Meet the panel

The Dispute Resolution Panel is responsible for advising on any matter concerned with dispute resolution which may affect ICE and its members.

Panel Chair

Robert Evans

Robert Evans

Robert Evans began his career as a civil engineer, working for international consultants and contractors in the UK and in Hong Kong, specialising in marine works and dredging. He was admitted as a corporate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1985 and was made a Fellow in 2008.

Robert was called to the Bar in 1989 and as a member of Keating Chambers he specialises in construction, engineering and energy disputes and professional negligence work in the UK and abroad. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Robert now predominately acts as arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator, in international and domestic disputes. He is a CEDR accredited mediator.

Other Panel members

Patrick Waterhouse

Director, Bowdon Consulting Limited

James Golden

Director, Quigg Golden

Susan Lindsey

Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator, Adjudicator
Crown Office Chambers

Lindy Patterson

QC, Counsel, Arbitrator And Adjudicator, 39 Essex Chambers

Lucy Osborne

Partner, Ridge & Partners LLP

Susan Francombe

Barrister, The Business of Building

Emily Monastiriotis

UK Head of Dispute Resolution, Partner
Simmons & Simmons LLP

What are we working on

The panel's key work focuses on:

  • Establishing the standards of qualification, experience and training necessary for inclusion on ICE approved Dispute Resolution Registers.
  • Identifying improvements or new services and products for ICE's Dispute Resolution Services.
  • Organising Alternative Dispute Resolution CPD workshops and seminars.
  • Reviewing and amending ICE's Dispute Resolution Procedure.
  • Assessing the eligibility of people applying to join the Dispute Resolution Registers.