Robert C. Poole
- Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 416 649 8086
- F: +1 416 649 8101
- TD South Tower, 79 Wellington Street West
- Toronto Dominion Centre, Suite 2010, P.O. Box 104
- Toronto, ON, M5K 1G8
- T: +1 416 649 8100
- F: +1 416 649 8101
- B.Sc., (Hons), Quantity Surveying, Nottingham Trent University, England
- Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
- Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS)
- Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (PQS)
- The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- Claims Management
- Construction Solutions
- Expert Testimony
- Litigation Support & Consulting Services
- Aerospace & Defense
- Energy, Power & Products
- Real Estate
Robert Poole is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting's Construction Solutions practice and is based in Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Poole is an experienced testifying expert witness in construction and property disputes, specializing in quantum. He has held senior positions in public and private organizations in Canada and the UK delivering expert witness, claims advisory, cost consultancy, risk management and project management services.
Mr. Poole has been appointed as an expert witness and has prepared or defended against claims on a broad spectrum of project types, including buildings, roads and bridges, railway and transportation, oil and gas plants, power plants, tunnels, and ship building. He has provided rebuttal reports and assisted counsel with the identification of key issues, witness statement preparation, and preparation for trial.
Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Poole worked at a multinational real estate and data analytics company at their Toronto headquarters and was responsible for expert witness and claims preparation services, cost planning of several billion dollars of development projects, and management of a regional branch office. Other senior management positions held by Mr. Poole include Managing Director of a Canadian research center and Project Management Specialist at Western University.
Mr. Poole is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and a Canadian professional quantity surveyor (PQS). He has served for a number of years on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors in Ontario. He holds a first class B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying.
Mr. Poole has presented at Canadian Institute, ADRIC, and other events on the subjects of dispute resolution and managing risk in construction.