Global Elite Thought Leader Neil Gaudion is a “market leader” and “one of the most recognisable figures in the United States”.
Neil Gaudion is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting and leader of its construction solutions practice in the Americas. Mr Gaudion has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, with a particular emphasis in industrial construction including the oil and gas, mining, power and chemicals sectors. Mr Gaudion has diverse project experience, having worked in multiple jurisdictions in North America, Latin America and Africa.
Mr Gaudion has acted as delay expert in numerous large construction disputes in US and Canadian court proceedings, as well as international arbitrations administered by the AAA, ICC, UNITRAL and other forums. In this capacity, Mr Gaudion has quantified the effects of delay on numerous process facilities (the in mining, oil and gas and chemical sectors), power generation facilities, and many large infrastructure projects.
In addition, Mr Gaudion also has frequently served as quantum expert related to additional costs associated with disruption, acceleration and reduced labour productivity. Mr Gaudion's combination of technical and financial skills allow him to substantively evaluate the cause and effect nature of disruption and labour productivity claims.
Mr Gaudion also regularly consults with clients regarding projects in cost and/or schedule distress. Mr Gaudion's unique problem-solving skills, and his ability to identify the root causes of cost and schedule problems and implement efficient strategies to course-correct, have provided him with numerous clients who rely on him as an ongoing and trusted adviser to their construction portfolios.
He is certified as a cost professional, and a planning and scheduling professional by AACE; and as a chartered quantity surveyor. He is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.