Risk and Quality Committee (RQC)

Responsible FIDIC Board Members

- Reyes Juárez del Angel, Mexico (Primary Responsibility)

- Aisha Nadar, Sweden (Secondary Responsibility)



- Stephen Jenkins, New Zealand (Chair)
- Jomanah Al Btoush, Jordan

- Stephen Bamforth, UK

Cremona Cotovelea, Romania
- Sonja de Klerk, South Africa

- Martin Hohberg, Switzerland

- Manish Kothari, USA 

- Toshio Kurashige, Japan

- Keith Lonsdale, UK

- Malcom Padayachee, South Africa
- Walter Painsi, Austria

- Ulla Sassarsson, Denmark (EFCA)


The Risk and Quality Committee (RQC) identify significant issues impacting on risk and quality for the consulting engineering industry, and formulate strategies to address these. They monitor professional liability conditions and insurance world-wide and periodically report significant trends to the FIDIC Board.

The RQC monitor worldwide and report on contractual trends, client risk mitigation strategies and legislative frameworks. Base on their observations, the RQC develop relevant best practice tools and guidelines on risk management, liability and insurance.

The RQC assist the Secretariat in establishing Task Groups as required and monitor their work for final recommendation to the FIDIC Board.


Task Group ISO 9001:2015 Guide

- W. Painsi, Chair, Austria

- S. de Klerk, South Africa

- A. Ezrakhovich, Australia

- M. Hohberg, Switzerland