Chartered Engineer Malith Mendis has been appointed Country Representative of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.

The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the avoidance and resolution of disputes worldwide using the unique and proven Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) method.

The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation exists to promote the DRB concept and its benefits for owners and contractors.  Over 600 members with representatives in 31 countries are involved in the preservation and growth of the DRB process.

While the origins of Dispute Review Boards are found in the construction industry, their ambit is far wider than construction and Dispute Review Boards are now found in the financial services industry, the Maritime Industry, long-term concession projects, operational and maintenance contracts. The scope for Dispute Review Boards is substantial.