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Gary Kitt
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Senior Managing Director, J.S Held
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Gary Kitt MSc FRICS FCIOB FCIArb, MAE, is a highly experienced chartered quantity surveyor, chartered builder and chartered arbitrator with almost 40 years’ experience in building and engineering projects worldwide. Over the last 25 years, Gary has regularly been instructed as expert witness on quantum issues (valuation of disputed variations, prolongation, disruption, loss of profits) on major disputes across all sectors of industry including infrastructure, building projects (aviation, healthcare, residential), oil and gas, process engineering and shipbuilding.

Gary has a deep understanding of contractor claims (both preparation and defence) having held senior commercial roles for large civil engineering and building contractors for the first 15 years of his career. This, combined with his legal training and a further 25 years providing consultancy services in connection with contentious and non-contentious matters, enables Gary to provide reasoned and sound opinion based on personal experience.

Prior to Joining J.S. Held, Gary spent 11 years as a Partner at Arcadis LLP leading its Contract Solutions team in the UK, which provided expert evidence on quantum, delay and technical issues.

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J.S. Held is a global consulting firm providing technical, scientific, and financial expertise across all assets and value at risk.