FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Mark Entwistle

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
Degree in Applied Physics (B.Tech) (1971)
Degree in Law (LLB (Hons)) (1993)
Professional qualifications
B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology - Applied Physics) 1971
Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) Elected 1985, Member 1977
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB) Elected 1985, Member 1977
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) 1987, Member 1984
Fellow of the Dispute Board Foundation (FDBF)
Fellow of the Association of Forensic and Advanced Valuation Executives (Master) (FAFAVE)
Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE)
LLB (Hons) (Bachelor of Laws) 1993
Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (Dip I C Arb) (2003)
Barrister Called (Lincoln's Inn) 1997
Current employment status
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Lawyer, Metro railway and stations, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
English, Italian
Present position
International arbitrator, dispute board member, adjudicator, trainer and contract lawyer in private practice, based in London and Wales.
Positions held
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

• Chairman of the Board of Management – 2003-2007 and 2010/2011 (temporary)
• Member of the Board of Trustees - 2004-2007
• Elected Member of Council - 1997 – 2004
• Chairman of the Arbitration Committee – 2001 - 2004
• Member of the Executive Board – 2001 – 2004
• Chairman of the Membership Sub-committee – 1999 – 2002; Member 1997 – 1999
• Member of the International Committee – 1997 – 1999
• Member of the Arbitration Committee – 1998 – 2001
• Member of the Professional Practice Committee – 2009-present; Chair 2011- 2014.

Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)

• Region 2 Director – 2013 - present

Association of Independent Construction Adjudicators

• Director (founding) – 1996 – 2002/2005 - 2008
• Chairman – 2008 – 2014
Dispute resolution experience
Recent appointments (2014 and 2015) include:-

• Advising on an services distribution dispute in Lebanon (Government entity)
• Advising on international arbitration on a LNG plant in Kuwait (Private client)
• Drafting International Arbitration Rules for Nepal Council of Arbitration
• Appointed Dispute Board (Conflict Avoidance Panel) on a $300m metro upgrade project UK (Government transport entity)
• Appointed Dispute Board on seven highway projects, including major bridges, in Ethiopia (Roads Authority and contractors)
• Appointed to three-person dispute board in Qatar (Private entity and contractor).
Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Ethiopia, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tanzania, United Republic of, United States
Other panel listings
As a dispute board member by:
◦ the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), based in Paris,
◦ FIDIC, based in Geneva, (President’s list)
◦ the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), based in Seattle,
◦ the Dispute Board Foundation (DBF) based in Geneva,
◦ Dispute Boards MENA, based in UAE/Qatar,
◦ The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators,
◦ the Kuala Lumpur Regional Arbitration Centre (KLRCA)
◦ the RICS (on the Accredited Dispute Board Register), based in the UK.

As an arbitrator/adjudicator by:

• the London International Court of Arbitration (LCIA)
• the Indian Chambers of Commerce, based in Delhi,
• the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), based in Paris,
• the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce,
• the Association of Forensic and Advanced Valuation Executives (FAVE)
• Kuala Lumpur Centre for Arbitration (KLCRA)
• the Centre for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), in New York.

In the UK:- He is panel-listed by the RICS, CIArb, RIBA, CIOB, CEDR, AICA, and CLG.