Peter Caillard


Construction 2023
Consulting 2022
Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
Professional Memberships CEng, Eur Ing, FICE, FCIHT
Industries Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Europe, Middle East
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 US$280m.
  • Strong transport planning skills.
  • Given evidence in dispute hearings, planning appeals, arbitration and to a Parliamentary Select Committee.

Peter Caillard is a Chartered Civil Engineer with nearly 40 years of experience in the construction industry.  He is widely experienced in the design and construction of highways, transport and infrastructure projects.

Peter handles cross-examination in a calm and professional manner. He has vast experience in matters of civil engineering design and its application during construction. He is very meticulous in his work.

WWL Construction Expert Witnesses 2023

Peter has managed projects through all stages of construction from preliminary design through to final account using a variety of forms of contract.   He has been engaged with projects throughout the world including the UK and Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America, and his experience covers all aspects of design and construction including highway geometry, road pavement construction, drainage, earthworks, highway structures, public utilities, and materials testing.  He is also experienced in transport planning, both for public infrastructure projects and private developments.

Peter has also undertaken research projects on behalf of the Department of Transport, and has developed draft technical standards both in the UK and overseas.  He has also executed safety audits for a wide range of projects and led investigations into road traffic accidents in the UK, followed by preparation of reports for litigation.

He has undertaken forensic investigations relating to engineering disputes on many occasions and testified at dispute hearings and planning inquiries, including planning appeals, arbitrations, and mediations.   He gave evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee during the passage of the enabling legislation for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

With over 40 years of experience, Peter Caillard is celebrated for his vast experience providing expert testimony in complex transport planning-related arbitration proceedings.

Contact Peter
Location: London, United Kingdom

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