FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Gwyn Owen

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, North America, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, International
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
BSc (Civil Engineering)
MSc (Construction Law & Arbitration)
Professional qualifications
CEng (Chartered Civil Engineer)
FICE (Fellow Institute of Civil Engineers)
FConsE (Fellow Association of Consulting Engineers)
FCIArb (Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
Accredited Mediator
Dispute Board Tribunal
Chartered Arbitrator
Current employment status
Independent Practitioner
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Geotechnics and foundations, Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Marine Civil Engineering, Metro railway and stations, Natural gas and LNG Facilities, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Rock Anchors & grouting, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
English, Spanish, Welsh
Present position
Independent Practitioner
Positions held
Past President: DRBF
Trustee Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Past Chairman Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Wales
Dispute resolution experience
Over 400 Awards / Decisions issued under Arbitration or Adjudication procedures. Disputed values ranging from modest amounts to in excess of €100M.

Dispute Boards: Over 100 International DBs undertaken of which some 75% as Chairman.
Adjudication: Over 200 Referrals under FIDIC, ICC, UK legislation and ad hoc rules.
Arbitration: Over 100 Referrals under Local Law, Administered Rules, ICC, LCIA, CIArb and ad hoc procedures.
Angola, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gibraltar, Honduras, Italy, Kazakhstan, Korea, Republic of, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Kosovo
Other panel listings
China (BAC), Dubai (DIAC), Peru (PCUP), Bolivia (CAINCO)
Underground Concreting (1975).
Project Management and the Control of Risk (1996)
Official English Translation of the Bolivian Law of Arbitration (1999).
Arbitration in Latin-America I (1999).
Arbitration in Latin-America II (2000).
DRB Procedures under FIDIC (2002)
ICE Dispute Resolution Board Procedures, Thomas Telford (2005).
Dispute Boards, Procedures and Practice, Thomas Telford (2007).
Brunel Tunneling Prize 1975
Bronze award for contribution to Civil Engineering in Cape Province SA 1978
Al Mathews Award for Dispute Board excellence 2010