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Derek Nelson Expands Role with Hill International’s Construction Claims Group

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Derek Nelson, B.Sc., LL.M., PGDipICArb, FCIArb, FSIArb, FRICS, FCInstCES, FQSi, CEngS, FAE, CCP, FCMI, MAPM, has expanded his role within the company’s Construction Claims Group.

Nelson, a Senior Vice President formerly based in Hill’s Singapore office, has assumed a wider global role within the firm’s Expert Witness Services Group based in the United Kingdom. He will work with more than 100 of Hill’s testifying expert witnesses to further enhance and expand the world’s largest construction expert witness practice. Nelson has over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industries, working on high value, complex, power generation, process plant and heavy civil engineering projects in addition to numerous challenging building projects. He is an Accredited and Certified Testifying Expert Witness, Accredited Expert Determiner and Certified Mediator. Nelson is also a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Engineering Surveyor and Certified Cost Consultant as well as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors and the Chartered Management Institute. He earned his B.Sc. in quantity surveying from Edinburgh Napier University, his LL.M. in construction law from the University of Strathclyde and his Postgraduate Diploma in international commercial arbitration from the University of London.

“Derek is one of the leading quantum experts in the global construction industry,” said Renny Borhan, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (International) for Hill’s Construction Claims Group. “We look forward to his continuing contributions to our global team of leading construction expert witnesses,” added Borhan.

Hill International, with 4,500 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

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