Romano Allione is a past president of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors and is a recipient of the Al Mathews Award for Dispute Board Excellence, the DRBF's top honor.
  Marcelo Alencar Botelho de Mesquita graduated in Law by São Paulo’s Catholic University Law School, in 2001, has a Master of Science in Law from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, a Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb –UK), and works as a lawyer with building and infrastructure contracts since 2003. Author of the book “Contratos Chave na Mão (Turnkey) e EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction)” (Almedina, 2019) and of chapters and essays focused on construction law. Currently, Vice President of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDIC). Former President of the Mediation

and Arbitration Committee at Brazilian Bar Association of Santa Catarina between 2016-2018 (OAB-SC). Vice-President of Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem da ACIF – CMAA. Member of the following institutes: Society of Construction Law – SCL (UK), Dispute Resolution Board Foundation - DRBF (USA), Brazilia Committee of Arbitration – CBAR. Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian.

  Vitor Aly is a highly experienced Civil Engineer with a Master’s Degree in Civil and Urban Construction from Escola Politécnica da USP. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Vitor has built an impressive track record of success in both the private and public sectors. As the former owner and commercial director of Vizca Engenharia e Consultoria, Vitor was instrumental in managing the successful implementation of the Sabesp’s São Lourenço Program, a Public- Private Partnership that involved an investment of USD 5.4 million and the production of 6,400 liters per second of treated water. As the CEO of MWH, Vitor oversaw the construction of the Pinalito Hydroelectric Power Plant in the Dominican Republic, demonstrating his leadership skills and ability to manage complex projects. Vitor has also held various advisory and leadership positions in the public sector, including serving as an advisor to Governor Mario Covas in infrastructure works, president of SPObras, and Secretary in the Secretariat of Urban Infrastructure and Works of the Municipality of São Paulo to Mayor Bruno Covas. In these roles, he promoted effective actions for infrastructure management and oversaw the construction of important assets, such as 15 utilities of drainage retaining reservoirs units, more than 50 km of new water galleries, and micro drainage reinforcement works. Currently, as the owner/Director of Theon Engenharia, Vitor is dedicated to developing the Asset Management market using Artificial Intelligence and PPP’s projects and providing infrastructure consulting services. With his vast experience and expertise, Vitor is an asset to any organization in need of effective infrastructure management and development. Vitor Levy Castex Aly is a Brazilian civil engineer with a Master's degree in civil and urban engineering from the University of São Paulo. He has academic experience in various institutions in Brazil and Japan. He has experience working in both private and governmental sectors, with a solid background in coordinating work groups, managing multidisciplinary projects, and negotiating with contractors. Vitor has served as the Director of Theon Engenharia e Consultoria since January 2021, managing the company's project management, supervision, sanitation development, and public-private partnerships (PPP) services. He was also Secretary of the Municipal Infrastructure Secretariat of São Paulo - SIURB from April 2018 to December 2020, where he was responsible for managing and supervising the Infrastructure Works Program of the Municipality of São Paulo. Before that, he was the President of SPObras - São Paulo Works from January 2017 to April 2018, where he managed the Construction Program of the Municipality of São Paulo. He was also the Director of Vizca Engenharia e Consultoria from May 2012 to December 2016, where he managed project, program, and portfolio management, as well as project supervision, construction supervision, and consulting services. Throughout his career, Vitor has been involved in various high-profile projects, including the Public-Private Partnership of the São Lourenço Producer System, the Roberto Marinho Urban Operation, the Lino de Moraes Leme Viaduct, and the Itaquera Bus Corridor. He also worked as a consultant for CH2M Hill and Montgomery Watson Harza America, where he served as the Country Manager for Montgomery Watson Harza Brazil. Additionally, Vitor has lectured and conducted research in the Civil Engineering Department of Escola Politécnica of São Paulo State University (EPUSP), where he performed specialization and trainee programs in Japan and conducted technical visits to several foreign teaching institutions.
Ricardo Barreiro-Deymonnaz is a founding and managing partner of Barreiro. Oliva. De Luca. Jaca. Nicastro. Abogados, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he heads the Infrastructure and Ricardo is co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), Council Member of the Section of Energy, Environment, Resources, and Infrastructure Law of the IBA (SEERIL), founding member and President of the Argentine Society on Construction Law (SADEC), and Honorary Secretary of The English Speaking Union of Argentina. Construction Group and co-heads the Natural Resources and Energy Group. He has over twenty years of experience in infrastructure and construction law, with a focus on the oil and gas, mining, and energy sectors. He advises local and multinational corporations on large-scale projects. Ricardo is a fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and is consistently listed as a thought leader and global elite construction lawyer by Who’s Who Legal.
  Augusto Barros de Figueiredo is a Brazilian lawyer, partner at Barros de Figueiredo Advogados, specialized in international and business law, with a specific focus on the use of alternative dispute resolution methods. Graduated in Law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and Master in Business Economics from the Center for Legal and Economic Sciences of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He then obtained a master's degree in International Private Law and International Trade from the University of Paris 1 (Sorbonne) and an LLM in Global Business Law from the Institute of Political Science in Paris (Science Po) and is a PhD candidate in International Dispute Resolution/Construction Law from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF). Vice President of Dispute Boards of the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA), member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr), Director for Latin America of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), co-chair of the Commission's Infrastructure Taskforce of Mediation and Arbitration of the CCI, member of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC), member of the ALDeC Asociación Latinoamericana de Derecho de la Construcción, member of the contractual review group of CICA - Confederation of International Contractors' and author of numerous legal articles and co-author of the book “Manual de Dispute Board: Teoria, Prática e Provocações” (2021). Member of lists of arbitrators, mediators and members of dispute boards of several institutions in Brazil and abroad and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
Paul Battrick has over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and is from a quantity surveying background. In addition to providing training, acting as expert witness, and mediator; Paul has mostly supported international clients’ throughout the dispute process, especially during arbitration and litigation. Projects have been relative to all sectors of the industry, and geographical locations have been throughout Europe, Americas, Canada, the West Indies, Africa, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East; contract types have varied from standard forms such as FIDIC and various bespoke forms. Paul’s background has provided him with an understanding of clients; the scope of works they undertake, their methods of operation and the locations and cultures in which they work. In addition, he is experienced in methods of avoiding disputes and the causes and remedies.
Fátima Cristina Bonassa – PhD in International Law and Master in Economic and Financial Law, University of São Paulo Faculty of Law. Heads F Bonassa Advogados, founded in 1989, dedicates herself to the national and international business consultancy with outstanding experience in infrastructure contracts and public procurement. Expert in negotiation, mediation and national and international arbitration. DRBF member. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). 
  Simon Braithwaite has over 20 years of professional experience in the areas of construction consulting, claims and disputes related to delay, disruption, productivity and damages. He has extensive experience in preparation of claims and expert evidence related to delay, disruption, productivity, and associated damages, and has also provided advice on these issues for live projects. Simon has provided these services on projects including water treatment, power generation, residential and commercial construction, government projects, stadiums, rail projects, bridges, and process facilities among other construction/engineering projects. In addition, he has prepared commercial risk analysis for clients on various forms of contract.
Jerry Brodsky is a partner and Director of the Latin American Practice Group at Peckar & Abramson. Mr. Brodsky is trilingual (English/Spanish/Portuguese) and is certified by the Florida Bar as a Construction Law Specialist. Many of Mr. Brodsky’s matters involve multi-cultural domestic or cross-border transactions and disputes. His practice includes the representation of international and domestic general contractors, construction managers, sureties and other construction professionals in the United States and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, in the preparation of contract documents, negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction contract claims, construction and design defect claims, insurance claims, surety bond claims and related matters. Mr. Brodsky’s practice and experience includes mega-projects for transportation and other infrastructures, as well as industrial, commercial and residential engineering and construction projects. Mr. Brodsky also provides training services and counseling to domestic and international clients in the areas of contract negotiation and legal project administration/risk management. Mr. Brodsky represents and has served as project counsel during the procurement, negotiation, implementation, administration and post-completion phases of mega-projects, using both traditional and project finance/public-private partnership delivery models. Mr. Brodsky also serves as referee and Dispute Board member in international disputes involving construction of infrastructure projects in Central America and has been engaged to develop, implement and administer a program of dispute boards for upcoming world sporting events in Brazil. Mr. Brodsky is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar, and has served as an officer of the international division of the Forum on Construction of the American Bar Association. He received his bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Lehigh University and his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Miami. He currently serves as a member of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors. 
Júlio César Bueno has national and international experience focusing on the practice of construction law and engineering contracts, project finance and public procurement, as well as on arbitration and mediation proceedings, and dispute boards. He is the president of the Brazilian Society of Construction Law, and past president of Region 2 of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. He currently serves as President-elect of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge (LLM, 1995) and a doctorate from the University of São Paulo Law School (PhD, 2001). He is a founder fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and officer of the Latin American & Caribbean Users’ Council for the London Court of International Arbitration.
Yasemin Çetinel is an attorney at law specialized in international investment and commercial arbitration, with a specific focus on settlement of construction disputes. She holds a postgraduate degree in international commercial arbitration from the Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. She has been involved in numerous ICSID arbitrations, including representation of Turkish contractors against the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Yemen (current mandate) and the Republic of Turkmenistan (current mandate). She has represented contractors of various nationalities against state entities and private entities of states including the Republic of Yemen, Romania and the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan (current mandate), at settlement of commercial arbitration disputes. She is the founding partner of Cetinel Law Firm, in Istanbul, Turkey, currently advising Turkish contractors on the disputes arisen out of the unrest in Libya, besides representing clients in several dispute settlement proceedings. She has an extensive experience at execution of FIDIC based contracts concluded with Turkish state entities as well as with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Iran. Her fields of expertise also include providing consultancy to and representation of international companies at public tenders in the Republic of Turkey. Yasemin serves President-elect of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors, and previously served as the DRBF Representative for Turkey.
  Argeo Costa Neto is Civil Engineer in Brazil. He is graduated in Civil Engineering from UNIP-Institute of Engineering Education of São Paulo. He has 38 years of experience in construction projects at Contractors companies, managing multiple contracts of a diverse range of constructions, which includes: technical management; cost management; interface with clients and project manager; supply management, commercial negotiations with clients and suppliers; administration and people coordination; study and implementation of alternative technical solutions; budget management. Construction of corporate, industrial and residential buildings, hospitals, shopping centers and others, with more than 735.000 m² of construction area. Experience in Dispute Boards as Contractor in Cost plus Fee contract and Total Cost contract, including more than 300 homes and public buildings.
Giovanni Di Folco is the President, co-owner and Senior Partner of Techno Engineering & Associates Group, an international techno-legal Consulting Engineering Firm specializing in Integrated Contract Management, Claims and Dispute Avoidance & Resolution internationally, with experience in representing clients in international Adjudication, Arbitration and Litigation. He is a Civil Engineer, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Expert Witness in Delay and Quantum and a legal arbitration practitioner with more than 30 years’ experience of managing multi-disciplinary civil engineering projects around the world. Mr Di Folco is a past Director and the current President of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors and is listed on the prestigious FIDIC President List of Certified Adjudicators. He is also a FIDIC Accredited Trainer, a FIDIC Certified Adjudicator and an Expert in project & contract management, contract administration, claims preparation and defense, delay analysis and quantum ascertainment. He has gained extensive experience in both international arbitration and adjudication work whilst acting as Arbitrator, Adjudicator, DB, DAB, DAAB and Counsel for a wide variety of clients. In particular, he has represented international clients and been involved in more than one hundred thirty international dispute adjudication procedures and in more than 60 international arbitrations conducted under the ICC and UNCITRAL Rules relating to disputes under the FIDIC Red, Yellow, Pink and Silver Books conditions of contract. Mr Di Folco lectures at various universities, is a Visiting Professor at the Politecnico of Milano University and is a regular guest speaker at several international conferences, seminars and workshops. He is the Vice President of the Romanian Association of Consulting Engineers (ARIC) and a Director of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Romania. He has authored and published, books and many papers and articles over the years regarding civil engineering, Dispute Boards, adjudication, arbitration, procurement, claims and contract management matters.
Graham Easton is both a civil engineer and a lawyer. He is based in Sydney, Australia and works as an independent Arbitrator, Mediator and Dispute Board Member. Formal qualifications include: B.Sc. (Computer Science), University of Sydney, 1967; B.E. (Hons.) (Civil Engineering), University of Sydney, 1969; M.Eng. Sc., University of Birmingham, U.K., 1972; LL.B., University of New South Wales, 1988. He is a Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales; a Grade 1 Arbitrator and Accredited Mediator, Resolution Institute, Australia; a Member of the London Court of International Arbitration; an Accredited Arbitrator, Singapore International Arbitration Centre. Mr. Easton has lectured extensively on the contractual and legal aspects of engineering and related technical areas, both in Australia and overseas, including a seven-year period teaching Construction Management at the University of New South Wales. He was the joint author of a standard textbook “Civil Engineering Construction” published by McGraw Hill in Australia. For more than 30 years, Mr. Easton has acted as an arbitrator / court referee / mediator in over 250 disputes throughout Australia and overseas. He has been a member of many Dispute Boards on major projects and has been appointed to several international arbitration tribunals in Europe, Asia and the Pacific. Mr. Easton is a Past-President of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors and is a recipient of the Al Mathews Award for Dispute Board Excellence, the DRBF's top honor. He is the Lead Editor for the Dispute Board Manual – A Guide to Best Practices and Procedures, published in 2019.
Juan Eduardo Figueroa V is former judge of the Supreme Court of Chile. Experienced with working in the field of real estate and construction for more than 30 years in Chile, giving legal support in all stages of the business to construction companies and real estate companies. Legal Advisor for the U.S. and Peruvian Embassy in Santiago Chile in real estate transactions. Expert advisor for the Chilean Chamber of Construction in issues of construction law. Chambers and Partners Latin America 2012 – 2022 recognized me as one of the Notable Practitioner in real estate and construction in Chile. Who´s Who construction 2018-2022 recognized me as a leader in this field. Wide experience as a chair, co arbitrator and arbitrator in international arbitrations administrated by ICC and CAM Santiago. Serve as an Chairman in several Dispute Boards in Chile. Fellow of The International Academy of Construction Lawyers, former vice president of the Chilean Society of Construction law and member of the Latin American Group of the ICC.
  Eric Franco is lawyer, dispute board member, arbitrator and lecturer. Has worked on construction and engineering projects and disputes in Latin America, Europe and Asia, as in-house counsel for owners and for an international contractor, as well as external counsel, dispute board member, arbitrator and legal expert. Currently works as disputes global expert at the Engie Group and is general counsel of Engie in Peru. Sits regularly as dispute board member, arbitrator and acts as legal expert. Lecturer on construction law and dispute resolution in Peru and visiting lecturer at Kings College London, Universidad de los Andes, Chile and Universidad Austral, Argentina. As an arbitrator, is involved mainly on construction and engineering disputes related to private and public works contracts for the construction of power plants, mineral processing plants, sewage projects, roads, ports, airports, hospitals, shopping malls, schools, buildings and public private partnership contracts. Recognized as a distinguished arbitrator by Arbitrator Intelligence and as a highly recommended arbitrator by Leaders League.
Fabiola García is a Lawyer, with a Masters in Construction Administration (MAC). Faculty of Engineering, University Catholic of Chile. Civil and Commercial Mediator, Spanish School of Mediation and Conflict Resolution (Madrid). National Counselor of the Chilean Chamber of Construction (CCHC). Vice President of the General Contractors Committee of the Chilean Chamber of Construction. President of the Client and Contractor Working Group, of Chilean Chamber of Construction. Vice President The Society of Construction Law of Chile. She has specialized in Contractual Management, Early Resolution of Controversies, strategies, prevention and management of contractual risks, since the beginning of the projects, mainly in the Construction, Engineering and Mining sector. Lawyer and Head of Contracts at EMIN Ingeniería y Construcción S.A., in charge of contractual and legal management. Director at WAAK Sp.A. She is a member of the Chilean Society of Construction Law, the Chilean Bar Association, the College of Mediators of Chile A.G., and The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF).
  Igor Gimenes Alvarenga Domingues is a Brazilian lawyer, partner at Ribeiro Fialho Advogados. He is also a public lawyer for the State of Espírito Santo. He holds a master's degree in Public Law from the São Paulo Law School of Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP). He is the author of the book "Dispute Boards in Public Administration Contracts" (Almedina, 2022). He has extensive experience in partnership contracts and public construction contracts.
Jeremy Glover is a partner at Fenwick Elliott LLP, the UK’s largest construction law firm and is listed as a leader in his field in Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2020. An accredited adjudicator and member of the CIArb Adjudication Sub-Committee, he advises on all aspects of projects from initial procurement and strategic project advice to dispute avoidance and resolution. Jeremy is the co-author of Understanding the FIDIC Red and Yellow Book: A Clause by Clause Commentary, the third edition of which was published in 2018, and lead editor of Building Contract Disputes: Practice and Precedents. Jeremy is a member of the Board of Examiners on the Construction Law MSc programme at King’s College, and also teaches on the MSc Building Information Modelling Management Programme at Middlesex University. He serves as the Past President for DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors.
Steve Goldstein is President of the DRBF Executive Board of Directors and was formerly President of DRBF Region 3. Steve was admitted as a Barrister in 1993 and specialises in building and construction matters. Steve is heavily involved in all forms of alternative dispute resolution including as arbitrator, mediator, facilitator, expert determiner and Dispute Avoidance Board member. Steve has been appointed as a Dispute Board Member on more than 15 occasions. He has also acted as a Supreme Court Referee, District Court referee and Local Court arbitrator.  Steve is a fellow of the Resolution Institute and held the position of NSW Chapter Chair for 4 years. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and is a Chartered Professional Engineer and Member of Engineers Australia. Steve practised as a civil engineer in the construction industry for 17 years prior to being called to the Bar.

Francisco González de Cossio experto en arbitraje dedicado a actuar como árbitro, miembro en Dispute Boards y abogado de parte en casos de energía, construcción y complejos. Abogado: Universidad Iberoamericana, México. Maestría y doctorado por la Universidad de Chicago. Grado de negocios, Harvard Business School. Es autor de once libros sobre arbitraje y competencia económica, así como más de 200 artículos especializados sobre arbitraje.  Imparte la cátedra de arbitraje y competencia económica en la Universidad Iberoamericana, Universidad Panamericana y Escuela Libre de Derecho. Árbitro del Tribunal Arbitral du Sport y anterior miembro de la Corte, London Court of International Arbitration.Anterior Presidente del Centro de Arbitraje de la Industria de la Construcción (CAIC).  VicePresidente de la Comisión de Arbitraje y ADR de ICC México. Presidente del Instituto Mexicano de Arbirtaje, de la Comisión de Arbitraje de la Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados y Capítulo Mexicano del Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA). Anterior Presidente del Instituto Mexicano de la Mediación (IMM).

Jaime Gray is a founding partner of the Peruvian law firm Navarro Sologuren, Paredes, Gray Abogados (aka NPG Abogados). He is a lawyer specialised in engineering and construction law, and DAB member and arbitrator in both private and public major infrastructure projects. He lectures construction law at Universidad del Pacifico and Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Currently, Jaime is President of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors, and the Co-Vice Chair of the Project Establishment Sub Committee of the International Construction Projects Committee (ICP) of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is a fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and is the DRBF Representative for Peru. He was the first President of the Peruvian Society of Construction Law (sponsored by the SCL UK).
Leo Grutters, BSc (civil) MBA DipArb FCIArb FDBF, is a Civil Engineer and a Dispute Resolution Expert with over 30 years of professional experience. He holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. As a Member of FIDIC's President's List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators he has been involved as an independent neutral expert in many large prestigious international engineering projects involving such wide-ranging sectors as roads, power generation & distribution, off-shore, marine, renewable energies, etc. He is a forensic analyst focused on the logical and fair resolution to contractual disputes. Due to his extensive participation in international contractual dispute resolution procedures such as Adjudication, Dispute Boards and Arbitration, he is a project-focused expert who understands the interaction between complex engineering methodologies and the unavoidable legal and commercial implications when seen in a contractual environment. He also regularly lectures on dispute resolution methodologies, proactive contract administration systems & procedures and he is a regular speaker at related international events. He routinely conducts training and coaching events on the entire FIDIC Rainbow Suite of Contracts, as well as other construction management related topics. He is a Past President of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors.
Roberto Hernandez is a lawyer with a Master’s Degree in Administrative Law from the Universidad Panamericana, Mexico Campus. He is a specialist in National / International Construction Law and Public Procurement; Dispute Resolution; and Corporate Integrity. He has worked as a Dispute Board member for nearly a dozen projects under FIDIC and ICC rules. He has also served as chair of the "International Construction Projects Committee" of the IBA and as President of the Committee on Dispute Resolution in Construction of ICC Mexico. Roberto has completed specialized studies in infrastructure and negotiation at the universities of Harvard, California and Florida. He is editor of several books in the field.

Pamela Jack is a dispute resolution practitioner, lawyer and consultant. She is a current dispute board member and an active member of the DisputeResolution Board Foundation. Pamela has extensive legal experience in the fields of infrastructure, construction and property, having practised as a construction lawyer for more than 35 years, including leading the construction and infrastructure practice at MinterEllison. Pamela has extensive experience in disputes and in the many methods of dispute resolution, including arbitration, litigation, expert determination and mediation, as well as dispute avoidance and resolution boards. She has had substantial Involvement in many major infrastructure projects including Sydney Metro; the redevelopment of Tug Harbour at Port Hedland, Western Australia; Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal; East West link in Victoria; Airport Link in Brisbane; and Epping to Chatswood rail link in NSW. Pamela is a committed advocate for the benefits of dispute avoidance boards, and has acted as a trainer for DRBF workshops. She currently sits on a dispute board for a major road and tunnelling contract with a value in excess of AUD$2billion. In addition to her current consulting work and dispute board roles she sits on the board of Youth off the Streets, an Australian charity and on the board of the Two Good Foundation, a social enterprise.

Volker Jurowich is a civil engineer, Technical University, Aachen, Germany. He worked for a major German international contractor for 35 years, the last 15 as an Executive Director. His responsibilities were part of the local business and all of the international business outside of the European Union. Projects under his direct responsibility include major infrastructure works, hydroelectric projects, harbour construction, drill and blast as well as TBM tunneling and building works. He has experience in dispute resolution by negotiation, by mediation, by Dispute Boards and by arbitration. Mr. Jurowich is now working as a contract consultant and in dispute resolution. He was member of the Executive Board of Directors of the DRBF from October 2006 to May 2010, President of DRBF Region 2 from October 2008 to May 2010 and President of the Executive Board from Oct. 2011 to Oct. 2012. He holds the diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. He served on the ICC task force for Dispute Boards. Presently Mr. Jurowich serves as chair and as member on Dispute Boards in the Far East, in Central Asia, in Africa and in Europe. He is lecturer at the University of Stuttgart on international construction. Mr. Jurowich is listed on the FIDIC President’s List of Approved Adjudicators. He is Chairman of the Assessment Panel for the German National List of FIDIC Adjudicators. Volker is a recipient of the Al Mathews Award for Dispute Board Excellence, the DRBF's top honor.
  Roberto Laguado is part of the Interamerican Development Bank’s procurement team and currently supervises the procurement of works financed by this Bank in Argentina. For the past 15 years Roberto has worked in the Region of Latin American and the Caribbean focusing on developing strategic plans to enhance and strengthen capacities of public buyers with special focus in countries such as Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Jamaica, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominican Republic. Currently, Roberto supervises the fiduciary procurement implementation of IADBs portfolio in Argentina, of around US$12 billion and contracts of nearly US$2 billion per year. Among his latest tasks in Argentina is supporting IADB borrowers in implementing the use of FIDIC contract conditions and Dispute Boards in 40 projects of Roads, Energy and Water and Sanitation sectors. Roberto holds a LLM from Warwick University in England and graduate studies in public, commercial and international law.
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  Juliana Loss Partner at Loss Andrade Conflict Solution, Juliana Loss de Andrade is a lawyer and President of the Mediation Commission of OAB RJ. Judicial Mediator acting in courts and Extrajudicial Mediator in several institutions. Technical Coordinator at FGV Mediação. Executive Coordinator of FGV's Center for Innovation and Research in the Judiciary. Consultant at FGV Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration. Member of the CNJ Conciliation Steering Committee. Professor of negotiation at FGV EBAPE, LLM FGV Direito Rio, EMERJ and Carlos III University of Madrid. Mediation Instructor at the National Council of Justice. Master from Carlos III University of Madrid and Doctor of Law from Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne University. Coordinator of the specialization course in Appropriate Methods of Conflict Resolution at CEPED at UERJ.
  Jorge Luis González is Fiduciary senior specialist at the Interamerican Development Bank IADB since February 2013, in service for several country offices: Costa Rica/ Belize, Paraguay/ Chile, Brazil. Since 2018 he has served as People Manager of several colleagues in different country offices. Some former positions and outstanding designations: President, Inter American Network on Government Procurement RICG (2011-2012); Executive Director, National Institute of Government Procurement (2008-2012); Advisor and Undersecretary of Innovation and Public Procurement, Ministry of Industry and Competitiveness (2007-2008); Innovation Award, Procurement Innovation Challenge, The World Bank Institute, United Nations Procurement Capacity Development Center (2012); Award "Robert Francois Joseph Marcelo" Leadership in Public Procurement, Inter American Network on Government Procurement (2010). Academically, he has a PhD in Administrative Law, (thesis: “The new Ecuadorian Government Procurement System”), a master's degree in taxation and a bachelor's in law. Among other publications, in 2021 he published the book Public Procurement as a System.
Victor Madeira Filho is a partner of Madeira, Valentim & Gallardo Advogados and Vice President of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law, and is recognized by the construction industry as one of the most notable Brazilian lawyers in the area of Construction Law. He has been repeatedly considered by “Análise Advocacia 500”, “Who’s Who Legal” and “Expert Guides” as one of the leading Brazilian lawyers in the areas of Construction and Project Finance. He is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in the construction and infrastructure sector, highly specialized in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, public tenders and PPPs, financing of major works and complex arbitration and litigation. Graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC/SP), Victor Madeira also has a significant role as arbitrator and member of dispute boards in conflicts involving the construction sector and infrastructure.
Fernando Marcondes has been a lawyer specialized in Construction and Infrastructure Law for more than 30 years. He is a partner of MAMG ADVOGADOS in São Paulo, Brazil. He has been acting as arbitrator since 2001 and as a member of Dispute Boards since 2009. He is the founder and former president of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law; president of the Brazilian chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation Representative for Brazil; member of ALDEC and the Society of Construction Law. Author, co-author and coordinator of books on the topics of construction and dispute resolution. Recognized by the main international rankings, in the areas of Construction and Arbitration.
Ian McIntyre is a Civil Engineer with more than 40 years of experience in major civil engineering and multi- disciplinary resources, transportation, power and industrial infrastructure projects throughout Australia, Asia and Dubai as a construction contractor executive and as a consultant. Ian is well known in regard to the design of project and program strategies and also in regard to methodology for analysis of project delivery problems and failures. He has frequently been retained in ‘trouble shooting’, independent review, due diligence and expert determination roles and has considerable experience in analysis of the reasons for and effects of project delivery problems. His professional practice has, in recent years, been divided between expert witness, dispute board, and expert determination roles and also advisory roles at the formative and delivery stages of projects. He was also retained in 2019 as an adviser to a Judge of the NSW Supreme Court in regard to delay analysis aspects of a case in the court. Consulting assignments have covered a wide range of infrastructure and systems integration projects, including hydro power projects, dams, tunnels, roads, bridges, airports, ports, railway rolling stock, power stations, wind farms, transmission lines, mineral processing plants, water processing plants, water distribution systems, LNG processing plants, automated crane control systems, automated toll collection systems, bulk handling facilities, industrial facility developments, CBD office buildings, public entertainment and convention facilities, hospitals, schools, hotels and ICT system integration projects. These consulting activities were undertaken throughout Australia, Dubai and Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam and Singapore. Expert reports have related to project scheduling issues, project management decisions, project management processes, the effect of various events or factors on project performance, causation, delay, disruption, construction methods, productivity, loss of production, quality of work, contract administration, the cost and valuation of variations, the reasonable cost of work carried out, delay costs, project overheads, corporate overheads, loss of profit, and quantum of damages. Ian is President of Region 3 (Australia and New Zealand) of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Industry Advisory Committee to the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW. Ian is graded as an Arbitrator, trained as a mediator and trained in regard to Dispute Boards. He is an experienced expert witness and facilitator. He is included in the Resolution Institute Register of accredited Expert Determiners.
  Ricardo Medina Salla is an Arbitrator and ADR Leading Partner at Toledo Marchetti Oliveira Vatari & Medina Advogados. He is author of the first Brazilian Law acknowledging the use of dispute boards by the public administration. Ricardo holds a Bachelor, Master and PhD Candidate in International Law at the University of São Paulo
Renato Parreira Stetner is a lawyer in Brazil, a partner at Ambiel Advogados. Mr. Stetner has been Deputy Secretary of Justice and Deputy Chief of Staff for the City of Sao Paulo, and has had various other roles in City and State governments. Mr. Stetner is a graduate of the University of Sao Paulo Law School (Largo São Francisco)/ 1992, with LL.M from the University of Pennsylvania Law School/ 1992.
  Javier Sanchez Llopes has a strong background in project management, contracts, cost management, claims management and dispute resolution with over 18 years international experience on construction and engineering projects in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa and Canada. Javier’s principal focus is advising contractors, subcontractors and project owners in relation to claims management and dispute resolution. His knowledge and expertise ranges from the preparation and rebuttal of claims in relation to quantum issues, delay, disruption, variations and loss of productivity, through to providing Expert services. Javier is also a DRBF member and currently acts as DAB member. Javier is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a Chartered Civil Engineering Surveyors. He holds a BSc in Construction Engineering a MA in Economics and a LLM in Construction Law. Javier is the former President of the Spanish Society of Construction Law and is recognised as Future Leader in the areas of “Experts – Construction – Quantum and Delay” since 2020 and “Arbitration Experts” since 2021 by the prestigious legal publication Who´s Who legal. He also lectures in the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Law of Los Andes University in Chile and acts as Discipline Head of Dispute Avoidance and Resolution in the FIDIC Academy.
Aisha Nadar Advokatfirman Runeland, Sweden / DRBF Country Representative, Sweden.  Aisha is active in international construction and dispute resolution. For thirty-five years she has handled all phases of project implementation of large-scale cross-border infrastructure and defence programs. She advises clients on strategic procurement planning, contract drafting, contract management and dispute resolution. She acts as arbitrator, mediator and dispute board member.  She is listed on the Panel of Conciliators at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and is Vice Chair of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).  She served as a member of the FIDIC Board, responsible for the Contracts Committee (2016-2020) and has carried out assignments related to procurement reform for organizations such as the World Bank, US Agency for International Development and US Department of Defense.  Aisha holds a BS in Electrical Engineering (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), an MBA (University of Texas-Austin), an LL.M. in International Commercial Dispute Resolution (Queen Mary, University of London) and the CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (Keble College, Oxford).
Paulo Nascimento is a Civil Engineer with 25 years of graduation. I graduated too as an administrator, and I have a post-graduation as Harvard Managet Mentor; in expertise, evaluation, and contract management, and an MBA in management. I am PMP-PMI and associated with IBAPE (expert Brazilian association), DRBF, and AACE.

I have worked with different faces of Engineering since that.  I worked as an owner constructor, in construction building for the real state, site investigation, and management of the big landfill.

In the last 15 years, I work in the Oil and gas sector. I work in complex contract management. Construction of industrial plants, platforms, pipelines, etc. In the last 6 years, I am part of the technical assistance owner's office that supports the lawyers in formal disputes. I give support and training to the managers of current contracts with the lesson learns in disputes to avoid disputes. Recently, I was responsible follow and analyzing the first experience of using a dispute board in the Company.

I have been participating in different forums about contract management in Brazil.

Jose Antonio Hernandez Oliva, Lawyer, MBA, DB, member of the DRBF, with studies in High Complexity Project Management at the University of Cambridge, with more than 15 years of experience in counseling and support of Infrastructure Projects. Currently Legal and Contracts Manager for the Expansion of Jorge Chavez International Airport, in Lima, Peru.
  Carlos Ortega is a Civil Engineer with a Master of Engineering Management and an MBA in Engineering Management & Policy, with more than 20 years of experience in Project Management and Dispute Resolution Latin America and Australia. Has been a part of large disputes as Technical Expert in diverse projects such as refineries, roadways, metro, power plants, and BRTs, throughout Latin América.
Ignacio Palacios holds a BSc (hons), MRICS, MCIArb and is a member of the DRBF Region 2 Board of Directors. He has extensive experience in the construction industry after being involved in multimillion-dollar projects in Asia, Europe, Australia and Latin America. He currently works as a Regional Director for Quantum Global Solutions a large, global and independent claims consultancy.
Lindy Patterson is a Barrister with 39 Essex Chamber, London. She specialises in arbitration and adjudication, both internationally and within the UK. She is recognised as a leading construction and energy disputes specialist. She has extensive experience as counsel for clients in these sectors. As senior partner in a major commercial law firm before joining 39 Essex Chambers, she represented clients in large scale complex disputes in major infrastructure, energy and oil, and gas projects. She is Past President of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation’s Region 2 Board of Directors, and served on the DRBF Executive Board of Directors in 2018-19. She is on the FIDIC President’s List of International Adjudicators; and serves on the following panels: TeCSA Adjudicators; Transport for London Conflict Avoidance Panel and RICS (Scotland).
  Beatriz Primon de Orneles Cereza is a lawyer, graduated from Unicuritiba (2010), with an LLM in Corporate Law and an MBA in Compliance. With more than 15 years of experience as a corporate lawyer, she actively works on corporate law, capital markets and M&A, as well as on the construction fronts of large contracts in the infrastructure area, especially in the rail and port sectors. Today she serves as Executive Manager of Corporate Legal and Compliance at Rumo, the largest rail operator in Brazil, on all fronts of development and expansion of the rail sector as a tool for the development of Brazil.
Marcela Radovic is an attorney with more than 18 years of experience in contractual and claim management in construction industry in Chile and other countries in Latin America, focusing mainly in the mining, energy, retail and public infrastructure sectors. She is Founder and Director of Chilean Society of Construction Law and has earned a master’s degree in Regulation at London School of Economics University. Marcela is also a Professional Coach and Candidate for a Master's Degree in Coaching and Leadership from Barcelona University. Concerning her teaching experience, Marcela is Professor of “Magister de la Construcción” of the Engineer Faculty of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Professor of Universidad de Los Andes in Construction Law and Professor of Universidad de Talca in Construction Law. She has been a member of Dispute Resolution Board Foundation since 2009 and serves as the DRBF's Representative for Chile. She also serves as a member of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors and is the Training Director for Region 4. She has also been a member of International Bar Association since 2014.
Kenneth M. Roberts is Chair of the Construction Law Group at the law firm of Venable, LLP in Chicago. Mr. Roberts obtained his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa (1982) and his J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law (1985). He has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s Department of Civil Engineering Graduate Program since 2012. Mr. Roberts concentrates his practice in the field of construction law, project controls and procurement contracts. He engages in a range of services from preparation of and negotiation of contracts, project controls monitoring and advice during ongoing projects, negotiation of change orders and contract additions, alternate dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration, dispute review boards, and when necessary, litigation. He is currently serving as President of the DRBF Region 1 Board of Directors. 
Beatriz Vidigal Xavier da Silveira Rosa is a Founding Partner of Tarobá Engenharia e Negócios Ltda in Brazil. She graduated in Mechanical Production Engineering from UNIP-Institute of Engineering Education of São Paulo, has a master's degree in Technologies and Management of Cogeneration and Distributed Generation from the Polytechnic School of São Paulo-USP and specialization in Defense Engineering from IME-Institute of Military Engineering. She has been acting as a member of Dispute Boards in Brazil and Peru, as well as an arbitrator, mediator and expert engineer in judicial and arbitration proceedings. She currently serves as a Treasurer of the DRBF Region 4 Board of Directors. She was Director of the Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of the Engineering Institute and of the Mediation Center of the Civil Construction Union of the State of São Paulo. In Brazil, she is on the list of arbitrators and mediators of the CMA-IE, Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of IBDE-Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies, CAMES, CAE, Chambers of CIESP / FIESP and of FIEP and IMAB. She is on the list of mediators of the CAMARB, CAM-CCBC and CMS. In the USA, she is on the Neutral Panel of CPR- The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution and a member of DRBF-The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. She was director of CONIMA-National Council of Mediation and Arbitration Institutions and is director of IBDiC-Brazilian Institute of Construction Law.
  Loreto Silva
Giorgiana Tecuci is an international lawyer with over 20 years' experience in construction law and procurement. She is actively involved in FIDIC contracts, with particular emphasis on dispute resolution in both the public and private sectors. As an adjudicator, arbitrator and trainer, Giorgiana regularly contributes to the organization and running of both FIDIC related activities and those of DRBF, where she is a board member for Region 2, representing Europe, and the DRBF Representative for Romania.
  Harry Tolkov 

Leonardo Toledo da Silva is a founding partner of Toledo Marchetti Advogados, the only law office in the country focused exclusively on the market of infrastructure and construction. Leonardo has also acted in arbitration procedures, either as an attorney or as an arbitrator, especially in disputes involving complex construction projects.Participated as a visiting scholar at the renowned teaching institution King's College London, from January to April 2023. He was the president of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC) and a professor of construction law at FGV-SP. Leonardo has a law degree (LLB), a master's degree (LLM) and a doctorate degree (PhD) from the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo.


Alex Wagemann is a lawyer from the University of Chile, Master in Construction Law from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, and Diploma from the Faculties of Engineering of the University of Chile and University of Santiago. Chairman of the Working Group for Construction Contracts at the International Confederation of Contractors Associations (CICA). Board Member of the Latin American Association of Construction Law. Former director and founding partner of the Chilean Society of Construction Law. Member of DRBF for more than 10 years. Featured by Leaders League, Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500 and by WWL in the last years as Leading Individual and Thought Leader for Latin America in Construction category.

He has about 25 years of specific experience in Construction Law, participating as a lawyer, consultant, technical expert and Dispute Board member in multiple public and private infrastructure projects in more than 15 countries. He is also a founding partner of Wagemann Consulting and Wagemann Arbitration, expert firms that have offices in Santiago de Chile and Madrid. 

  Arent van Wassenauer is DRBF Representative for the Netherlands and Arent specialises in PPP, construction projects, and real estate and public procurement, both contentious and non-contentious. He focuses on DB, DBM, EPC, DBFM, Concession and Alliancing contracts. Arent primarily works for clients in the projects and utilities sector: investors; contractors; owners; lenders; and consultants. He frequently lectures on innovative aspects of construction projects. Arent is The Netherlands’ Chair of the IPFA Council. He was Chair of the Section on Energy, Environmental, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law of the International Bar Association from 2010 to 2012.