Nick Butcher

Nick Butcher

Los Angeles, CA, US



Nick Butcher is the Managing Director of MGAC’s Cost/Risk Group. Nick leads the growth of the Cost/Risk practice across North America and is responsible for evaluating and improving the quality of the firm's cost consulting services.



MGAC, Los Angeles, CA, US, Managing Director, Cost/Risk

MGAC is an owner’s representative, cost/risk, and project management firm with offices across North America. We serve as an extension of our client’s development teams; working as advisors and partners to public and private sector clients globally.

MGAC's Cost/Risk Group provides cost advisory and strategy to increase certainty through each step of development from developing procurement strategy development, monitoring project risk and ensuring that achievable mitigation measures are in place at all times, to simply to being a sounding board for assessing alternative strategies.

I am leading the integration of the MGAC Cost/Risk group into our project management offer across a wide range of industry sectors, leading the expansion of the cost/risk practice across North America, and working with my team to develop consulting services and tools to meet the changing needs of the market place.

Nov 2013 - current

AECOM, Los Angeles, CA, US, Practice Leader, Program Cost Consultancy, Americas

Led AECOM's Program Cost Consultancy practice for the Americas, incorporating the legacy Davis Langdon group. Member of the Global Leadership Team for the practice.

Oct 2010 - Sep 2013

Davis Langdon, Los Angeles, CA, US, Managing Director

Led Davis Langdon's operations in North America and a member of the DLSI Global Board.

Jan 1999 - Oct 2010

Adamson and AAI, San Francisco, CA, US / Los Angeles, CA, US, Partner/Director

Cost planner on multiple large-scale construction projects in California and elsewhere in North America. Primarily focused on higher education and health care projects.

Oct 1986 - Dec 1998


Nottingham Trent University, Bachelors, Quantity Surveying

Aug 1973 - Jun 1977

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