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Expert Profile

David Coyne

David Coyne

Delay and Technical Expert

Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Chartered European Engineer, (EUR ENG)
Chartered Marine Engineer (CMarEng)
MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
MSc Geotechnical Engineering
MEng Civil Engineering
President of AFDCI International Chapter
BGA
IMarEST
FEANI
UK Engineering Council
SCL Astra UK
Bespoke
FIDIC
JCT
NEC3
NEC4
Building
Energy
Infrastructure
Marine
Mining
Oil & Gas
Process & Industrial
Transportation
Africa
Americas
Asia Pacific
Europe
Middle East

Highlights

  • Forensic Delay Analyst
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Chartered European Engineer
  • Chartered Marine Engineer
  • A specialist in mechanical and electrical quantum matters
  • Extensive experience in across the geotechnical and offshore renewables sector

Summary

David Coyne is an experienced Chartered Engineer, Project Manager and respected independent Delay Expert with over 10 years of experience. Mr Coyne specialises in utilising critical path method scheduling as the principal tool in managing complex construction projects/programmes.

He applies his project experience and technical knowledge to support clients as an independent delay expert witness in all dispute resolution forums. He also provides strategic advice to clients from an independent perspective.

David worked as an engineer and project manager on a wide range of projects. As a result, he acquired experience and responsibilities in all stages of the project lifecycle, through design, construction, commissioning, and certification. In addition, he was responsible for driving the efforts of multidisciplinary teams and subcontractors for clients across many regions, including France, the UK, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

David also established himself as a leading technical advisor in geotechnical and offshore renewable engineering through his research work with Oxford, Cambridge, and Imperial universities in the UK.

David was recently requested to be part of the international committee drafting the third revision of the French Delay & Disruption Protocol. Furthermore, he became the president of the French Society of Construction Law (AFDCI).

 

Whos Who Legal describes David as an “Arbitration Global Leader – Expert Witness” & and a “Future Global in Construction Quantum, Delay and Technical Consulting.” Client’s comments include: “David brings enormous clarity to complex technical discussions”, … “He strives to deliver high-quality work that is beyond reproach,” … “always rely on David to deliver the required input even under enormous time pressure”.

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