Verstand Group has a team of highly skilled professionals with extensive experience in the delivery of large scale projects around the globe.

Our team is absolutely committed to our core values of hard work, integrity and accountability, culminating in a best for client approach, no matter the situation. Consequently, our clients can rest assured that we are just as committed to achieving their objectives as they are.

Shane Flynn - Managing Director, Verstand Group

Stephen Flynn (BSc Hons)

Managing Director

Stephen is a degree educated Quantity Surveyor with over 15 years’ experience working in the construction industry spanning various sectors and jurisdictions.

Since coming from Ireland to Australia in 2010, Stephen has had the privilege of working on some of the largest projects ever undertaken in Australia.

Stephen’s desire to learn and improve, coupled with his live project experience, has endowed Stephen with a unique ability to comprehend and effectively address the most complex of commercial matters affecting construction projects.

Having worked in the Australian construction industry for a decade, Stephen noted similar problems cropping up time and again on the various construction projects in which he was involved.

It was Stephen’s conviction to address such problems which lead him to set up Verstand Group.
“At Verstand Group we are passionate about delivering unparalleled service to our clients.”


We have engaged Verstand Group on a number of occasions to assist us with our commercial and contract management requirements. We have always found them to be extremely knowledgeable, efficient and capable. Should the need arise, we would use them again in the future.
Tony Wiltshire, Project Manager, Lanskey Constructions
We engaged Verstand Group to undertake Adhoc contract administration services on a prestigious mega project in Australia. We found Verstand Group to be a dedicated and consummate team of professionals. Their energy and enthusiasm coupled, with strong technical knowledge, allow them to integrate seamlessly into client project teams.
Craig McKenzie, Project Manager, Southern Cross Electrical Engineering
We engaged Verstand Group to undertake Adhoc contract administration services for our mega project in Australia. The team seems to be dedicated and very professional. Verstand Group seamlessly integrates into client projects through their enthusiasm and strong technical knowledge in the industry.
Tim Hogg, Managing Director, North Projects
Having previously worked with Verstand Group on the Roy Hill Project, I was confident that the team would ensure the best possible commercial outcomes for my civil Subcontract Business. We have engaged with Verstand Group for Adhoc commercial advice and support.
Vincent Corbett - Managing Director, MC Civil and Landscaping
We engaged Verstand Group as a consultant to provide claims management services on one of our projects. The team was diligent, highly professional, and well regarded.
Tony Hughes, Managing Director , CDI Experts
We recently engaged Verstand Group to review a contract, which our client had requested us to execute following acceptance of our price submission.

On review, the team from Verstand identified a number of significant issues which needed to be addressed by way of additional wording and/or amendments to existing wording in the contract in order to safeguard our projected profit margins, reduce the

Verstand Group’s review not only protected the interests of my company but helped my client address shortcomings in their template Contract terms and conditions. The team’s meticulous attention to detail and expert knowledge on matters of a contractual nature gives my company the solid foundation needed to ensure that our projects start as they mean to go on!

Pat McGrath, Managing Director, Construction Services International
It was great to have Verstand Group on our Roy Hill project. The team is very smart and hardworking individuals and always went the extra mile. Their skills in contract management within a project environment supported us in successful project execution and protecting the client commercially. It is through the help of Verstand Group that made it possible for us to win the Australian PMI project of the year in 2015. We’ve been working with Verstand Group from November 2013 – July 2016.
Glenn Marley, Project Manager, Roy Hill
I worked with Verstand Group for several years whilst working for Parsons Brinckerhoff on the construction of the Royhill mine. The team worked in the capacity of Senior Contracts Administrator, and their diligent work ethic ensured that any contract issues, assessments or claims were dealt with professionally and swiftly. I have no hesitation in recommending Verstand Group in the capacity of commercial management and look forward to working with him again in the future.
Steve Garces, State Manager, Lanskey Constructions

Verstand Group Values

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