Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

Nabil  Abbas

  Country of residence: Saudi Arabia

  Citizenship: Saudi

  www.nabilabbas.org

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Other languages spoken: Non

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

FIDIC Accredited Trainer
Fellow of the Chartered Inst. of Arbitrators - FCIArb
Member of the Association of Cost Engineers - UK
Phd. in construction engineering and management, Univ.of Strathclyde - Glasgow (UK),
AIA (American Institute of Architects Associate)

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)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other FIDIC contract experience

Non

Experience with FIDIC contracts modules

  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (2017 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 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
  • Building - industrial
  • Construction law
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Claims and variations
  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

Has designed, supervised and managed the construction of hundreds of projects for both the public and private sectors.
Was appointed as arbitrator, sole arbitrator or expert witness for over 430 cases in construction projects. The value of these projects exceeds eight billion Saudi Riyals (2.4 billion Dollars).
Lectured extensively (over 70 short courses) on engineering topics & Arbitration in the Gulf region, North Africa, Europe and the Subcontinent.
Attended over 60 engineering conferences in the KSA– Middle East – Europe – USA.
Member of the FIDIC translation task group into Arabic (2007 – 2012), already completed translation of 7 contracts of Fidic's suite of contracts.
Vice Chairman and Member of the Arbitration committee at the Saudi Council of Engineers (2000 – 2012).
Member of the Fidic Translation Committee into Arabic.(2007-2014). So far concluded the translation of seven of Fidic Contracts.
Only accredited Fidic trainer in KSA & GCC countries.
Appointed for new Fidic contracts translation (2019-2020).

Position and experience

Employment status: Self employed
Present position: General Manager of Abbas Architects and Construction Consultants (since 1980)
Previous positions: Senior Site Architect 1976 - 1980
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: Yes
List the types of certification you have:

Module 1 Accredited International Trainer in English and Arabic
Module 2 Accredited International Trainer in English and Arabic


Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: No
List the types of certification you have:

Non

Affiliations/Memberships

Non

Panel listings

CIArb.
Saudi Society of Engineers
Cost Engineering

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