Carlos Loayza is a Director at Yendall Hunter Limited’s Construction Disputes and Advisory Practice. He has more than 15 years of experience in the design and construction of civil and mechanical works and has worked in both live projects and disputes located in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South America. Based in London, he specialises in advising clients in relation to engineering and construction projects that have failed to meet time expectations, in particular in the analysis of delay and disruption, providing advice to owners and contractors in relation to the management of construction and engineering projects, undertaking investigations into suspicions of fraud and financial irregularity, financial procedures and project controls.
For the past nine years, Carlos has provided advice to project owners, contractors, subcontractors, funders, consultants and other stakeholders in relation to major capital projects in both the public and private sectors both in the UK and internationally.
Carlos has experience across a broad range of project sectors including oil, gas and energy, transport infrastructure, offshore construction and shipping, real estate, government, and public sector projects.
Prior to joining Yendall Hunter Limited, Carlos spent six years at Alvarez & Marsal’s international Construction Disputes & Advisory practice working with Andrew Yendall and Martin Hunter, where, latterly, he served as a Director in the Construction Disputes and Advisory practice. Before that Carlos worked in the Construction Disputes team at Navigant Consulting.
Carlos has previously gained practical experience working for an energy infrastructure construction contractor involved in all aspects of construction projects from initial estimating and procurement, through planning and delivery of projects and close out of disputes relating to time and cost issues after completion.