Usman Jilani

Government of Pakistan


Pakistan, Afghanistan

Islamabad, Pakistan

Construction Law
Procurement Law
Land Disputes and Tribal Affairs
International Commercial and Investment Arbitrations

English, Urdu, Punjabi, Pushto

Bachelors in Civil Engineering (UET Peshawar)
Masters in Construction Engineering & Management (NUST Pakistan)
Diploma in International Arbitration (CIARB)
Diploma in Contract Law (Harvard Law School)

• Embedding Sustainability in Construction Contracts of Pakistan - A way forward to ensure Sustainable Construction Practices; Journal of Cleaner Production
• An Optimization model for Municipal Solid Waste Management in Peshawar with focus on Incineration using Mathematical Modeling & GIS; EsDEV
• Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Light Weight Concrete using Glass; International Journal of Civil Engineering, ASCE
• Sustainable Land Use Strategies for District Peshawar; in Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences
• The Gazetteer of Dir Lower; Shaukat Yousafzai & Usman Jilani; 2019. Gazetteer published after 91 years by National Library of Pakistan. Allotted ISBN#978-969-23412-02

Government of Pakistan
Asian Development Bank
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority Pakistan

Usman Jilani is a Chartered Arbitrator and renowned expert in construction and infrastructure. With a strong background in contract management and procurement, Usman brings extensive experience in project management across diverse industries. He has a proven track record in enhancing project excellence and financial efficiency, offering strategic solutions to optimize project outcomes. Usman has been a counsel and arbitrator in various national and international arbitrations, providing expertise and guidance to resolve complex disputes. As a career civil servant, he has managed revenue courts, announced over 400 decisions, served as a magistrate, and made significant contributions to the alternate dispute resolution act of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the tribal belt, with over 40 decisions. Usman has also successfully resolved over 20 procurement disputes amicably and issued more than 10 arbitral awards. His dedication to sustainable practices and his commitment to integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the construction sector set him apart. Usman's proficiency in managing major projects such as the Lowari Tunnel and Tarbela K-IV, along with his expertise in lean construction, make him a valuable asset to any project.

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