Jeff Blinkhorn

Delay Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over thirty-five years’ international experience of construction projects
  • 15 years as a delay expert witness
  • Appointed as the planning expert for clients on numerous occasions, has participated in court, arbitration and adjudication hearings and has given evidence in the Middle East, London, Paris, Helsinki and New York
  • Experienced in preparing expert reports for adjudication, litigation and arbitration or mediation
  • Has been cross-examined and has experience of witness conferencing
  • Experience of industry standard or bespoke contracts and collateral documents including JCT, FIDIC and NEC

Prior to working as a forensic delay analyst, I had the benefit of working for a UK based international contractor in a number of senior positions at site level and head office. I have management experience of construction projects in the Caribbean, Central America, the Middle East, the Far East, West Africa, Lesotho, Continental Europe and the United Kingdom. This experience includes project management, commercial management, planning, monitoring and co-ordination.

My international construction experience includes commercial office buildings, civil engineering, marine, power generation, transport and infrastructure. I have extensive experience in the preparation and analysis of construction claims, involving delay and disruption and experience of retrospective delay analysis for use in legal proceedings. I have also been involved in carrying out planning audits on projects and have led teams involved in claim preparation work.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Civil Expert Certificate

Professional Memberships

Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators