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Romano Allione is a past president of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors and is a recipient of the Al Mathews Award for Dispute Board Excellence, the DRBF's top honor.
  Victor Aly
Murray Armes is Senior Managing Director for J.S. Held LLC and is the founder of Sense Studio, a leading firm of architects, specialising in global dispute avoidance and resolution for construction projects. Murray has over 35 years’ experience in the industry working on many types of construction projects in the UK and around the world. He is a Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Adjudicator and Mediator, Dispute Board Member and included on the FIDIC President’s List of international adjudicators. He is also a Past President of the Board of Directors for Region 2 of the DRBF. Having been instructed in over 300 cases as expert in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, he has been appointed as adjudicator in about 60 cases for disputes concerning design methodology, building defects and failures, valuations and payments, water ingress, planning, practical completion, quality issues, variations, design issues, professional negligence, sustainability and delays as well as arbitrator in about 30 cases. He is also appointed to the Dispute Board for the ITER Prototype Fusion Energy Project in France, which is the world’s largest energy project and also to the Adjudication Panel for the new High Luminosity Project at CERN in Switzerland and for a large nuclear project in Scandinavia. Murray is a published author and regular speaker at international conferences on DBs, he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (since 2007) and is on various panels with the RIBA, CIArb, RICS, FIDIC, ICC, IDRS, and CEDR.
Paul Battrick has over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and is from a quantity surveying background. In addition to providing training, acting as expert witness, and mediator; Paul has mostly supported international clients’ throughout the dispute process, especially during arbitration and litigation. Projects have been relative to all sectors of the industry, and geographical locations have been throughout Europe, Americas, Canada, the West Indies, Africa, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East; contract types have varied from standard forms such as FIDIC and various bespoke forms. Paul’s background has provided him with an understanding of clients; the scope of works they undertake, their methods of operation and the locations and cultures in which they work. In addition, he is experienced in methods of avoiding disputes and the causes and remedies.
Fátima Cristina Bonassa – PhD in International Law and Master in Economic and Financial Law, University of São Paulo Faculty of Law. Heads F Bonassa Advogados, founded in 1989, dedicates herself to the national and international business consultancy with outstanding experience in infrastructure contracts and public procurement. Expert in negotiation, mediation and national and international arbitration. DRBF member. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). Doctora en Derecho Internacional y Magíster en Derecho Económico y Financiero, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de São Paulo. Es la titular de el buffet FBonassa Abogados, fundado en 1989, se dedica a la consultoría empresarial nacional e internacional con una destacada experiencia en contratos de infraestructura y contratación pública. Experto en negociación, mediación y arbitraje nacional e internacional. Miembro de DRBF. Fellow de el Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). – PhD in International Law and Master in Economic and Financial Law, University of São Paulo Faculty of Law. Heads F Bonassa Advogados, founded in 1989, dedicates herself to the national and international business consultancy with outstanding experience in infrastructure contracts and public procurement. Expert in negotiation, mediation and national and international arbitration. DRBF member. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). Doctora en Derecho Internacional y Magíster en Derecho Económico y Financiero, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de São Paulo. Es la titular de el buffet FBonassa Abogados, fundado en 1989, se dedica a la consultoría empresarial nacional e internacional con una destacada experiencia en contratos de infraestructura y contratación pública. Experto en negociación, mediación y arbitraje nacional e internacional. Miembro de DRBF. Fellow de el Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
Jerry Brodsky is a partner and Director of the Latin American Practice Group at Peckar & Abramson. Mr. Brodsky is trilingual (English/Spanish/Portuguese) and is certified by the Florida Bar as a Construction Law Specialist. Many of Mr. Brodsky’s matters involve multi-cultural domestic or cross-border transactions and disputes. His practice includes the representation of international and domestic general contractors, construction managers, sureties and other construction professionals in the United States and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, in the preparation of contract documents, negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction contract claims, construction and design defect claims, insurance claims, surety bond claims and related matters. Mr. Brodsky’s practice and experience includes mega-projects for transportation and other infrastructures, as well as industrial, commercial and residential engineering and construction projects. Mr. Brodsky also provides training services and counseling to domestic and international clients in the areas of contract negotiation and legal project administration/risk management. Mr. Brodsky represents and has served as project counsel during the procurement, negotiation, implementation, administration and post-completion phases of mega-projects, using both traditional and project finance/public-private partnership delivery models. Mr. Brodsky also serves as referee and Dispute Board member in international disputes involving construction of infrastructure projects in Central America and has been engaged to develop, implement and administer a program of dispute boards for upcoming world sporting events in Brazil. Mr. Brodsky is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar, and has served as an officer of the international division of the Forum on Construction of the American Bar Association. He received his bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Lehigh University and his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Miami. He currently serves as a member of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors. 
Júlio César Bueno has national and international experience focusing on the practice of construction law and engineering contracts, project finance and public procurement, as well as on arbitration and mediation proceedings, and dispute boards. He is the president of the Brazilian Society of Construction Law, and past president of Region 2 of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. He currently serves as President-elect of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge (LLM, 1995) and a doctorate from the University of São Paulo Law School (PhD, 2001). He is a founder fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and officer of the Latin American & Caribbean Users’ Council for the London Court of International Arbitration.
Yasemin Çetinel is an attorney at law 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 has been involved in numerous ICSID arbitrations, including representation of Turkish contractors against the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Yemen (current mandate) and the Republic of Turkmenistan (current mandate). She has represented contractors of various nationalities against state entities and private entities of states including the Republic of Yemen, Romania and the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan (current mandate), at settlement of commercial arbitration disputes. 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, besides representing clients in several dispute settlement proceedings. She has an extensive experience at execution of FIDIC based contracts concluded with Turkish state entities as well as with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Iran. Her fields of expertise also include providing consultancy to and representation of international companies at public tenders in the Republic of Turkey. Yasemin serves President-elect of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors, and previously served as the DRBF Representative for Turkey.
  Argeo Costa
Giovanni Di Folco is the President, co-owner and Senior Partner of Techno Engineering & Associates Group, an international techno-legal Consulting Engineering Firm specializing in Integrated Contract Management, Claims and Dispute Avoidance & Resolution internationally, with experience in representing clients in international Adjudication, Arbitration and Litigation. He is a Civil Engineer, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Expert Witness in Delay and Quantum and a legal arbitration practitioner with more than 30 years’ experience of managing multi-disciplinary civil engineering projects around the world. Mr Di Folco is a past Director and the current President of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors and is listed on the prestigious FIDIC President List of Certified Adjudicators. He is also a FIDIC Accredited Trainer, a FIDIC Certified Adjudicator and an Expert in project & contract management, contract administration, claims preparation and defense, delay analysis and quantum ascertainment. He has gained extensive experience in both international arbitration and adjudication work whilst acting as Arbitrator, Adjudicator, DB, DAB, DAAB and Counsel for a wide variety of clients. In particular, he has represented international clients and been involved in more than one hundred thirty international dispute adjudication procedures and in more than 60 international arbitrations conducted under the ICC and UNCITRAL Rules relating to disputes under the FIDIC Red, Yellow, Pink and Silver Books conditions of contract. Mr Di Folco lectures at various universities, is a Visiting Professor at the Politecnico of Milano University and is a regular guest speaker at several international conferences, seminars and workshops. He is the Vice President of the Romanian Association of Consulting Engineers (ARIC) and a Director of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Romania. He has authored and published, books and many papers and articles over the years regarding civil engineering, Dispute Boards, adjudication, arbitration, procurement, claims and contract management matters.
  Eric Franco
Fabiola García is a Lawyer, with a Masters in Construction Administration (MAC). Faculty of Engineering, University Catholic of Chile. Civil and Commercial Mediator, Spanish School of Mediation and Conflict Resolution (Madrid). National Counselor of the Chilean Chamber of Construction (CCHC). Vice President of the General Contractors Committee of the Chilean Chamber of Construction. President of the Client and Contractor Working Group, of Chilean Chamber of Construction. Vice President The Society of Construction Law of Chile. She has specialized in Contractual Management, Early Resolution of Controversies, strategies, prevention and management of contractual risks, since the beginning of the projects, mainly in the Construction, Engineering and Mining sector. Lawyer and Head of Contracts at EMIN Ingeniería y Construcción S.A., in charge of contractual and legal management. Director at WAAK Sp.A. She is a member of the Chilean Society of Construction Law, the Chilean Bar Association, the College of Mediators of Chile A.G., and The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF).
  Igor Gimenes
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. 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 the co-author of Understanding the FIDIC Red and Yellow Book: A Clause by Clause Commentary, the third edition of which was published in 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 also teaches on the MSc Building Information Modelling Management Programme at Middlesex University. He serves as the Past President for DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors.
Steve Goldstein was admitted as a Barrister in 1993 and specialises in building and construction matters. Steve is heavily involved in all forms of alternative dispute resolution including as arbitrator, mediator, facilitator, expert determiner and Dispute Avoidance Board member. Steve has been appointed as a Dispute Board Member on more than 15 occasions. He has also acted as a Supreme Court Referee, District Court referee and Local Court arbitrator. Steve is President of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors and was formerly President of DRBF Region 3. Steve is a fellow of the Resolution Institute and held the position of NSW Chapter Chair for 4 years. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and is a Chartered Professional Engineer and Member of Engineers Australia. Steve practised as a civil engineer in the construction industry for 17 years prior to being called to the Bar.
  Francisco González de Cossio
Jaime Gray is a founding partner of the Peruvian law firm Navarro Sologuren, Paredes, Gray Abogados (aka NPG Abogados). He is a lawyer specialised in engineering and construction law, and DAB member and arbitrator in both private and public major infrastructure projects. He lectures construction law at Universidad del Pacifico and Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Currently, Jaime is President of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors, and the Co-Vice Chair of the Project Establishment Sub Committee of the International Construction Projects Committee (ICP) of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is a fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and is the DRBF Representative for Peru. He was the first President of the Peruvian Society of Construction Law (sponsored by the SCL UK).
Leo Grutters, BSc (civil) MBA DipArb FCIArb FDBF, is a Civil Engineer and a Dispute Resolution Expert with over 30 years of professional experience. He holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. As a Member of FIDIC's President's List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators he has been involved as an independent neutral expert in many large prestigious international engineering projects involving such wide-ranging sectors as roads, power generation & distribution, off-shore, marine, renewable energies, etc. He is a forensic analyst focused on the logical and fair resolution to contractual disputes. Due to his extensive participation in international contractual dispute resolution procedures such as Adjudication, Dispute Boards and Arbitration, he is a project-focused expert who understands the interaction between complex engineering methodologies and the unavoidable legal and commercial implications when seen in a contractual environment. He also regularly lectures on dispute resolution methodologies, proactive contract administration systems & procedures and he is a regular speaker at related international events. He routinely conducts training and coaching events on the entire FIDIC Rainbow Suite of Contracts, as well as other construction management related topics. He is a Past President of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors.
Volker Jurowich is a civil engineer, Technical University, Aachen, Germany. He worked for a major German international contractor for 35 years, the last 15 as an Executive Director. His responsibilities were part of the local business and all of the international business outside of the European Union. Projects under his direct responsibility include major infrastructure works, hydroelectric projects, harbour construction, drill and blast as well as TBM tunneling and building works. He has experience in dispute resolution by negotiation, by mediation, by Dispute Boards and by arbitration. Mr. Jurowich is now working as a contract consultant and in dispute resolution. He was member of the Executive Board of Directors of the DRBF from October 2006 to May 2010, President of DRBF Region 2 from October 2008 to May 2010 and President of the Executive Board from Oct. 2011 to Oct. 2012. He holds the diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. He served on the ICC task force for Dispute Boards. Presently Mr. Jurowich serves as chair and as member on Dispute Boards in the Far East, in Central Asia, in Africa and in Europe. He is lecturer at the University of Stuttgart on international construction. Mr. Jurowich is listed on the FIDIC President’s List of Approved Adjudicators. He is Chairman of the Assessment Panel for the German National List of FIDIC Adjudicators. Volker is a recipient of the Al Mathews Award for Dispute Board Excellence, the DRBF's top honor.
  Roberto Laguado
  Alvardo Larrea
  Juliana Loss
Victor Madeira Filho is a partner of Madeira, Valentim & Gallardo Advogados and Vice President of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law, and is recognized by the construction industry as one of the most notable Brazilian lawyers in the area of Construction Law. He has been repeatedly considered by “Análise Advocacia 500”, “Who’s Who Legal” and “Expert Guides” as one of the leading Brazilian lawyers in the areas of Construction and Project Finance. He is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in the construction and infrastructure sector, highly specialized in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, public tenders and PPPs, financing of major works and complex arbitration and litigation. Graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC/SP), Victor Madeira also has a significant role as arbitrator and member of dispute boards in conflicts involving the construction sector and infrastructure.
Fernando Marcondes has been a lawyer specialized in Construction and Infrastructure Law for more than 30 years. He is a partner of MAMG ADVOGADOS in São Paulo, Brazil. He has been acting as arbitrator since 2001 and as a member of Dispute Boards since 2009. He is the founder and former president of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law; president of the Brazilian chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation Representative for Brazil; member of ALDEC and the Society of Construction Law. Author, co-author and coordinator of books on the topics of construction and dispute resolution. Recognized by the main international rankings, in the areas of Construction and Arbitration.
Ian McIntyre is a Civil Engineer with more than 40 years of experience in major civil engineering and multi- disciplinary resources, transportation, power and industrial infrastructure projects throughout Australia, Asia and Dubai as a construction contractor executive and as a consultant. Ian is well known in regard to the design of project and program strategies and also in regard to methodology for analysis of project delivery problems and failures. He has frequently been retained in ‘trouble shooting’, independent review, due diligence and expert determination roles and has considerable experience in analysis of the reasons for and effects of project delivery problems. His professional practice has, in recent years, been divided between expert witness, dispute board, and expert determination roles and also advisory roles at the formative and delivery stages of projects. He was also retained in 2019 as an adviser to a Judge of the NSW Supreme Court in regard to delay analysis aspects of a case in the court. Consulting assignments have covered a wide range of infrastructure and systems integration projects, including hydro power projects, dams, tunnels, roads, bridges, airports, ports, railway rolling stock, power stations, wind farms, transmission lines, mineral processing plants, water processing plants, water distribution systems, LNG processing plants, automated crane control systems, automated toll collection systems, bulk handling facilities, industrial facility developments, CBD office buildings, public entertainment and convention facilities, hospitals, schools, hotels and ICT system integration projects. These consulting activities were undertaken throughout Australia, Dubai and Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam and Singapore. Expert reports have related to project scheduling issues, project management decisions, project management processes, the effect of various events or factors on project performance, causation, delay, disruption, construction methods, productivity, loss of production, quality of work, contract administration, the cost and valuation of variations, the reasonable cost of work carried out, delay costs, project overheads, corporate overheads, loss of profit, and quantum of damages. Ian is President of Region 3 (Australia and New Zealand) of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Industry Advisory Committee to the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW. Ian is graded as an Arbitrator, trained as a mediator and trained in regard to Dispute Boards. He is an experienced expert witness and facilitator. He is included in the Resolution Institute Register of accredited Expert Determiners.
  Ricardo Medina Salla
Aisha Nadar has been actively involved in all phases of the negotiation and implementation of large-scale cross-border infrastructure and defence 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. She is an officer of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association and has previously served as a member of the Standing Committee of ICC International Centre for ADR. She currently serves as DRBF Representative for Sweden.  Aisha holds a BS Electrical Engineering from University of Nebraska, an MBA from University of Texas-Austin and an LL.M. in International Commercial Dispute Resolution from Queen Mary, University of London and completed the CIArb Diploma Course in International Commercial Arbitration, Oxford in 2005.
  Victor Nascimento
  Carlos Ortega
Ignacio Palacios holds a BSc (hons), MRICS, MCIArb and is a member of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors. He has extensive experience in the construction industry after being involved in multimillion-dollar projects in Asia, Europe, Australia and Latin America. He currently works as a Regional Director for Quantum Global Solutions a large, global and independent claims consultancy.
Lindy Patterson is a Barrister with 39 Essex Chamber, London. She specialises in arbitration and adjudication, both internationally and within the UK. She is recognised as a leading construction and energy disputes specialist. She has extensive experience as counsel for clients in these sectors. As senior partner in a major commercial law firm before joining 39 Essex Chambers, she represented clients in large scale complex disputes in major infrastructure, energy and oil, and gas projects. She is Past President of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation’s Region 2 Board of Directors, and served on the DRBF Executive Board of Directors in 2018-19. She is on the FIDIC President’s List of International Adjudicators; and serves on the following panels: TeCSA Adjudicators; Transport for London Conflict Avoidance Panel and RICS (Scotland).
  Giuseppe Quarta
Marcela Radovic is an attorney with more than 18 years of experience in contractual and claim management in construction industry in Chile and other countries in Latin America, focusing mainly in the mining, energy, retail and public infrastructure sectors. She is Founder and Director of Chilean Society of Construction Law and has earned a master’s degree in Regulation at London School of Economics University. Marcela is also a Professional Coach and Candidate for a Master's Degree in Coaching and Leadership from Barcelona University. Concerning her teaching experience, Marcela is Professor of “Magister de la Construcción” of the Engineer Faculty of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Professor of Universidad de Los Andes in Construction Law and Professor of Universidad de Talca in Construction Law. She has been a member of Dispute Resolution Board Foundation since 2009 and serves as the DRBF's Representative for Chile. She also serves as a member of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors and is the Training Director for Region 4. She has also been a member of International Bar Association since 2014.
Kenneth M. Roberts is Chair of the Construction Law Group at the law firm of Venable, LLP in Chicago. Mr. Roberts obtained his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa (1982) and his J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law (1985). He has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s Department of Civil Engineering Graduate Program since 2012. Mr. Roberts concentrates his practice in the field of construction law, project controls and procurement contracts. He engages in a range of services from preparation of and negotiation of contracts, project controls monitoring and advice during ongoing projects, negotiation of change orders and contract additions, alternate dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration, dispute review boards, and when necessary, litigation. He is currently serving as President of the DRBF Region 1 Board of Directors. 
Beatriz Vidigal Xavier da Silveira Rosa is a Founding Partner of Tarobá Engenharia e Negócios Ltda in Brazil. She graduated in Mechanical Production Engineering from UNIP-Institute of Engineering Education of São Paulo, has a master's degree in Technologies and Management of Cogeneration and Distributed Generation from the Polytechnic School of São Paulo-USP and specialization in Defense Engineering from IME-Institute of Military Engineering. She has been acting as a member of Dispute Boards in Brazil and Peru, as well as an arbitrator, mediator and expert engineer in judicial and arbitration proceedings. She currently serves as a Treasurer of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors. She was Director of the Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of the Engineering Institute and of the Mediation Center of the Civil Construction Union of the State of São Paulo. In Brazil, she is on the list of arbitrators and mediators of the CMA-IE, Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of IBDE-Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies, CAMES, CAE, Chambers of CIESP / FIESP and of FIEP and IMAB. She is on the list of mediators of the CAMARB, CAM-CCBC and CMS. In the USA, she is on the Neutral Panel of CPR- The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution and a member of DRBF-The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. She was director of CONIMA-National Council of Mediation and Arbitration Institutions and is director of IBDiC-Brazilian Institute of Construction Law.
  Javier Sanchez Lopes
  Loreto Silva
  Leonardo Toledo
  Arent van Wassenauer is DRBF Representative for the Netherlands.