Giovanni Rigoni is the Claims Manager & Head of Contracts Department of Techno Engineering and has over 35 years of professional experience in the civil engineering industry being involved for many years in Dispute Settlement with FIDIC based contracts and Contract Management thereof, thus providing technical and contract management assistance to many international Consulting Firms and Contractors.
In the early stages of his career, after obtaining his BSc in Civil Engineering, he acquired site experience on various projects in Italy and Africa. He soon became involved in large dams/hydroelectric power plants projects such as Gilgel Gibe Hydroelectric Dam in Ethyopia. However his project experience includes also highways, motorways and bridges, railways, water supply and sewerage systems, land reclamation and civil buildings.
During more than 20 years of international experience, Giovanni closely worked with international Consulting Firms and Contractors following the contract clauses implementation, coordinating projects both on the Contractor’s and the Engineer’s side. In particular he became skilled in contract management, cost control, cross-checking budget-closing, planning and managing plant requirements and subcontractors. Recently, he has obtained a Master of Laws with Merit after having followed an approved postgraduate programme in Construction Law and Arbitration. He undertakes his responsibilities reliably and is hard working, self-motivated and trustworthy.