Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

James  Perry

  Country of residence: France

  Citizenship: USA

  www.ps-consulting.fr www.gcila.org

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience: Poland, Azerbaijan, Iran, Hungary, Peru, Honduras, Spain, Uganda, Togo, Gambia, Morocco, Tunesia, Venezuela, Malaysia, Laos, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan

Global regions

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Other languages spoken: Spanish and Czech - notions

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

Colorado State University, USA (Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering) 1981
Case Western Reserve University, USA (Juris Doctor) 1984
Admitted Washington DC Bar Association 1985

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Silver 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)
  • 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 0: Professional Service Agreements
  • 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)
  • Module 6: FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Design, Build and Operate projects (2008 Edition)

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • None of the above

Services offered

  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Others

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Airports - other
  • Soil Erosion and Irrigation
  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - Gas
  • Building services - water
  • Building services - Communications
  • Building services - Acoustics and insultation
  • Building services - Security & Alarm Systems
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - Dams and reservoirs
  • Coastal engineering
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Environmental issues
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Energy & Power - Fossil Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Energy & Power - Natural gas and LNG Facilities
  • Energy & Power - other
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Irrigation and Land Reclamation
  • Manufacturing and Process Plant
  • Marine and ports
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Hardware and Software, Control and Monitoring Systems, Equipment and Drives
  • Rail - Infrastructure Engineering and Maintenance
  • Rail - Operation Control, Passenger Information Display and Entertainment
  • Rail - Signalling and Communications
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Rock Anchors & grouting Tunnels and Shafts
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewerage
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Waste Water - Treatment and Pumping Plant
  • Waste Water - treatment/distribution
  • Claims and variations
  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Defects

Short summary experiences

Jim Perry is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and holds a BsCE in civil. Based in Paris since 1988, Jim has served on numerous dispute boards and Arbitration Tribunals in Central Europe, Central Asia, the Caucuses, Latin America, Africa, SE Asia, Australasia and the Middle East. Jim is a member of the FIDIC President’s list, the Syntec-Ingénierie list of adjudicators (France) and a FIDIC Accredited International Trainer.

Position and experience

Employment status: Self employed
Present position: Partner PS Consulting
Previous positions: Managing Director - EuroDisneyland Imagineering – Marne la Vallée France Directeur Adjoint – Bouygues Bâtiment International – Czech republic & UK
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: Yes
List the types of certification you have:

All 1999 Contracts, Module 0, Module 1, Module 2, Module 3, Module 4, EPC, DBO English, Frenc (International)


Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: Yes
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Affiliations/Memberships

FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators
Syntec-Ingénierie, Member French list of FIDIC Adjudicators
President DRBF
Member SCL
Past Director Region 9 AACE International
Member IBA
Supporting Member Society of Construction Arbitrators

Panel listings

Admitted Washington DC Bar Association 1985

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