Jon Prudhoe is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura with an expertise in construction. Based in Asia for the past 17 years, he is one of the few experts, worldwide, equally capable of opining on matters of quantum and delay. He holds an extensive portfolio of expert appointments, including many of APAC’s most high profile and complex disputes.
Jon has over 35 years of experience in onshore and offshore oil and gas, marine, shipbuilding, petrochemical, infrastructure, transportation, utility, building, and civil engineering projects throughout Asia- Pacific, Middle East, Europe, USA, South America, and Africa. His depth and extent of technical knowledge in all these sectors, combined with his robust testifying experience means he is one of APACs most highly sought-after construction experts.
Jon has been instructed on over 90 expert witness appointments including matters such as construction contract terminations; evaluation of changed work; quantum of damages as well as matters relating to delay, acceleration, disruption and loss of productivity, extension of time (EOT) claims, and assessment of concurrent delays.
Jon has given evidence in arbitration hearings under ICC, SIAC, SCMA, DIAC, HKIAC, SCC, KLRCA, UNCITRAL, and LCIA rules and court and arbitration proceedings in Singapore, UK, Hong Kong, Australia, Malaysia, UAE, and Sweden. He is well versed in giving oral evidence under cross-examination in litigation and arbitration proceedings including expert witness conferencing (hot-tubbing).
His experience also includes several appointments as expert determiner as well as full-term and ad-hoc dispute board appointments.
Previous roles have been held on both sides of the construction industry, having worked for contracting and consulting organisations and he continues to provide contract advice on live projects.
A selection of Jon’s engagements includes: