John-Battersby_135px John Battersby

FCInstCES, FGIS, FASI, FCIOB, FHKICM, MRICS, MHKIS, FCMI, FCIArb, FHKIArb, MAE, RPS(QS)

Group Managing Director,
BKAsiaPacific (Hong Kong) Limited and BKAsiaPacific Limited

Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager

 


Training Area

  • Commercial and Contract Management Training
  • Dispute Resolution Training
  • NEC Training
  • Quantity Surveying Training

John Battersby has 51 years experience in the construction, 30 years of which have been spent specialising in commercial and contract management issues, including conducting training workshops for project management personnel on the assessment and management of construction risk under NEC and target cost contract. He has been appointed expert advisor and expert witness many times in medication, arbitration and litigation and has also been appointed as arbitrator, mediator and dispute resolution advisor several times.

Key Experience

 

 

 

51 years in

construction industry

51 years experience in the construction industry.  35 years of which have been on projects in Hong Kong and throughout the Asia Pacific region.

 

 

45 years in

senior management

45 years of senior management in quantity surveying practices, commercial and contract management consultants and commercial departments of contractors.

 

 

39 years specializing

in commercial and

contract management

issues

39 years specialist experience in dealing with commercial and contract management issues on behalf of employers and contractors.  Through these activities, has gained an in depth working knowledge of building and engineering construction, construction procurement and construction management processes, construction law, contract administration and the various standard forms of contract, methods of measurement, specifications and other related documentation in use both locally and internationally.  On the basis of this experience and knowledge has lectured extensively and conducted training workshops on commercial and contract management issues, dispute avoidance and resolution, including assessment and management of construction risk under NEC3 and target cost contracting.

 

 

Expert witness,

arbitrator, mediator

and dispute

resolution advisor

Appointed as expert advisor and expert witness many times in mediation, arbitration and litigation in respect of assessment of additional cost/loss and expense/damages claims, measurement issues, adjustment of rates, valuation of variations and causes and effects of delays and disruption to construction and engineering works.  Has acted both as party appointed expert and “single joint expert” (or “tribunal expert”).  Practising Member of the Academy of Experts and accredited by the Academy as an Expert.  Also appointed as arbitrator, mediator and dispute resolution advisor several times.

Contact John Battersby

Tel: +852 2687 2267
Email: johnbattersby@bkasiapacific.com