Arabian Horizon Consultancy

Office Address

123/A, Miranda City Likaoli Prikano, Dope

Phone Number

+0989 7876 9865 9

+(090) 8765 86543 85

Phillip Smeed

– Country Manager

Phillip is a Chartered Surveyor with the RICS and associate member of the CIArb. Phillip is a retired member of the Chartered Institute of Building and Chartered Institute of Civil Engineer Surveyors. Phillip is also an Expert Witness and Independent Determiner registered with the RICS. Who has worked in the Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ireland, Kingdom of Bhutan, and the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Phillip is an experienced Quantity Surveyor in the Engineering, Construction and Oil and Gas Sectors. From the outset Phillip specialized in working with specialist subcontractors such as piling, fit out and MEP Contractors. With the latter years being dedicated to claims preparation and defense along with dispute resolution. In his time, Phillip has worked on various international projects in dispute, and commercial management of various projects. Phillip has also been part of an internal audit for various companies and projects leading to litigation based on the findings of the audit.

Phillip currently specializes as a quantum / expert drafting and defense for the contractor and employer alike and has an interest in dispute resolution and has acted and an expert witness on various projects. Phillip is registered Arbitrator and Expert with Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (QICCA).

Howard Abercrombie Smith

Director of Forensic Delay

Howard is an Expert in Forensic Delay Analyst and Project planning having spent the last 25+ years working within various high profile, complex, construction projects around the World.

These include industry sectors such as Aviation (Abu Dhabi Mid Field Terminal and Dubai Airports, UAE. Muscat Airport, Oman); Construction and Infrastructure (Numerous residential and commercial sites in the UK and the Middle East); Mining (Los Bronces Copper Mine, Chile); Nuclear Power (Barakah Nuclear Power Project, UAE); Oil and Gas (ADCO Pipeline, UAE. Garraf Oil Field, Iraq); Ports (Ras Laffan, Hamad New Port Project, Qatar); Processing (Strategic Food Security Facility Qatar); Rail (Numerous infrastructure and manufacturing projects including Crossrail and HS2, in the UK, Mass Rapid Transit, Malaysia, Etihad Rail, UAE, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, Canada, and Cairo Monorail).

Howard, with his organizational, analytical, motivational, communicational, managerial, and presentational skills brings a strong leadership quality to the team.

Hemanth Sarvobhotla

– Director

Hemanth Sarvobhotla is a Project Management and Planning Expert with experience of 17 Years in managing large and complex projects across Oman and India.

Hemanth’s key skills include Planning and Control, Project Execution, Technical Support and Project Closeout.

Hemanth with his Managerial, Organizational, Team building, analytical and motivational skills bringing leadership qualities to the team.

Mangesh Divekar

Senior Planning, Control & Delay Consultant

Mangesh Divekar is a Project Planning, Control and Delay Analyst with extensive experience executing Multimillion Dollar projects in the United Arab Emirates, Oman and India.

Mangesh is an Associate member of CIArb and currently undergoing the certification for Certified Delay Analyst (CCDA).

Mangesh is civil engineer and has completed Post Graduate Diploma in advance construction Management from Nicmar.

Mangesh Holds the distinction of executing numerous prestigious and complex international construction projects including Government buildings, High Rise Buildings, Hotels, Malls, Parliament House Building, and Marine Projects. .

Mangesh Expertise lies in Delay Analysis and Project Planning Control for various challenging Projects and across various sectors.

Asif Noor

Senior Consultant – Commercial, Contracts, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Asif is an expert in construction claims with arbitration specialization with experience in construction of international projects in Oman, Dubai, India and UK. Asif has been successful in resolving disputes by utilizing his expertise in construction disputes.

Asif is Fellow of CIArb (FCIArb) and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Arbitration from the UK, Post Graduate Diploma in ADR from Hyderabad. Asif is a Civil Engineer and holds an MBA in University of Petroleum and Energy Services, India.

Asif is registered Arbitrator and expert with Oman Arbitration center.

Asif has worked across various types of contracts such as EPC, Lump Sum, FIDIC and Bespoke contracts. Asif excels in providing support to clients in the areas of commercial, contracts and Claims aimed at preserving the rights of the parties under the contract in terms of engineering technicalities with contractual expertise and legal concepts.