Dispute Board Member
Expert Determiner

Memberships and Associations

Fellow (Master) of the Association of Forensic & Advanced Valuation Executives

Chartered Arbitrator

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers

Companion of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Affiliate Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Fellow of the Dispute Board Federation

Member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law

Member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

Member of the Society of Construction Law

Member of the Adjudication Society

Member of the Association of Independent Construction Adjudicators

Member of the Oil & Gas Branch of the Arbitration Club

Member of Resolex Mediators Group

Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators

Various Professional Journals

To Enquire please contact


  • FIDIC President’s List of Dispute Board Members
  • ICE Dispute Resolution Professional for Dispute Boards, Adjudication, Mediation, Conciliation and Expert Determination
  • ACE Adjudicator
  • Registered as Senior Adjudicator by The Engineering Professions Association of Namibia
  • UK Representative for Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • On CIArb, Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration (, Clerksroom ( and Dubai International Arbitration Centre lists of Arbitrators, and on database of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)


John has been the Chairman or a Member of Dispute Boards for the past ten years in East and Southern Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East on infrastructure projects

He has acted as Adjudicator for the past fifteen years in the UK on civil engineering, building, mechanical engineering and consultancy contract disputes

John has prepared claims and submissions in arbitrations and to Dispute Boards in Africa, Asia, Europe, India, the Middle East and the Caribbean

He has worked on the preparation of claims and disputes in oil and gas, nuclear, M&E, controls and instrumentation, process, infrastructure, power stations, civil engineering and building projects for international contractors and sub-contractors

John has acted as mediator and expert determiner in disputes on power stations, mining consultancy and piling disputes

He was part of the Engineer’s team in responding to claims and producing determination on the largest coal-fired power station ever built

John has drafted consultancy agreements, novations, traditional, design and construct and design, manage and construct contracts, and subcontracts for civil engineering and building projects

Away from the main professional work, John is a trainer on construction contracts and Dispute Boards