Eman Elnakly

Eman Elnakly

Principal
Construction Consulting
London (UK)

Eman is a Principal at Exponent, leading the Construction Practice in London. She is specialized in construction management and dispute resolution of Construction and Engineering projects. She analyses delay to projects in dispute as a programming/delay expert. She is a qualified Civil Engineer, an experienced planning and project controls engineer, delay analyst and Expert Witness and has worked across a wide range of sectors both in the UK and internationally.


Her expertise is in forensic delay analysis, strategic and project planning and management. She regularly gets appointed as an Expert Witness on matters of Construction Delay, providing evidence in proceedings. Sector experience includes, civil and infrastructure, energy, oil and gas, marines, defense, and building sector – (residential, commercial and mixed use), including working in both the public and private sectors.

Eman has delivered assignments across different regions including UK, Poland, Sweden, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Russia, and Canada. Her contract experience includes PFI, NEC, FIDIC, JCT as well as a number of bespoke contract forms.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • BSc (Hons), Construction and Building Engineering, The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, UAE, 2000
  • LETAPAEWE

LANGUAGES

  • Arabic
  • French

Prior Experience

Ankura International

Navigant Consulting (Europe) Ltd

Hill International

Davis Langdon

EC Harris

Concept Architecture

Rosendaal / Bechtel

Ing. Giovanni Radio

Arab Consultant Engineers (ACE)

Professional Affiliations

Incorporate Membership “Chartered Institute of Building” (ICIOB)

Member Society of Construction Law

Member of “Egypt Engineers Syndicate”. (E.E.S.)

Member of “Egyptian Engineers Association”. (E.E.A.)

Project Experience

Upgrade existing safety and signaling system on a Metro System, Sweden.

Expert Witness – party appointed Independent Delay Expert in arbitration to provide an expert opinion on delay matters that occurred during the design and installation of a New Safety and Signaling System from NTP to termination of the contract by the Employer.

Pre-dispute advice new Metro system, KSA.

Delay expert Providing pre-dispute/negotiations Delay analysis and programming advice to a large consortium constructing and commissioning a new rapid transit system in a large city in the Middle East with a cost of $21 bn. Advice is in relation to regular reporting on progress as required by the contract, methods of analysis in relation to ongoing extension of time claims.

Combined Cycle Power Plant 1400MW, Egypt

Delay expert in respect of a dispute on two 4800MW combined cycle power plants station projects in Africa appointed by the main contractor, the appointment including preparation of the report analysing project delays, concurrency issues.

Oil Field Development and Refinery Project, Kazakhstan.

Delay Expert provide a delay analysis for a project assessment for the Employer on the development of 1.2m barrels of oil per day oil field and refinery in Kazakhstan. The project was a large drilling rig situated in the North Caspian Sea and a land-based gas refinery which was severely delayed and over budget. The analysis included identifying actual process achieved of large subcontracts and contractor delays that impacted these subcontracts.

Oil Field Development, Mishrif Formation, Iraq.

Delay analysis in relation to the drilling and completion of 23 production wells in the Mishrif Formation Area, Iraq. The analysis involved detailed build-up of the as-built schedule and the analysis of additional works (OOS)

Upgrade existing safety and signaling system on a Metro System, Sweden.

Expert Witness – party appointed Independent Delay Expert in arbitration to provide an expert opinion on delay matters that occurred during the design and installation of a New Safety and Signaling System from NTP to termination of the contract by the Employer.

Pre-dispute advice new Metro system, KSA.

Delay expert Providing pre-dispute/negotiations Delay analysis and programming advice to a large consortium constructing and commissioning a new rapid transit system in a large city in the Middle East with a cost of $21 bn. Advice is in relation to regular reporting on progress as required by the contract, methods of analysis in relation to ongoing extension of time claims.

Combined Cycle Power Plant 1400MW, Egypt

Delay expert in respect of a dispute on two 4800MW combined cycle power plants station projects in Africa appointed by the main contractor, the appointment including preparation of the report analysing project delays, concurrency issues.

Oil Field Development and Refinery Project, Kazakhstan.

Delay Expert provide a delay analysis for a project assessment for the Employer on the development of 1.2m barrels of oil per day oil field and refinery in Kazakhstan. The project was a large drilling rig situated in the North Caspian Sea and a land-based gas refinery which was severely delayed and over budget. The analysis included identifying actual process achieved of large subcontracts and contractor delays that impacted these subcontracts.

Oil Field Development, Mishrif Formation, Iraq.

Delay analysis in relation to the drilling and completion of 23 production wells in the Mishrif Formation Area, Iraq. The analysis involved detailed build-up of the as-built schedule and the analysis of additional works (OOS)

Shawfield Street, Private sector residential, London, UK

Expert Witness – party appointed Delay Expert for an adjudication on a housing project to provide expert opinion on the project delays, the appointment including preparation of the report analyzing project delays and concurrency delays.

Harrington Road, Private sector residential, London UK

Expert Witness – party appointed Delay Expert for an adjudication on a housing project to provide expert opinion on the project delays, the appointment including preparation of the report analysing project delays and provision of oral assistance in relation to allegations of concurrent delays in the dispute over an entitlement to an extension of time.

CCGT Power Plant, Poland

Provided an ongoing advisory service to the Contractor on an A120 MW combined cycle power plant in Stalowa Wola, Poland.

Leopold Avenue, Private sector residential, London UK

Expert Witness – party appointed Delay Expert for an adjudication on a private sector residential project to provide expert opinion on project delays, entitlement to Extension of Time and Practical Completion – written reports provided to adjudicator.

Combined Cycle Power Plant, Oman

Assisted the Delay Expert advisor in respect of a dispute on a combined cycle gas power station project in the Middle East. Researched events, developed the as-built schedule and identified the CP. Carried out the delay analysis and draft the reports.

CCGT Power Plant, Poland

Provided support to the Expert Witness on a dispute relating to the completion of a power plant located in Poland for arbitration. Researched events, developed the as-built schedule and identified the CP. Carried out the delay analysis and draft the reports.

Sherringham Shoal Wind Farm, UK.

The engineering, procurement, supply and installation of the foundations for Sherringham Shoal offshore wind farm, a new 317MW wind farm located approximately 22 kilometres off the Norfolk coast in England. Provided support to the Expert Witness on a dispute relating to the completion of the off shore wind farm located in the North Sea for arbitration. Attended the cross examination to assist the Expert, Researched events, developed the as-built schedule and identified the CP. Carried out the delay analysis and drafted conclusions.

Offshore Field Production Centre, Canada.

Assisted with preparation of Expert Report for arbitration. Researched events, developed the as-built schedule and identified the CP. Carries out the delay analysis and drafted conclusions.

CCGT plant in Perm, Russia.

A120MW combined cycle power plant in Perm Russia. Assisted with preparation of Expert Report for arbitration. Researched events, developed the as-built schedule and identified the CP. Carries out the delay analysis and drafted conclusions.

Polysilicon Manufacturing Facility in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Reviewed contractor’s claims for variations and EOTs. Provided programming advice on a wayward schedule and the claim of contractor.

Long term Solution – Car showroom in Doha, Qatar

Carried out the full analysis and prepared the Expert report for arbitration, including the development of a master programme for the works on the showroom as part of the analysis and report.

Adjudication – Residential sector, London, UK.

Assisted the appointed arbitrator in matters related to the value of the works carried out by the Contractor and the extent of Contractor’s entitlement to be paid for the work carried out and their entitlement for extension of time.

Crossrail C510 Contract

Senior Planning Engineer for SCL (Secondary Concrete lining) tunnelling Works for Whitechapel and Liverpool Street Stations.

East London Line (ELL)

Senior Planning Engineer. Carried out Retrospective Delay Analysis (forensic planning) of Contract programme for mediation.

Defence Training Review

Strategic planner for Scoping & phasing. Strategic Programme, Monitoring and Reporting. Metropolitan Police Safer Neighbourhoods Stage 2

Port Saiid East Port

Planning Assistant on site on Port Saiid East Port project building a Quay walls with length 1200 ms – with a value of US$ 61M.

Egyptian LNG Project (Idku, Egypt)

Planning Engineer on site on the Egyptian LNG Project (Idku, Egypt)- major project in Egypt with a value of US$ 1.8bn.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • BSc (Hons), Construction and Building Engineering, The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, UAE, 2000
  • LETAPAEWE

LANGUAGES

  • Arabic
  • French