Richard Stahl

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Richard Stahl

Senior Vice President | Forensic Engineering


+44 20 7072 5135 (Office)
18 St Swithin's Ln
London, UK EC4N 8AD

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Richard Stahl has more than 30 years of international experience as a geotechnical engineer and forensic investigator. He has led multi-disciplinary teams for large scale project developments and forensic investigations and provided expert testimony at trial, arbitrations, and mediations.

Richard has been engaged in multi-million-dollar assignments within a variety of business sectors, including mining, energy, natural resources, industrial, commercial, heavy civil infrastructure, marine, transportation and distribution, real estate, hospitality, and tourism/recreational sectors within the Americas and Asia. Notable assignments include flooding investigations and remediation in the Bahamas, shallow and deep excavations in North America, tunneling in Asia and North America, and slopes, water resource, and mine tailings dams in North and South America and Australasia.

He has published several expert articles in publications, such as the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, and the American Society of Civil Engineering.

Key Expertise

  • Forensic Investigations of Complex Large Losses & Construction Claims
  • Geotechnical & Civil Engineering
  • Heavy Civil Infrastructure, Marine, Oil & Gas, Renewables, Commercial & Industrial Engagements:
    • Dams, Slopes & Retaining Walls
    • Deep Foundations & Excavations
    • Flooding
    • Pipelines
    • Tunnelling/Trenchless Technology
  • Mining Engagements - Tailings Dam & Heap Leach Pads
  • Risk Assessment & Management
  • Dispute Arbitration & Mediation

Professional Licensure

  • P.Eng. Ontario No.100076191 (2003)
  • P.Eng. Manitoba No. 32989 (2015)
  • CEng (UK) No. 652412 (2018)
  • FICE (UK) No. 88937651 (2018)
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS)
  • Canadian Dam Association (CDA)
  • Fellow, Institute of Civil Engineers (FICE)
  • Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council, UK (CEng)
  • Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba (P.Eng.)