The following individuals having been working together since 2013 to explore and define Collaborative Contracts and together will contribute to this Collaborative Contracting blog:

  • Dr John Davies – John is a recognised authority in collaborative contracts, relational contracts, and novel procurement options. John has conducted extensive research into alliance contracts and governance frameworks from both the buy side and sell side. John has authored collaborative contract better practice guides, performance-based contract evaluation guides, and tender evaluation guidelines for major programs. You can find his CV at LinkedIn.
  • Dr Andrew “Jacko” Jacopino – Jacko is one of Australia’s best-known Performance Based Contracts (PBC) practitioners and trainers having been involved in over 100 domestic and international PBCs for both buyers and sellers since 2005.  With over 30 years of commercial, engineering and logistics experience for both the ‘buy’ and ‘sell’ side of contracts, having recently written Mastering Performance Based Contracts, and as a Fellow of International Association of Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) he brings world class insight, skills, and practical experience in working with PBC arrangements of all shapes and sizes.  Since 2012 Jacko has been researching and developing behavioural performance measures for use both defining and reinforcing collaborative behaviours as part of Collaborative Contracts.  You can find his CV at LinkedIn.