FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Thierry  Linares

  Country of residence: France

  Citizenship: French / British / Swiss


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia
  • North Africa
  • Caribbean

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness
  • Councillor
  • Educational qualifications

Technical expertise

  • Coastal engineering
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Marine and ports
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Metals and Mining
  • Rail - High Speed rail
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Waste Water - Treatment and Pumping Plant
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Other Gross negligence, Force Majeure, Termination

Short summary experiences

I have over 18 years of experience managing the various components of project controls, both on contractor and client side. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, I held positions with Technip, ECP and Saipem._x000D_ I have been extensively involved in the set-up, management and development of activities of project control: budget and cost control, planning, contracts and subcontracts administration, risk management, analysis of key performance indicators._x000D_ As such, I developed a comprehensive knowledge of issues relating to cost, scheduling, procurement, risk and contract management within the construction project industry. _x000D_ In my time as Client and Contractor, I focused on estimation and managing complex procurement bids, developing and managing claims as well as dispute resolution tools and strategies._x000D_ _x000D_ I worked on greenfield onshore oil&gas, offshore modular process, mining and port projects, civil infrastructures, from engineering to commissioning, and have a large experience of technical and industrial problematics._x000D_ I have a large experience testifying in ICC arbitrations as delay and quantum expert and have been selected by the Who’s Who Legal as being among the world’s leading Consulting Experts since 2018.I also act as sole independant expert or arbitrator on request._x000D_ _x000D_ I enjoy working in dispute prevention, through the delivery of trainings, helping companies with projects due diligence and process improvements on planning, cost and contract disciplines. I am trained and act as a dispute board member, with an extreme focus on dispute prevention._x000D_

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: Managing Director Dispute Resolution FTI Consulting
Previous positions: Project control manager, TECHNIP, Project control manager, SAIPEM


  • Independant expert witness
  • quantum and delay
  • arbitration
  • Dispute Board Member
  • Trainer


  • Fellow
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Country representative France
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • Certified Expert Witness
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
  • FIDIC certified Adjudicator

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • LLM
  • Contruction Law and Arbitration - UK
  • Business management - France