Berkeley Research Group Adds Construction Expertise in London and Los Angeles

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2013) - Global expert services and consulting firm Berkeley Research Group has expanded its Construction practice with two new experts joining in London and Los Angeles.

"BRG's Construction team's experience spans every major area of construction, with top experts working on significant projects worldwide," said Richard Fultineer, who leads BRG's global Construction practice. "The addition of two highly regarded experts in London and Los Angeles bolsters our ability to provide clients with first-class resources regardless of region."

Matthew Lankenau joins as a director in Los Angeles. He has 30 years of professional experience in construction, construction management, forensic analysis, management, and litigation consulting. He was previously a vice president at a Fortune 500 firm, where he served as the regional director for disputes resolution. Before that, he was a founding shareholder at PinnacleOne. Mr. Lankenau began his career as an entrepreneur and then moved to Charles Pankow Builders, where he managed the construction of large design-build commercial facilities. He has testified as an expert witness in complex public and commercial litigation cases involving delays, damages, and construction management standard of care, as well as false claims. He also has substantial experience consulting with clients on ongoing projects and managing teams of experts on complex construction programs and class-action tort matters. He has experience on airport, condominium, court, dam, highway, hospital, high- and low-rise office building, port, railway, regional shopping center, tunnel, and water distribution and treatment facilities.

Ewen Maclean joins as a principal in London. Mr. Maclean is a prominent expert in the fields of delay and disruption analysis and associated prolongation costs. He has worked for both international consultants and contractors and has gained considerable technical, project management, commercial, and legal expertise. Mr. Maclean has firsthand experience representing clients in litigation, arbitration, mediation, and adjudication, for both the claimant and respondent. Additionally, he has acted in commercial negotiations and settlements, resolving potential disputes and providing advice on contract procurement. In particular, he has prepared numerous expert witness reports with respect to delay and disruption and the associated additional costs; drafted standard forms of contract; and lectured on various commercial and contractual subjects within the construction industry.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC ( is a leading global expert services and consulting firm that provides independent expert testimony, authoritative studies, strategic advice, data analytics, and regulatory and dispute support to Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with 25 offices across the United States and in Australia, Canada, Latin America, and the United Kingdom.

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