- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +61 8 9485 8888
- F: +61 8 9321 8544
- Level 47, Central Park
- 152-158 St. George’s Terrace
- Perth, WA, 6000
- T: +61 8 9321 8533
- F: +61 8 9321 8544
- LL.B., (Hons), University of Wolverhampton
- B.Sc., (Hons), Quantity Surveying, University of Central Lancashire
- Certified as an Adjudicator under the West Australia Construction Contracts Act
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
- The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- Construction Solutions
Stephen Rae is a Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting’s Construction Solutions practice in Australia, and is based in Perth.
Stephen is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 30 years experience in the construction and engineering industries, 22 years of which have been as a specialist in dispute management, expert witness services and the provision of claims and contractual advice to the construction, engineering and offshore oil and gas industries in the UK, Asia Pacific and Australasia regions.
Stephen specialises in the preparation and analysis of contractual claims for delay, disruption and variation valuation in relation to oil and gas platforms, LNG plants, mining facilities, power plants, nuclear installations, pharmaceutical plants, railways, tunneling and offshore marine projects. Stephen has acted as lay advocate in arbitration and mediation proceedings and is frequently appointed as expert witness in relation to disputes concerning project delay, disruption and contentious variations.
Stephen’s consulting career began in 1990 as a mechanical and electrical surveyor with a large cost consulting organisation in the United Kingdom. Stephen relocated to Hong Kong in 1994 and in 1999 became a senior consultant with an international firm of construction contract consultants specialising in dispute management. Stephen has since held several senior director appointments for major contract advisory consultancies, undertaking specialist appointments to the oil & gas, power, rail and civil construction sectors in a range of countries including Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam. Stephen relocated to Perth, Australia in 2010 and joined FTI Consulting in 2012.
Stephen holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Law and Quantity Surveying, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.