HKA, the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector, has announced that Igor Corelj has joined the firm’s Middle East Expert team as Director.
A Structural Engineer and a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with 14 years of experience in the international construction industry, Igor has been based in the Middle East since 2009. He has led large multi-disciplinary teams with great success during this time and has worked in many capacities across the supply chain. This broad experience has given him a comprehensive insight into the diversity of contractual arrangements and issues arising out of them.
A Structural Engineer and a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with 14 years of experience in the international construction industry
Igor has been recognized for his consummate professionalism in adopting an independent standpoint for analysing claims submitted in formal dispute proceedings
Igor’s experience includes invaluable on-site contracting experience, commercial management of large infrastructure projects at head office level, and consultancy services at all stages and aspects of the project lifecycle. He has also acted as a Quantum Expert on several occasions, assisting on numerous complex engineering and construction arbitration matters, including attendance at multiple hearings.
Michael Tonkin, Partner and Head of Expert Services (AMEA), commented: “We are delighted that Igor has joined our team of experts, supporting our aggressive growth strategy in the Middle East. His experience and expertise in dealing with high-profile quantum disputes in the region will be greatly valued by the wider team”.
By combining detailed technical knowledge, international commercial management experience and awareness of legal issues, Igor can articulate clear and methodical explanations of the key issues relating to the quantification and valuation of various claims. In addition, Igor has been recognized for his consummate professionalism in adopting an independent standpoint for analysing claims submitted in formal dispute proceedings.
Igor Corelj, Director and Quantum Expert, said: “I am excited to join HKA’s diverse, well established and highly ambitious expert team that has developed a reputation for excellence. My career aspirations perfectly match those of the HKA business, and I am indeed looking forward to jointly achieving them through many great opportunities in the region and beyond”.
Before joining HKA, Igor was an Associate Director and Quantum Expert at Blackrock Expert Services.