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Jon Prudhoe

Senior Managing Director

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460 Alexandra Road, mTower, #22-05
Singapore 119963

+65.6276.9050 Main
+65.9126.2569 Mobile

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 Jon Prudhoe is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura. Based in Asia for over 20 years, he is one of the few experts, worldwide, equally capable of opining on matters of quantum and delay. He has more than 35 years experience in the construction industry and holds an extensive portfolio of expert appointments, including many of the regions most high profile and complex disputes. 

Experience

 Jon’s experience includes onshore and offshore oil and gas, marine, shipbuilding, petrochemical, infrastructure, transportation, utility, power, green energy, building, and civil engineering projects throughout Asia- Pacific, Middle East, Europe, Africa, South America, and USA. His depth and extent of technical knowledge in all these sectors, combined with his robust testifying experience means he is one of APAC’s most highly sought-after construction experts.

He has been instructed on over 100 expert witness appointments including matters such as 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 Australia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sweden, UAE, and UK. 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.

A selection of Jon’s engagements includes Expert Witness appointments as well as dealing with claims and commerical issues in relation to:

Marine and offshore projects

  • Semi-submersible vessels
  • Drilling rigs
  • FPSOs, FSUs, MOPUs
  • Hull conversions
  • Jack-up rigs
  • Submarines
  • Offshore platforms / jackets, topsides, and accommodation modules
  • Pipelaying, rock dumping and dredging vessels
  • Naval vessels
  • Other vessels
  • Sub-sea pipelines

With clients including major oil companies, fabrication yards, vessel owners in locations such as Brazil, Canada, China, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea and Vietnam

Plants

  • Refinery construction, expansion, refurbishment and shut-downs in UAE, UK, Vietnam and West Indies
  • Various LNG plants in Asia Pacific region
  • Coal-fired power plants in India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia
  • CCGT plants in Vietnam, Netherlands and Australia
  • Various types of water treatment plants Australia, Hong Kong, Oman, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, and the UK
  • Hydro-electric schemes in India, Malaysia and South Africa
  • Geothermal plant in Philippines
  • Various chemical plants in EMEA and APAC
  • Paper mill in Vietnam
  • Nuclear plant in Europe

With clients including owners, EPC contractors and subcontractors such a M&E, turbine specialists and others

Infrastructure projects

  • Several major highway projects in India, Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore including bridges, tunnels, viaducts and earth retaining structures
  • Rail projects in Philippines, Qatar, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Container terminals in Singapore and East Africa
  • Mining and mine infrastructure projects

Disputes include issues such as late access and out of sequence working, terminations, non-performance and mal-operation of tunnel boring machines and various ground condition problems.

Buildings

  • Airport projects (new build and extensions) in Singapore, UK, Thailand and the Middle East
  • Convention and exhibition centres in Australia and Singapore
  • Residential and mixed-use development projects in EMEA and APAC
  • High rise buildings in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and UAE
  • Hotels, hospitals, retail developments, sports facilities and theme parks
  • Alternation works on industrial, residential, hotels and commercial buildings
Honors & Awards
  • Who’s Who Legal says: “Jon Prudhoe is hugely experienced and regarded as one of the leading quantum and delay experts in the world” and “Even when under extreme pressure during questioning in a hearing, he is calm, collected and ultra-professional.”
  • Since 2015, Jon has been regularly recognized by “Who’s Who Legal Construction” as one of the global leading Experts and Thought Leaders.
Certifications
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Fellow of the Academy of Experts (FAE)
  • Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb)
Affiliations
  • Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration
  • Society of Construction Law, Singapore

Thought Leadership

News & Events

May 2, 2022

Outstanding Ankura Construction Experts Acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal

Ankura is pleased to announce that 20 of its professionals have been named among the top construction advisors worldwide in the Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2022 list. This ranking demonstrates Ankura experts’ decades of unparalleled industry experience, wide-ranging knowledge, and global perspective to help clients resolve the most challenging issues they face around the world. ...

September 1, 2021

40 Ankura Professional Advisors Recognized by Who’s Who Legal as Leading Consulting Experts

Ankura is home to industry-leading talent as underscored by the recognition of 40 professional advisors as leading consulting experts in the world by an annual award program.

June 10, 2021

Ankura Experts Recognized as Top Construction Advisors by Who’s Who Legal

Ankura offers clients premier industry talent as 18 of Ankura's professionals are recognized as the top construction advisors in the world by annual ward program.

February 24, 2021

Ankura Experts Recognized as Top Arbitration Advisors by Who’s Who Legal

The depth of Arbitration advisory at Ankura is recognized by an annual award.

July 8, 2019

44 of Ankura’s Global Professionals Recognized by Who’s Who Legal as Consulting Experts

44 Ankura professionals from the U.S., U.K., U.A.E., Singapore, and Hong Kong are recognized as consulting experts by annual award program.

April 16, 2019

Ankura Construction Professionals Recognized as Construction Leaders by Who’s Who Legal

22 Ankura professionals are recognized as leading construction experts by an annual award program.

December 10, 2018

Ankura’s Arbitration, Data and Technology Professionals Recognized As Field Leaders By Who’s Who Legal

Three Ankura experts are recognized as Global Elite Thought Leaders by an annual award. Additionally, 20 professionals from the Arbitration and Data and Technology teams are acknowledged for their industry expertise.

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