Our Team

OMAR THOMAS

BSc (Hons), MSc, MRICS

Managing Director/Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Omar is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over fifteen years’ experience. He serves as the Managing Director and Principal Quantity Surveyor at OTA Consulting, providing construction cost and finance management in various countries throughout the CARICOM region.

Omar holds a MSc degree in Quantity Surveying, and a BSc in Construction Engineering & Management. He is also a member of the Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad & Tobago (ISTT) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

His portfolio ranges from small housing projects to large scale hotel redevelopments and master planning for city and town expansions.

Omar has worked with numerous clients, both in the public and private sector, as well as completed pro-bono work for nonprofits and community groups.

Omar is very passionate about the application of new technologies in his field that increase efficiency and lower costs. He has presented papers for the Caribbean Procurement Institute (CPI) and the ISTT demonstrating the role of Quantity Surveyors in the modern construction industry.

DENTON COLE

BSc (Hons), MBA, MRICS

Director/Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Denton joined the board of directors of OTA Consulting and assumes the position of Head of Strategy and Business Planning.

He brings over 15 years of Quantity Surveying, Construction and Real Estate experience on large civil, commercial, residential and hospitality projects across the length and breadth of the Caribbean.

Denton has held senior positions as Professional Quantity Surveyor and Cost Manager on projects in Grand Cayman, The British Virgin Islands, The Bahamas, Jamaica and Aruba.

A graduate of the University of Reading (United Kingdom), Denton holds a first degree in Quantity Surveying, a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management and a Master of Business Administration in Construction Real Estate. He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).