Peter Caillard


Peter is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the construction industry.  He is widely experienced in the design and project management of highways, transport and infrastructure projects.  He has acted as technical expert on matters of design and project management on many occasions.

Peter has managed projects through all stages of construction, from preliminary design through to final account, using a variety of forms of contract.  His experience ranges from major highways, railways, structures and utilities to transportation planning and development projects.  He has also undertaken much work with private sector developers, including masterplanning, access design, parking studies, road pavement design and drainage design.

Peter has been engaged with projects throughout the world including the UK and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He has processed contractual disputes and assessed claims for projects in Africa and the Middle East, and attended and presented evidence at formal dispute hearings.

Peter has undertaken research projects on behalf of the Department of Transport. He has also prepared a draft technical standard for the Highways Agency regarding the development of three-lane single carriageways roads, as an economic alternative to the construction of full width dual carriageways.

Peter has carried out safety audits for a wide range of projects and has prepared accident investigation reports for litigation. He has appeared as an expert witness at planning inquiries and contractual dispute hearings. He has been cross-examined in arbitration and gave evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee during the passage of the enabling legislation for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

Qualifications BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
Professional Memberships CEng, Eur Ing, FICE, FCIHT
Consulting Experts 2018
Expert Highlights
  • Proven as a credible expert under cross-examination.
  • Experienced engineering designer and manager in the UK and overseas
  • Specialist in highways design and project management.
  • Managed major multi-disciplinary projects up to a value of £200m.
  • Strong transport planning skills.
  • Given evidence in dispute hearings, planning appeals, arbitration and to a Parliamentary Select Committee.
Expert Details
Location London, UK
Services Technical
Sectors Infrastructure
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 33
No. of Expert Commissions 11
No. of Cross Examinations 4

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