Stephen Dickie has over twenty-five years of experience in quantity surveying, commercial management, contract administration, and dispute resolution under various forms of contract.

He has led commercial and claims teams and provided arbitration support on major international disputes with values in excess of US$1 billion.

Mr. Dickie’s experience spans projects in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Lebanon, Libya, Korea, Iraq, South Africa, Germany and the United Kingdom across many sectors, including building, infrastructure, hospitals, oil and gas, energy, aviation and marine.

Mr. Dickie has specialist knowledge in the preparation and defence of claims and counterclaims through to arbitration. His main areas of technical expertise are in dealing with complex final account issues, variation issues and claims including the financial effects of delays, prolongation, disruption, acceleration, cost escalation, preliminaries thickening, overheads, loss of profit and loss of opportunity.

Mr. Dickie has been appointed as a quantum expert and cross-examined by leading international counsel in ICC arbitration proceedings.

Employment History

Quantum expert
2018 – 2019

Driver Trett
Operational director
2012 – 2019

Systech International, Dubai
Associate director
2008 – 2012

New City Vision, UK
Group commercial director
2007 – 2008

Dawn Group
Commercial manager
2000 – 2007

Gladedale Group
Senior quantity surveyor
1999 – 2000

Tay Homes, Glasgow
Senior quantity surveyor
1997 – 1999

Bucknall Austin
Quantity surveyor
1996 – 1997

Stewart & Williamson
Assistant quantity surveyor
1994 – 1996

William Frame & Associates
Trainee quantity surveyor
1989 – 1994

Professional Affiliations

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Accredited expert witness & commercial Mediator

Areas of Expertise


Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
APAEWE, 2016

Strathclyde University
PGCert, 2005

Glasgow Caledonian University
BSc, 1994