Seoul, South Korea – 4 March 2019:  On his recent visit to Korea, Andrew Woodward , Quantum Regional and Technical Director, took part in the 2019 Middle East Construction Market Analysis and Strategy Seminar hosted by the International Contractors of Korea (ICAK).

Andrew’s presentation entitled, ‘Strategy for Construction Dispute Resolution in the MENA Region’ discussed the risks contractors face across the MENA region; how to minimise project risks; the impact of the failure to properly administer contracts and how to prepare a successful claim.  The presentation was followed by a multimedia presentation, produced by Quantum Digital that demonstrated the power of graphic animation in resolving construction disputes.

Guest speakers also included Phillipe Dessoy, President of the European International Contractors and General Manager, Business Development for Besix Group along and Ed James, MEED Director.

‘’All construction projects face challenges and today’s presentation gave us a unique opportunity to meet Korean contractors, lawyers and clients who are already working, or considering ventures in the Middle East.  With our long-term presence working on multi-million dollar signature projects in the Middle East and our established office and team of experts based in Seoul, Quantum is able to bring a unique perspective to managing and resolving construction disputes in the MENA region currently being managed by Korean contractors,’’ said Andrew Woodward.

Jeoung Mo Yoon, Quantum Operations Director – Korea, also stated, ‘’The MENA region offers a countless prospects for Korean contractors but the risks remain high.  Quantum is proud to work with ICAK members to share knowledge and help Korean contractors navigate the challenges.’’

Quantum is acknowledged as one of the leading construction support consultancies dedicated to serving the interests of the international construction and engineering industries. In addition to regular industry presentations, Quantum is also actively involved in the presentation of training courses and mentoring programmes. The company is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

ICAK was established in 1976 under the Overseas Construction Promotion Act of the Republic of Korea. ICAK is the only semi-public organisation in the country that officially represents the interests of Korean companies in all matters relating to overseas construction and development activities. In addition, ICAK has 700 member companies.

 


About Quantum Global Solutions

Quantum Global Solutions  is an independent global construction support consultancy dedicated to supporting the construction industry to manage their projects and avoid disputes. British founded and managed we partner with many of the leading contractors, lawyers and employers around the world.

Our experienced teams working across the MENA region, Asia, Europe, Africa and the USA, provide contractual, commercial and planning support to construction teams with expertise in forensic delay, quantum analysis and the preparation of entitlement submissions for the resolution of construction claims and disputes.

As a leading industry specialist, the Quantum team comprises over 120 industry specialists with experts in many fields including Chartered Engineers, Chartered Surveyors, Contracts/Commercial Specialists, Quantity Surveyors, Forensic Delay Analysts and Media Specialists. Our strong reputation around the world for exceptional quality of service is at the heart of our company’s customer-centric focus.

Quantum is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence.