Adrian Kong is "highly knowledgeable and performs well under cross-examination", comments one interviewee. He has "a great work ethic and is able to analyse large amounts of material quickly".
Adrian Kong is a director in the construction solutions practice of FTI Consulting and is based in Singapore.
Adrian has 16 years’ experience in the oil and gas, and construction industries, spanning time and cost-related issues. He has in-depth exposure to a wide range of projects including oil and gas offshore construction; refineries and petrochemical plants; theme parks; hotels and resorts; cable tunnelling; public and private housing; commercial buildings; and mass rapid transit. He has successfully assisted clients in developing and defending contractual claims.
Adrian started his career as a planning engineer in offshore oil and gas construction, and his project-based experience led to further positions in project controls, project management, construction management and project engineering.
He spent a several years as a project analyst, assisting project teams to efficiently execute projects, as well as supporting the teams by identifying key project risks and gaps against industry best practices as well as developing cost and schedule benchmarks using statistical models. He has experience in examining and improving the effectiveness of capital project performance through project systems and developing executive strategies. His experience spans projects across the Asia Pacific, South Asia, Europe and North America.
Presently, Adrian is actively involved in providing contract advisory services for FTI Consulting clients, particularly in delay analysis and time-related claims. Adrian has been appointed and given evidence as a delay expert witness in High Court and arbitration hearings in Australia and Singapore. He has produced expert witness reports on disputes involving culpability of delays, extension of time and liquidated damages. He also assists clients in alternative dispute resolutions and on strategies involving contractual disputes.