Yiannis Bompolas, MEng, MSc, MCIOB, MCIArb

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Ioannis "Yiannis" Bompolas joined J.S. Held in August of 2022 following J.S. Held's acquisition of the Arcadis Contract Solutions Practice in Europe. Ioannis is a planning manager by background with diverse experience in both the Preconstruction and Construction Stages of projects from several sectors. Prior to moving into planning, Ioannis held various professional roles, including Construction Site Manager and Civil/Structural Engineer.

Ioannis is a forensic planning specialist with a deep understanding of construction site operations and design processes throughout the project lifecycle. His multifaceted experience has enabled him to quickly analyze and assess project delays and subsequently identify the relevant causes.

Ioannis has strong problem-solving, analytical, and synthesizing skills that allow the harmonious combination of attention to detail with strategic thinking.

Before moving into consultancy, Ioannis was a Lead Planning Manager for a top-tier Contractor, responsible for the bidding and subsequently successful delivery of a variety of projects.

Ioannis is a Director and part of J.S. Held’s Construction Advisory team in the UK. Ioannis specializes in the analysis of delay and disruption for construction and engineering projects. He primarily supports the independent expert witnesses in the preparation of testimonies for Arbitrations, Adjudications, and Mediations but also leads his own commissions. In addition, Ioannis provides expert advice on matters of programming for contentious & non-contentious commissions.

Key Expertise

  • Programming & Delay
  • Forensic Delay Analysis
  • Planning & Project Controls
  • CPM Programming
  • Disruption Analysis
  • Program Due Diligence
  • Claim Evaluation
  • Program Risk Management
  • Construction Site Management
  • Civil/Structural Engineering

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Chartered Construction Manager with the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
  • Chartered Engineer with the Technical Chamber of Greece
  • Forensic Delay Analysis Advance Professional Award (BTEC Level 7 – Pearson)
  • APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ – formerly known as APMP)