FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Dinesh  Shiwakoti

  Country of residence: Philippines

  Citizenship: Nepal



Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Asia
  • South Asia

Languages spoken

  • English

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other contract experience

  • FIDIC Red Book 1987 (Fourth Edition)

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Technical expert
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert

Technical expertise

  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Building - commercial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • 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 - other
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Environmental issues
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Marine and ports
  • 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 - Signalling and Communications
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Claims and variations

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

Short summary experiences

•Procurement Planning, Procurement Transaction, and Project Administration: Transport Projects (Road, Railway, Metro, Airport, Seaport) in South-Asia (India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives). Annual contract awards and disbursements, each exceeding US$1 billion._x000D__x000D_•Contract Management and Administration: Ben Luc – Long Thanh Expressway Project (Binh Khanh Cable Stayed Bridge; Phouc Khanh Cable Stayed Bridge; Viaducts), Vietnam. Estimated contracts cost US$635 million._x000D__x000D_•Procurement, Contract Management and Administration: Saigon East-West Highway Construction Project (Western Road and Expansion of Canal Side Road; Tunnel crossing Saigon River and Thu Thiem Road; Electric & Mechanical work for the Tunnel, Toll Facilities and Maintenance & Operation Facilities/Equipment), Vietnam. Estimated contracts cost US$400 million. _x000D__x000D_•Contract Execution and Management: Reclamation Works at Pulau Tekong, Singapore._x000D__x000D_•Technical Research: Port and Airport Research Institute (formerly Port and Harbour Research Institute, Ministry of Transport), Japan._x000D_

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: Senior Procurement Specialist (in a Multilateral Development Bank)
Previous positions: Procurement Specialist, Principal Contract Specialist, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Project Manager, Senior Engineer


  • Procurement Risk Assessment and Strategic Procurement Planning
  • Project Design
  • Procurement Transaction
  • Contract Administration
  • Management and Execution
  • Contractual Claims and Disputes Resolution


  • Fellow
  • Chartered Instituted of Arbitrator (FCIArb)

Panel listings

  • FIDIC Certified Adjudicator
  • Fellow
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrator (FCIArb)
  • Arbitrator
  • Asian International Arbitration Centre
  • Adjudicator
  • Asian International Arbitration Centre
  • Procurement Accreditation Skills Scheme (PASS) for Procurement
  • ADB
  • Procurement Accreditation Skills Scheme (PASS) for Consultant Recruitment
  • ADB

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Doctor of Engineering (Civil)
  • Master of Laws (Construction Law
  • Arbitration
  • and Adjudication)
  • M Engineering (Civil)
  • B Sc Engineering (Civil Engineering)