G. M. Beresford Hartwell
40 Brambledown Road
Wallington, Surrey SM6 0TF
Senior Partner, BHA Cromwell House, Consulting Engineers (Principal 1969-1976, Senior Partner since 1976); Deputy Chief Systems Engineer, Atomic Power Construction (1968-1969); Senior Engineer, CEGB (1967-1968); Arbitration and ADR, 1980 – date.
Previous Position: External Professor of Arbitration Law, University of Glamorgan; Visiting Professor, Brunel University Law School; Senior Partner BHA Cromwell House, 1969 – 2006; President, Society of Construction Arbitrators; Past Chairman and Senior Vice-President (1996-1997), Charted Institute of Arbitrators.
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Institution of Engineering and Technology; Member, IEEE (USA) Fellow, ICArb (India); Formerly: ASA; Institute of Measurement and Control; Institution of Nuclear Engineers.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Chartered Arbitrator); Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Institution of Electrical Engineers; Institution of Chemical Engineers; Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs Conseils; CIETAC, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Society of Construction Arbitrators.
International and domestic cases involving parties in England, Scotland, Hungary, Ireland, Korea, Middle East, Czech Republic, Curaçao, Spain, Nigeria and Switzerland (1978-); Extensive experience as expert witness in court & arbitration; Teaching Arbitration Law to LlM/MSc level.
Improvements in, or relating to, Nuclear Reactor Power Stations Patents 1,243,372; 1,284,871; 41692/68; 41693/68; Specification, Design and Execution of a Computer-based Central Control System ; IEE Conference 1978; Variable Speed Pump Drives for Sewer Outfall Pumping Stations IMechE Conference ; 1981; Arbitration in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering. IEE Proceedings, Vol.134, Pt.A; No.4, April 1987; Commercial Arbitration and the Engineer. IEE Review, January 1988; Various articles in Arbitration (Journal of CIArb); Construction Disputes: Avoidance and Resolution (co- author) Whittles Publishing; (November 1997); The Commercial Way to Justice (proceedings of the International Conference of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Boston, Mass. 1996) (ed) Kluwer (Autumn 1997); Arbitration: The Commercial Way to Justice? Boston University International Law; Journal Vol. 15 No 1 Spring 1997: pp 179-183; Arbitration and the Sovereign Power. Journal of International Arbitration 17(2): pp 11-18. 2000; The Commercial Way to Justice in International Arbitration and International; Commercial Law - Synergy, Convergence and Evolution - Liber Amicorum; Eric Bergsten; ed S. Kröll, l. A. Mistelis, P. Perales Viscasillas & V. Rogers; Wolters Kluwer 2011 pp 231-249.