Tony Barcia Parsons


Tony’s comprehensive knowledge of the commercial process is founded on 30 years’ experience working in various roles in the civil engineering, rail and utilities sectors.

Having worked with Falco since 2011, as Commercial Manager providing estimating, cost management and quantity surveying support for a range of contracts and projects involving power, communications and water infrastructure, he was promoted to Commercial Director in 2019.

Joining Laing Civil Engineering in 1990, he graduating with a BSc in Quantity Surveying from Anglia Ruskin University. From this base in Civil Engineering he moved to utilities with two years as a Senior QS at Total Pipeline Solutions (a Thames Water subsidiary).

This was proceeded by ten-years working in the underground, rail and infrastructure sectors, for companies & Joint Ventures including Birse Metro, Metronet Rail, CORBER, and London Underground Ltd. Here we worked in a variety of roles ranging from Commercial Management, Cost Management, Change Control, and Claims advice and resolution.


Tony leads the commercial function at Falco and manages a team of quantity surveyors, to deliver all commercial aspects of the company’s portfolio of projects. He is responsible for supervising their work on a day-to-day basis and oversees the lifecycle of commercial input from preparation of estimates and Subcontract procurement, to post contract commercial management, including valuations, change management and the agreement of final accounts.

He takes a hands-on role in the commercial elements of all projects, including pre-contract pricing, reviewing and negotiation of contracts, production of CVR’s and the preparing of forecasting and financial reporting to the board.

Credentials / Accreditations

  • BSc Quantity Surveying,
  • Thames Water Passport
  • CSCS (Academically Qualified)
  • Experienced in various forms of cost reporting systems,
  • Proficient in the use of programming and planning software.

Client Testimonial

Falco’s team worked with ourselves and other third parties such as Drax in a very professional and competent manner to get work completed to Thames Water requirements.

Abi Elmhori, Project Manager, Agility Alliance KCD

It is a great advantage for us to have a subcontractor with expertise in both power and water disciplines.

Mick Walsh, Construction Project Manager, Tideway Central

We are so pleased with the new Pumping Station installation (FLIP) in Putney. What was a complex and difficult task involving planning issues, significant spoil removal and excavation in a confined space was swiftly completed by the team at Falco.

Carl Leadbeater, Head of Waste Networks, Thames Water

Falco undertake works in a very professional manner delivering to the required quality and met the time and cost deliverables with an excellent safety culture throughout.

Mick Walsh, Construction Project Manager, Tideway Central

We have been very impressed with the way Falco micro-managed a challenging programme of FLIPs installations in the Borough to minimise the disruption to the residents involved.

Lee Currie, Environmental Dept, Hammersmith & Fulham Council

Falco have provided an excellent service to Galliford Try. Our teams have worked well together to deliver on-programme and meet the needs of our client, stakeholders and Thames Water customers. Customer service has been excellent resulting in a number of written commendations from customers.

Andy Wolfe, Senior Project Manager, MGjv

Falco discharged their duties with great care and professionalism. Their multi-disciplined team seamlessly accommodated fluctuations in programme and unexpected challenges that occurred during the Counters Creek project.

Kevin Parcell, Contract Director, Morrison Utilities Services

We were very impressed with Falco’s delivery of one of the more challenging cable installation projects we have commissioned. I would not hesitate to use them again.

Shaun Rulton, Senior Project Manager, Dunamis

Falco’s performance in delivering challenging projects within a tight timescale is outstanding. Their range skills and capabilities combined with an ability to overcome obstacles and devise innovative solutions are keys to its success. Their team’s ability to seamlessly manage a number of different stakeholders and interfaces to get-the-job-done is also extremely impressive.

Tony Harrage, Technical Coordinator FLIPS Team, Thames Water

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