FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Adriana  Spassova

  Country of residence: Bulgaria



Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Europe

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian
  • Italian
  • Russian

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)

CV - Services offered

  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Facilitator
  • Technical expert
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness
  • Educational qualifications

Technical expertise

  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Environmental issues
  • Energy & Power - Fossil Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Nuclear Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Energy & Power - Solar Systems
  • Energy & Power - CHP and district Heating
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Rail - High Speed rail
  • Waste Disposal - Solid Waste Management
  • Waste Disposal - Hazardous Waste Management
  • Waste Disposal - other
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Defects
  • Construction accidents
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

DAB Experience: ►2016: FIDIC Accredited Dispute Adjudicator, Certificate A-008 dated 21st July 2016 ►2019-2020: acting as 1 member standing DB: “Modernization of Pump Stations and Boiler Houses with Reconstruction of Distribution Facilities 6 kV, Replacement of Pumpsets and Installation of Frequency Converters for Electric Motors of Pumps in the City of Kharkiv, Ukraine”, World Bank 2015 General Conditions for Procurement of Plant Design, Supply and Installation ►2018: acting as 1 member ad-hoc DAB: “Factory for production of laminated trays and plastic containers, Municipality of Shumen, region of Shumen, Bulgaria”, FIDIC 1999 Yellow Book ►2016: acting as 1 member ad-hoc DAB: “Vidin WWTP, Bulgaria”, under FIDIC 1999 Yellow Book ►2014-2016: acting as 1 member standing DAB: “Varna Regional Waste Management Center (Aksakovo), Bulgaria”, FIDIC 2006 MBD Harmonised Ed ►2015: “Reconstruction and Electrification of Dimitrovgrad-Svilengrad Railway” FIDIC Yellow Book, support to the Greek Contractor TERNA for the referral to DAB ►2013-2015: “Remediation of 8 old landfills Kardjali, Bulgaria” – FIDIC 1999 Red Book: preparation of the Employer’s and Engineer’s Statements for 6 disputes, 1-member standing DAB ►2015: “Danube Bridge II Vidin – Calafat” - FIDIC Yellow Book: Support to the Spanish Contractor FCC Construccion S.A.’s for the referral to the 3-members DAB

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: No

Employment status:
Present position: Partner and Marketing Manager at EQE Control OOD, ABS Group
Previous positions: Partner and Managing Director EQE Control OOD, ABS Group, Head of Contracts and Tender Department SMP Metalni Construczii, Head of Logistics Department SMP Metalni Construczii Designer Methods of Construction & HSP SMP Metalni Construczii, Designer Structures Agropromproekt


  • Engineer’s Claims Review and Determinations Experience Consulting experience in dispute avoidance
  • DAB/ DB experience
  • Arbitration experience


  • FIDIC Affiliate Member
  • Member of BACEA Control Board
  • Chair of the Bulgarian Society of Construction Law
  • DRBF Member former R2 Board Director European Society of Construction Law President
  • Bulgarian Association for Project Management in Construction Board Member

Panel listings

  • MSc Civil Engineering Bulgaria
  • PhD Project Management Bulgaria
  • MSc Construction Law & Dispute Resolution KCL UK
  • Authorisation for Teaching Engineering Disciplines Bulgaria
  • Full Designer Qualification for structures and organization of construction Bulgaria