Andrew Oddie is renowned for his "thorough" and hardworking" approach to construction disputes and quantum analysis.
Andrew is an experienced chartered quantity surveyor with over 15 years of experience working in the construction and oil and gas industries. He has acted as a quantum expert witness and is regularly appointed as the lead assistant to the named expert in matters of quantum and delay.
Andrew worked as a quantity surveyor and commercial manager for contractors across the UK before becoming a consultant in 2008. He has worked on a range of projects across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific for an international client base.
Andrew’s roles have involved providing contractual, commercial and claims management expertise for employers, main contractors, subcontractors and government-funded organisations. His industry experience includes various infrastructure, industrial, oil and gas, power and buildings projects; ranging from $6 million to $9 billion in value and disputed sums in excess of $400 million.
Andrew has been appointed as a quantum expert witness in Singapore and Australia and has been cross-examined in arbitral proceedings, including giving concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing). His assistant expert experience extends to litigation, arbitration and adjudication proceedings in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Andrew is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Chartered Institute of Builders, the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors and the Association for Project Management. He presents courses across Asia on behalf of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was a guest speaker at the FIDIC Asia Pacific Conference 2015.