Construction Management / Delay Expert

Hendrik Prinsloo, PhD

Professional Expertise:

With over 20 years in leadership roles in construction management & claim consulting, Hendrik Prinsloo brings in-depth expertise in the analysis construction delay claims and the resolution of contract disputes. In his career, Dr. Prinsloo has acted as decision maker on over $3 billion in complex construction projects, including the prestigious Freedom Park developed for Nelson Mandela. He is a past president of the Association of Schools of Construction Southern Africa and has served as a professor in construction management at University of Pretoria.

Hendrik is a recognized international speaker and author of numerous published articles on claim analysis and dispute resolution. The second edition of his popular book titled, Delay Analysis Simplified - A Step-by-Step Guide for the Analysis and Formulation of Delay Claims was recently published. He holds a PhD degree in delay analysis and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate development. He has a proven track record of leading large-scale claim assignments, with experience analyzing over 70 delay claims. Dr. Prinsloo has also served as a qualified construction adjudicator. 

Legal Experience:

  • Involved analyzing over 70 construction delay claims
  • 4 Rulings as Adjudicator

Construction Experience:

  • Over 20 years of Construction Experience
  • Past Professor - University of Pretoria, Dispute Resolution in PMI Accredited Masters Degree program
  • Project Manager in residential, commercial, retail and monument projects


  • Professional Construction Project Manager (Pr. CPM) - D/1747/2007 (South Africa)
  • Construction Adjudicator


  • Association of Schools of Construction Southern Africa
    • Immediate Past President
    • Pass Board Member
  • SACPCMP - Past member of the Accreditation Panel for Construction Management Degree Programs
  • SACPCMP - Past Member of Code of Professional Conduct Committee
  • International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction - Past member

Areas of Expertise:

  • Construction Forensics
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Delay Claim Analysis
  • Construction Delay Claim Formulation
  • Construction Contracts and Scheduling
  • Construction Dispute Resolution

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