Anamaria I. Popescu is a construction arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and a licensed Professional Engineer who has more than 21 years of experience in project management, construction claims, schedule delay analysis, project controls, and contract management. Her project experience includes power generation, natural gas drilling, pipelines, petrochemical and process plants, oil and gas production platforms, mining, water treatment plants, airports, telecommunications, and commercial construction in Australia, Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, the Netherlands, South Africa, and China.

Dr. Popescu has provided program/project management and project control services for projects ranging from $500,000 to $50 billion. As an expert witness, she has written expert reports and has testified in international and national arbitration hearings and dispute review board proceedings regarding delay and disruption claims. She has also taught seminars and courses on scheduling, effective project controls, and dispute avoidance in the United States and internationally.

Dr. Popescu's specialized computer software skills include Microsoft Project, Primavera Project Planner (P3), Primavera P6 Project Management Enterprise, Primavera Risk Analysis, and Acumen FUSE. She speaks fluent Romanian and intermediate Spanish.


University of Texas
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 1998
M.S., Civil Engineering, 1994
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1993

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

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Professional Affiliations

American Arbitration Association

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International

ABA Construction Law Forum

Project Management Institute

Society of Construction Law North America


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)