FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Toshihiko Omoto

First Name
Toshihiko
Last Name
Omoto
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
Japan
Citizenship
Japanese
Educational Qualifications
First-Class Civil Engineer (Works Execution Managing Engineer), Japan
BSc & MSc in Civil Engineering (Kyoto University, Japan)
MSc in Construction Law & Arbitration (University of London) Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb.), UK International Panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Member, AAA's Roaster of Dispute Review Board Members
Professional qualifications
Legal and dispute training: MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration, University of London, '89-'91 (MSc awarded '92)AAA Arbitrator's Training, Asia Pacific Center, '92
ADR Seminar, Geneva, '92
DRB Foundation 1st Annual Meeting Workshop, '97
APE ADR EEP 2000 Workshop, '00
ADR in Asia 21, '00
FIDIC's Adjudication Training and Assessment Workshop, '00 (successful)
Current employment status
Independent Consultant
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Geotechnics and foundations, Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Irrigation and Land Reclamation, Manufacturing and Process Plant, Marine Civil Engineering, Metro railway and stations, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Rock Anchors & grouting, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Languages
English
Present position
Independent Consultant
Positions held
Employed by Taisei Corporation of Japan since completing MSc at Kyoto University in 1974 until June 2000.

For the first ten years, main assignments involved project management, i.e, work supervision, cost control, quality control, and schedule control.

For the last fifteen years, assignments also involved project management, but mainly contract administration, claim negotiation, and dispute settlement.
Mediator
Dispute resolution experience
Considerable as experience as a contracting party in negotiation and arbitration, including arbitration in accordance with UNCITRAL Rules, ICC Rules and JCAA Rules
Country(ies)
Other panel listings
Papers
The Contractual Structure and Social Efficiency of Public Construction Projects, 2000 (under assessment by JSCE)
Risk Sharing in Construction Contract Forms, 2001 (under assessment by JSCE)
A Comparative Study of British and Japanese Construction Contracts, The International Construction Law Review, Vol 13, Part 4, October 1996
International Construction Contracts and Claims, The Foundation Engineering & Equipment, vol. 24 No.1, January, 1996
Role of the Engineer, Journal of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers, vol. 80, 4, 1995
Publications
A Comparative Study of British and Japanese Construction Contracts, 1992
Role of the Engineer, 1995
International Construction Contracts and Claims, 1996
The Contractual Structure and Social Efficiency of Public
Construction Projects, 2000 (under assessment by JSCE)
Risk Sharing in Construction Contract Forms, 2001 (under assessment by JSCE)
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