Dr. Nabil Abbas is an architect and construction consultant. He is a Saudi national, holds a Phd degree in Construction Management from the University of Strathclyde - Britain, a Post Graduate degree in Islamic Studies and a Bsc in Architecture. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Britain), and member of the FIDIC Arabic translation committee of construction contracts (2007 – 2013 (Which so far has translated seven of FIDIC's suite of contracts). He is one of only five Arab accredited FIDIC trainers and the only GCC national. He is a member of the FIDIC new trainers’ assessment committee. He is a Registered Arbitrator, was appointed as arbitrator, sole arbitrator or expert witness for over 450 cases in construction projects. He has published 32 technical papers, as well as two books.
Prof. Dr. Nael Bunni is a Chartered Engineer, Registered Chartered Arbitrator, Conciliator/Mediator, Adjudicator and Visiting Professor in Construction Law and Contract Administration at Trinity College Dublin.  He is Past President of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (1987/1988); of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, world wide (2000/2001), and Past Chairman of its Irish Branch (1986/1989); Past Chairman of FIDIC’s Standing Committee on Professional Liability and its Task Committee on Construction, Insurance and Law. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the LCIA (1994 – 2007); and of the DIAC Board of Trustees, and Chairman of its Executive Committee (2004 – 2012). Presently, he is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR, Paris. He was Elected Fellow of the Irish Academy of Engineering in 1999; in 2000 elected member of ICCA (now "Advisory Member" to the Governing Board); and in July 2015, was appointed Chairman of the Irish Ministerial Panel of Adjudicators. He has won a number of professional awards for his work in engineering design and also in dispute resolution; in 2018, he was awarded the FIDIC Prangey Award for very significant services to FIDIC and the consulting engineering industry over the previous 25 years. Since 1972, Dr. Bunni has acted as arbitrator, conciliator/mediator or DAB member on cases involving parties from over 50 jurisdictions. He is author of: “Construction Insurance and the Irish Conditions of Contract”“Risk and Insurance in Construction”“The FIDIC Forms of Contract”; and numerous technical papers.  
Yasemin Çetinel is an attorney specialized in international investment and commercial arbitration, with a specific focus on settlement of construction disputes. She holds a postgraduate degree in international commercial arbitration from the Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. She is the founding partner of Cetinel Law Firm in Istanbul, Turkey, currently advising Turkish contractors on the disputes arisen out of the unrest in Libya and representing clients in several dispute settlement proceedings. She has an extensive experience at execution of FIDIC-based contracts with Turkish state entities as well as with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Iran. She also provides consultancy to and representation of international companies at public tenders in the Republic of Turkey. Ms. Cetinel serves as a member of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors.

Dr. Waleed El Nemr has 25 years of experience in contracts and claims management, encompassing positions in various international project management firms, such as Bechtel, Fluor Daniel and Hill International.  He has also assumed several roles during dispute resolution proceedings in construction projects, acting as arbitrator, expert adjudicator, expert appointed by the tribunal, expert appointed by an arbitration party, arbitrator and dispute adjudication board (DAB) member.  He is country representative (Egypt) of the Dispute Board Resolution Foundation, Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Egypt Branch, President of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering – Greater Cairo section.  He is the author of numerous papers and a speaker in numerous conferences, seminars and webinars on the topic of construction contracts and claims.  He is currently the Contracts Director of Hill International’s Africa branch, based in Egypt and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The American University in Cairo. 

Mohammad Said Fatha is a consultant engineer with a BA in Civil Engineering. He is active in MCIArb – London and serves as a board member of the Lebanese Branch. He has recently served on the FIDIC Contracts Translation to Arabic – Task Group and LACE (member of FIDIC) as General Secretary.

Mohammad is the founder of the engineering Training Center at OEA Beirut, Founder and President of The Arbitration & Resolution Center at the Engineers Order in Beirut. Additionally, he has organized several training workshops including, “Contracts, Claims, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration” & Complete Management of the “FIDICS Standard Form of Contracts”.

Emhemmed Ghula is a Libyan Civil Engineer with MSc in Project Management from UK, Owner of Consultancy Expertise Company, Member of DRBF MENA Board, DRBF representative for Libya, Chairman of Libyan Engineering Arbitration Centre, Executive Member of Arab Organization for Engineering Arbitration, Dispute Resolution Board Member, Arbitrator. With a big record of projects in the MENA region.

Jeremy Glover is a partner at Fenwick Elliott LLP, the UK’s largest construction law firm and is listed as a leader in his field in Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2020 and is President of DRBF Region 2. An accredited adjudicator and member of the CIArb Adjudication Sub-Committee, he advises on all aspects of projects from initial procurement and strategic project advice to dispute avoidance and resolution. Jeremy is co-author, Understanding the FIDIC Red and Yellow Book: A Clause by Clause Commentary (3rd ed, 2018) and lead editor of Building Contract Disputes: Practice and Precedents. Jeremy is a member of the Board of Examiners on the Construction Law MSc programme at King’s College, and teaches on a MSc Building Information Modelling Management, Middlesex University.
Nicholas Gould, BSc (Hons), LL.M., FRICS, FCIArb, MCIOB, is President of the Executive Board of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation and a partner in the specialist construction, engineering and energy lawyers Fenwick Elliott LLP, where he conducts a mix of international dispute resolution and non-contentious work. He is a solicitor-advocate, chartered surveyor, accredited adjudicator and CEDR Chambers lead mediator. He acts for contractors, employers and governments in the building, construction, engineering, infrastructure, transport, energy, oil and gas, and process engineering sectors. Dispute resolution experience spans litigation, arbitration (domestic and international), adjudication, DAB/DRB, mediation, early neutral evaluation and expert determination. He regularly acts as lead mediator in multi-party multi- million disputes. Nicholas is a certified adjudicator and sits on international dispute boards and as arbitrator. Chamber & Partners 2011 notes Nicholas for his “ability to pre-empt potential problems and provide advice in a clear manner that maintains the individual needs of clients”. Legal 500, 2011 edition list Nicholas as a leading figure for Construction and Mediation who is “extremely knowledgeable and listens carefully to his clients”. The IBA’s 2008 and 2013 editions of International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers Today listed Nicholas as one of the “ten most highly regarded individuals internationally for construction law” and the IBA’s Who’s Who Legal 2015 listed Nicholas in the top five in Europe.

Ziad Hage is Managing Partner of Hage & Partners. With broad experience and expertise acquired along the years of practice, Ziad advises clients on all aspects of construction projects including PPP, BOT, and EPC Contracts. Ziad assists clients in identifying and mitigating risks and exposure in relation to construction projects. He advises clients on all aspect of construction claims including, Delay, Disruption, Thickening, Acceleration Claims and Variations.

When it comes to dispute resolution, Ziad has a wide experience in advising on issues related to arbitration & ADR and has been involved in several international arbitrations, either as lead counsel, or co-counsel with leading international law firms.

Prior to acting as the Managing Partner of Hage & Partners, Ziad was the Projects Director EMEA, of a leading multinational conglomerate with activities in Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe. Ziad has also headed the Real Estate and Construction department of a leading regional law firm.

Ziad is a member of the Beirut Bar, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the European Court of Arbitration. He holds an LL.B from the Saint Joseph University, an LL.M in Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Lebanese University, and a PhD (in process) from the University of Paris II (Pantheon  Assas).

Tarek Hussein Hamed has earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Construction Management (2011), Master's degree in Construction Management (1999) and Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (1990), from the Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University.

He earned a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Faculty of Law at Cairo University (2001). Mr. Hamed is the Founder/Managing Director of DAR for Engineering Contracts, a consultancy office based in Cairo, Egypt and specialized in providing Contract Management, Claims and Arbitration consultancy services.

He has extensive experience in the FIDIC Conditions of Contract, drafting and negotiating contracts, legal systems, contract law, claims preparation and evaluation and institutional and ad-hoc arbitration proceedings.

Mr. Hamed has participated in arbitration cases as a chairman and as a co-arbitrator, participated as a dispute board member and participated as a counsel for the parties in disputes under both ad-hoc and organizational domestic and international arbitration cases.

He further works as an Instructor for two courses at the Faculty of Engineering's Credit Hours Program in Cairo University; namely, Construction Contracts and Claims and for two courses in Contract Law and Arbitration at the Engineering and Science Services at the American University in Cairo.

Oscar Martinez is an active DAB member with current engagements in two standing DSBs that run until 2023. Oscar has 20 years of industry experience in commercial roles working on multi-million dollar projects for both clients and contractors in Europe and the Middle East. He has worked as Commercial and Contract Manager in the Middle East for five years of his career.

His current role involves working as DAB member and also providing services for Contractors and Clients for the analysis and management of contractual claims, preparation of Expert Witness Reports on Quantum and training and advice to public entities.

Oscar graduated in Building Engineering, is a member of the DRBF and qualified as Chartered Quantity Surveyor by the RICS. He is also a founding board member at the CDCI, the Society of Construction Law chapter in Spain.

  Aisha Nadar has been actively involved in all phases of the negotiation and implementation of large-scale cross-border infrastructure and defense programs for over 30 years. Her procurement and international contract management experience includes holding senior level positions in the US, the Middle East and Europe. She regularly advises clients on strategic procurement planning, contract drafting, contract management and dispute resolution and acts as arbitrator, mediator and dispute board member and has experience of ICC, LCIA, SCC, DIAC, AAA, UNCITRAL and FIDIC rules. Aisha has carried out assignments related to dispute resolution for organizations such as the World Bank, USAID and US DoD and is a regularly invited speaker at universities and specialized conferences on construction contracts and dispute resolution. Aisha is a member of FIDIC’s Executive Committee, the Chair of FIDIC’s Procurement Policy Sub-Committee, is listed on FIDIC President’s List of Accredited Adjudicators and served as one of the principal drafters of the updates of the FIDIC 1999 Suite.
Erhan Ozturk is a civil engineer with LLM degree on Construction Law & Arbitration having more than 15 years’ experience in administration and interpretation of contracts in the construction industry, tender and contract management / negotiations, claims and change management, dispute resolution, Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) case management for the construction projects such as railroads, tunnels, highways, airports and industrial plants in Asia, Africa and Europe. Erhan also serves as Dispute Board member for FIDIC based construction contracts. He is a member of the DRBF, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Society of Construction Law –Turkey.

Basar Sahin holds a BSc in Civil Engineering and an LLM degree in Construction Law. He has held contract, commercial and project management positions with firms for over 20 years. He serves as dispute board member, expert witness and claims consultant.

His hand-on experience includes involvement in a wide variety of projects such as railroads, highways, tunnels, airports, power plants, marine works, housing and oil-gas business in countries including Georgia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Albania, Nigeria and the USA.

  Albudery Shariha is a Libyan lawyer, founder of Itkan Law, and former partner at Clyde & Co. His previous roles include General Counsel of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) and Chairman of its London Office. He spent a number of years as in-house lawyer with the Libyan Government and lectured at law schools in Libya as well as allocates time for the Libyan Arbitration Centre. He is also a published author in various legal journals around the world. 
  Dr. Ahmed Waly has a dual degree in Engineering and Law, and more than 25 years of experience in Construction Contracts Administration as well as Claims preparation and assessment for projects in Egypt, and the Middle East.

He has served as Arbitrator, Mediator, Adjudicator, Expert or Counsel in several ad-hoc and institutional Disputes under the rules of ICC, Paris, CRCICA, Cairo, and DIFC/LCIA, Dubai.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), London, member of the International Court of Arbitration (Arab Arbitration Group), ICC, Paris, member of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), A FIDIC Interim Accredited Trainer, a FIDIC Friendly Reviewer of the FIDIC 2017 Contracts, a Certified Mediator and Trainer by CEDR, London, a Certified Expert at the Center of disputes resolution at the General Authority of Investment (GAFI), Egypt, and a Certified Arbitrator at the Ministry of Justice, Egypt, and a member of CRCICA DB committee who drafted the CRCICA DB Rules in force as of August 1st 2021.

Dr. Waly is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Construction Engineering, the American University in Cairo (AUC), lecturing undergraduate and graduate courses and conducting research in Construction Contracts Management, Construction Claims and Disputes Resolution Methods.  He has several refereed Journal and Conference papers published in Egypt, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, India, and Turkey.

He holds a BSc in Engineering and an LLB from Cairo University; an MSc in Construction Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA, and a PhD in Project Management from Virginia Tech, USA, and Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from CIArb, London.