Expert Profile

Keith Simpson

Keith Simpson

Technical Expert

Qualifications

Eur Ing - FEANI
DipEng
CEng
MCIBSE

Memberships & Associations

ASHRAE
CIBSE
FInstMC
MIET
Registered Expert Witness

Contract Experience

ICE
JCT
NEC

Presentations & Training

Keith presented and ran specialist electrical courses for City & Guilds of London. He is an ECUK trained mentor and interviewer/examiner for Professional Registration Applicants and sits on a Chartered Institution’s (FInstMC) Professional Registration/Assessment Board.

Sectors

Building
Energy
Infrastructure
Process & Industrial

Regional Experience

Europe
Middle East
United Kingdom

Highlights

  • Chartered Electrical Mechanical Engineer.
  • Over 35 years’ practice in Europe & Middle East.
  • Technical claims pertaining to bio-energy, power generation, refrigeration, and environmental conditioning.
  • Highly analytical (forensic) approach to engineering disputes.
  • Cross-examined on a number of occasions.

Summary

Keith is a highly motivated, enthusiastic engineer and forensic analyst (engineering).  He has 30 years’ consultancy experience in the construction industry, both within the UK and the Middle East.

Keith was appointed PSA/MOD Ministerial advisor on the National expansion, refurbishment support program where he headed the ‘Design Evaluation Team’ (DET) responsible for the review, agreement on design solutions for this voluminous nationwide program. He was the mechanical and engineering consultant to the National satellite stations.

Engineering solutions have ranged, from specialist environmental conditioning, to integrated engineering systems, from power generation, sub-station technology, transmission lines, power transformation and distribution facilities to the construction, gas, and petroleum industries.

Keith sits on the IMC’s Professional Registration Board, and audits corporate training. He is a ECUK trained mentor, and has produced numerous technical articles/papers published in engineering editorials and journals.

While most of his work has involved the investigation of mechanical and engineering systems failure, Keith’s engineering expertise has been used in cases where he has investigated specialist controls systems, cable failures, switchgear faults, power failures, and standards compliance.

Keith has presented expert evidence in court. In addition, following the introduction of the new Civil Procedure Rules in 1999, Keith has been appointed as a Single Joint Expert in accordance with Part 35 of the CPR.

This expert has recently been instructed by:

  • Healys Solicitors
  • Lawson Lewis & Co
  • Stevensons Solicitors LLP
  • Satellite Architects
  • Zakum Development Company (Abu Dhabi)
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