Owen McElhinney

Director, Construction Claims and Dispute Resolution / P.Eng. / Toronto, Canada / Vancouver, Canada / Calgary, Canada / Regina, Canada / London, Canada / Ottawa, Canada / Montreal, Canada / Nova Scotia, Canada / Newfoundland, Canada


Mr. Owen McElhinney is a Professional Engineer with a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering. He has more than 40 years of construction management and dispute resolution experience in Canada, USA, UK, India, and Nepal.

Mr. McElhinney has provided construction management and/or dispute resolution services to project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineering consultants, architects, insurers, sureties, and other allied construction professions in the infrastructure and transportation; nuclear, hydro-electric, and renewable power; buildings; oil and gas; mining; municipal/institutional; and industrial and commercial sectors.

Over the past 27 years, McElhinney has specialised in the resolution of construction costs, time, and quality disputes as a consultant before, during, and after construction, an independent expert or an expert witness.

Mr. McElhinney has helped resolve disputes through negotiation, mediation, adjudication, arbitration, and litigation.


• B.Sc. Civil Engineering: University of Strathclyde
• Professional Engineer: Province of Ontario
• Certificate of Arbitration: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Institute