Jim is the Principal, James Zack Consulting, LLC and Senior Advisor, Ankura Construction Forum™. The Forum strives to be the construction industry’s resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Expert Advisor for AlphaSights and Guidepoint Global Advisor. Formerly he was the Executive Director of the Navigant Construction Forum™ and earlier, the Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management Group, Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s largest EPCM contractors. Mr. Zack was previously Vice President of PinnacleOne and the Executive Director of the PinnacleOne Institute and earlier a Senior Construction Claims Consultant for CH2M HILL, Inc. Mr. Zack has, for more than 48years, worked for both contractors and owners in 36 States in the U.S. and 39 countries abroad. Mr. Zack is a Fellow of AACE, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Guild of Project Controls and, the Society of Construction Claims Specialists International.
In the construction claims field, he is a recognized and published expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims and disputes. Mr. Zack is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC), an Expert Certified Construction Claims Specialist (ECCCS), an Expert Certified Construction Delay Analyst (ECCDA) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).