Risk management firm appoints former RICS chair

A construction industry highest profile experts, Franco Mastrandrea, has moved to risk management consultancy Hill International.

He leaves his position as chairman at Northcrofts Management Services to become senior vice president and head up Hill’s Expert Witness Services across the EMEA region.

Mastrandrea, a former RICS chair on the disputes resolution policy committee, fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a qualified barrister, has advised on some of the most high profile disputes in the construction and engineering industries.

These have included the multi-million pound Wembley Stadium case between Multiplex and Cleveland Bridge.

Mastrandrea said: “By joining Hill’s network of consultants there’s the potential to work on projects of greater diversity and scale.