John Foster

John Foster

Quantum & Delay Expert

  • Delivered a written expert report and was cross examined in relation to time issues in an arbitration arising out of the design, fabrication and installation of overhead bridge cranes at a major south-east Asian port operated by one of the one of the world's largest port operators.
  • Delivered a written expert report and was cross examined in relation to time and quantum issues in an ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a major airport highway in West Africa.

Industry Experience.

  • Heavy civil engineering
  • Port and marine work
  • Roads
  • Bridgeworks
  • Rail
  • Tunnelling works
  • Energy
  • Water and petrochemical plant construction
  • Commercial
  • High rise developments

As Regional Director, based in DGA Group’s Calgary office, John has responsibility for delivery of DGA Canada services in North America and the Pacific region, and for the operations of DGA Construction Consultants (Canada) Ltd.

With over 40 years' experience in construction and commercial management -largely in senior appointments with prominent international contractors - John has a proven track record of solving major construction problems and disputes.

He has internationally renowned skill in forensic analysis of construction delay and cost and has acted as Expert witness and been cross-examined in several major international Litigation, Arbitration and other dispute resolution proceedings.

"John’s input, in my over 25 years’ of collaboration with him, has always been insightful and incisive. This, coupled with his innate ability to crystallize and simplify complex construction concepts, such that it can be easily grasped by lawyers and arbitrators/judges, makes John one of the leading experts in his field."

FOO Maw Shen
Senior Partner
Dentons Rodyk & Davidson

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