HENRY M MUSONDA FCIArb
Arbitrator, Adjudicator & Mediator, BEng MEng Construction Mgt, MSc Construction Law & Arbitration, FIDIC Listed Adjudicator and Trainer
Henry Musonda is the Managing Director, Kiran & Musonda Associates, Consulting Engineers, Zambia. He is a Civil Engineer and a Construction Disputes Arbitrator, Adjudicator and Mediator. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), and the listed on the FIDIC and DRBF Presidents’ lists of Adjudicators. Mr Musonda has more than 30 years of practical and professional experience in the design, administration and project management of building and civil works and service contracts and providing advisory support on infrastructure projects including the Preparation of specifications and contract administration of European Development Funds (EDF), World Bank, DANIDA, BADEA, AfDB funded projects and to FIDIC conditions of contract.
He has international experience as an Arbitrator and Adjudicator and has strong knowledge and background of:
• Application of alternative dispute resolution methods and procedures including negotiation, amicable settlement, conciliation and Dispute Boards to Building and Civil engineering construction projects;
• Financial, technical and contractual management of large infrastructure (roads and buildings) programmes in the context of project cycle management and application of various contract forms – ICE, JCT, NEC, EDF, FIDIC and World Bank etc; and,
• Claims analysis and calculation of financial entitlements – component of all adjudication and arbitration decisions and awards.
Mr Musonda has previously worked with Ove Arup Zambia and UK offices as a construction and design engineer. He served as the President of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) from 2009 to 2012 and as Chairman of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Zambia (2003-2006). He is a contracts specialist and has served on Dispute Boards in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Botswana, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda and Zambia.
He has a Bachelor in Civil Engineering and Master’s Degrees in Construction Management [University of Zambia] and an MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration [Aberdeen].
He has conducted training in Contract Management, Dispute Resolution under FIDIC Dispute Boards and Arbitration for Construction personnel in Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
PrCPM, MSAIEE, MAFSA, FAArb, FCIArb
Francois Spies is an Electrical Engineer and Professional Construction Project Manager who has over 25 years’ experience in the Built Environment. With specific experience related to heavy industry construction projects within the mining, minerals processing, renewable energy and general infrastructure sectors. Over his career he has worked for mining companies, contractors, consulting engineers and equipment suppliers alike.
He is a consultant and dispute resolution practitioner servicing the construction industry, who regularly provides training on construction contracting and claim related topics. He is a Fellow of the Association of Arbitrators as well as the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (the “CIArb”) in the UK. Furthermore, Francois is currently serving as an Executive at the Master Builders Association North, as well as the Association of Arbitrators (SA).
Scott Hewlett is an admitted attorney, and a qualified solicitor of England and Wales. He joined Kingsbourne in 2004, and became a director of the company in 2009. Scott specialises in construction law and has represented numerous contractors in a number of mediations, adjudications and arbitrations. Scott has extensive experience on all the standard forms of contract. He also provides in-house training to Kingsbourne’s clients, in particular on the law of contract and the JBCC.
Marc is a claims expert and highly experienced quantity surveyor and has been in the Southern African construction industry for 35 years. He is widely regarded as the leading dispute resolution practitioner in South Africa and is one of the directors of Kingsbourne (Pty) Ltd. Marc has served on numerous DABs both locally and internationally, boasting vast knowledge of road- works and heavy civil engineering in particular.