Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

Michael  Walker

  Country of residence: Canada

  Citizenship: Canadian



Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • North America
  • East Asia
  • Pacific
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia
  • North Africa
  • Sub Sahara Africa
  • Caribbean

Languages spoken

  • English

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

P.Eng. - Canada
PE - Texas

Construction contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Consultancy contract experience

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006
  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 5th Ed 2017
  • Sub-Consultancy Agreement, 2 Ed 2017

Specialist contract experience

  • FIDIC Guide to Practice, The Business of a Professional Services Firm (2015 Edition)

Experience with FIDIC contracts modules

  • Module 0: Professional Service Agreements
  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (2017 Edition)
  • Module 11: Comparison between 1999 and 2017 Editions of the FIDIC Contracts

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • The consulting industry
  • Organising a consulting firm
  • Administration and organisation of the firm’s activities
  • Business development
  • Human resources management
  • Financial management
  • Client relationship and communications
  • Project Procurement
  • Sustainable project management
  • Risk management
  • Quality management
  • Integrity management
  • Environment management

Services offered

  • Technical expert
  • Independent expert
  • Others

Technical expertise

  • Soil Erosion and Irrigation
  • 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 - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Environmental issues
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Waste Disposal - Solid Waste Management
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewerage
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Water - Flooding and Drainage
  • Waste Water - Treatment and Pumping Plant
  • Waste Water - treatment/distribution
  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Failure investigations
  • Flood damage
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

Michael Walker specialized in Civil / Environmental Engineering, at the University of Alberta, Canada. At the University of Alaska, he also studied Arctic Engineering. He is registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Canada, and as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. Michael is also a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute. He is with an employee-owned firm in Western Canada (Associated Engineering) as a Senior Project Manager, and has worked for large multi-national public companies, construction companies and small consulting firms with less than 10 employees.

Position and experience

Employment status: Permanent employee
Present position: Senior Project Manager
Previous positions: Branch Manager Division Manager
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: No
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Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: No
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Panel listings

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