FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Richard Appuhn

First Name
Richard
Last Name
Appuhn
Website
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
Italy
Citizenship
American
Educational Qualifications
MS Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1964
BS Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1962
Professional qualifications
Registered Engineering Geologist, State of California, USA
Registered Engineering Geologist, State of California USA, 1970 - 1995
Registered Professional Civil Engineer, State of California USA, 1967
Faculty Member for Dispute Board Training, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
Current employment status
Consultant
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Environmental issues, Geotechnics and foundations, Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Irrigation and Land Reclamation, Marine Civil Engineering, Metals and Mining, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Rock Anchors & grouting, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Languages
English, Italian
Present position
Consulting Engineer, Rome, Italy 2001 - Present
Positions held
Consulting Engineer, Rome, Italy: 2001 - present
Provide consulting services to civil engineering and dredging contractors for work acquisition, project contract management and dispute resolution matters.
Drafting Conditions of Particular Applications for EPC and Plant Design-Build Contracts.
Lecturer on FIDIC Conditions of Contract, Louis Berger Group.
Member of the Contracts Work Group of the European International Contractor's Association (EIC) and the International Confederation of Contractors Associations (CICA) authoring Guides and Position Papers on FIDIC Conditions of Contract, ICC Dispute Board Rules, ICC Conditions of Contract for EPC Contracts and Procurement Procedures of Multilateral Development Banks.
Member, FIDIC Task Group for drafting a standard condition of subcontract for use with FIDIC family of contract conditions.
Salini Costruttori SpA, Rome, Italy: 1997 – 2000 Contracts Manager for overseas activities
Vianini Lavori S.p.A., Rome, Italy
Major Projects Contracts Manager, Overseas; Far East Representative: 1986 - 1997
Stirling International Civil Eng. Ltd., Johannesburg RSA: 1981 - 1986
General Manager and Director of Southern Africa activities, including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
Dragomar S.p.A. Rome, Italy: 1978 - 1981
Project Manager:- Chabahar Naval Base Dredging Project, Iran and Mina Zayed Approach Channel Dredging, Abu Dhabi.
Society Italiana er Condotte d'Acqua. Rome, Italy: 1975 -78
Project Manager and Contractor's Representative, Shah Bandar Abbas Project, Iran.
Vianini S.p.A. Roma, Italy: 1972 - 75
Project Engineer/Deputy Site Agent, High Island Reservoir Scheme, Hong Kong
Lockheed, Shipbuilding & Construction Ltd., Seattle WA, USA: 1971 -72
Civil Engineer, Engineering Consultants Inc., Denver, CO USA
Project Geologist: 1969 - 1971, Thailand
Field Engineer/Bids, 1967 - 69
Lee & Praskzer, Consulting Civil Engineers, San Francisco CA, USA: 1963 - 67
Civil Engineer, site investigations and design Porter, O'Brien & Armstrong, Sacramento CA, USA: Civil Engineer 1961 -63
McCreary Koretsky, Civil Engineers, San Francisco, CA USA: 1961 Geologist
Mediator
Dispute resolution experience
Member Dispute Board for the Vietnamese Television Center Project Civil Works, Vietnam.
FIDIC 4th Edition 1987 (1992 Reprint) with 1996 Supplement for Dispute Resolution.
Sole-Member Board for the Rehabilitation of the Beira, Quelimane and Tete Airports,
Mozambique. FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build Works, First Edition
1999.
Chairman of Dispute Adjudication Board for the Residential Complex “The Oaks”, Romania.
FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction and Engineering Works, First Edition 1999.
Sole Member Board for Rehabilitation of the Agapia Monastery Tourist Area Project, Romania, FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction and Engineering Works, First Edition 1999.
Member Dispute Board for Integrated Growth Poles Project, Port of Ehoala, Madagascar.
FIDIC Conditions of Contract, MDB Harmonized Edition, 2005.
Member Dispute Review Board, Pitesti Bypass Project, Romania. FIDIC Conditions of Contract, FIDIC 4th Edition 1987 with 1996 Supplement for Dispute Resolution.
Member Dispute Board for Integrated Growth Poles Project, Port of Ehoala, Madagascar.
FIDIC Conditions of Contract, MDB Harmonized Edition, 2005.
Member Dispute Review Board, Pitesti Bypass Project, Romania. FIDIC Conditions of Contract, 4th Edition 1987 with 1996 Supplement for Dispute Resolution.
Consultant in arbitration under ICC Rules for Dire Dam Project, Ethiopia under FIDIC 4th Edition.
Consultant in arbitration under ICC Rules for Chida Sodo Feeder Road Contract, Ethiopia under FIDIC 4th Edition.
Consultant in arbitration under ICC Rules for Chida Sodo Feeder Road Contract, Ethiopia under FIDIC 4th Edition.
Consultant in arbitration under ICSID Rules for Karameh Dam Project, Jordan under FIDIC 4th Edition.
Consultant in arbitration under ICSID Rules for Rabat-Fez Highway Project, Morocco under National CPAC Conditions.
Consultant in arbitration under ICC Rules for Garifiri Hydroelectric Project, Guinea under FIDIC 4th Edition.
Consulting assignment as expert witness for a dispute in connection with the River Dam Development (Eugene Oregon), US Army Corps of Engineers, Court of Claims.
United States Court of Claims : Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Co. vs United States Corps of Engineers under US Court of Claims procedure
Country(ies)
Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Romania, Viet Nam
Other panel listings
Publications
Goodman, R. and Appuhn, R.; "A Shaking Table Experiment to Determine the Response of Soft Ground to Earthquake Motion"; Journal of ASME, [1965]
Appuhn, R. and Fernandez E.; "Lam Ta Khong Pumped Storage Project" a case study; Tunnels and Tunnelling; January 1998
Drafting Committee Member; "EIC Contractor's Guide to the FIDIC Conditions of Contract, Construction"; 2002
Drafting Committee Member; "EIC Contractor's Guide to the FIDIC Conditions of Contract, Plant and Design-Build"; 2003
Appuhn, R. and Eggink, E.; "The Contractor's View on the MDB Harmonized Version of the New Red Book"; The International Construction Law Review, Vol. 23, January 2006
Appuhn, R. "FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction, MDB Harmonized Edition, 2005, A Contractor's Perspective"; Construction Law International; 2006
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