Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer


  Country of residence: Romania

  Citizenship: Romanian


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience: Russia, United Kingdom, France, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova, Northern Macedonia, Serbia,

Global regions

  • East Europe

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • 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)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other FIDIC contract experience

Claims / Disputes Management, Contract Management, Disputes Adjudication, Arbitration/ Court

Experience with FIDIC contracts modules

  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 1 Advanced: Practical Use of FIDIC Contracts Advanced course (1999 Edition)
  • Module 2: Management of Claims and Disputes Resolution under the FIDIC Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 3: Understanding DABs (1999 Edition)

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • Project Procurement

Services offered

  • Technical expert
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Others

Technical expertise

  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Waste Water - treatment/distribution
  • Claims and variations

Short summary experiences

Florin NICULESCU is a Civil/ Infrastructure Engineer with extensive experience in all levels contractual matters, having been involved in preparation of tender dossiers (terms of reference, technical specifications, Conditions of Contract) and subsequent evaluation of offers, for numerous contracts for Works, Services and Supplies.
He has dealt along his career with various types of works, such as roads/bridges, railways, ports, waste water treatment plants, industrial food plant, civil and industrial buildings, etc.
Mr. Florin NICULESCU is very experienced in technical assistance for implementation and contract management, including claims, having used the FIDIC Conditions of Contract in implementation of various types of works through the various project phases of design, works supervision and commissioning.
Based on all above skills and knowledge, he then developed a career in the field of Claims management and resolution of Disputes for Works Contracts, being already a member/ nominee, on President’s Lists of various worldwide disputes resolution organisations and being member of private entities providing disputes resolution services in constructions respectively, he is the only romanian FIDIC Accredited Adjudicator. As well, Mr. Niculescu is a FIDIC Accredited Trainer.
He has a deep understanding of tendering procedures, be it EC, or other international donors (World Bank, EIB, EBRD), Romanian or private, gained through his experience of over 3.5 years in the EC Delegation in Bucharest, Romania and in subsequent contracts carried out.
He has prepared numerous tender documents, including Works Particular Conditions of Contract, assessed offers and was subsequently involved in Works Contracts implementation, experiencing thus at first hand the functioning of such contracts and determining intimate causes that may generate difficulties/ claims at later stage.
He is also a very good trainer/ lecturer, due to his technical knowledge, but also due to his excellent communication skills.
He has trained in FIDIC Conditions of Contract and Procurement over 1,000 people, a broad range of students from State and Private organisations, both in Romania and abroad. He is probably, the first Romanian high level FIDIC trainer.

Position and experience

Employment status: Self employed
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Previous positions:
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: No
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Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: Yes
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All 1999 Contracts


Disputes Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)
National Association of Romanian Consulting Engineers (ARIC)