Serge Y. Bodart

Dipl. Ing. EPFL/SIA - MSc

72, Rue du Centre

1025 St-Sulpice

Lausanne Switzerland


Tel: +41 21 695 24 40

Fax: +41 21 695 24 44

sybodart@pmg-ing.ch


Formal Education

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, Dipl. Ing. /MSc. (1984)

Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland, BA in Management (1984)

HEC Geneva, Switzerland, Certificate in Project Finance (2003)

Nationality :

Swiss

Languages :

French, English, German and Spanish.

Present Status :

Partner of PMG Consulting Engineers and Economists, a firm specialised in the prevention and resolution of disputes, arbitration, litigation, expertise, claims management and adjudication. (since 2009).
Field of activity: building, civil engineering, power plants, transportation, industrial projects, project management of multidisciplinary projects.

Independent Consultant Engineer for PPP–Public Private Partnership Project Development and implementation (since 1998).
Field of activity: PPP for hospitals, prisons, schools, law courts, highways, tunnel, bridges, ports, dams, airports, railways.

Member of Swiss Expert (Swiss Chamber of Technical and Scientific Forensic Experts).

Member of the ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association).

Member of the DRBF (Dispute Resolution Board Foundation) and member of the Expert Group for PPP Projects.

Member of the SIA (Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects).

Member of PPP Swiss (the Swiss PPP Association) and member of the Expert Group for Infrastructure Projects.

Some Recent Assignments:

Dispute Resolution and Claims Management

2017-2020

Dispute Board Member, bridge project, Botswana.

2015-2017

Party Expert, Arbitration Tribunal, industrial site decontamination, Switzerland.

2015-2017

Party Expert, ICC Arbitration Tribunal, airport perimeter security system, Qatar.

2015-2016

Expert to a Canton Tribunal, elevating platform for winery plant, Switzerland.

2014-2016

Party Expert, Canton Tribunal, villa renovation and extension, Switzerland.

2015-2016

Party Expert, Arbitration Tribunal, desalinisation plant, Oman.

2014-2015

Expert Witness, Arbitration Tribunal, tunnel under a PPP contract, Chili.

2014-2015

Expert for an insurance company, flooding of a public building, Switzerland.

2013

Expert to a Canton Tribunal, industrial steel structure hall, Switzerland.

2013

Co-Expert to a Canton Tribunal, real estate development, Switzerland.

2012

Mediator for a real estate development, Switzerland.

2012

Claims management, Highway PPP, Austria.

2011 - 2012

ICC Expert for a gas pressurization plant, France.

2011

Member of the Party Expert team for an Airport, Montenegro.

2011

Expert for an insurance company, damages to thanks in winery plant, Switzerland.

2010 - 2011

Member of the Adjudication team, Gas Power Plant, India.

2009 - 2010

Member of the Mediation team, Aluminium Plant, Canada.

1999 - 2001

Party Expert, ICC Arbitration Tribunal, claims Management, Toll Highway Concession Project, Lebanon.

Due Diligence and Expertise Services

2016-2017

Various audits et technical expertise ongoing.

2015

Technical expertise, A94 PPP Highway, Germany.

2014

Technical expertise, A9 PPP Highway, Hollande.

2014

Technical and economical audit, Port Terminal, USA- West coast.

2014

Technical and economical audit, UKSH PPP Hospital, Germany.

2013

Technical project assessment of a PPP public transport system, Martinique.

2012

Technical project assessment for small automatic dams under a PPP, France .

2012

Technical project assessment for various buildings in PPP, Europe.

2011

Technical and Traffic Project Assessment, Concession Toll road, Puerto Rico.

2011

Technical Project Assessment, PPP Prisons Facilities, Australia.

2010

Technical Project assessment, D1.3 Highway and Tunnel section, Czech Republic .

2010

Technical and Traffic Project assessment, Port of Brisbane, Australia.

2009

Concession, EPC, Operation & Maintenance Contracts Technical assessment Toll Highway, A2, Poland.

2009

Operation & Maintenance assessment, BaixoAlentejo Highway Concession, Portugal.

2008

EPC, Operation & Maintenance Contracts Technical assessment, Toll Highway, A2 Calatayud-Alfajarin,Spain.

2006

Traffic & Revenue Audit TCB Container Port Terminal, Port of Barcelona, Spain.

2006

Traffic & Revenue Audit Toll Bridge Viaduct de Millau, France.

2004

Financial Model Audit, Hydropower station Kénié, Mali.

Project Development services

2008-2017

Traffic and Revenue study, Highway Concession, Maliakos-Keidi , Greece.

2013-2014

Feasibility study, Lake Geneva crossing under a PPP, Switzerland.

2013

Operation & Maintenance tender for the BNPL (peripheral highway in Lyon , France.

2009 - 2010

Operation & Maintenance Concept Development, Canal Seine Nord Europe, France.

2008

Traffic & Revenue Study Management, TGV Railway SEA Tour – Bordeaux, France.

2003 - 2010

Traffic & Revenue Study Management, A-model Highways PPP program, Germany.

2002 - 2013

Traffic & Revenue Study Management, Toll Highway Maliakos - Klidi, Greece.

2008

Traffic & Revenue Study Management Urban Highway WHSD, St Petersburg-Russia.

2007

Operation & Maintenance Project Development, Toll Highway Horgos-Pozega, Serbia.

2007

Public Private Partnership (PPP) Feasibility study, Railway Cover, Lugano -Switzerland.

2005

Traffic & Revenue Study Management, Toll Tunnel North-South Brisbane, Australia.

2003 - 2004

Procurement and contract negotiation, Operation & Maintenance services for Zagreb-Macelj Toll Motorway, Croatia.

2003

Traffic & Revenue Study Management, Toll Highway A5 – Vienna, Austria.

2003

Traffic & Revenue Study Management, Toll Urban Tunnel El Salto Santiago, Chile.

2001 - 2002

Project Development Ilford’s industrial site, Fribourg - Switzerland.

1999 - 2000

Project Development Swiss National Expo02 plate forms, Switzerland.

Past Professional Experience

1995 - 1998

Walter Bau-AG International Division – Germany / Lebanon – Technical Director,
Technical and contractual project development Beirut Urban Toll Highway, Lebanon
Development Contract.

1989 - 1994

Bilfinger + Berger - Germany, Belgium, Spain – Project and site manager.
Extension of a cement plant, Obourg (Belgium)
Special civil engineering department, pipe jacking , solid waste storage (Germany).
Turnkey sewage water treatment plant, Lloret de Mar (Spain).

1987 - 1988

Rampini & Cie – Switzerland – Site Manager - Claim Management
Geneva airport extension project (Tribag).

1986 - 1987

Caterpillar Overseas S.A – Switzerland – Management Trainee
Management Trainee in the Sales support and Product support Department).

Publications:
  • 2014 “Dispute Prevention Approaches in PPP Projects – Practical Issues” (to be published)
Professional Affiliation
  • Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects – SIA
  • Dispute Review Board Foundation – DRBF
  • Swiss Arbitration Association – ASA
  • Swiss PPP Association