Macarena Diaz Egnem


Expert Information
Qualifications MSc Construction Project Management
BESc Civil Engineering
Chartered Civil Engineer, Chile
Professional Memberships AACEi, CCDP-IPMA, GPC, SCHDC, SCL, Chilean Association of Engineers
Services Delay & Disruption, Quantum
Sectors Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space, Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Technology
Expert Highlights
  • Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Forensic delay analyst with expertise in planning and CPM programming.
  • Understanding of any project process and sequence of design and construction.
  • Has provided advice to experts for disputes of up to US$2 billion.
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English).

Macarena is a Chartered Civil Engineer with more than 10 years of construction industry experience. She has twice been appointed as an expert and has assisted the named expert on 15 occasions in delay and quantum matters.

Macarena has been crossed-examined in both litigation and arbitration. She also regularly provides analysis and opinion for expert reports in conjunction with named experts for buildings, infrastructure and power projects across South America, Europe, the Middle East and USA.

Macarena has worked for owners, contractors, engineering consultants, litigants and courts across development, construction and dispute resolution disciplines. Her prior engagements include a range of power projects  from hydroelectric plants, thermoelectric plants and nuclear power stations to wind farms, substations and transmission lines; roadways construction; large marine facilities; metro, rail and airport transportation; hospital, residential, office and hotel buildings; and construction of operational facilities for the mining sector.

Macarena specialises in the processes of planning and control for the whole project lifecycle. She undertakes both forensic delay and quantum analysis and advises on matters ranging from extensions of time, delay and acceleration to disruption and cost overruns.

Macarena is member of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International, The Guild of Project Controls and the Society of Construction Law. She is also a member of the Sociedad Chilena del Derecho de la Construcción, the Chilean Association of Engineers and the Chilean Corporation of Project Management. Macarena is bilingual and supports clients in both Spanish and English.

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Location Santiago, Chile

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