Capitalizing on his 22-year experience in construction management, Mr. Pisapia now acts exclusively as a neutral in the resolution of all types of disputes related to the execution of large construction projects, be it as a mediator, arbitrator or member of a dispute board such as the one which he chairs for the new Samuel-de -Champlain bridge over the St-Lawrence river in Montreal.
Serge Pisapia, Canadian DRB Panelist, Mediator, & Arbitrator, explains the differences in processes.
Serge Pisapia talks about a Dispute Adjudication Board.
Mr. Pisapia is the Chair of the “Standing Committee” (Dispute Adjudication Board) set in place by the Government of Canada and the private consortium charged with the 5B$ PPP project for the realization of the new Samuel-de-Champlain bridge over the St-Lawrence river in Montreal.
Sometimes as member of a panel but mostly as a single arbitrator, Mr Pisapia decides construction disputes following a tightly managed and often times “fast track” arbitration process, either during or soon after the completion of the project.
Mr. Pisapia appears on the roster of the first 14 adjudicators selected by the Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec (IMAQ) to intervene on the Quebec Treasury Board pilot projects across the province.
Design and management, together with an expert engineer, of a hybrid process of facilitation and expertise leading to a non-final binding opinion in relation with a $13M delay claim carried out during the execution of a $100M contract being part of a large multi-billion public energy infrastructure in Quebec.