“Manus is a great presenter and is good with preparing expert reports and joint statements/scott schedules”
“He has a common-sense approach to complicated matters and is able to explain to the tribunal the complex matters which affected the critical path of the project”
Manus is an experienced project engineer and project scheduler with over 18 years of experience in large-scale construction and engineering projects. He has been appointed as a delay expert on six occasions.
Manus has experience in the development of project schedules for pre-construction and construction phases. He has worked across a variety of project sectors including rail, buildings, oil and gas, power, nuclear, and large-scale infrastructure projects for both contractor and client organisations.
Manus advises on planning and programming issues and acts as an expert advisor and expert witness in matters concerning project delay, disruption and acceleration. He has undertaken delay analysis on major construction and engineering projects in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Manus has been instructed as an expert witness for both claimant and respondent in arbitration and adjudication proceedings. He has given expert evidence to arbitral tribunals including cross- examination by Queen's Counsel and concurrent cross-examination (hot-tubbing).
Manus is qualified in both engineering and construction law and holds a master's in quantity surveying and commercial management. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a practising member of the Academy of Experts.