Paul Roberts is Managing Director of Secretariat’s Australia operations. He is a vastly experienced quantity surveyor with 35 years’ experience, a decade of which residing in Hong Kong. In all facets of commercial, contractual and dispute management, his experience spans a wide variety of building, engineering, mining and petrochemical projects located throughout Australia, South East Asia and the UK.
With over a decade specializing in dispute avoidance and resolution, Mr. Roberts is formally trained and experienced as adjudicator, arbitrator, expert determiner and mediator and is regularly appointed to act as Expert Witness. He has been a committee member of a number of professional industry bodies, including the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, is an experienced tertiary level tutor and external examiner and he regularly speaks on topics including Alternative Dispute Resolution, procurement and risk.
Mr. Roberts has been appointed as a quantum expert witness in contentious construction proceedings on numerous occasions in Hong Kong and Australia and has given oral testimony in courts and arbitration proceedings.