Jonathan Sanderson to lead Driver Trett Office in Oman




Driver Trett, a Global Construction Consultancy, has promoted Jonathan Sanderson to head up its Oman office, replacing Kobus Havemann who is leaving the business after 11 years of service.

Jonathan has over 30 years’ construction industry experience in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. He has an LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration, BSc in Quantity Surveying, and also holds a professional membership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has held positions at Board level and has worked for main contractors, developers and consultants, and for the past 3 years he has successfully led the claims department in Driver Trett Oman office.

Commenting on his promotion Jonathan said:” I am excited to take on this role, and I am looking forward to building on the success of the Driver Trett business in Oman, with the continued support of our committed and highly skilled team.”

Jonathan, through his experience and training, has the ability to grasp a complicated situation and identify the pertinent facts quickly in order to identify the best route to be selected for the maximum benefit and securing the best outcomes for clients.

David Merritt, Managing Director, and Head of Middle East & Asia Pacific said:

“I am delighted that Jonathan has been appointed as our Country Manager in Oman. Jonathan is a first-class dispute resolution practitioner who brings a wealth of knowledge, hands-on experience, and practical know-how to the role. Jonathan’s insight into the Middle East and Omani construction markets will be of huge benefit to the Driver Trett business as we continue to grow our regional operations.”

About Driver Group

Driver Group have provided expert consultancy and advisory services in the field of claims and dispute resolution to the engineering and construction industries for over 40 years. The company has grown to over 400 members of staff, with offices across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. Our knowledge and experience support the effective and successful delivery and close-out of our clients’ projects worldwide, and bridges the gap between the construction, legal and financial sectors. The range of services offered across the Group provides support to the engineering and construction industries it serves, from start to finish.


About Diales

Diales supply world-class, delay, quantum and technical experts for litigation, arbitration and for alternative dispute resolution; alongside the provision of internationally experienced adjudicators, arbitrators, and mediators. Diales boasts more than 40 world-class experts operating in all regions and sectors where the wider Group has a presence.

Driver Trett

Driver Trett provides multi-disciplinary consultancy services to support effective delivery of our clients’ projects. Our specialities include commercial and contract management, planning, programming and scheduling, and dispute resolution support services


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