Nigel Clifford is a chartered civil engineer with 32 years of continuous industry experience. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and an experienced forensic delay analyst.
Nigel started his career in bridge design, assessment and construction supervision. He then spent some time working on light railway infrastructure maintenance. In that period, he was project manager on multi-million pound schemes in the UK, Hong Kong, and the UAE. One particular highlight was the role of resident engineer on a landmark bridge scheme in Abu Dhabi.
From 2010 onwards Nigel has specialised in forensic delay analysis. In addition he is specialised in the programme and project management of ‘distressed’ projects. He regularly deals with post completion claims and dispute resolution via adjudication and mediation. He has recently attained a Level 7 BTEC Advanced Award in Forensic Delay Analysis.
In addition to his day job, Nigel currently chairs the University of Brighton’s Civil Engineering Industrial Advisory Board. This voluntary role works to incorporate industry influence into the student’s curriculum.
BSc MEng Civil Engineering, CEng, Chartered Civil Engineer - Engineering CouncilMemberships & Associations:
BSc, MEng, CEng, FICE, Member of the SCLContract Experience:
JCT, NEC, FIDIC, BespokeSectors:
Building, InfrastructureRegional Experience:
United Kingdom, Middle East, Hong KongHighlights:
Nigel has carried out forensic delay analysis number of high-end residential schemes in London ranging from £5m-£40m. He has also been involved in a number of rail projects including Crossrail, Manchester Metrolink and Dubai Metro. One particular highlight was the role of resident engineer on the landmark Sheikh Zayed Bridge construction in Abu Dhabi.