Michael Birmingham has more than 20 years of experience consulting on complex construction projects. He has directed and conducted the analysis of claims involving schedule delays, disruptions and termination on hundreds of projects spanning various industry sectors and countries. Mr. Birmingham is frequently engaged during the course of construction to help contractors and owners with the management of schedule and cost risk. He has testified in the United States and Canada on schedule delays, disruptions, and construction damages at trial and in various arbitration forums, including American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) International Court of Arbitration.
Mr. Birmingham specializes in Critical Path Method (“CPM”) scheduling, delay and disruption analysis and related damage quantification, loss of productivity analysis and quantification, and CPM schedule development and maintenance. He is skilled in the analysis of schedule and cost issues related to cost-reimbursable contracts. Mr. Birmingham has provided consulting services in relation to power plants, solar farms, petrochemical facilities, steel galvanizing mills, mining facilities, sport complexes, mass transit facilities, convention centers, university buildings, and high-rise mixed-use commercial and residential buildings.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Birmingham was an executive director of The Rhodes Group, where he led the firm’s scheduling services, directed the analysis of complex construction claims and provided expert testimony regarding schedule delays and construction damages.
Mr. Birmingham frequently presents on the subject of schedule and cost risk management and the analysis and management of construction claims.
Mr. Birmingham holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) and a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP).
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