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Mr. Noel German PHUMISA is a registered professional Civil Engineer with over 22 years’ experience in contract management and dispute avoidance procedures including arbitration, adjudication, conciliation and amicable settlement in the Southern and Eastern Africa region. He is currently the Managing Director of Elevolution Engenharia SA in Zambia where he recently facilitated successful negotiations and settlement of complex disputed matters on two FIDIC Red Book based contracts. Since 2012, he worked with Mota-Engil Engenharia Africa SA as Contracts Manager responsible for contract administration as well as risk management and audits on capital and other projects. Among other flagship contracts, he administered the construction of Sections 3 and 5 of the Nacala Corridor Railway Line Project, for which the Contractor was awarded the H.J. Sabbagh Award for Engineering Construction Excellence in 2017. He was also instrumental in preparation of risk management programmes for capital projects covering strategic and construction risk registers as well as business continuity planning. Prior to joining the construction sector, Mr. Noel German PHUMISA worked as Infrastructure Sector Manager responsible for European Development Fund (EDF) projects portfolio in Malawi and later joined the Association of Southern Africa Road Agencies (ASANRA) as Programmes Officer, where he initiated adoption of common contracting best practices and other initiatives among Road Agencies in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.