Francis McKenna

Francis McKenna

Senior Consultant LL.M., MCIArb, MRICS

p: (416) 498 1303 | ext. 204

f: (416) 491 0578

a: 2255 Sheppard Avenue East | Suite 402
Toronto, Ontario M2J 4Y1

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Francis McKenna is a Senior Consultant with 15 years of experience in the preparation of claims and expert reports for both contractors and owners. He has also held several senior positions in major engineering and construction firms in Ireland, the UK, Singapore and Canada, delivering expert reports and claims advisory, cost consultancy, risk management and project management services. 

His areas of expertise include loss of productivity calculations as well as complex delay analyses. He has prepared, analyzed and negotiated the resolution of numerous construction claims, and is well versed in litigation and arbitration proceedings, including expert conferencing.  

Francis’s diverse project experience includes work on power plants, manufacturing facilities, waste processing plants, oil and gas rigs, ship building, commercial offices, road construction, and special purpose facilities in Asia, Canada, and Europe. Some of his high-profile projects include the refurbishment of a nuclear power generating plant, an offshore oil drilling platform, a first-of-a-kind waste processing facility, and commercial and institutional buildings including offices and museums.  

Francis holds a Master’s in Construction Law and Arbitration from Robert Gordon University (LL.M), a Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying and Industrial Studies from the University of Ulster (BSc), a certificate in Primavera P6 Scheduling Software, and is a Professional Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS/PQS), and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). 

Education

Master of Laws, Construction Law and Arbitration
Robert Gordon University – Aberdeen City, Scotland, 2015

Bachelor of Science, Quantity Surveying with Diploma in Industrial Studies
Ulster University – Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, 2006

Languages

English

Professional Affiliations

AACE International (AACEI)
Member

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
Member

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
Member

International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM)
Member