Peter Lau joins HKA's senior forensic team in Singapore

13 June 2023 Consultancy.asia 2 min. read
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Peter Lau has joined HKA as a Technical Director in its Asia Pacific business.

In his new role, Peter Lau (who is based in Singapore) will help HKA expand its forensic capabilities with a focus on the railway and transportation sectors. A chartered engineer, Lau has over 30 years of experience and an extensive background in forensic investigation, design and system engineering.

Lau previously led the Materials and Forensics Analysis Centre in one of the main public transport operators in Singapore. He has also worked for major transportation infrastructure providers, as well as contractors.

Peter Lau, Technical Director, HKA

In addition, Lau has experience as a practising engineer in the design of mechanical systems in the oil & gas and marine sectors.

During this career, Lau has demonstrated strong project management and design management, particularly in niche forensic analysis, to identify root causes of complex critical engineering problems. Based on his track record, he has been appointed as an expert witness and cross-examined on multiple engineering matters.

Welcoming Lau to the firm, Kourosh Kayvani, Partner and Head of Forensic Technical Services for Asia Pacific, said: “Peter is a well-rounded engineering expert with a strong track record in forensic investigation and I’m delighted to welcome him to the team. His decades of engineering expertise will boost our technical expert service offering.”

Commenting on his new role, Lau said: “I am excited to join the technical team at HKA. I look forward to collaborating with colleagues and industry partners to deliver leading expert services to our clients. I also look forward to building deep connections and meaningful relationships with our industry partners and clients as I embark on this journey.”

Headquartered in London, HKA is a leading global consulting firm specialised in risk mitigation and dispute resolution in the capital projects and infrastructure sector.