Director, Threesixty Cost Management Pte Ltd (Subsidiary of Surbana Jurong)
Max joined the Surbana Jurong Group in April 2017, as Principal Cost Manager. He also serves as Director of Threesixty Cost Management. Max holds a Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Hons) from the University of South Australia and has more than 10 years working experience in Australia and Singapore. Max is a Certified Quantity Surveyor with the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, and is a professional and certified member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), and Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV). Max is an active member of the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) and SISV young member movement, and he currently serves the APC Committee in SISV. Max currently spearheads the cost research group in Threesixty Cost Management and is familiar with all aspects of Quantity Surveying works in both the public and private sector.
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