Ben Nolan, PE, PSP, is a management consultant to clients with concerns about all aspects of performance of major capital projects.

He advises boards and executive management of clients involved with engineering and contracting projects in matters related to enterprise-wide and project risk management, project audit and internal audit, risk assessments, internal investigations, dispute resolution, valuation, business strategies, organizational performance and transformation, and similar critical business process assessments and improvement matters.

Mr. Nolan has extensive experience as a consultant and expert witness in matters resulting from many types of contract disputes. He has performed special investigations in connection with attorney general allegations of fraud and other misconduct involving government agency staff. He has served as an expert in construction business practices in a matter involving a construction executive facing criminal prosecution for alleged fraudulent diversion of contract funds. He has testified as an expert in jury trials on behalf of owners, contractors, insurers, and others in federal district courts, state and local courts, and in arbitration and mediation venues nationwide. He has also provided expert advice to federal agencies.

Mr. Nolan has served the construction industry for over thirty-eight years, having worked as a project engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), project manager for a major general contractor, marine contractor, utility contractor, and president of a general contracting company. His career has progressed from hands-on construction and engineering field work to construction dispute resolution and management consulting. Mr. Nolan has managed over two hundred consulting engagements for clients since 1992.

As the foundation to his consulting career, Mr. Nolan served as an engineer officer in the ACOE, was a project manager at an Engineering News Record Top 100 construction company, and held positions of increasing responsibility with specialty contractors in the marine, heavy civil, and environmental industries.

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University of Missouri
MS, Engineering Management, 1982

US Military Academy, West Point
BS, Civil Engineering, 1979


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