Andrew Rhodes is a "well-known and excellent" figure in the market who is highlighted for his expertise on schedule delays and disruptions.
Andrew B Rhodes, CCP, PSP is the founder and president of The Rhodes Group, an international construction consulting firm with offices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Houston, Texas. A recognised expert in the areas of schedule delay analysis, labour productivity and construction-related damages, he has been called upon to testify on more than 60 occasions. He is widely respected within the industry for his independence, attention to detail, credibility and strength under cross-examination.
Mr Rhodes has been designated as a testifying expert in connection with domestic and international arbitrations, federal and state court proceedings and board of claim hearings. He has also served as a mediator and as a dispute resolution board-appointed expert.
Over the course of more than 20 years, Mr Rhodes has conducted and directed the analysis of hundreds of construction-related claims in connection with formal disputes and ongoing projects. He has evaluated claims ranging in value from $5 million to more than $1 billion. His complex project experience spans various industry sectors and includes LNG plants; oil refineries; pipelines; chemical plants; nuclear, solar, coal and gas-fired power generation facilities; heavy civil projects; steel mills; stadiums; university facilities; casinos; mining facilities; and commercial buildings. Mr Rhodes has provided construction consulting services on projects and to clients in North America, South America, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Mr Rhodes obtained a Master of Science degree in structural engineering as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, cum laude, from Lehigh University. Additionally, he is a certified cost professional (CCP) and a planning and scheduling professional (PSP).