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Larry R. Dysert

Chair of Technical Board AACE International


Mr. Larry R. Dysert, CCC CEP has over 30 years of professional experience in estimating, management , project consulting and training experience in a wide variety of industries. Larry is the managing partner in Conquest Consulting Group, providing consulting services to process industry owners on recommended best practices for estimating, project controls, and project benchmarking. Larry has been responsible for the preparation of conceptual and detailed estimates for capital porjects, domestic and international, ranging to over $25 billion in size.

Active in AACE International, Larry is currently serving as the Chair of AACE’s Technical Board. Larry is also a Fellow of AACE International, a recipient of AACE’s Total Cost Management Award, a recipient of AACE Award of Merit, and an Honorary Lifetime Member. Larry was the Chair for the task force that developed AACE’s Certified Estimating Professional Program.

Larry has specialized in estimates of various project size, strategic importance, utilizing new technologies, and those involving in the use of parametric estimating methodologies. Larry has presented training seminars in estimating, cost metrics analysis, risk analysis and Total Cost Management to process industry companies around the world.


Summary of his professional achievement:

Larry is a Certified Cost Consultant, Certified Estimating Professional, AACE Fellow, Honorary Lifetime Member, and an active member of AACE International. Larry is the Chair of AACE's Technical Board, and the recipient of AACE's Total Cost Management Award. Larry is also a member of the Society for Cost Estimating and Analysis (SCEA).

Major Projects Completed:

  • US $20 billion integrated oil sands facility in Canada

  • Estimate review for US$2.5 billion grass-roots in-situ bitumen production facility using steam- assisted gravity drainage technology in Alberta

  • Global investment modeling for an alternative energy company using proprietary gasification technology

  • Cost auditing of engineering services for a US$1 billion chemical manufacturing facility

  • Kodak environmental remediation projects

  • DOE Hanford nuclear waste & facility cleanup