Henry Chin, vice president and principal cost manager, has nearly 30 years of experience in the design and construction industry, specializing in conceptual project budgeting and detailed cost estimating, and serves as the leader of our in-house cost management team. As both a registered architect and a cost manager, Mr. Chin has a unique combination of estimating knowledge with a keen sensitivity to architectural design and costs. His portfolio of relevant project experience includes the commercial/office, aviation, residential, healthcare, industrial, hospitality, gov’t/civic, academia, mixed-use developments, and rail transportation markets, among others.
Prior to joining Ellana in 2003, Henry worked for Morse Diesel/AMEC for nearly 20 years where he participated on notable projects such as: the new Terminal Four at JFK International Airport; the Instructional Arts Facility for Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, PA; as well as the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the Museum of Natural History in New York City and the Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in Montville, CT.
Henry also leads our team for value engineering (VE) task orders for various US Department of State - Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) projects, including but not limited to VE cost proposal evaluation, meeting facilitation; independent cost reviews; technical peer reviews; project scope of work definition; non-project specific VE studies; and VE program management assistance. To date, OBO project locations include Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Morocco, Nigeria, Finland, Yemen and Indonesia.