Samar has over 30 years of experience in Construction Management and Project Controls. She specializes in forensic schedule delay analysis, construction claims, delay and productivity impact damages and contract disputes. Samar manages and leads all scheduling and planning, time delay, disruptions and cumulative impacts related claims and related dispute resolution proceedings for S2i. Samar’s professional experience includes the successful completion of a variety of construction programs for major industrial and commercial construction, residential and hospitality projects, military facilities, major transportation and infrastructure, as well as facilities renovation and several U.S. Embassy design and construction projects. Samar successfully analyzed and facilitated amicable settlements for various contract and delay disputes. Samar holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a certified Planning and scheduling Professional (PSP).
Ahmed is the founder and lead executive of S2i, who brings over 30 years of diversified engineering and construction management experience with a focus on U.S. federal and international construction contracts. Ahmed had active leading roles in multiple construction projects in complex industrial, marine/harbor construction, U.S. military construction and U.S. Embassy design and construction contracts. He has a multitude of expertise in construction contract administration, construction claims and dispute avoidance and resolution. Ahmed has been engaged for several years in the design and construction management of multiple State-OBO embassy and diplomatic facilities capital and security, as well as DoD domestic and overseas construction contracts. He led corporate and project teams in dispute avoidance and resolution initiatives, and negotiated amicable settlements on complex contract disputes. Ahmed holds a B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering, an Executive MBA degree in global business, and completed business studies in U.S. Government contracting. Ahmed is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
“S2i has been an incredible small business partner added to our team over the last 3 years. S2i was engaged in construction and project management on the most challenging projects we had. S2i was integrated into our corporate and operations fabric through Ahmed El Fawal, and worked with us to address the construction, logistical, management and technical challenges we were facing. They endeavored with extreme resilience and worked with our teams to complete the projects to the best results we and our client had sought. S2i went all the way with us on dispute avoidance and resolution, until we reached to successful amicable aggregate settlements of over $50M with our Client, and obtained exceptional CPARS ratings. The leadership, experience and resilience Ahmed and the team provided have been instrumental to the projects’ and our continued success.”
“Over the past two years, S2i has partnered with CCE on our challenging design‐build projects in Africa. With a professional team of project managers, engineers and schedulers under the leadership of Ahmed El Fawal, S2i continues to provide CCE with a consistently high level of project support and construction management on technically and logistically challenging projects. The knowledge base of S2i’s team is extensive and we can rely on their expertise in project management, engineering, scheduling and dispute resolution as we strive to deliver quality projects in ordinarily very difficult circumstances. S2i is an asset to the CCE team and we would be pleased to recommend their services to other potential clients.”
Who We Are
S2i is an Construction Management and Program Management (CMPM) consulting firm that provides support to the construction industry and specializes in the U.S. Federal construction market. We offer a wide array of construction management and engineering support services including but not limited to Project Controls, BIM Modeling, Quantity surveys, Procurement Support and On-Site support and Staff augmentation. We also champion dispute avoidance and analyze complex construction claims and disputes.
Since our founding in 2016 we are serving general contractors, subcontractors, engineering professionals and law firms.
We leverage our expertise, leadership, and commitment to resolve challenging projects’ problems and support our clients to drive the most complex construction projects to success. Our focus is to create value to our clients and to the engineering and construction industry.