About Rod Hyman

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 an accredited 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
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Property Institute and Registered Plant and Machinery Valuer in New Zealand

Rod was previously the Managing Director of RHAS and sold his practice to Aon Risk Services in 2014. He continued to manage the RHAS team until June 2016 when he took on a consulting role with RHAS-Aon running a specialty practice in complex valuations of plant, machinery and equipment, often acting as an expert witness.

As a consultant valuer, Rod has access to all the resources of RHAS-Aon, Australia’s largest independent valuation practice with a team of more than 40 valuers and consultant valuers across Australia and New Zealand and an even bigger team around the world. 

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.