Margarita Papaioannou



Senior Director, Delay Expert

Margarita Papaioannou is a senior director in the Expert Services practice, based in the London office. She is a civil engineer and delay expert with 13 years of experience in the construction industry, specializing in forensic construction programming, project advisory services and dispute resolution.

She has worked extensively as part of expert teams providing advice on entitlements to extensions of time and analysis of delay, acceleration and losses of productivity on construction and manufacturing projects globally.

Prior to joining Kroll, Margarita was a director at Blackrock Expert Services, which was acquired by Kroll in 2020.

Margarita has been involved in the preparation of expert reports on delays and disruption on a wide range of projects that includes residential buildings, process and energy facilities and road and rail systems. She has specialized in planning and programming assignments and been involved in the preparation of preliminary and expert reports, conducting project record forensic research and interviewing key project personnel. Margarita has performed the analysis and investigation of delay in a wide range of contexts and using a variety of methodologies, and has excellent skills in database analysis, programming and computer-aided design (CAD) software.

She has worked with owners, engineers, subcontractors and contractors from the UK and internationally to consult on matters related to claims, construction programming and scheduling, contract disputes, project controls and project management.

Margarita studied civil engineering at the National Technical University of Greece and holds a M.S. in project management from the University of Manchester.

Construction Expert Services

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

Commercial and Economic Disputes Expert Services

Kroll excels in assessing financial loss and damages in complex commercial litigation, and offers robust analysis and testimony in M&A and post-acquisition matters.

Expert Services

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