Andres Alva, PE, PSP, leads BRG’s Latin American (LatAm) construction practice.
He is bilingual in Spanish and English and has over twenty years of experience in the sector. He has worked with owners, contractors, construction managers, program managers, and other professionals on major construction projects in the United States and South America.
Mr. Alva specializes in analyzing construction claims involving excessive changes, interference, and schedule delays. His work involves analyzing schedules and labor productivity, assessing entitlement to damages, and quantifying damages using the measured mile.
Mr. Alva analyzes and quantifies schedule delays, disruptions, and acceleration issues and performs various types of schedule analysis, including as-planned vs. as-built, time impact analysis, and windows schedule delay analysis. He also quantifies damages associated with productivity, construction defects, changes in work, and other loss issues. Mr. Alva has provided written and oral testimony or expert advice in several cases before the ICSID, ICC, and multiple chambers of commerce.
Before joining BRG, Mr. Alva was a Project Controls manager with Parsons Transportation Group, where he implemented project controls systems for large US airports, focusing on scheduling, cost, change orders, and risk management. He received an MEng in industrial engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a certified Professional Engineer from the state of Florida. He also holds a Certified General Contractor license from Florida and a Planning Scheduling Professional certificate from the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI).
Project controls manager
Florida Board of Professional Engineers
Association for the Advance of Cost Engineers International
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Areas of Expertise
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
MEng, Industrial Engineering and Management, 2003
University of Lima
BS, Industrial Engineering, 1998