FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Gwyn  Owen

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: British


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Sub Sahara Africa
  • Caribbean

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Other languages spoken: Welsh

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Educational qualifications

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Airports - other
  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - River & Flood Control
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - Dams and reservoirs
  • Coastal engineering
  • Construction law
  • Defence
  • Energy & Power - Fossil Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Nuclear Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Energy & Power - CHP and district Heating
  • Energy & Power - Natural gas and LNG Facilities
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - High Speed rail
  • Rail - Infrastructure Engineering and Maintenance
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Rock Anchors & grouting Tunnels and Shafts
  • Waste Disposal - Solid Waste Management
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewerage
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Defects

Short summary experiences

I have to date issued well over 400 awards and decisions relating to adjudication and arbitration and have extensive experience internationally on the FIDIC form of contract. I also lecture and teach others on behalf of FIDIC on the FIDIC system and present workshops and seminars throughout the world on behalf of FIDIC. I have given teaching sessions within the EU in relation to the ISPA funding programme. I have published papers on the DAB system under FIDIC and am the author of Dispute Board Rules and Procedures published by the ICE for UK and International use. My co-authored book Dispute Boards Procedures and Practice is published by Thomas Telford (2006). I have served on the ICC Task Force relating to DB Rules and Procedures and am co-author of the ICE UK DB Rules.I have served and continue to serve on many Dispute Boards under the FIDIC system throughout the world and am President Listed by FIDIC, having undertaken training and assessment for such listing. I am regularly appointed by the ICC and FIDIC when an institutional or Presidential Nomination is requested. I am a Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and an international Adjudicator and have extensive experience of dispute resolution on a world-wide basis. I have also undertaken the facilitation and mediation of construction disputes where disputed values have ranged from modest sums to claims in excess of $300M.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Adjudication, Mediation
Previous positions: Co Director, Consultatnt Engineer, Dispute Resolution, past Chairman Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Wales), Past Chairman DRBF, , , , , , , , ,


  • Arbitrator
  • Adjudicator
  • Mediator


  • ACE
  • ICE
  • CIArb
  • SCA

Panel listings

  • BAC
  • DIAC
  • RICS
  • CIArb
  • ICE
  • SCA

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • BSc
  • MSc
  • FICE
  • FCIArb
  • FConsE
  • CEng