Paul Roberts is a seasoned quantity surveyor with 35 years of experience, including a decade working in Hong Kong He advises on all facets of commercial, contractual, and dispute management for building, engineering, mining, and petrochemical projects in Australia, Southeast Asia, and the United Kingdom.
For more than a decade, Mr. Roberts has specialized in dispute avoidance. He is formally trained and experienced as an adjudicator, arbitrator, expert determiner, and mediator and is regularly appointed to act as an expert witness. He has been a committee member of several professional industry bodies, including the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is an experienced tertiary-level tutor and external examiner. In addition, 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. He has given oral testimony in court and arbitration proceedings.