Steve Riding is a Director in Navigant’s Global Construction practice based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He concentrates on the contractual aspects of construction, providing expert reports and advice. Steve has successfully led the prosecution and defence of multi-million dollar claims including setting strategy, leading negotiations, and managing teams responsible for quantum on projects in both the public and private sectors.
Steve is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with almost 40 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor/Cost Engineer in the international construction and engineering sectors. He spent 18 years in Bahrain and Dubai in the Middle East, 11 years in Hong Kong and the Far East and 2 years in Tanzania in Africa, and the remainder in the UK. During this time he was primarily involved with FIDIC based civil engineering, airport, rail, roads & highways, and infrastructure and contracts and EPC contracts relating to oil & gas and power projects.
Steve is a Fellow of the RICS, and is also a member of the Academy of Experts and the Society of Construction Law (Gulf).
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