Taoufik Lachheb is a damages, quantum and delay expert, highly regarded by peers and lauded by clients for his “very sharp mind and ability to master and explain complex processes”.
Taoufik is a partner at Accuracy, in the project advisory and disputes practice, based in Paris. Taoufik specialises in construction project management, project controls and forensic construction programming.
He acts as project expert adviser or expert witness on technical, time or quantum aspects in large construction projects worldwide across a wide range of sectors: oil and gas onshore and offshore, mining, shipbuilding, power generation, renewables, building, transport, and infrastructure.
Taoufik is a mechanical and process engineer with background in project management and controls. He is an experienced professional, has been working for contractors, owners and consultants in a variety of challenging international environments and is fluent in English and French. His live project experience was gained with both contractors and owners in the following industries: shipbuilding, nuclear and mining.
Taoufik has been appointed as forensic delay or project management expert witness mainly in UK High Court litigation and international arbitration under ICC, LCIA, ICSID and LMAA rules.
Taoufik graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) and Ecole Nationale Supérieures de Techniques Avancées (Paris). He completed a management programme at the Harvard Business School where he specialised in areas such as strategic and risk management. Taoufik is also a chartered mediator from the Centre for Mediation and Arbitration of Paris (CMAP).