Stuart Baird

Quantum Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over 22 years’ experience in the construction, engineering and real estate industries
  • Chartered quantity surveyor with extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution and claims management
  • Knowledge and experience across a variety of sectors including aviation, commercial, infrastructure, military, power, oil and gas, rail and transit
  • Geographical experience includes Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific
  • Has been appointed by government ministries, international EPC contractors, major property developers and blue-chip companies
  • Has been appointed as quantum expert on international arbitration proceedings and on third party expert determination proceedings
  • Accredited FRICS assessor in the Middle East region

Stuart is an experienced charted quantity surveyor who has held a number of high-profile roles for market leading consultancy firms throughout Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. He can demonstrate over twenty-two years’ experience in the provision of quantity surveying, commercial management, claims consultancy, alternative dispute resolution, and procurement advisory.

Stuart has experience in managing large teams of delay and quantum consultants on major projects across the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions exceeding $1bn in construction value. He is regularly involved in international arbitration proceedings, local court litigation, and third-party expert determination proceedings.

Stuart holds an MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration, MSc in Real Estate Investment Finance, B-Tech in Expert Witness Evidence and an HNC in Construction Management. He holds professional memberships with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Institute of Builders.

Qualifications

MSc Construction Law and Arbitration
MSc Real Estate Investment Finance
B-Tech Expert Witness Evidence
HNC Construction Management

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)