John Papworth

John Papworth Dispute Board Member, Adjudicator, Arbitrator, Mediator and Claims Advisor
Qualifications:Chartered Arbitrator, FRICS, FCIArb, FCInstCES, FACostE, FDBF, AFIChemE, Companion of the ICE Construction Industry Experience:40+ years
Core Discipline(s): Claims Industry Sector(s):Building, Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, Marine Engineering, MEP, Oil and Gas, Pipelines, Power, Process Plants, Roads and Bridges

John Papworth is a practising Dispute Board Chairman and Member. He is on the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators and on the DB Panels of the ICE, the Dispute Board Federation, the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation and the Engineering Professions Association of Namibia.

His DB experience has been gained in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and East and Southern Africa over a period of ten years, having been appointed on 22 occasions. He is a Member of a DAB in the UAE, as well as currently serving on six other Boards in various countries.

John is also listed as an Adjudicator by the ICE and the ACE and has practised as an Adjudicator for over twelve years.

He is a Panel Member of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre and has been admitted to the ICC’s Institute of World Business Law.

John has worked as a Sole DAB Member, Expert Determiner and Claims Adviser on claims and disputes in the Middle East on power station, major infrastructure and pipeline projects.

As well as the Middle East, John has also worked on claims and disputes in East, West and Southern Africa, the Caribbean, Mainland Europe, India, South-East Asia and the UK. The types of project have included oil and gas, civil, marine, M&E, nuclear and process engineering as well as industrial, commercial, retail and residential building.

John has also acted as a Mediator.


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