Manoj Bahl is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and a member of the Construction, Projects & Assets practice based in London.
Mr. Bahl specializes in planning and programming matters and delay disputes. He is both a chartered civil engineer and building engineer with over 20 years of experience working in a consulting, contracting and an expert witness environment.
Prior to joining the business 10 years ago, Mr. Bahl was involved in the management of infrastructure and building projects both in the UK and overseas. In doing so he has gained extensive practical experience in construction delivery and in undertaking a specialist planning/scheduling role.
As a forensic planning and delay specialist, Mr. Bahl is experienced in the review of programmes/schedules and progress records together with prospective and retrospective delay analysis techniques. His experience also includes building projects (new build, maintenance and refurbishment), commercial schemes (financial services, data center and office fit-out), residential, EPC, leisure, IT, and infrastructure (rail, airports, power, utilities and highways).
Mr. Bahl is adept at the production of supporting tablature and written reports as part of an expert submission at litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. He has also experienced in providing oral testimony and under cross examination.
In addition to his expert practice, Mr. Bahl is also regularly retained by construction companies to provide commercial advice and to prepare extension of time applications. He is also regularly instructed by asset owners and developers (together with their professional teams) to help in the management of projects and to assess time-related claims received.