John Fletcher is a managing director in the Expert Services practice, based in the Dubai office. He is a mechanical engineering professional, expert adviser and delay analyst with over 10 years of experience in the design, construction, analysis and management of major projects throughout Europe, the Middle East and Australia. He has significant experience in the forensic analysis of delay. He has been appointed as an independent expert on programming and delay matters and has submitted written evidence in mediation, adjudication and international arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining Kroll, John was a director at Blackrock Expert Services, which was acquired by Kroll in 2020.
John’s in-depth understanding of mechanical systems, project management and programming, coupled with his multidisciplinary design and engineering experience, has allowed him to work across a broad range of projects that includes airport terminals, landmark skyscrapers, mixed-use developments, industrial manufacturing facilities, oil pipelines, power and desalination plants and rail systems.
Prior to specializing in the field of expert advice, John gained experience in the construction industry in both precontract and post-contract environments. He has performed design consultancy for projects including commercial property developments, defence projects and fuel farms. In addition, John has worked in design review roles in the construction of large buildings and redevelopments and has been appointed to provide strategic development management, project management and program management advisory services on major capital investment projects and programs.
John holds a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from the University of Tasmania.
Construction Expert Services
Expert analysis, testimony and advice for construction and engineering disputes and projects.
Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration
Expertise in complex commercial disputes and international arbitrations.