FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. John Papworth

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
Professional qualifications
Fellow, Dispute Board Federation
Chartered Arbitrator
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Fellow, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Fellow, Association of Cost Engineers
Affiliate Fellow of Institution of Chemical Engineers
Current employment status
Chairman or Sole Member of several of DABs in Europe, Africa and Middle East for past six years.
Adjudicator, Mediator on disputes in United Kingdom.
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Geotechnics and foundations, Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Irrigation and Land Reclamation, Manufacturing and Process Plant, Marine Civil Engineering, Metals and Mining, Natural gas and LNG Facilities, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Present position
Managing Director, John Papworth Limited since 2000
Positions held
1996-2000 Senior Consultant in international Claims Consultancy
1992-1996 Director of own consultancy in contracts and claims
1991 Admitted as Associate Member of Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Admitted as Associate Member of Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Admitted as Member of Association of Cost Engineers
1988-1991 Contracts and Legal Executive and Associate with Symonds (pre- and post-contract, contentious and non-contentious work)
1988 Admitted as Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
1986-1988 Project Leader of QS Team with Faithful and Gould (post-contract work on defence projects)
1985 Admitted as Fellow of RICS
1981-1986 Senior QS in Contracts Department of Costain United Kingdom Limited (handling contracts in United Kingdom and Mainland Europe)
1979-1981 Senior QS with Kyle Stewart Major Works, then Chief QS of Special Works Division
1977-1978 Self-employed QS on building and civil engineering projects in United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia with contractors and international civil engineering consultancy
1975-1977 Senior/Chief Quantity Surveyor with A Lang Limited, Accra, Ghana (major contractor)
1973 Admitted as Associate of Institute of Quantity Surveyors and of Institute of Arbitrators
1971-1975 Assistant QS/QS with Kyle Stewart Group
1969-1971 Trainee Quantity Surveyor with J E Lesser Group
Dispute resolution experience
Continuous appointments as DAB Chairman or Sole Member since 2006
Accredited United Kingdom Adjudicator since 2000
Party Advisor on many claims and disputes to 2005
Other panel listings
ICE UK, DBF, DRBF and Namibia Adjudicators List.
ACE for Adjudication
ICE, FICA and Clerksroom for dispute resolution generally
CIArb for Arbitration and on database of LCIA (UK andInternational) and DIAC (Dubai) for Arbitration
DRBF's UK Representative.