ABOUT

The Company

Brisk Group is a leading Romanian construction consulting company offering project, cost and construction management services, with offices in London, Bucharest and Chisinau.

With a diverse experience in many industries and sectors, and with a proven capability of successful deliveries for an array of medium and large projects, we are always focused and committed to our clients’ needs.

We are committed to delivering excellence to developers, owners, financial institutions and contractors, all that while maintaining the highest standards of quality for consulting services within the construction industry.

We are a team of over 70 highly qualified and experienced professionals that represent top talent across disciplines, including project managers, cost managers, planning and scheduling specialists, engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, health & safety coordinators and strategic communications professionals.

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Claudiu Bisnel

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

Member of the Association for Project Management – UK (APM UK), Claudiu has over 12 years of experience in successfully delivering projects in the construction industry.

Claudiu worked from the position of customer, designer and contractor within major global companies: from Europe to the Middle East, Africa and Asia. His expertise covers projects in a variety of industries, such as: the industrial sector, infrastructure and transport, residential, retail, pharmaceutical sectors.

Andrei Stoian

PARTNER,
HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Andrei has more than 15 years of experience in entrepreneurship, mass media, HR and PR. He moderated and produced the show IMM Focus on the business TV Channel 33 and is currently producing and moderating the Spheres of Influence on the same TV channel. For 4 years, he was the Editor-in-Chief of several publications in business law, real estate and construction.

Andrei has led numerous NGOs, including Rotary Club Triumph (President), Chair of the Strategic Projects Committee, Rotary Romania and Republic of Moldova, Chair of the Committee for Public Relations with NGOs and State Institutions. In 2005 he was one of the founders of the Initiative Group for the Promotion of Romania’s Image. In 2019 he founded, together with other collaborators, the Rotary Excelsior Bucharest Club.

He is one of the authors of the books „România noului val“, „100 de fețe ale Inovației“, „Energia. Concepte si instrumente operaționale” (Editura Club România, 2019), „Caiet Documentar „Calitatea Vieții” (Editura Club România, 2020), Caiet Documentar „România sustenabilă. Concepte și instrumente-suport pentru o transformare circulară a economiei românești” (Editura Club România, 2021).

Mark Brownlee

PARTNER,
REGIONAL DIRECTOR UNITED KINGDOM

Mark is UK Director for Brisk Group Consulting and responsible for the UK sectors and services that Brisk Group offer. Mark is a Design and Project Management specialist with an architectural background and over 15 years of experience working on complex projects in the UK and around the world. Mark has led integrated multi-disciplinary teams and successfully delivered designs for large-scale and complex projects in sectors ranging from airport projects, to residential, arts and cultural projects, sport facilities, retail spaces and commercial offices.

Mark has led architectural teams, engineering teams and also operated as client-side advisor on a range of high-profile national and international projects. Mark has in-depth knowledge in construction coordination, technical resolution on multidisciplinary projects and running design teams that use BIM as a collaborative tool.

Cătălin Podgoreanu

Partner,
Head of Operations

Catalin has over 8 years of proven experience in the construction industry.

Catalin has in-depth knowledge in Quantity Surveying, maintaining and managing cost control records and preparing cost control reports, as well as in the supervision of construction works.

With experience from the beginning of the project to the final handover to the client, Catalin is competent in the management of procurement processes, contracts and project costs and all this as a complementary skill to the management of operations and stakeholder management
Catalin was responsible for cost and contract management for large projects. It has a proven track record for site quantity surveyor activities and technical expertise and technical assistance during construction work.

He has a track record of successfully delivered projects due to his ability to control and coordinate all aspects involved such as: cost management, data organization, work progress, payments, quality control
documents, schedule, planning.

Ștefan Ciupitu

Head of
Corporate Division

Ștefan is a Project Management specialist with over 20 years of experience working in multiple fields of realestate development from residential to commercial as well as from industrial to offices.

A big part of this experience was from the position of the client, position directly in contact with the parties involved in development as a Project Manager as well as from the position of manager of the departments of development taking care of budgets, work progress and reporting. This experience is essential to better understand the client requirements.

Although specialized as a civil engineer at Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest with a master in structural engineering, he took the steps towards the project management approach by a series of specialized courses and couched classes.

Before Brisk Group, Ștefan was involved in developing a series of factories for a Romanian Company, as well as 5 DIY stores, 15 food stores or even 14 stories office building or 75.000 sqm warehouse. Also during the experience Stefan coordinated as a Technical Director 2 shopping mall in Bucharest.

Gabriela Mihalache

Head of
Administrative & Finance

Sebastian Juncu

Technical
Director

Sebastian has more than 25 years of Project and Contracts Management experience in the construction industry, being involved in various projects local and international (Europe, Africa, South America)

His expertise covers projects in various industries such as residential, offices, industrial, telecom, mining, infrastructure.

He also worked from the position of customer, contractor and consultant, building and leading various multinational teams.

Flaviu Rusu

Head of
Development Monitoring

Flaviu is Head of Development Monitoring department for Brisk Group Consulting and covers all the Construction Industry sectors in Romania and abroad. Flaviu has the experience of both Quantum and Project Management specialist with an claims and construction management background for over 10 years of experience working on complex projects in EMEA.

His activity is well represented by leading of Quantum Claim Analysis teams and representation at DAB for projects totalling over 1.5 billion euros; leading the Development Monitoring team for projects which are valued at more then 500 million euro; leading the Technical Due Dilligence team for projects totaling more than 175 million euro. All the abvbe have been successfully delivered to various clients such as Investment Groups, Banks, Private investors and not the least Public Sector Investments.

Flaviu has the great opportunity to serv the interest of top 5 Private Investors, Banks and major Contractors or Real Estate Developers all over the world. Being a results driven person, within his activity in the construction industry, he seeks to achieve top results for each of the project dellivered at Brisk Group Consulting.

Valeriu Mavrodin

Head of
MEP

Valeriu has more than 17 years of MEP Manager and Designer for Electrical Installations for civil constructions experience, in various projects local and European. His expertise covers projects in various fields such as residential, office, factory, retail, public health, hospitality and education.

Valeriu has led engineering teams that design complex technical project for all MEP’s scope. He leads a team of experienced engineers who check and supervise all the projects delivered by Brisk Group Consulting.

Iulian Bădulescu

Senior
Project Manager

Iulian is an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record in the construction industry. With a strong background in overseeing and managing complex projects, Iulian brings expertise in delivering successful outcomes from inception to completion.

With a comprehensive understanding of construction processes and a keen eye for detail, Iulian has successfully led multiple projects, ensuring adherence to budgetary guidelines, quality standards, and safety regulations. From residential developments to office buildings, Iulian has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, coordinating efforts among architects, consultants, contractors, and sub-contractors to achieve project goals.

With a solid educational foundation in architecture and urban planning, Iulian possesses a deep understanding of design principles and construction practices. Combined with excellent communication and problem-solving abilities, Iulian consistently drives projects forward, maintaining a focus on efficiency and client satisfaction.

Whether you’re seeking a dedicated Project Manager for your next construction venture or interested in collaborating on innovative projects, Iulian is the reliable professional you can trust.

Radu Apopei

Senior
Project Manager

Radu has more than 25 years of Project Management experience in the construction industry, being involved in various local projects.

His expertise covers projects in various industries such as residential, offices, industry and hospitality.

He worked from the position of also general contractor and consultant, leading various teams such as designers, contractors.

Ciprian Alexa

Senior
Project Manager

Ciprian has more than 14 years of experience of Project and Contract Management in engineering, construction and industrial industry, being involved in multiple projects local and international (Europe, Central America, Africa and Asia). His expertise covers projects in heavy industry, infrastructure, transport, residential and retail sectors.

Ciprian has led architectural teams, engineering teams, construction teams in various complex project local and international.

Gabriel Bănuță

Senior
Project Manager

With years of experience, Gabriel has developed a profound expertise in overseeing and driving the successful completion of projects from initiation to delivery. With a proven track record of delivering projects on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards, he possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to lead multifaceted teams and achieve organizational objectives.

Beyond his extensive experience, what truly sets Gabriel apart is his unwavering passion for project management. He approaches each project with enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to excellence, consistently going above and beyond to ensure its successful completion. He thrives on the challenges that come with managing projects and takes great pride in delivering results that exceed expectations.

His dedication to his role goes beyond the standard responsibilities of a project manager. He actively seeks opportunities to enhance his skills and stay abreast of the latest industry trends and best practices. By continuously expanding his knowledge and seeking professional development opportunities, Gabriel can effectively apply new strategies and methodologies to optimize project outcomes.

Teodor Bănică

Senior
Project Manager

Teodor has over 9 years of proven experience in the construction industry. He was part of management teams that delivered complex local projects. Has experience in verifying project works to ensure their quality in accordance with the requirements of the project and the required legal rules.

Having a full understanding of all stages of the project, Teodor can act to manage and coordinate teams and contractors to ensure the delivery of the project in accordance with the agreed requirements and specifications – time, cost and quality.

Being responsible for the preparation of the material procurement plan, monitoring and managing the progress of site works and contractors, proactive risk reduction, technical problems in design and construction, he can lead the development and coordination of activities on site.

Teodor has a track record of projects successfully implemented in various sectors: residential, office buildings, retail, industrial and logistics.

Daniel Ciocan

Senior
Project Manager

With 25+ years’ experience in the construction field, of which 15+ years managing a wide variety of multimillion dollar/euro large scale construction projects across North America and Europe, Daniel has demonstrated professional leadership with a distinguished track record of working with numerous Fortune 500 companies and large international commercial brands.

His expertise covers project planning, coordination, control and development, project negotiations and procurement, and on-site management of cross-disciplinary teams and subcontractors for retail, commercial, industrial and agro-industrial fit-out, new build & refurbishment construction projects.

Radu Ciubotărescu

Senior
Project Manager

Radu has over 17 years of experience in various areas, such as civil constructions, roads, bridges, arrangement of touristic caves and the wind industry.

In recent years, specializing in the relationship with local public authorities, always finding the right solution for our clients.

Ciprian Daroga

Senior
Project Manager

Ciprian has over 17 years of experience as a Project Manager, leading management teams while delivering complex projects.

Ciprian’s professional experience includes all stages of project delivery, from project definition, feasibility, permitting, design definition and coordination, procurement and tendering, project implementation, through to commissioning and handover.

He has experience in defining business cases, stakeholder management, liaison with public authorities, coordination of design and ensuring compliance with project requirements, managing contractor activities (on site delivery), managing project costs, tender procedures, delivery schedules and implementing project controls measures.

Having a full understanding and practical experience in delivery of all project stages Ciprian can act to manage and coordinate teams and contractors, to ensure the delivery of the project according to the agreed requirements and specifications – time, cost, quality and health & safety.

Being responsible with permitting procedures, design management, the preparation of the material acquisition plans, monitoring and management of progress of site works, proactive mitigation of technical issues in design and construction, management of project stakeholders and risk & opportunity, Ciprian has the ability to lead the development , coordination and implementation of complex projects.

Ciprian has a track record of successful implemented projects in various sectors as: office, residential, retail, and industrial.

Vlad Dumitru

Senior
Project Manager

With over 17 years of experience, Vlad has developed a profound expertise in overseeing and driving the successful completion of projects from initiation to delivery. With a proven track record of delivering projects on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards, he possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to lead multifaceted teams and achieve organizational objectives.

Having an keen understanding of all stages of the project, Vlad can ensure the delivery of the project in accordance with the agreed requirements and specifications – time, cost and quality.

Having managed a diversity of projects in Retail, residential, hospitality, utilities and roads, Vlad is the expert you want to drive your project to success.

Marius Nițu

Senior
Project Manager

Marius has over twenty years’ experience in the planning and construction management of civil and structural engineering projects.

Over these years, Marius learned valuable life and construction skills serving on all professional levels in his career, both in large and small projects, with reputable construction companies. His areas of significant experience and expertise include construction management, project leadership, and building codes in structural engineering of residential, industrial and commercial buildings (office and retail). Additional expertise includes buildings structural consolidations.

Marius feels one of his greatest professional motivations is to be part of a highly qualified team – one that can manage through good times, as well as the bad times. Equipped with a record of success on process improvement, combined with demonstrated abilities in defining innovative solutions and methodologies for safe and cost-efficient operations, Marius has successfully completed multiple projects located in Romania’s South-East region. He enjoys working on difficult and challenging projects and believes that communication between the Owner, Architect and Contractor is critical to a successful project.

Ovidiu Pop

Senior
Project Manager

Ovidiu has managerial and operational experience, with over 25 years of activity, working for both international, multicultural environment and owner companies and government-owned facilities, bringing expertise to some of the Romanian most dynamic and fast-moving projects.

Good knowledge of national and international legislation, norms and procedures regarding real estate and construction field, implementing large construction projects for international and local companies.

Costin Radu

Senior
Project Manager

Costin has over 12 years of experience in the construction industry.

Being a builder or consultant, covering roles such as Site Manager or Project Manager he has formed, led and coordinated teams in residential projects, office buildings, consolidations and utility networks.

Also, customer orientation and attention to details helped him deliver many high-end residential projects throughout his career.

Cătălina Cucu

Senior
Cost Manager

As a cost manager in the construction industry, I am a detail-oriented and analytical professional who is committed to maximizing value for the clients. I have extensive experience in the field, having worked on a wide range of projects of varying complexity and scope. I am adept at developing and managing budgets, tracking costs, and identifying areas for cost savings without compromising on quality.

In my role, I am able to anticipate potential issues and proactively develop solutions to minimize risks. I am comfortable working with teams of all sizes and backgrounds, and I am committed to fostering a collaborative and respectful working environment. With a positive and optimistic outlook, I am able to tackle even the toughest challenges with creativity and resourcefulness, always striving to find ways to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Emil Filioreanu

Senior
MEP Manager

Emil is a MEP Manager, specialist with over 30 years of experience working on complex projects in Romania and abroad. Emil has led multi-disciplinary teams and successfully delivered large-scale and complex projects in a range of different sectors.

Before joining Brisk Group as MEP Manager, Emil spent 30 years with local and world most innovative multidisciplinary engineering firms. Emil was in charge and led teams on several high-profile national and international projects. These ranged from commercial projects, to residential, commercial offices and special projects.

Emil has in-depth knowledge in MEP construction coordination and technical resolution on multidisciplinary projects.

Emil trained as a mechanical engineer in Romania and began his career in Bucharest, completing new local retail and office projects. In 2013, he moved to Jeddah-KSA and worked for a special project firm (AICI-SP), delivering new US Consulate projects. All the extensive professional experience he gained on different technical culture, make him a strong leader to delivery in time and with client satisfaction, different type of projects.

Bogdan Araiman

Senior
MEP Manager

Bogdan is a MEP Manager, specialist with over 21 years of experience working on complex projects. Bogdan has led multi-disciplinary teams and successfully delivered large-scale and complex projects in a range of different sectors.

Before joining Brisk Group as MEP Manager, Bogdan spent 19 years with local and world most innovative multidisciplinary engineering firms.

Bogdan trained as a power engineer in Romania and began his career in Bucharest, completing project for Civil and Commercial buildings, Public and Administrative buildings, Industrial facilities, Crude oil depots and distribution plants, Metallurgical Industry, Renewable power plants, Wastewater treatment facilities, Public lighting and Electrical distribution networks.

Bogdan is an authorized electrical services designer and design verifier, an authorized lighting specialist, a security system designer and a physical security risk assessor.

George Sabo

Senior
MEP Manager

George is a skilled Project Manager and Installation Supervisor with over 23 years of experience handling complex projects in Romania. He has successfully led multidisciplinary teams and delivered projects in various sectors of activity, such as commercial projects, offices, residences, and special projects. Before joining the Brisk team, George led teams in several national projects.

He possesses extensive knowledge of coordinating installation works as a Site Supervisor. As a team player, George can quickly adapt to multidisciplinary projects. George started his career in Bucharest, completing local retail, office, and residential projects. In 2004, he founded his own construction and installation execution company, which he later transformed into a consulting and Project Management company in construction and installations in 2006.

George’s work style is influenced by this experience, and he collaborates effectively with the beneficiaries of the works, who are always fully satisfied with the on-time delivery of projects.

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