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 Expert  728576

Expert in Delay, Disruption and Additional Cost on Engineering and Construction Projects


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a widely experienced expert in matters relating to claims for delay, disruption and additional cost in engineering and construction projects. He has 30 years UK and international experience on projects up to US$1bn and capital asset management programmes up to US$8bn in value, including power plants, onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities, civil engineering construction, process plants, industrial and heavy engineering, building construction and shipbuilding.

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.

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building construction

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causation analysis

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chemical plant

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chemical plant cost estimation

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chemical processing plant

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civil engineering

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commercial building dispute

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commercial construction

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commercial dispute

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construction

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construction claim

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construction contract

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construction cost

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construction cost estimation

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construction dispute

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construction engineering

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construction industry

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construction planning

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construction schedule

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contract analysis

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cost analysis

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cost control

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cost engineering

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cost estimation

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cost evaluation

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critical path method

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delay claim analysis

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dispute

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drilling rig

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drillship

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engineering change control

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engineering cost

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food processing plant

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forensic analysis

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heavy construction

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impact analysis

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industrial plant construction

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jackup rig

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marine construction

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offshore engineering

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offshore oil drilling rig

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offshore structure

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petrochemical

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petroleum facility construction

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project cost control

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project cost engineering

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project cost estimation

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project cost management

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project scheduling

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schedule analysis

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semisubmersible oil drilling rig

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shipbuilding

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tanker floating production storage offloading

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activity-based costing

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cost accounting

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expert witness

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project planning

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quantity surveying


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2000   FCIArb   Arbitration   The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK  
1994   FRICS   Surveying   The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK  
1998   Post Graduate Diploma   Arbitration   College of Estate Management, UK  
1993   BSc(Hons)   Quantity Surveying   University of Central Lancashire, UK   First Class

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2013 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Contract Solutions

 

Partner

 

Responsible for the provision of contract advisory and expert services.

1999 to 2013

 

Stapleton International Limited

 


 

Group Director

 

Expert witness, adjudicator and arbitrator.

1995 to 1999

 

Bechtel Corporation

 


 

Contract Administrator

 

Contract Administrator on a package of contracts within £5bn water and wastewater infrastucture capital investment programme.

1988 to 1995

 

Telford Hart Associates

 


 

Quantity Surveyor

 

Project quantity surveyor on range of construction projects.

1982 to 1988

 

Carlisle City Council

 

Direct Works Department

 

Various

 

Various duties in planned maintenance of local authority building stock.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Surveyor (FRICS), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb), Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers (FACostE)


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Find expert for consulting on Cost Control.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
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.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Semi submersible expert witness for consulting on Semi-submersible Rig Refurbishment Claim.
  • Activity based costing expert for construction for consulting on non payment over accounting dispute, 1.9 M.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2007 to 2008   Kazakhstan   Expert witness on construction of oil and gas processing facility.
2002 to 2003   Singapore   Technical and legal advice in arbitration concerning construction of a FPSO.
2004 to 2004   Kuwait   Advising on delay and quantum matters in arbitraton concerning construction of pipeline.
2010 to   Equador   Advising on matters in arbitration concerning construction of a pipeline.
2007 to 2007   The Netherlands   Advising shipyard in relation to matters of delay and disruption on construction of a ship.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert regulalry acts as a third party neutral in commercial disputes as arbitrator and adjudicator. He has written over 300 awards in this capacity.


 

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