Chris Hewkin is a director in the Global Construction practice within Navigant’s Dubai office. He is a chartered quantity surveyor with 24 years’ experience in the construction industry and has worked for contracting organizations for a significant portion of that time.
Over the past eleven years Chris has specialized as a contract and commercial services consultant acting for client organizations, main contractors and specialist contractors. For the last seven years Chris has been based in the Middle East.
Chris has worked on a wide range of projects in the UK, UAE and Europe in the infrastructure, residential, leisure, petrochemical, energy, education, health and commercial sectors. Additionally, he has been involved in several expert commissions and adjudications relating to quantum matters. This has led to Chris giving evidence to Arbitration Tribunals and Court Appointed Experts, as well as being subject to cross examination during proceedings.
Chris has presented several seminars to professional bodies and private clients in the UK and Middle East on mechanisms and procedures under the FIDIC, JCT and NEC 3 forms of Contract