HKA appoints Amanda Clack as Regional CEO of its EMEA region

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, announces the appointment of Amanda Clack as Regional CEO of its new Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.

Amanda Clack is an industry-renowned figure in quantity surveying, programme management and real estate. With vast experience in both private and public sectors, her expertise in professional services has seen her appointed to numerous boards, including Chair of Trustees at the University College of Estate Management (UCEM), Chair of the RICS Infrastructure and Construction Market Forum, Member of the Mayor of London’s Infrastructure Advisory Panel (IAP), and Senior Adviser to the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) & Building Safety Challenge Panel.

Prior to her move to HKA, Amanda was an Executive Director at CBRE, a commercial real estate services and investment firm, where she was a member of the UK Executive Committee and the Management Board. She was also the Head of Strategic Advisory, Head of Public Sector and chaired the Strategy Board. Previous to CBRE, Amanda held several positions at Partner level, most recently with Big Four consulting firms EY and PwC.

“I am delighted to welcome Amanda to our team. HKA gains an industry leader with a proven track record of delivering growth, building high-performing and successful teams, and delivering exceptional services to clients.

“Amanda is joining HKA at an exciting point as we continue to enhance our position in the industry and expand into new geographies and industries. She will be incredibly valuable in helping HKA deliver increased value to our clients, employees and wider stakeholders.”

Renny Borhan, Partner, Chief Executive Officer

Amanda’s exceptional reputation in her field saw her become the longest serving President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 123 years. In 2018, she was named ‘Most Influential Surveyor’ at the RICS 150th Anniversary ‘Pride in the Profession’ awards in the category of Top Surveyors of All Time. She is a Fellow of six institutions, including RICS, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Association of Project Management and the Royal Society of Arts.

Amanda is a passionate advocate for causes surrounding equality, diversity, and inclusion in both her professional and personal life. She co-authored Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Real Estate (Routledge, 2019) and has been the Executive Vice President for The Story of Christmas charity and appeal since 2021.

“I am very excited to be joining HKA at such a pivotal moment of its growth journey. I have been impressed by the progress HKA has made over the past five years and inspired by its vision to achieve the best possible outcome for its clients, every time.

“At the helm of the new EMEA region, I will work closely with colleagues to grow the region, enhance our client service, and make HKA an even greater place to work. I am looking forward to meeting many new colleagues across the regions as we work together to expand and augment our position in our core market sectors.”

Amanda Clack, Partner, Regional CEO, EMEA


HKA is a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution, using our multi-disciplinary expertise to provide a comprehensive set of specialist services:

  • Expert, Claims and Advisory services for the capital projects and infrastructure sector
  • Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages services for all types of contracts, including commercial and investment treaty disputes
  • Consulting services to support companies working on US Federal Government contracts.

Headquartered in the UK, HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisers, we help clients manage disputes, risk and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects.

We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers. Clients have access to leaders and problem-solvers who decode complexity through collaborative working and innovative thinking, making the best possible outcomes a reality for our clients, every time.

As well as more than 500 expert witnesses, HKA now has in excess of 500 advisors and consultants – across 40+ offices in 18 countries – with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes.

HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries including buildings, industrial and manufacturing, power and utilities, resources, transportation infrastructure, technology, financial services, government contracts and non-profit.

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