Capacity Building Committee (CBC)

A Major Role for FIDIC in the Consulting Engineering Industry



The FIDIC Capacity Building Committee (CBC) (“the Committee”) is a working committee of FIDIC appointed by the FIDIC Board, whose primary functions are to:

  • Identify areas and appropriate capacity building responses and options to advance the capability of the industry.
  • With support of the Secretariat, oversee development of a FIDIC global training strategy and delivery mechanisms, including cooperation with other organisations and Member Associations.
  • Oversee and regularly review the execution and effectiveness of the training strategy.
  • Advise the FIDIC Board and Secretariat on all aspects of Capacity Building in the Consulting Engineering industry.
Full details of purpose and activities can be found in the Terms of Reference below.

Terms of Reference (ToR)


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Responsible FIDIC Board Members

Catherine Karakatsanis Canada

Primary responsibility

Chantal Dagnaud

Secondary responsibility



Stephane Giraud 

France (chair)

Javier Sánchez Llopes

Spain (vice chair)

Lei Wu (Ray)  China (vice chair)

Abdel Hafiz Abdel Moniem


Amir Eftekhari 


Patrick Kampengele 


Cosmin Tobolcea 


Italo Goyzueta

Federation Operations Director

Italo is FIDIC’s Federation Operations Director. Italo has more than 18 years’ work experience in various functions. He works with the FIDIC Board and CEO in the delivery of federation governance and membership business-related activities. He also plans, manages and provides operational support to FIDIC working committees, regional groups, the Directors and Secretaries Council, and Future Leaders groups.

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