Mark Foden

Associate Director, Quantum / San Francisco/Concord


Mr. Mark Foden has extensive knowledge and over 21 years of experience in the construction process and cost management, from pre-concept feasibilities through to project close out.

He has developed his career and gained his experience on complex, high profile and varied projects in the United Kingdom, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. He has managed and led commercial teams from project inception to the successful completion of major projects.

In the last 7 years, Mr. Foden has focused his skills on dispute resolution, including prolongation claims, delay events, acceleration claims, and variation claims, as well as preparing rebuttals and assessments to claims received.

Mr. Foden has experience managing claims teams, contractor’s teams and client’s teams both prior to and during formal dispute resolution proceedings.

Mr. Foden has worked on both the main contractor’s and the client’s sides of the business as well as experience in dispute resolution and arbitration proceedings. He has assisted Quantum and Delay Experts and has been cross examined by tribunal in arbitration proceedings for Quantum works that he carried out on behalf of the Party Appointed Expert. He has assisted in the production of Expert reports on large arbitrations concerned with construction projects in the United Arab Emirates.

Mr. Foden has knowledge and understanding of all the major forms of contract including FIDIC, JCT, and bespoke forms of contract, for construction projects as well as waste management contracts.

Mr. Foden is widely experienced in a variety of sectors including: Residential, Mixed Use Development, Retail, Education, Leisure, Healthcare, Airports, Waste Management, Sports Stadiums and Infrastructure.

Education and Certifications

  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying (2:1)
  • LLM Construction Law & Practice (Distinction)