The 21st Monthly Talk Program at Khimti Forum
Dispute Avoidance and Dispute Resolution in Mega Projects
Christiaan Grosskopf is a civil engineer with more than 40 years of experience. He is a registered International Professional Engineer (under the IPEA Agreement), a Fellow of the Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners (ICCP), a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), and a member of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE). He is on the FIDIC President’s List of Approved Adjudicators, South African Institute of Civil Engineer’s President’s List for ADR Practitioners, and on the UK Adjudicators list as a Dispute Board practitioner.
He has spent a substantial part of his career managing large infrastructure projects (primarily dams and hydropower projects) in various countries mainly in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East for the past 30 years.
During the talk program, he will share his experience on dispute and claims avoidance as well as their resolutions through the life cycle of construction projects. He is a vivid supporter of the FIDIC suite of contracts and the approach of balanced risk distribution so as to assist in dispute avoidance and minimization of claims and litigation.