Yazeed Abdelhadi

Delay & Quantum Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over 15 years of experience in planning, project controls. Construction claims, delay analysis, and expert witness services
  • Appointed on a number of delay expert assignments and worked with the leading quantum and delay experts in the industry, globally
  • Worked on a range of projects in terms of size, type and value for clients, contractors and subcontractors across the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand
  • Published a number of articles on delay analysis and selection of delay analysis methods
  • Experienced in investigating causes of time and cost overruns and developing comprehensive claim documents

I am a Chartered Professional Engineer with over 15 years of experience in civil engineering, cost engineering, project management, and leadership and management.

I started my career as a site engineer in Jordan then worked as a contractor planner in Dubai for 9 years before moving to forensic planning and claims consulting. Currently, I act as a consultant and an independent expert witness on claims, delay analysis, project controls, and planning and scheduling matters.

I hold a number of qualifications and maintain affiliation with most of the professional organisations in the industry. I also support local and international not for profit organisations. I am have been a volunteer Treasurer with the Lighthouse Club Australia and AACE Australian Section since 2018.


Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Civil Engineering (BSc)
Master’s Degree in Project Management with Distinction (MSc)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Arbitration (PGDip)

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)
Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI-PMP)
Practicing Associate of the Academy of Experts (AMAE)
Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)