Expert Valuations

Rodney (Rod) Hyman has practised as a specialist plant, machinery and equipment valuer for more than forty years and for more than 20 of those years has also represented clients as an expert witness.

Rod is accredited as an Expert Witness by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He is also the only quadruple qualified plant, machinery and equipment valuer in Australia with qualifications as:

  • Life Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and certified Practising Valuer
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of the Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Machinery & Business Assets Valuer
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers
  • AVAA Certified Practising Valuer

Rod is also a retired Fellow of the New Zealand Property Institute.

Rod is an independent Valuation Counsel consulting to legal practitioners, government and major infrastructure owners running a specialty practice in complex valuations of plant, machinery and equipment, often acting as an expert witness.

Rod has appeared in State and Federal courts and provided expert reports for matters from Perth to Sydney and from Darwin to Adelaide. He has provided expert witness reports in relation to assets as diverse as a Venetian Glass Chandelier, a fire damaged Lebanese Bread manufacturing plant and a multi-million dollar pet food manufacturing plant, not to mention power stations, mobile phone networks and other infrastructure assets.