Nader Akkaoui


Expert Information
Qualifications BSc Applied Science – Mechanical Engineering
Professional Memberships OIQ, PMI
Contract Experience AIA, CCDC, Bespoke
Industries Buildings, Mining and Metals, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Americas, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Experienced Professional Engineer.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination in international arbitration.
  • Experienced in the delivery of multi-billion-dollar construction projects around the globe.
  • Bi-lingual in English and French.
  • Certified Project Management Professional.

Nader Akkaoui is an engineer with more than 15 years of construction industry experience. He has been appointed as a delay and damages expert on eight occasions.

Nader has been cross-examined in international arbitration and has acted as expert for disputed values of up to $50 million. He has delivered numerous expert reports and provided construction litigation support for projects ranging from major infrastructure and industrial facilities to a variety of power projects and building uses.

Nader has a background working on international, multi-billion-dollar projects in North America, the Arabian Gulf, and Africa in LNG, mining and metals, and infrastructure sectors for a global engineering and construction corporation. His main roles included project and construction management, field engineering, planning, and change management.

In addition to his delay and damages expertise, Nader also specialises in performing construction cost and schedule assessments, construction cost audits, project management reporting optimization, and risk management. He is fluent in English and French and experienced in the evaluation and development of construction claims using bespoke, AIA and CCDC contracts.

Nader is a Professional Engineer in Quebec, Canada with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, an MBA from McGill University. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.

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