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Roy Pickavance BSc FRICS (FCIOB FCIArb retired)

Chairman and Principal Consultant

Roy is a Construction Consultant providing Claims Advice and Expert Witness services in quantum and delay analysis.

A forensic quantity surveyor. He has in excess of 40 years' experience dealing with disputes in the construction industry and is frequently appointed to provide expert quantum evidence in court and arbitrations.

He is a member of the RICS panel of Expert Witnesses. He has been appointed to the RICS, RIBA and CIOB panels of Construction Industry Adjudicators.

He entered the quantity surveying profession in 1963 and has been a partner in an Architects and quantity surveyors practice and a multidisciplinary practice. He has worked for a Local Authority and held the post of Senior Lecturer at the University of Central England. He has been a director of a group of construction companies and been a consultant to an international firm of construction consultants.

He has both UK and international experience in the petrochemical industry and the transport industry as well as mechanical & electrical engineering services and general construction works.

He acts as an expert in respect of delay analysis as well as quantum disputes and considers himself to be at the forefront of forensic delay analysis and the understanding and interpretation of delay and disruption claims utilising modern techniques.

He specialises in delay analysis and the development of computer based systems for record keeping and the forensic analysis of accounting and construction data in relation to prolongation and disruption disputes and well as rapid response to adjudication issues.

He frequently lectures to qualified professionals at Mid-Career Conferences.

Currently his time is spent sitting as an Adjudicator for Construction Disputes and providing Ad hoc advice to the industry.

e-mail: arp@daqs.co.uk CV: Click here to view Roy's CV