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Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Accredited Mediator and Independent Consultant to MAYCON Asia


Phone: +974 412 1550

Mobile: +974 581 4933



Business Skills and Personal Profile


Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Mediator with over 35 years international experience, having worked on major building and infrastructure projects in twelve countries across three continents: Africa, Europe and Asia in the capacity of consultant to the client, contractor and sub-contractor. Proficient in all facets of his profession, which include project management, quantity surveying, commercial/contract administration, risk and dispute management.


Qualifications and Professional/Association Membership


Diploma in Quantity Surveying: University of Natal, South Africa (DipQS)

Member: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)

Member: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Accredited Mediator: Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

Member: Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (Country Representative for State of Qatar)

Member: Dispute Resolution Federation

Member: Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Member: Hong Kong Mediation Council

Member: Society of Construction Law



Career History


March 2005 to date


Bilfinger Berger, International Civil Engineering Contractors:

Senior Contract Manager/Coordinator, Qatar (since December 2007). Responsible for contract and dispute management.


Senior Contract Manager based in Thailand 2005-2007 responsible for procurement and dispute management for civil engineering projects in S.E. Asia (Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong).


November 2002 to March 2005


Tengson Associates, Thailand: Seconded to Contractor ITO Joint Venture (Italian-Thai, Takenaka, Obayashi) for construction of Main Terminal, Concourse and Underground Train Station at the New Bangkok International Airport.


Senior Contract Manager responsible for commercial and contract administration. Head of sub-contract administration department: structuring and managing commercial procedures and facilitating negotiations towards timely and amicable settlement of disputes, claims and final accounts.


January to November 2002


Pacific Consultants International (PCI), Turkey: Consulting Engineers. Senior Contract Specialist responsible for preparing pre-qualification (PQ) documentation, PQ evaluation and drafting tender documents for the Istanbul Europe-Asia surface/underground rail link and immersed Bosphorus tunnel.


Mid-2000 to end 2001


Joannou & Paraskevaides Hellas (J&P), Greece: General Contractors.

Senior Contract Manager responsible for contract and dispute management in respect of Crude and Vacuum Plant, Polypropylene Plant, Propylene Pipeline and Sea Unloading Facilities in Athens and Thessaloniki.


1998 to mid-2000


Hochtief AG - Lead Contractor in Consortium: Athens International Airport, Greece: Head of Arbitration-Mediation Department, responsible for coordination and settlement of disputes through negotiation, mediation and arbitration.


1987 to 1998


Wayne Clark Associates, London, England: Chartered Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers and Construction Management Consultants. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.


Client services included: preparation of contract documentation, procurement, structuring contract and management procedures, contract and commercial administration, liquidations, litigation, arbitration, preparation and settlement of delay/disruption claims.


1982 to 1987


AKW Contractors Limited, London, England:

Contractors. Joint Managing Director when company was acquired in 1984.


1979 to 1982


Freelance Quantity Surveyor, London, England:

Providing full range of quantity surveying and contact administration services to clients operating within the construction industry.


1966 to 1979


Walters and Simpson, Quantity Surveyors, Durban, South Africa:

Student, progressing to Senior Surveyor by 1973. Employed by EC Harris, London on exchange scheme 1973-74.



Presentation of Conference

Papers, Lectures, Workshop

Papers and

In-House Training                          Subjects/Topics



Presentation of Seminar Papers and Management of three-day Seminar/Workshop:

Airport Management Company, Bulgaria

(January 2010)
  • Selecting/Drafting the Contract
  • Procurement Process
  • Risk Allocation/Management
  • Obligations/Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Effective Contract Administration
  • Changes, Delays and Claims
  • Dispute Management – Prevention and Cure



Presentation of Seminar Paper:

Society of Construction Law, Doha, Qatar

(October 2009)




  • Effective use of Dispute Boards in Construction Contracts



Workshop Papers:

Effective Contract Management and Negotiation, Malaysia (2007)



  • Construction Management
  • Risk Management
  • Effective Contract Administration
  • Cost Management, Delay/Cost Claims
  • Dispute Management
  • Negotiation Techniques and Strategies



Post-Graduate Workshop: Guest Lecturer

University of Hong Kong (2006)

  • Risk and Dispute Management in International Construction: Case Studies


Presentation of Conference Papers:

Asia Business Forum, Bangkok, Thailand

(2005, 2006 and 2007)


  • Effective Risk Management and Prevention of Disputes in Construction Contracts
  • Risk Management in Construction Contracts
  • Dispute Management in Construction


Presentation of Seminar/Workshop Papers:

Contract Management Workshops, Bangkok Airport Project, Thailand (2002 – 2004)


  • Preparation/presentation of Delay Claims
  • Importance of Contemporaneous Records
  • Effective Contract Administration


Seminar Paper:

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Greek Branch, Athens, Greece (2002)




  • Mediation: Getting Rid of Disputes

Presented In-House Training Courses to various Clients, United Kingdom (1987 - 1998)



  • Contract Awareness
  • Effective Contract Administration
  • Risk Management 

Visiting Lecturer, University of Natal, South Africa (1976 - 1979)


  • Quantity Surveying Practice
  • Measurement