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Hendrik Prinsloo, PhD




Hendrik Prinsloo PhD

Manager of Scheduling & Delay Analysis

With over 20 years in leadership roles in construction management & claim consulting, Hendrik Prinsloo brings in-depth expertise in the analysis construction delay claims and the resolution of contract disputes. In his career, Dr. Prinsloo has acted as decision maker on over $3 billion in complex construction projects, including the prestigious Freedom Park developed for Nelson Mandela. He is a past president of the Association of Schools of Construction Southern Africa and has served as a professor in construction management at University of Pretoria.

Hendrik is a recognized international speaker and author of numerous published articles on claim analysis and dispute resolution. The second edition of his popular book titled, Delay Analysis Simplified – A Step-by-Step Guide for the Analysis and Formulation of Delay Claims was recently published. He holds a PhD degree in delay analysis and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate development. He has a proven track record of leading large-scale claim assignments, with experience analyzing over 70 delay claims. Dr. Prinsloo has also served as a qualified construction adjudicator.

Legal Experience

Involved in analyzing over 70 construction delay claims
4 Rulings as Adjudicator

Construction Experience

Over 20 years of Construction Experience
Past Professor – University of Pretoria, Dispute Resolution in PMI Accredited Masters Degree program
Project Manager in residential, commercial, retail, and monument projects

Areas of Expertise

Construction Forensics
Construction Management
Construction Delay Claim Analysis
Construction Delay Claim Formulation
Construction Contracts and Scheduling
Construction Dispute Resolution

Education & Certification

Ph.D., Construction Project Management, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
M.S., Real Estate, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
B.S., Construction Management, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Professional Construction Project Manager (Pr. CPM) – D/1747/2007 (South Africa)
Construction Adjudicator


Association of Schools of Construction Southern Africa
SACPCMP – Past member of the Accreditation Panel for Construction Management Degree Programs
SACPCMP – Past Member of Code of Professional Conduct Committee
International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction – Past member