Expert Information


BE (Mech)

Professional Memberships

MIEAust, SCL Australia

Expert Highlights

  • Highly experienced engineer with a strong technical background.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination in litigation and arbitration.
  • In excess of 80 expert appointments.
  • Specialises in matters involving delay, disruption, and the cost of time.

Geoff Bell is a mechanical engineer with over 35 years of engineering and construction industry experience. He has been appointed as an expert on more than 80 occasions in the fields of delay, disruption, delay costs and project management.

Geoff has been cross-examined in both litigation and arbitration proceedings on numerous occasions including giving concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing). He has acted as an expert in matters with disputed amounts in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Geoff’s project experience ranges from conception and design through to construction and commissioning. He has worked in principal and contractor environments across a variety of contractual delivery methods.

Geoff’s broad project experience and deep understanding of technical projects provide him with a unique insight into disputes and an ability to simplify what are often complex matters. He has provided expert services on disputes relating to the industrial, mining, oil and gas, energy, transport, utilities, defence, and buildings sectors. He also regularly provides independent advice on live projects on matters relating to programming, project controls and pro-active management of time and cost related issues.

Geoff is a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia and the Society of Construction Law – Australia.

Contact Geoff

Location Sydney, Australia