Andrew Schwanethal



Senior Director, Quantum Expert

Andrew is a senior director in the Expert Services practice, based in Hong Kong. Andrew leverages more than 26 years of quantity surveying experience, assisting clients in the construction industry.

Prior to joining Kroll, Andrew served as Senior Director at an international consultancy firm. Andrew has assisted in several arbitrations in the role of lead assistant. He has extensive experience in assessing prolongation claims, delay and disruption claims, damages claims and insurance claim valuations, as well as measurement, valuation of variations and re-rating. He also has experience in preparing expert reports.

Prior to joining consultancy firms, Andrew was a commercial manager responsible for the day-to-day running of live projects, including the preparation of monthly cost reporting, cash-flow forecasts, risk management and analysis, and cost value reconciliations. He has worked on major construction projects in various jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, Malawi, Bahrain, Macau and Hong Kong. The major construction projects include:

  • Construction of the 2012 London Olympic Park and the Construction of the UK’s first High Speed Rail (HS1) both using the New Engineering Contract (NEC) form of contract.
  • The first fiber optic communication network in Malawi.
  • The Construction of a new airport terminal building in Bahrain.
  • The construction of the new Midfield Airport Terminal Building in Hong Kong.

Andrew is a professional Quantity Surveyor recognized by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors (MCInstCES). He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and holds an honors degree in Construction Management from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom.

Expert Services

Independent expert analysis, testimony, advice and investigations for complex disputes and projects.

Construction Expert Services

Expert analysis, testimony and advice for construction and engineering disputes and projects.