Mehmet Bircan

Director, Delay Expert

Mehmet Bircan

Director, Delay Expert

Mehmet Bircan is a civil engineer who specialises in forensic construction programming and delay analysis with over 15 years of experience in the construction industry.

Mehmet has practiced forensic delay analysis and been involved in the preparation of expert reports on delay and disruption analysis for a wide range of projects.  He has assisted appointed delay experts on major hospital, medical laboratory, office and residential buildings, motorway, and airport construction projects in the Middle East, Australia, and the UK.

Further to his growing expertise, Mehmet has been appointed as the delay expert for several disputes in relation to a complex health care facility and a multi-storey student accommodation project in the UK, and served multiple reports during adjudication proceedings. He has also prepared expert reports and given oral evidence as part of several adjudications for a complex medical laboratory project.

Previously, Mehmet gained extensive experience by taking part in international roads, infrastructure and renewable energy projects including on-site working experience. His experience includes various aspects of a project cycle from initiation to completion through tendering, procurement, claims and contract management, and dispute resolution.

While gaining the above experience, Mehmet took on a variety of key roles. These roles included serving as proposals manager, technical office and procurement engineer, feasibility analyst, and arbitration team member assisting legal counsels and delay experts for international arbitration cases.

Mehmet holds MSc degrees in Construction Management from University of Reading and in Geotechnical Engineering from Middle East Technical University.  He also holds a Minor Degree in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing (GIS/RS).  He is fluent in both Turkish and English.