Brett Swanson


Expert Information
Qualifications Bachelor's, Business Administration - Finance
Certified Management Accountant
Certified Construction Auditor
Professional Memberships IMA, NACA 
Industries Buildings, Environment and Climate Change, Financial Services, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Real Estate and Tourism, Sports and Entertainment, Transportation Infrastructure
Expert Highlights
  • Certified Management Accountant and Certified Construction Auditor. 
  • Analyzed various types of construction claims relating to cost and delay. 
  • Specializes in economic and financial analysis related to construction and commercial disputes. 
  • Prioritizes client service and responsiveness. 

Brett Swanson is an accountant with almost 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He has acted as an assistant expert on numerous occasions.

Brett has been engaged in the drafting of reports in preparation for trial regarding commercial valuations and delay. He has supported the named expert on commissions with disputes valued over US$1 billion.

Brett has extensive experience of performing contract cost audits and analyzing construction claims. This includes general contractor/construction manager (GC/CM) contracts with a guaranteed maximum price (GMP), GC/CM design-build contracts with a GMP, cost-reimbursable contracts, and firm fixed price (FFP) contracts, as well audits of requested changes.

Brett specializes in the analysis of construction contracts and their cost accumulation provisions to audit contractors’ costs. He has reviewed and analyzed labor, equipment, subcontractor, materials, and job site and home office overhead cost documentation, including job cost reports, invoices, timecards, change orders, bid documentation, and contractors’ financial statements.

Brett is a Certified Management Accountant and Certified Construction Auditor and holds a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration in finance. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the National Association of Construction Auditors.

Contact Brett
Location: 2955 80th Ave SE, Suite 201
Mercer Island, 98040-2960

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