Mehmet Bircan is a civil engineer specialising in forensic construction programming and delay analysis with over 14 years of experience in the construction industry.
Mehmet has practiced forensic delay analysis and been involved in the preparation of expert reports on delay and disruption matters for a wide range of projects including major healthcare facilities, office and residential buildings, motorway and airport construction projects in the UK, the Middle East and Australia.
Further to his growing expertise on medical and healthcare facilities, Mehmet has been appointed as the delay expert for a disputed hospital project in the UK, and served multiple reports during adjudication proceedings. He has also prepared expert reports and given oral evidence as part of several adjudications for a complex medical laboratory project.
Previously, Mehmet gained extensive experience by taking part in international road, infrastructure and renewable energy projects including on-site working experience. His experience includes various aspects of a project cycle from initiation to completion through tendering, procurement, claims and contract management, and dispute resolution.
While gaining the above experience, Mehmet took on a variety of key roles. These roles included serving as proposals manager, technical office and procurement engineer, feasibility analyst, and arbitration team member assisting legal counsels and delay experts for international arbitration cases.
Mehmet holds MSc degrees in construction management from the University of Reading, and in geotechnical engineering from Middle East Technical University. He also holds a minor degree in geographical information systems and remote sensing.
Mehmet is a fluent English and Turkish speaker.