Terry Hawkins is a Managing Director at Secretariat based in London. He brings more than 17 years of experience in the construction and engineering sectors and more than ten years’ experience in construction-related disputes.
Mr. Hawkins has provided expert witness services in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation proceedings. He is regularly instructed to act as an independent quantum expert and has given oral testimony before arbitral tribunals.
Mr. Hawkins primary area of expertise is forensic quantum analysis, and he has assisted clients on a wide variety of construction and engineering projects in the energy, infrastructure, real estate and oil & gas sectors in the UK, Europe, South America, Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has prepared quantum analyses for both public and private sector clients and has been instructed to provide independent expert opinion in respect of matters relating to cost overruns and loss and expense. His primary areas of concentration are in the valuation of construction claims, including the measurement and valuation of works, valuation of termination claims and the quantification of prolongation and disruption costs.
Mr. Hawkins has previously gained practical experience working for UK construction contractors involved in all aspects of projects from initial estimating and procurement, cost control, valuations and final accounts. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.