Ignacio Palacios

Regional Director – Spain

Ignacio is a Contracts and Commercial Manager, Building Engineer, Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) with over 16 years’ experience in the marine, water treatment, hospitality and building sectors.

Throughout his career Ignacio has been involved in projects up to US$ 800 million for international companies where he produced and implemented contract management schemes and hosted in-house training. In addition, he has led and drafted claims on several major international projects with excellent outcomes.

Ignacio has international experience in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), build, operate and transfer (BOT) and joint venture (JV) projects and in various types of standard contracts, such as FIDIC, JCT and non-standardised contracts which have not only allowed him to gain a good knowledge of common and civil law systems but also of the different cultures and approaches.

In addition, Ignacio is a Director for the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, has been appointed as a Dispute Board member and is a regular invited speaker at FIDIC and DRBF events. He has a BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and an HND Technical Architect.


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