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David J. Shuttleworth
B.Sc (Hons), FRICS, FCIArb, FSIArb, FCIOB, DipArb,
David is founder and Managing Director of Foremost Consultants. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Builder, Commercial Manager, Contracts and Claims Consultant and Mediator with more than 35 years experience working with major contracting organisations and consultants in the UK and overseas, almost nine years of these based in Hong Kong and twelve years based in Singapore. He has sat on the committees of several local construction organisations and is a past President of the Singapore branch of the Chartered Institute of Building (Singapore Branch).
He is registered member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) panel of Mediators and also registered member of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre For Arbitration (KLRCA) panel of Adjudicators.
His extensive experience includes working across Asia on both complex building and civil engineering projects with major M&E/MEP involvement. Many of these were joint ventures and large infrastructure projects of a fast track nature involving roads, bridges, tunnels, land reclamation, airports, LRT, MRT and railway systems.
Building experience includes residential accommodation, university facilities, office blocks, hospitals, hotels, stadiums, exhibition centres, laboratory complexes, industrial warehouses, rail stations, fuel and pipeline installations, refurbishment and A&A works.
Contractual and commercial work involves advice, preparation, defence and negotiation of claims, risk assessment reports, reviewing tender documents and negotiating and settling problematic final accounts.
He has acted as Expert Witness and Witness of Fact and prepared many position reports for clients. He has extensive dispute resolution experience.
He is frequently called upon to present papers and participate at construction seminars and conferences in the Asia Pacific region.