Mark Winrow joins HKA as Principal, Business Development in the EMEA Region

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, announces today that Mark Winrow has joined the firm as Principal, Business Development for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region based in Dubai. 

Mark has over 27 years of experience as a barrister’s clerk, working in some of the most prestigious Chambers in the UK. During this time, he spent 15 years working in two of the best-known construction and international arbitration Chambers at 4 Pump Court and 39 Essex Chambers, where he gained specialist experience working with major international construction and engineering companies and solicitors. 

“Mark is recognised in the industry for his knowledge, expertise and insights, having worked in chambers for many years with some of the world’s leading barristers. In his role at HKA, Mark will work across the EMEA region, helping to develop key client relationships further whilst helping to grow our core service offerings and key growth sectors.  I am looking forward to working closely with Mark, and his extensive experience is welcomed as we continue to expand our presence across EMEA.”

Haroon Niazi, Partner, Construction, Claims, and Expert Services Lead, EMEA

Mark will be based in Dubai and will work closely with HKA’s EMEA Business Development team, experts, and consultants across the region. For the past four and half years, Mark was the Senior Practice Manager for the Commercial, Construction, and International Arbitration Team at 39 Essex Chambers, where he led a team of five clerks responsible for managing the practices of over 60 barristers. 

“I am really excited for this new challenge both professionally and personally. I have worked alongside HKA for a number of years and understand the strengths and capabilities of the firm. I am delighted to have joined such a well-regarded firm in the industry that has such a strong presence across the EMEA region.”

Mark Winrow, Principal, Business Development, 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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Media contact:

NameJude Wilson-Brown
TitleMarketing and Communications Director, Middle East and Africa
Number​​+971 4 337 2145​


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