Robert Coupe

Director, Delay / Coupe / London, United Kingdom

Background

Mr. Robert Coupe has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. In this period, he progressed from a site engineer to main board director of a major UK contracting organisation. He has been responsible for all aspects of managing a successful business and has used his engineering principles to ensure the successful completion of many projects.

Mr. Coupe’s vision and direction facilitated the formation of several long-term relationships with clients, designers, suppliers, joint venture partners, and specialist consultants to form integral teams to deliver the most cost-effective delivery model. The solutions range from long-term frameworks, turnkey, and build-only solutions.

Throughout his career, Mr. Coupe actively tried to avoid disputes through early negotiation when change has occurred. Given his broad experience, he has led a number of disputes across many sectors of the industry ranging from delay, scope changes, design issues, insurance claims, and third-party interventions. Mr. Coupe has knowledge and understanding of all the major forms of contract which include NEC, IChemE, ICE, FIDIC and other bespoke forms.

Education

• BEng (Hons) Civil Engineerin