John Baker

John Baker

Quantum & Delay Expert
FCIOB, FRICS, FInstCES, MCIArb, RPS [Hong Kong], MAE, Accredited Mediator & Accredited Adjudicator

Amongst other appointments:

  • Provision of a written expert report and cross examination in relation to quantum issues in an ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a major refinery in Taiwan
  • Provision of a written expert report in relation to time and quantum issues in an ICC arbitration arising out of the non-completion of a 3 x 18 MW power station in Borneo

Sector experience:

  • Commercial Developments
  • Energy
  • Hotels & Leisure Facilities
  • Hospitals & Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • Port & Marine Works
  • Process Engineering
  • Railways
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Roads & Bridges
  • Water Treatment

Based in South East Asia, John’s remit includes Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Since 2015, this has included (i) expert opinions on projects in Macau, Myanmar and Singapore, (ii) contractual and commercial services on a data centre in Hong Kong, a casino in Macau, a water reclamation plant in Singapore, (iii) a FIDIC Dispute Adjudication Board appointment in Thailand, (iv) five expert witness appointments in Hong Kong and Singapore.

He has been appointed as Expert on more than 30 occasions to provide written Expert Reports on Delay [>10] and Quantum [>30] and has been cross-examined in the witness box on 15 occasions.

He is experienced in litigation and arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam on building and civil engineering works, the energy and process sectors, a refinery and two gas pipeline projects.

John has over 50 years’ experience in the international construction industry. John’s maxim is that hard-earned years of that hands-on experience has proven time and time again that tomorrow is too late. This precept has helped earn the confidence and trust of clients internationally.   

John is a Member of the Academy of Experts

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