Mr. Ugo Galli is an Italian professional Civil Engineer with over 25 years of experience in the implementation of infrastructure and environmental engineering projects covering a wide range of sectors: civil and structural engineering, buildings, water supply and sewer networks, water and wastewater treatment plants, hydraulics, transportation and environmental impact assessment. Following the degree in Civil Engineering obtained in 1989 from the University of Padua, Italy, Mr. Galli completed the postgraduate specialization at the Polytechnic Academy of Milan in 1990. In 1997 he then specialized in H&S in the construction industry. Mr. Galli is also about to complete and obtain a Master Degree in Construction Law and International Arbitration (LLM). Mr. Galli has worked extensively with international institutions (United Nations Organizations, European Commission, World Bank, EBRD), local government officials and private sector contractors. He has a proven track record in the coordination of complex projects in Europe (Italy, Albania and Romania), Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Djibouti and Ethiopia), Middle East (Iraq, Qatar, Oman and UAE) and Far East (India, Indonesia and China.
Since the very beginning of his professional career Mr. Galli was actively involved in the international water, infrastructure and environmental engineering area. Throughout such experience Mr. Galli has acquired project, contract and claims management skills, mostly based on the FIDIC suite of contracts, and proven leadership qualities. He is committed to team building and able to organize and guide experts’ teams in an effective manner.
As far as his technical skills are concerned, Mr. Galli is an expert in management and coordination of engineering projects in the fields of civil structures (in particular infrastructural networks), buildings, urban planning, pipelines, hydraulics, environmental management, power generation (Hydropower plants). He has also supervised a large number of construction contracts both in Italy and abroad and has a vast experience in performing technical-accounting control of the implementation and execution of public works and in overseeing health and safety aspects in project design and construction works.
As part of team management Mr. Galli also coordinated and overseen the preparation of tender documents carried out by various Companies for national and international projects. He also provided assistance to various Contracting Authorities during the bid advertisement process, prequalification and bidding, evaluation and reporting
He also advises as Technical Expert several Italian Public Bodies (Municipalities, Public Utilities) on disputes (Arbitration, Court Litigation). He acts as a visiting professor and lecturer on Contract Management under the FIDIC suite of contracts at postgraduate level training courses at the University of Milan, Italy.