Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

Ahmed  Waly

  Country of residence: Egypt

  Citizenship: Egyptian


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience: Sudan, Qatar

Global regions

  • Middle East
  • North Africa

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

Please check my CV

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)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999
  • FIDIC Procurement Procedures Guide 1st Ed (2011)

Consultancy contract experience

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

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

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)
  • Module 4: Management and Administration of FIDIC Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 5: FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (1999 Edition)

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • None of the above

Services offered

  • Technical expert
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert

Technical expertise

  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Construction law
  • Claims and variations
  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling

Short summary experiences

With dual degree in Engineering and Law, Dr. Waly has 25 years of experience in Construction Contracts Administration as well as Claims preparation and assessment for projects in Egypt, and the Middle East.
Dr. Waly acted as Arbitrator, Mediator, Adjudicator, or Counsel in several ad-hoc and institutional Disputes under the rules of ICC, Paris, CRCICA, Cairo, and DIFCLCIA, Dubai.
Dr. Waly is member of the International Court of Arbitration (Arab Arbitration Group), ICC, Paris, member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), London, a Certified Mediator and Trainer by CEDR, London, and a Certified Expert at the Center of disputes resolution at the General Authority of Investment, Egypt.
Dr. Waly is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Construction Engineering, the American University in Cairo (AUC), lecturing undergraduate and graduate courses and conducting research in Construction Contracts Management, Construction Claims and Disputes Resolution Methods. He has several refereed Journal and Conference papers published in Egypt, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, India, and Turkey.
Dr. Waly holds a BSc in Engineering and an LLB from Cairo University; an MSc in Construction Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA, and a PhD in Project Management from Virginia Tech, USA.

Position and experience

Employment status: Permanent employee
Present position: Managing Partner, WALY - Arbitration and Contract Administration Firm
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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FIDIC Interim Accredited Trainer- Agreement since 11/2018


I am a member of the Egyptian Engineering syndicate. I am not sure if it is a FIDIC Member Association or not yet, as there were discussions between the syndicate and the FIDIC in this regards.

Panel listings

I am Member in:
- The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. (Member # 35923)
- The International Council for International Arbitration