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I have 28 years working experience in the international construction industry firstly as a Quantity Surveyor, Contracts Manager, then as Managing Director of Construction Legal Services GmbH (the in house international legal department of the Strabag Group) in Vienna Austria and then as an Operations Director in the London office of DriverTrett. I am currently working with Contract Management and Legal Construction Services GmbH, the newly combined in-house department of the Strabag Group which manages the entire Group’s contract management and legal services, where I advise on contractual and contract management issues, dispute avoidance and resolution and arbitration. I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators at Member Level, a founding member of the International Construction Law Association and a member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.I sat on a task force of selected construction industry experts for the ICC Commission on Arbitration’s drafting of the new 2015 ICC Dispute Board Rules and spoke at their global launch at the ICC Headquarters in Paris. Additionally, I was also part of the Consultation Group of construction industry professionals reviewing and commenting on The Association of Consultant Architects and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering’s new PPC Project Alliance Contract 2015. I was also a ‘friendly-reviewer’ for the new 2017 FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver books and have spoken at various ICC, FIDIC, DRBF and ISPRAMED conferences. I sit on the Contracts Working Committee of the EIC which is a lobby body committed to the representation of European Contractors in the international construction industry.