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Hannes Ertl


Hannes Ertl has been a Member of the FIDIC-ITA Task Group 10 Member, which was responsible for the drafting of FIDIC's Conditions of Contract for Underground works (the Emerald Book) and is chairing the task groups activities for the preparation of the Contracts Guide.

Hannes has 20 years of professional experience in site supervision, design, construction and contract management of Underground Works in different parts of the world (Asia, India, Arabia, Europe, North America, and South America). He has obtained his MSc in Engineering Geology from University of Graz/Austria and is a licensed Professional Engineer. In order to be able to support clients in the situation of conflicts he is completing his training to become a Professional Master of Mediation.

The knowledge gained by working with Contractors, as the Engineer respectively as direct consultant for the Owners gives Hannes the understanding of the different points of view on a project, where the parties have one goal, but different targets to achieve.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Form of Contract for Underground Works (Emerald Book) – All You need to Know