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Primary Area of Expertise

Geotechnical Engineering

Expert Witness Profile

David Wilshaw holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology (University of London, 1984) and a Master of Science (Engineering) Degree in Foundation Engineering, (University of Birmingham 1987). He has over 30 years of professional experience in engineering geology and geotechnics gained throughout the UK, Europe, the USA and the Caribbean.

Licensure & Certifications
* State of Florida Professional Geologist (2006).
* State of Tennessee Professional Geologist (2012).
* Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Professional Geologist (2017).
* Fellow of the Geological Society of London (1989); Chartered Geologist (1992).
* State of Florida Certified Neutral Evaluator (2011).

Currently engaged in: sinkhole risk assessment; ground investigation and ground-risk management; soil & rock drilling and testing; pre-suit expert opinions for defendants and plaintiffs; expert witness testimony in circuit civil litigation; Neutral Evaluation of disputed sinkhole insurance claims; forensic engineering geology; Adjunct Professor in Earth Science at Valencia College in Orlando, FL.

* International experience in ground exploration techniques.
* Recognized Expert in Geology, testifying over 125 times in deposition and at over thirty times at jury trial regarding disputed sinkhole loss claims.
* Completed thousands of forensic engineering geological assessments throughout the UK, throughout Florida, in California and Pennsylvania.

Education & Licenses

BS Geology; MS Foundation Engineering; Licensed Geologist in FL, TN & PA, Chartered Geologist in UK