provide industry leading expertise in cost planning, procurement and post-contract management, creating collaborative relationships for driving cost efficiencies. 

  • Cost Planning & Estimating
  • Procurement & Tendering
  • Pre-Contract Commercial Management 
  • Post – Contract Commercial Management 
  • Final Accounting, Claims Management and Closeout 
“CPMS understand the complexities involved in commercial management and have diligently and accurately priced two major electrification projects for Network Rail.”
Peter Knight, Network Rail

Safety, Environment, Assurance & Sustainability

CPMS recognise’s that improved safety, assurance, and care for the environment only happen when positive changes to working culture are entrenched. CPMS go beyond the normal ‘tick box’ approach to help clients change ‘hearts and minds’ and embed lasting change. CPMS’ advice is backed up by experience, an understanding of how to spark culture change and formal accreditation’s.

At CPMS this underpins everything we do, ensuring that the economic, environmental, and social benefits experienced by people impacted by our activities are at the forefront of our approach. 

“Being able to work at the railway design stage to avoid the need to relocate badgers is a major environmental breakthrough and cost-saving, which we would like to see rolled out across the rail network."
Dominic Dyer, Badger's Trust CEO

Project Controls & Governance

CPMS Project Controls and Governance offering goes beyond establishing and operating systems and processes to control project information. Our skill is in how our specialist team brings information to life for the benefit of all stakeholders. 

CPMS’ approach to successful project delivery is through a single source of reliable and controlled information to facilitate informed and efficient decision making.

  • Schedule creation/ Railway possession scheduling
  • Oracle Primavera certified staff
  • Reporting architecture design and implementation
  • Document Management
  • Project Governance arrangements
  • Establishing governance process
  • Working on optimising projects through governance systems like Network Rail’s GRIP / Treasury’s Green Book

We have experts in planning, reporting, cost engineering, estimating and risk management.

Our planning experts have not only pioneered 4D planning – the integration of design modelling with Oracle Primavera © sequencing – but continuously work hard to maximise the integrity of possession programmes for our clients where accurate programmes, updates and forecasts, are essential to make sure the railway reopens on time.