Howard Morris, MRICS, MCIArb, MSc



Howard Morris is currently an Associate in DeSimone’s Miami office supporting the company’s Construction Consulting Services group. He has over 30 years’ experience working in Construction Contracts and Commercial Management, pre- and post-contract management, dispute resolution, and litigation expert witness support.

Mr. Morris’s career spans multiple sectors, including heavy industry, mining, thermal, and renewable energy, and marine infrastructure. His extensive experience managing complex projects using Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC), Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM), and hybrid delivery strategies brings invaluable insights to DeSimone’s team. Additionally, Mr. Morris is an expert in construction law, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods, and expert witness and advisory services for legal counsel.

Over his career, Mr. Morris has managed and administered projects totaling billions of dollars for clients spanning the globe. Prior to joining DeSimone, Mr. Morris held influential roles in renowned organizations such as Babcock & Wilcox, Fairwind Inc, and Renewable Energy Systems. His work on one of the world’s largest desalination plants for IDE Technologies in Tel Aviv, Israel, is an exemplary testament to his extraordinary leadership and commercial acumen.

Mr. Morris’s broad expertise, particularly in managing complex construction projects across diverse sectors and his mastery of EPC, EPCM, and hybrid delivery strategies, underpins DeSimone’s commitment to providing insightful, timely support throughout a project’s lifecycle.

Professional Certifications and Affiliations:

  • Institution of Construction Claims Professionals (Fellow; FICCP)
  • Chartered Institute of Building (Fellow; FCIOB)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Member; MRICS)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Member; MCIArb)