Simon Nightingale is an independent quantum expert and project consultant based in Denmark. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and RICS accredited expert witness with over 30 years’ experience working in the field of commercial and contracts management & dispute resolution. He specialises in the infrastructure and on & offshore energy sectors.
He has provided expert advice and support to parties during project execution and dispute resolution processes. He has advised on, and managed the production, negotiation and settlement of claims and provided support and assistance to parties’ legal counsel through arbitration proceedings. He has also been engaged as an independent expert witness on matters of quantum and given evidence under cross examination.
Infrastructure project experience includes tunnels, metro, light rail, road, and harbour development projects. His energy sector experience includes engineering, fabrication, offshore installation & commissioning, drilling, and decommissioning projects, as well as production operations. He has also been directly responsible for contracts valued up to US$ 2Bn and been engaged on developments valued up to US$ 53Bn.
He has wide global project experience including in the Europe (particularly Scandinavia), Middle East, CIS, and Southeast Asia. He has been engaged on offshore development projects including in the North Sea, Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf and South China Sea.
He holds master’s degrees in both construction financial management and law, the latter of which was awarded with distinction. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds membership of other professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Society of Construction Law and the Danish Society of Engineers. He is also accredited as a quantum expert under the RICS expert witness accreditation scheme.
Contract specialisation includes FIDIC, LOGIC, AB (Danish forms), NTK (Norwegian forms) and bespoke contracts for on and offshore engineering and infrastructure works.
He holds British Citizenship and permanent residency in Denmark.
Areas of Expertise
· Contract & Commercial Management
. Claims development & management
· Final Accounts Settlement
· Valuation of Variations
· Expert Witness/ Advice - Quantum
Project Scopes Include
Projects in Countries including:
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