FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Anton  Saad

  Country of residence: Jordan

  Citizenship: Canadian / Jordanian


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Middle East

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Construction contract experience

  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Plant and Design-Build Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Yellow Book)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999

Consultancy contract experience

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006
  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 5th Ed 2017

Specialist contract experience

  • Construction Subcontract, 1st. Ed. 2011

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Technical expert
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Expert witness

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Building - domestic
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - water
  • 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 - Dams and reservoirs
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Energy & Power - Solar Systems
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Infrastructure Engineering and Maintenance
  • Rail - other
  • Rock Anchors & grouting Tunnels and Shafts
  • Waste Disposal - Hazardous Waste Management
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Technical issues
  • Other

Short summary experiences

An independent consultant since early 2013 with over 37 years’ experience in the construction industry specialized in contracts and construction management, having an extensive background in 1. Construction Project Management including Supervision, Planning, Cost Estimating, Procurement, Cost Management, 2. Construction Contracts Pre and Post Award Management Services including Tendering and Tender Analysis and Award, 3. Client Consultant Contract / Agreement Management helping Clients during the course of a project, in particular when problems arise and / or claims need to be prepared / addressed, 4. Value Engineering, and 5. Project management and delivery including advice on all close out procedures 6. Arbitration / Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). All the above was associated with a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects. I have worked on a wide variety of mega projects including five-star hotels, mixed use commercial centers, infrastructure, highways, luxurious villas, office buildings, hospitals and clinics, airport terminal buildings and airfield facilities, industrial sea water pumping stations and marine works projects. My work experience also included performing and reviewing proposals, meetings with clients, and preparing management reports. Latest position was with international / national multi-deciplinary consultancy, responsible for the overall management of the Firm's operations and projects in Jordan. Prior to this post I woworked as a Projects Coordinator on several of the firm's projects in Jordan, in charge of client's liaison and coordination of project design / implementation related issues. I have gained experience both in Jordan and Canada, where I supervised building construction, performed concrete quality control, supervised infrastructure works, carried out geotechnical investigations and materials inspections, and supervised road construction and related structures.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: General Manager - Partner
Previous positions: Country Resident Manager , Contracts' Consultant - Ministry of Public Works & Housing (Jordan), Projects' Coordinator, Engineer's Representative


  • Chairman of Arbitration Tribunal
  • Dispute Board Sole Member (Standing DAB)
  • Claims management and preparation
  • Preparng claims and rejoinders for arbitration
  • full services arbitration


  • Professional Engineers of the Province of Ontario / Canada - Presently frozen as I live outside of Canada
  • Jordan Engineers Association - JEA
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitration - CIArb.
  • Jordan Arbitration Society

Panel listings

  • Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) - Association of Profesional Engineers Ontario Canada
  • Arbitrator - Jordan Arbitration Society
  • FIDIC's President List

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Contracts' Management - FIDIC all rainbow suite - Jordan Saudi Arabia
  • Arbitrator - Jordan
  • Claims Management - Jordan - Kuwait