- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +852 3768 4673
- M: +852 9308 9618
- F: +852 3012 9664
- Level 35, Oxford House
- Taikoo Place
- 979 King's Road
- Quarry Bay
- Hong Kong
- T: +852 3768 4500
- F: +852 3012 9664
- B.Sc., Quantity Surveying, (Commendation)
- Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
- Registered Professional Surveyor (HK)
- Member of the Association of Cost Engineers (MACostEng)
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
- Fellow and Vice Chairman of The Academy of Experts
- The Law Society Directory of Expert Witnesses
- Accredited Mediator
- Council Member of the Society of Construction Law
- Construction Solutions
Mike Allen is a Senior Managing Director in the Construction Solutions practice at FTI Consulting and is based in Hong Kong.
Mike is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and has worked internationally for many years, with the last 13 years being based full time in Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in procurement and contract strategy, dispute resolution and providing strategic advice to clients on distressed or problem projects.
In addition to working on many construction projects, Mike continues to work on numerous disputes and live projects for employers, contractors and subcontractors. He provides contract advice, has prepared claims and rebuttals, assisted in negotiations and appeared in many different tribunals.
Mike is experienced in a wide range of civil engineering, building, M&E and process plant contracts, which include the ICE 6th edition, Engineering Construction Contract (NEC), I Chem E Red and Green Book, G90, JCT, GC Works and Sub Contract Forms, which also includes bespoke, simple and situations of no written contract. He also has extensive experience of FIDIC and various standard and ad hoc forms of contract in various countries in Europe, the Middle East, Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, PRC and Australia.
Mike has also worked on a variety of works which include building, civil engineering, mining, infrastructure, LNG facilities, marine civil engineering and process works. This has been in both a project related and arbitration environment, where the work has involved the analysis of large amounts of data to produce independent valuations related to a range of claims including delay and disruption, prolongation and variations.
Mike has also been involved in a large number of ground, excavation, mining and reclamation works, as well as rail infrastructure and systems projects. He has been appointed as a Quantum Expert Witness on a number of construction disputes, acting for both claimant and respondent, working with major firms of solicitors and barristers. He has given evidence in the High Court twice and in domestic and international arbitrations on nine occasions, as well as in various mediations and conciliations.
Mike is also a CEDR accredited mediator.