Andres Saavedra is a capital projects and infrastructure professional with over fifteen years of experience.

He specializes in project controls, construction cost, and schedule management. His expertise extends to schedule forensic delay analysis, 4D scheduling, compliance audits, claims preparation, and quantifying monetary damages. He has supported attorneys and clients in developing expert reports for and analyzing projects ranging from $100 million to $4 billion.

Mr. Saavedra offers quantitative risk-modeling advisory for diverse projects like nuclear plants, oil and gas refineries, data centers, and airports in the US and Latin America. His expertise includes optimizing project management processes and designing performance measurement methodologies for large capital projects. In addition, Mr. Saavedra consults on digital transformation and technology implementation in construction management. His unique blend of prospective and forensic experience enables him to identify risks and challenges throughout the project lifecycle, aiding organizations in developing best practices for multiyear capital projects. His diverse industry experience spans roles as a contractor, owner representative, and consultant.

Mr. Saavedra holds an MSc in construction management from Florida International University, an MBA from Boston University, and a BSc in civil engineering from Universidad de la Costa. He is certified as a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) and Earned Value Professional (EVP). He has completed executive education programs in economic development at Harvard Kennedy School and is part of the FIDIC Future Leaders Program. He is an active member of the Society of Construction Law and the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International. He also conducts educational workshops on construction scheduling and project management.

Employment History

Oracle Corporation, Engineering and Construction Business Unit, Principal Project Manager 2021-2023
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Capital Projects Practice, Manager 2015-2020
PMA Consultants, Senior Civil Engineer, 2013-2015
Schrader Camargo, Civil Engineer, 2009-2010

Professional Affiliations

Association for the Advanced of Cost Engineers International, AACEI
Society of Construction Law, SCL US
Project Management Institute, PMI
FIDIC Future Leaders


• Planning and Scheduling Professional, PSP, AACEI
• Earned Value Management Professional, EVP, AACEI
• Project Management Professional, PMP, PMI
• Planning and Scheduling Professional, PMI-SP, PMI
• Primavera P6 Certified Implementation Specialist

Areas of Expertise


Boston University
MBA, 2022

Florida International University
MSc, Construction Management, 2012

Universidad de la Costa
BSc, Civil Engineering, 2008