First Name

Matt

Last Name

Mortazavi

Title/Position

Principal – B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., LL.M., PGDipAdj, C. Arb., FCIArb, FAIADR, P.Eng. (ON, AB, BC)

Current Organization/Company

Mortazavi Construction Consulting Inc.

Bio

Biography

Matt Mortazavi has 28 years of hands on experience in general contracting, construction and project management and, in particularly in construction risk management, forensic construction/engineering investigation, procurement and claim analysis, negotiation, delay claim preparation and rebuttal, contract preparation and construction dispute resolutions by way of mediation, referee, adjudication and arbitration.

He is a licensed professional civil engineer in the Province of Alberta, British Colombia and Ontario. His practice and company, Mortazavi Construction Consulting Inc. are registered in both provinces and with their engineering regulatory bodies to practice engineering.  The firm is holder of Permit to Practice with APEGA as well as holder of Certificate of Authorization with PEO.

Matt is member of the Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) Foundation in United States of America. Matt is a Fellow and an Accredited Construction Adjudicator at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, UK and Canada Branch. He received his Construction Adjudication training in London and was awarded a post graduate diploma. In April 2019, he was elected as member of the board of directors at CIARB – Canada Branch and he is on the committee of the Construction Adjudication Program.  He is also a Fellow by invitation at Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Matt has completed successfully at least 80 construction mediation on contract change orders. These mediations dealt with disputes related to contract interpretation of infrastructure, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical matters for which an evaluation and assessment of disputed change orders were implemented.

Matt has also conducted at least 18 binding arbitration, construction adjudication and referee in the last three (3) years. The disputes were of contract interpretation nature related to underground infrastructures, architectural, electrical, mechanical and structural.

Matt is also a construction claims consultant. He has prepared delay claims for general contractors as well as for trade contractors. These claims are well over $1.5 million. Matt is presently engaged as an expert to prepare expert report for a matter that is presently in litigation for a disputed amount of well over $5 million. Furthermore, Matt was engaged as construction claim consultant/analyst by Toronto Transit Commission on a $240.0 million-dollar construction project to act as the gate keeper against construction claims and responding/handling the claims through contract interpretation. The assignment was for 18 months.Matt is an adjunct professor at George Brown College at Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies. He has been teaching construction law and contracts since January 2013. He structured the Construction Business Management course in September 2017 and teaches the course on as required basis.

Matt has given seminars on construction law and contracts to a number of government organizations such as the County of Simcoe, City of Hamilton, Limestone District School Boards, and many more. In addition to his business practice and academic involvement, Matt is a member of the Board of Directors at the Toronto French School – Canada’s International School and Chairperson of the Sustainability and Property committee of the school. He is an honorary member and advisor to the Korean Canadian Business Association.

Website:           https://www.mortazavi-inc.ca
LinkedIn:         https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-mortazavi-ll-m-c-arb-fciarb-faiadr-p-eng-aaa57925/

 

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Matt

Mortazavi

Principal – B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., LL.M., PGDipAdj, C. Arb., FCIArb, FAIADR, P.Eng. (ON, AB, BC)

Mortazavi Construction Consulting Inc.

Biography

Matt Mortazavi has 28 years of hands on experience in general contracting, construction and project management and, in particularly in construction risk management, forensic construction/engineering investigation, procurement and claim analysis, negotiation, delay claim preparation and rebuttal, contract preparation and construction dispute resolutions by way of mediation, referee, adjudication and arbitration.

He is a licensed professional civil engineer in the Province of Alberta, British Colombia and Ontario. His practice and company, Mortazavi Construction Consulting Inc. are registered in both provinces and with their engineering regulatory bodies to practice engineering.  The firm is holder of Permit to Practice with APEGA as well as holder of Certificate of Authorization with PEO.

Matt is member of the Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) Foundation in United States of America. Matt is a Fellow and an Accredited Construction Adjudicator at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, UK and Canada Branch. He received his Construction Adjudication training in London and was awarded a post graduate diploma. In April 2019, he was elected as member of the board of directors at CIARB – Canada Branch and he is on the committee of the Construction Adjudication Program.  He is also a Fellow by invitation at Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Matt has completed successfully at least 80 construction mediation on contract change orders. These mediations dealt with disputes related to contract interpretation of infrastructure, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical matters for which an evaluation and assessment of disputed change orders were implemented.

Matt has also conducted at least 18 binding arbitration, construction adjudication and referee in the last three (3) years. The disputes were of contract interpretation nature related to underground infrastructures, architectural, electrical, mechanical and structural.

Matt is also a construction claims consultant. He has prepared delay claims for general contractors as well as for trade contractors. These claims are well over $1.5 million. Matt is presently engaged as an expert to prepare expert report for a matter that is presently in litigation for a disputed amount of well over $5 million. Furthermore, Matt was engaged as construction claim consultant/analyst by Toronto Transit Commission on a $240.0 million-dollar construction project to act as the gate keeper against construction claims and responding/handling the claims through contract interpretation. The assignment was for 18 months.Matt is an adjunct professor at George Brown College at Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies. He has been teaching construction law and contracts since January 2013. He structured the Construction Business Management course in September 2017 and teaches the course on as required basis.

Matt has given seminars on construction law and contracts to a number of government organizations such as the County of Simcoe, City of Hamilton, Limestone District School Boards, and many more. In addition to his business practice and academic involvement, Matt is a member of the Board of Directors at the Toronto French School – Canada’s International School and Chairperson of the Sustainability and Property committee of the school. He is an honorary member and advisor to the Korean Canadian Business Association.

Website:           https://www.mortazavi-inc.ca
LinkedIn:         https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-mortazavi-ll-m-c-arb-fciarb-faiadr-p-eng-aaa57925/

 

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