Dr. Anamaria Popescu is a construction arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and a licensed Professional Engineer with more than twenty-seven years of experience in project management, construction claims, schedule delay analysis, project controls, and contract management.

A managing director in BRG’s Global Construction practice, her project experience includes power generation, pipelines, petrochemical and process plants, oil and gas production platforms (onshore and offshore), mining, water treatment plants, airports, telecommunications, and commercial construction in Australia, Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, South Africa, and China. Her expertise and doctoral thesis focus on forensic schedule delay analysis.

Dr. Popescu’s expertise extends to the following industries and services:


  • Forensic delay analysis
  • Causation analysis
  • Scheduling
  • Productivity loss
  • Disruption
  • Dispute avoidance and mitigation services
  • Project audits


  • Oil and gas production platforms (onshore and offshore, including floating production storage and offloading (FPSOs))
  • Pipelines
  • Refineries
  • Chemical plants
  • Liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities
  • Airports
  • Wastewater treatment plants
  • Power plants: coal, combined cycle, natural gas, hydroelectric

Employment History

FTI Consulting
Senior director
2014 – 2016

Hill International
Senior consultant
2011 – 2014

CPM Consulting
2001 – 2011

Aerie Network Services
Director, Project Management
2000 – 2001

Enron Engineering & Construction Company
Project manager
1999 – 2000

SPARS International
Contracts manager
1998 – 1999

Carter & Burgess
Assistant project manager
1996 – 1998

City of Austin Electric Utility Department
Project engineer
1994 – 1996

Professional Affiliations

American Arbitration Association

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International

American Bar Association
Construction Law Forum

Project Management Institute

Society of Construction Law North America Chairman


Professional Engineering License (PE)

Colorado Construction Arbitrator Roster of Neutrals-American Arbitration Association (No. 158489)

Registered Professional Engineer
Texas, Civil Engineer (No. 87783)

Project Management Professional (PMP No. 14222)

Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP No. 8125)

Languages Spoken: Romanian and Spanish (intermediate)

Areas of Expertise


University of Texas
PhD, Civil Engineering, 1998
MS, Civil Engineering, 1994
BS, Civil Engineering, 1993


Who’s Who Legal: Global Leader

  • Arbitration 2021 – Expert Witnesses

Anamaria Popescu “impressed with the way she constructed and supported opinions based on scientific evidence.”

  • Construction Expert Witnesses 2021

“She is a gifted communicator who is able to distil difficult concepts into easy-to-understand language” “She is a true expert in delay analysis.”

  • Construction – Quantum and Delay Experts 2020

“Anamaria Popescu has considerable experience in schedule delay analysis and construction claims, and is further commended for her top-notch analyses in energy sector projects.”