Planning Expert Witness

Matthew Edwards MCIOB, MIEI, CEnv, GPC, ACIArb , Managing Director of PPM, has been appointed as Expert Witness / Expert Advisor on a number of disputes in Ireland and internationally.

He is an experienced Expert Witness and Planning / Scheduling Claims Expert Advisor in the area of project planning and scheduling since 2007. He has expert knowledge and scheduling advisory experience on major civil engineering and construction projects in Ireland and the UK through on-site / off-site planning manager and expert advisor / witness roles. Matthew also has extensive experience working in the Republic of Ireland as an Expert Witness and forensic delay analyst on construction and civil engineering disputes. Matthew also has worked as an assistant to expert capacity.

Due to Matthew’s extensive knowledge in Planning and Scheduling matters and the contractual landscape on national and international Forms of Contract on major construction, civil engineering and engineering projects, Matthew has been appointed / instructed on numerous occasions for his Expert Witness / Expert adviser experience and abilities for both claimant and respondent; whilst effectively communicating his independent witness views in support of the key decision maker in both mediation and arbitration hearings.

All cases to date have been undertaken successfully in association with his experience by combining the beneficial use of 4D BIM modelling (with or without quantum) with planned v actual scenarios to provide all sides of a dispute with the facts in both supporting and defending claims.

Matthew has pioneered BIM in this new area of the Expert Witness role within all types of engineering, civils and construction disputes alike.

For an informal discussion about our Expert Witness and claims planning service please contact Managing Director Matthew Edwards direct : medwards@ppm5d.ie