Press Release

Liam Holder, Founder of International Construction Forensics, Joins Navigant’s Global Construction Practice

November 6, 2012 at 3:01 AM EST

Expands Navigant’s Quantum Disputes Expertise in the UK, EMEA and Asia

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2012-- Navigant announced today that Liam Holder has joined the Firm’s Global Construction Practice. Holder, who joins as a Managing Director, brings 25 years of experience in major international construction projects and will assist clients with dispute resolution. Holder and his team join Navigant from his prior firm, International Construction Forensics, and will be based in the London office.

“Our clients are constantly managing through complex claims and challenges,” said David Tortorello, Global Construction Practice leader. “Liam’s extensive knowledge and skill in quantum disputes enables him to support construction clients across a wide range of industry sectors around the world. His background and expertise enhance our capabilities in the areas of quantum and delay matters.”

Holder founded International Construction Forensics (ICF), a specialist international construction contracts and dispute resolution firm, in 2010. Prior to ICF, Holder was a Senior Partner of EC Harris LLP, where he was head of Contract Advisory Services, leading a team of specialists across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

“Becoming an integral part of Navigant’s highly-regarded international construction practice is a tremendous opportunity,” said Holder. “Not only will the move provide the global platform and infrastructure necessary to succeed in an increasingly competitive global environment, but it also brings the opportunity of working with an unrivalled peer group of internationally respected experts.”

Holder is regularly appointed as Quantum Expert on major international construction and engineering projects and has testifying experience across a range of tribunals. He is Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), a Chartered Builder (MCIOB), a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), an accredited Expert Witness (CUEW), and a practicing Member of the Academy of Experts (MAE). He has been appointed as a Dispute Board Member on substantial international construction and engineering projects.

Holder is a published author and lectures widely. In addition to his consulting practice, he is a visiting practitioner and dissertation supervisor to the MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution course at Kings College, London. He holds an MSc in Construction Law & Arbitration from Kings College, London, a BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying and a BTEC and HNC in Building Studies.

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.

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