Geoffrey M. Beresford Hartwell

BHA Cromwell House

78 Manor Road
Wallington Sy, SM6 8RZ

Short Description:
EW #635 His experience includes Expert Determination as well as acting as an Expert appointed by Tribunals or by parties in arbitration and litigation.
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EW #635 is Senior Partner of  Consulting Engineers. He lectures on arbitration and on technical aspects of legal issues. and acts regularly as an expert witness. He also offers a one-day, in-house, interactive course on the role of the technical expert in litigation and in the resolution of disputes. His experience includes Expert Determination as well as acting as Expert appointed by Tribunals or by parties in arbitration and litigation.

Areas of practice:
Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudicationand other dispute resolution.
Engineering design and project management
Technical investigation and troubleshooting
Expert witness in UK and overseas.

Technical specialities:
Engineering Science
Mechanical and electrical design and specification, project mangement.
Instrumentation, electronics, communications, automation and computer control systems.

Current posts:
Senior Partner, BHA Cromwell House, Consulting Engineers

External Professor and Lecturer in Arbitration Law and the Philosophy and Ethics of Dispute Resolution- University of Glamorgan School of Law
Past Chairman, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (1996/1997)
Past President, Society of Construction Arbitrators (1997/2001) q.v.

Member of IEE/IMechE/ACE Joint Committee on Model Forms of Conditons of Contract

Areas of Technical Expertise:

Power generation (nuclear and conventional), supply and distribution.
Water and wastewater treatment; solid waste handling.
Oil and petrochemical plant, pipelines.
Machinery; manufacturing and process plant
Moving bridges, maritime and water control structures.
Data management: capture, handling, conversion and manipulation.
Instrumentation and control system design and performance.
Computer applications

Qualifications : (Educational & Professional)

Accredited Adjudicator - Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs Conseils (FIDIC)
Accredited Mediator - National Mediation Academy - Dallas, Texas
FCIArb Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Registered Arbitrator no. 6065
EurIng Europa Ingénieur Registration No 01874 GB
CEng. Chartered Engineer
FIMechE Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
CompanionIEE. Companion of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
MIEEE Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (USA)
MInstMC Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (Society of Instrument Technology)
MINucE Member of the Institution of Nuclear Engineers
MCIWEM Member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
FICA Fellow of the Indian Council of Arbitration
FConsE Fellow of the Association of Consulting Engineers
Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association
Member of the Society of Construction Law
Member of the Society of Construction Arbitrators
Member of the Academy of Experts
Member of the Expert Witness Institute
Member of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR)
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