Ron Fernandez, B.A.Sc., P. Eng., GSC, MAE is Founder and Principal of Fernandez Construction Claims Experts, providing dispute resolution services to owners, developers and contractors and expert services to legal counsel. Ron has over 30 years experience in the on-site construction management for civil infrastructure, heavy civil, airports, transportation, wind energy and municipal infrastructure projects. He also has over 15 years experience as a senior claims consultant and senior executive of three international construction dispute resolution companies, preparing construction delay impact claims, expert reports and providing expert testimony for owners, contractors, and legal counsel on multi-disciplined projects, inclusive of civil, mechanical, and electrical works. He has been qualified as an expert witness to provide expert testimony in arbitration proceedings and court in the areas of lost labor productivity, schedule delay analysis methodologies and quantification of damages.
He has prepared over 80 claims and expert reports, attended several mediations, and delivered expert testimony in arbitration proceedings and court between 2012 and 2021. Ron has been retained by over 30 construction lawyers across Canada to prepare Expert reports for use in arbitration and court proceedings.
Ron has a team of senior delay impact claim analysts who have been retained by numerous general contractors, subtrades, owners/developers, cities/municipalities and legal counsel, to prepare expert delay impact claim/defense reports for use in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, dispute resolution board hearings and court, and provide expert witness testimony.