Richard Bayfield

Construction Consultant, Project Director and Adjudicator
BSc (Hons), MSc, CEng, CEnv, FICE, FCIArb
Area of expertise

About Richard

Richard began his career working for Costain on major projects including the Thames Barrier in 1976. He has had senior roles as a Contractor, Consultant and Client. His recent experience includes several major capital projects including the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at UCL, the new Lambeth Palace Library, the Gradel Quad at New College, Oxford & HS2. Some career highlights follow:


  •  Three times British Construction Industry Award ( winner as Client representative – 2016 – Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at UCL, 2013 – Bishop Edward King Chapel, Cuddesdon Oxford and 2002 – Honda New European Plant, Swindon.
  • Member of Construction Minister’s sounding board of 6 “key industry figures” appointed to assist the DTI/BEIS (2006/10).
  • Member of London 2012 Olympics and Heathrow Terminal 5 Dispute panels.
  • Former Chairman and Honorary Member of Society of Construction Law (2006).
  • Joint author of DTI/BEIS sponsored report analysing 40% construction savings made by Honda when developing its 600 acre site at Swindon (2001/2002).
  • Senior advisory board (Construction) – Westbrook Consulting (