Expert in Delay, Disruption and Additional Cost on Engineering and Construction Projects
Expert ID: 728576 United Kingdom
He regularly acts as expert witness and has given evidence in litigation and international arbitration proceedings on disputes up to US$100m, including giving oral testimony.
He is also reguarly appointed as a third party neutral in the capacity of arbitrator or adjudicator. He has written over 300 awards in this capacity.
Expert has acted on disputes throughout Europe, South East Asia, Middle East, Australia and the Americas.
Delay and quantum expert for the Respondent in an international arbitration concerning the construction of an oil and gas fixed platform offshore Nigeria.Quantum expert for the Respondent in an international arbitration concerning the refurbishment and upgrade of a semi-submersible drilling rig. Combined claim and counterclaim value circa. US$200m.Quantum expert instructed by the Claimant in a litigation concerning the construction of a confectionary factory.Quantum expert instructed by the Claimant in an internaitonal arbitration concering the construction of an oil and gas processing facility in Kazakhstan. Combined claim and counterclaim value circa. US$100m.Advisory services to the owner of a process plant in relaton to the termination of the EPC contractor's employment.
|Year: 2000||Degree: FCIArb||Subject: Arbitration||Institution: The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK|
|Year: 1994||Degree: FRICS||Subject: Surveying||Institution: The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK|
|Year: 1998||Degree: Post Graduate Diploma||Subject: Arbitration||Institution: College of Estate Management, UK|
|Year: 1993||Degree: BSc(Hons)||Subject: Quantity Surveying||Institution: University of Central Lancashire, UK|
|Years: 2013 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Partner||Department: Contract Solutions||Responsibilities: Responsible for the provision of contract advisory and expert services.|
|Years: 1999 to 2013||Employer: Stapleton International Limited||Title: Group Director||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert witness, adjudicator and arbitrator.|
|Years: 1995 to 1999||Employer: Bechtel Corporation||Title: Contract Administrator||Department:||Responsibilities: Contract Administrator on a package of contracts within £5bn water and wastewater infrastucture capital investment programme.|
|Years: 1988 to 1995||Employer: Telford Hart Associates||Title: Quantity Surveyor||Department:||Responsibilities: Project quantity surveyor on range of construction projects.|
|Years: 1982 to 1988||Employer: Carlisle City Council||Title: Various||Department: Direct Works Department||Responsibilities: Various duties in planned maintenance of local authority building stock.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2007 to 2008||Country / Region: Kazakhstan||Summary: Expert witness on construction of oil and gas processing facility.|
|Years: 2002 to 2003||Country / Region: Singapore||Summary: Technical and legal advice in arbitration concerning construction of a FPSO.|
|Years: 2004 to 2004||Country / Region: Kuwait||Summary: Advising on delay and quantum matters in arbitraton concerning construction of pipeline.|
|Years: 2010 to Present||Country / Region: Equador||Summary: Advising on matters in arbitration concerning construction of a pipeline.|
|Years: 2007 to 2007||Country / Region: The Netherlands||Summary: Advising shipyard in relation to matters of delay and disruption on construction of a ship.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Expert is an experienced expert witness in the fields of quantum and delay analysis, having given evidence in litigation and international arbitration proceedings, including oral testimony in the high court and international arbitration. Disputes have ranged up to US$100m+ in value.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert regulalry acts as a third party neutral in commercial disputes as arbitrator and adjudicator. He has written over 300 awards in this capacity.|
Fields of Expertise
building construction, causation analysis, chemical plant, chemical plant cost estimation, chemical processing plant, civil engineering, commercial building dispute, commercial construction, commercial dispute, construction, construction claim, construction contract, construction cost, construction cost estimation, construction dispute, construction engineering, construction industry, construction planning, construction schedule, contract analysis, cost analysis, cost control, cost engineering, cost estimation, cost evaluation, critical path method, delay claim analysis, dispute, drilling rig, drillship, engineering change control, engineering cost, food processing plant, forensic analysis, heavy construction, impact analysis, industrial plant construction, jackup rig, marine construction, offshore engineering, offshore oil drilling rig, offshore structure, petrochemical, petroleum facility construction, project cost control, project cost engineering, project cost estimation, project cost management, project scheduling, schedule analysis, semisubmersible oil drilling rig, shipbuilding, tanker floating production storage offloading, activity-based costing, cost accounting, expert witness, project planning, quantity surveying, natural gas facility, engineering project management, construction project management, project management