Independent Consultant & Expert specialising in Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
With 23 years experience in industry Mr Richard Barker provides professional consultancy and verified expert witness services.
He has been acting as an expert witness for over 15 yrs, having issued over 100 reports to support litigation and help resolve disputes, and has given oral evidence in court on 17 occasions, including International Arbitrations (ICC) in Tokyo and Geneva.
An independent and objective forensic engineer Richard Barker carries out examinations, tests, accident investigation and reconstruction.
The basis for his instructions have included allegations of premature failure, misuse, poor maintenance, not fit for purpose and patent infringement. His areas of expertise include:
Richard Barker's office is in Taunton, Somerset but he will travel widely within the UK and worldwide as required.
For examples of his expert witness cases see Project Portfolio.