Dimitrios Tousiakis


Thought Leaders - Construction 2023
Arbitration 2024
Construction 2023
Consulting 2023
Expert Information
Qualifications MSc Civil Engineering
MSc Structural Steel Design and Business Management
BEng Civil Engineering
RICS Accredited Expert Witness
Professional Memberships MICE, TEE, AMAE, SCL
Contract Experience FIDIC, JCT, Bespoke
Industries Buildings, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Widely qualified Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination by KCs during international arbitrations.
  • Appointed as independent delay expert in ICC, UNCITRAL, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA and ADCCAC arbitrations.
  • Hands-on project experience as both contractor and project manager.
  • Illustrates complex dispute matters with a simplified, common-sense approach and intuitive visual representations.
  • Specialisation in steel structures.

Dimitrios Tousiakis is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 15 years of construction industry experience. He has acted as delay expert more than 10 times and has provided independent advice on programming matters to clients on numerous occasions.

Dimitrios combines expert knowledge with the capability of explaining matters in such a simple way. The level of thought and practicality Dimitrios applies to issues is impressive. He leaves no stone unturned.

WWL Construction Expert Witnesses 2023

Dimitrios is an RICS-accredited expert witness and has been cross-examined by KC during international arbitrations. He has been appointed as an independent delay expert for ICC, INCITRAL, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, and ADCCAC arbitrations with project values of up to USD$1.4B. He also has provided independent expert opinion to contractors and employers on multiple occasions.

Dimitrios has worked as an engineer for contractors and consultants in both on-site and back-office environments. He is experienced across all stage of the project life cycle from tendering, design, construction and supervision through to certification and dispute resolution for construction and structural projects across the Middle East, UK and Greece.

Dimitrios has led complex delay and disruption forensic analysis for both live projects and throughout the dispute resolution process. His expertise includes the design and construction of steel structures and the simplification of complex matters utilising intuitive visual representation to support his clear methodology. He has also acted as a conciliator, drafted expert reports and assisted the named delay expert on a range of projects including high-rise buildings, airports, healthcare, rail and oil and gas.

Dimitrios holds a master’s in both civil engineering and structural steel design and business management. He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a member of the Academy of Experts and is fluent in both English and Greek. Clients commend his “professional manner” and “detailed analysis” as well as his ability to deliver “robust analysis” that can be “easily understood”.

“Dimitrios is a skilful and practical delay analyst” “He is willing to consider every position when reviewing a matter and his reports are always balanced” “He will one day be considered one of the best delay practitioners across the globe – of that, I am sure”

Contact Dimitrios
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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