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Opening Remark
Kwadwo Osei-Asante
Global Chair
International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)

KH Osei-Asante, Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager, Chartered Arbitrator/ADR Expert and Procurement Specialist

Surveyor Kwadwo Osei-Asante, a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager and Chartered Arbitrator, is a Works Contract Disputes Resolution Facilitator and an Assessor at the Commercial Division of the High Court of Ghana. He is also a Court-connected Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator and teaches Works Procurement at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology at the Graduate Level.

Apart from the above he also holds the following qualifications and prestigious positions:

- Global Chair of the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) and Distinguished International Fellow,

- Fellow and Past President of Ghana Institution of Surveyors,

- Fellow, Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Past Chair, CIOB, Ghana Centre,

- Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK,

- Member, Society of Construction Law (SCL) UK,

- Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK,

- Member, Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE), and

- Corporate Member, International Federation of Surveyors.

Surveyor Osei-Asante has considerable experience in the field of Project Controls in Africa and many other parts of the world and is a noted international speaker.

- Global Chair for International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)
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Project Controls – how do we drive success from the outset
Jo Ellman-Brown
Head of Project Controls
Defence Equipment & Support, MoD

Jo Ellman-Brown is the Head of Project Controls at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and believes great Project Controls is the driver for any successful project. Prior to joining DE&S Jo accumulated 25 years of experience in Project Controls which has seen her take on roles across construction, engineering and infrastructure both in the UK & overseas.

Jo joins DE&S following 2 years as the PMO Director at Heathrow airport, and previous positions as Principle Consultant at RISE, Head of Project Controls at Southern Water, Head of Planning for Mace and Head of Planning for MGM resorts.

In her spare time, Jo is a keen skier, sailor, photographer and enjoys the occasional bit of DIY.

- Head of Project Controls for Defence Equipment & Support, MoD
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Driving value through great Planning - the challenges of landing this is multi-project public sector and infrastructure environments.
Jo Ellman-Brown
Head of Project Controls
Defence Equipment & Support, MoD

Jo Ellman-Brown is the Head of Project Controls at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and believes great Project Controls is the driver for any successful project. Prior to joining DE&S Jo accumulated 25 years of experience in Project Controls which has seen her take on roles across construction, engineering and infrastructure both in the UK & overseas.

Jo joins DE&S following 2 years as the PMO Director at Heathrow airport, and previous positions as Principle Consultant at RISE, Head of Project Controls at Southern Water, Head of Planning for Mace and Head of Planning for MGM resorts.

In her spare time, Jo is a keen skier, sailor, photographer and enjoys the occasional bit of DIY.

- Head of Project Controls for Defence Equipment & Support, MoD
VIctoria Rich
Schedule Lead
MoD
 
- Schedule Lead for MoD
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Project Controls (as we know it) will be obsolete.
David Dignam
Director - Capital Project & Infrastructure
PWC

David is a Director in PwC's Capital Project & Infrastructure team, specialising in providing advice to clients, and helping transform their mega projects in the UK and globally. With 13 years of experience of supporting both private and public sector organisations, David and his teams provide cost and commercial advice to clients delivering major capital programmes, including: independent reviews of critical issues on programmes; re-baselining and cost reduction; and transforming integrated programme controls to assure delivery and instil confidence for stakeholders.

- Director - Capital Project & Infrastructure for PWC
Camilo Buitrago
Manager - Capital Projects & Infrastructure
PwC

Camilo is a Manager in PwC’s Capital Projects & Infrastructure team; with a Civil engineering background and on-site experience, he established his career in project management with strong expertise in Project Controls, looking to the future of the controls industry.

With the last 10 years of his career in the UK, Camilo has advised his clients on the design, implementation and embedding of project controls environment in complex capital programmes across varied industries, in order to help stakeholders establish robust controls and enable them to make more informed and timely decisions.

- Manager - Capital Projects & Infrastructure for PwC
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Should project controls be closer aligned to finance?
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Global Transformation of Project Controls within Wood
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
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“Real World” issues in managing NEC contracts in a planning/project controls environment
Glenn Hide
Director
GMH Planning

Glenn Hide is the director of GMH Planning which is a consultancy that specialises in NEC forms of contract. In terms of training, consultancy and resources to the construction industry. Glenn has presented on aspects of the contract at various national conferences, and had published a number of articles for the ICE Procurement, Management and Law publication and the NEC user-group newsletter. Glenn currently and historically has provided training to most of the large Client/Contractor organisations in the UK construction industry.

Having exclusively used the NEC form of contracts for the past 20 years, he offers insight and practical advice on how users within the industry should understand and maximise the effectiveness of the contract on their projects/businesses.

Glenn is also a lead developer of FastDraft which is a new cloud-based portal for comprehensively managing the flow of NEC communications on project ensuring all parties are following the correct process and timescales. The FastDraft software is now becoming one of the market leaders in administering NEC contracts

Glenn is also the founder/owner of NEC People LinkedIn group which is the largest and most successful discussion forum around NEC contracts with over 7000 users. He also is the community manager for Reachback the largest Q&A portal for users to ask NEC related questions which has a work bank of over 3000 already answered questions for users to search through.
 

- Director for GMH Planning
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50 years’ of innovation since the moon landing. Watch This Space!
Stephen Carver
Senior Lecturer
Cranfield School of Management Cranfield University

Stephen is rated as one of the top 3 lecturers at one of Europe's top MBA Business Schools. He has a reputation of taking complex management concepts such as Projects, Influencing Change and Crisis Management and being able to distil them down, into highly informative and fast-moving lectures - often using "storytelling" techniques. His attitude is "if you haven't done it - you shouldn't be teaching it!"

Unusually, for an academic, he has actually has spent most of his working life in real business and still runs his own, highly successful, Project Management Company

Stephen is an unusual blend of Academic, Businessman and Teller of Tales. He has taught across the World and has appeared on National Radio and TV.

- Senior Lecturer for Cranfield School of Management Cranfield University
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Enhancing UK project controls skills through range of training and apprenticeship standards.
Andy Brown
Director of Operations
ECITB

Andy has been in the engineering sector since 1982, initially as a producer, then team leader. Andy joined the Engineering Construction IndustryTraining Board in 2006 as Head of Research and Development. In 2011 Andy took over the UK operations for the business and is now responsible for the delivery of more than £20m of products and services to over 300 companies

- Director of Operations for ECITB
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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One size fits small: supporting the new multi-disciplinary, dispersed teams
Nick Williams
Strategic Account Director
Oracle Construction and Engineering

Nick has worked with the capital projects community for the last six years and is responsible for the UK and Irish Utilities sector in Oracle’s Construction and Engineering Global Business Unit. He has been involved in the implementation of Oracle’s project management/project control platform in the Oil & Gas, FMCG and Finance industries. Prior to that, Nick helped to set up the IT apprenticeships programme, the Green IT qualification as well as numerous project and programme management qualifications with QA, the UK's leading IT training provider.

- Strategic Account Director for Oracle Construction and Engineering
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Risk based decision making – why make it harder than it needs to be?
Richard Wood
CEO
Safran Software Solutions

Richard Wood has been designing and delivering efficiency improvements in asset management processes of all kinds for over 20 years. Currently working for Safran Software Solutions as CEO, Richard was previously responsible for global business development. Safran has pioneered a new breed of risk analysis software, and an approach that integrates risk analytics and risk thinking across a project intensive organisation.

- CEO for Safran Software Solutions
Eric Kieffer
Technical Director
Euro Control Projet

Technical Director for ECP (Euro Controle Projet), which is a subsidiary of ASSYSTEM Group, Eric KIEFFER is Project Control expert acting in various industries such as nuclear, defense and transportation for the last 15 years. He is currently leading the knowledge/expertise department within ECP to accompany the business development.

Since years, he has built an industrial network based on the operational expertise, the innovation, and participate to specialized working groups; the last one being relative the AI in touch with Project Management.

 

- Technical Director for Euro Control Projet
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Getting stuff built, delivered and done – underpinned by a truly useable integrated project controls system
Ian Thornton
Director - Digital Solution
Enstoa

Ian has worked in the capital projects industry for the past 10 years, focused on designing and implementing best-practice project controls solutions for owner and contractor clients. Ian’s clients including MOD (DE&S), HM Treasury (National Infrastructure Plan), UK Power Networks, Sinopec, Sinopec Engineering, Chiyoda, Petrofac, Baker Hughes (GE), Shell, CH2M.

Ian worked for seven years in the Oracle Construction and Engineering Business Unit before leaving three years ago to setup Lifecycle Technology Ltd (LCT), a global technology and consulting firm, based in the UK, that focuses on delivering solutions to the engineering, construction and asset intensive industries. LCT was acquired this year be Enstoa, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the world and the only one that focuses exclusively on accelerated digital transformation for the built environment.

- Director - Digital Solution for Enstoa
Liam O’Sullivan
Head of Capital Programme ED1SON Alliance Delivery, Capital Programme and Procurement
UK Power Networks

Liam has the day-to-day responsibility for managing the delivery of UK Power Networks Capital Delivery Programme, with a direct team of c.150 people, support of 300+ and c.£200m per annum delivery programme for Internal and External Clients, Stakeholders and Developers throughout the Southeast Region of the UK including London.

Liam is currently the Head of ED1SON Alliance Delivery (Programme Management and Delivery) in Capital Programme and Procurement at UK Power Networks. He has recently achieved record project delivery and success as Business Transformation Programme Director at UK Power Networks.

Prior to that, he was the Transmission Construction Director & Engineering Manager for electricity transmission at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He has worked in the UK power industry since 1997 in design, project engineering and management roles on several diverse, multi-million-pound infrastructure projects. Liam is a member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology.

- Head of Capital Programme ED1SON Alliance Delivery, Capital Programme and Procurement for UK Power Networks
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The Executive View of Portfolio and Project Performance: Business and Financial Outcomes, KPIs and Predictability
Martin van Vliet
Vice President Business Development
Hexagon PPM

Martin van Vliet has a career with over 20 years of experience in the Cost Engineering profession, providing services around estimating, planning, project controls to improve Projects Performance. With Hexagon PPM, Martin leads the EcoSys Business Development team in Europe. His primary role consists of planning, managing, executing strategy to optimize Hexagon's market position in the global project controls market.
Prior to Hexagon, Martin spent most of his career with Cost Engineering Consultancy, as Business Director, responsible for building and maintaining networks and approaching new leads, prospects and existing customers to strengthen the company's order portfolio for the software and consultancy department.

- Vice President Business Development for Hexagon PPM
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Lessons learned on rail megaprojects
Simon Johnson
Director of Operations
ARES PRISM

Simon Johnson is the Director of Operations and Principal Consultant UK, European and the Middle East. In this role, he is responsible for supporting ARES PRISM, a fully-integrated project controls solution designed to manage local and multinational capital projects from conception to completion. Simon provides advisory services to major programs and supports the successful deployment of effective change management processes.

- Director of Operations for ARES PRISM
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Software-based Project Cost Management & the application of Metrics and KPIs in the process
Stefan Bakker
Vice President Business
Cleopatra Enterprise

Working as a Vice President Business for Cleopatra Enterprise, one of the world's leading software systems specialized in project cost management, Stefan Bakker helps industry-leading companies to improve their project control activities with the combination of software tooling and consultancy services.

Stefan holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Business Economics and has been in business with major industrial companies for almost 10 years. During that time, Stefan has built up an international network in industries such as oil & gas, infrastructure, power, offshore, chemicals, pharmaceutical, and shipbuilding.

Furthermore, he is a regular speaker at industry events, presenting on the need for an integrated project controls approach to improve project performance of the business.

Next to serving clients in Europe, Stefan leads the company's business development initiatives in the North American region.

- Vice President Business for Cleopatra Enterprise
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Single source of truth: Integrating Contract Management seamlessly into your Projects and Portfolio world
Kay Ojo
Managing Director
Planisware

Kay Ojo is the Managing Director for Planisware’s U.K. operations, where he is responsible for all sales and customer-facing operations for U.K. customers.

An experienced and passionate “customer advocate” with a proven track record of delivering value, Kay has more than 16 years of experience in the technology sector, and worked in the PPM market as a user and a buyer, and managed teams selling and deploying PPM tools. He’s developed and managed operational and strategic objectives for companies of all sizes, and has extensive international business experience, including the management of global program delivery operations. His experience also includes full-scale day-to-day business operations, such as management of customer-facing delivery and product development teams, delivery of strategic pre-sales, and sales/account management engagements.

Kay has an Electronic and Computer Systems degree from University of Salford as well as an MBA from Lancaster University.

- Managing Director for Planisware
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Infra projects in rail, aviation and highways case studies and what Arcadis brings the application of project controls alive
Ammar Hajiya
Project and Programme Controls Director
Arcadis

A creative and innovative leader with considerable knowledge of initiating and implementing World Class Project and Programme Controls for clients and corporate.

Ammar is Project and Programme Controls Leader with a strong track record of delivering successful results for high-profile including Lower Thames Crossing, Digital Railway Programme, Greater Western Programme, Crossrail & Reading, West Coast Mainline, and Tubelines (JNP).

Ammar key areas of expertise include the following:

• Taking a transformative approach to embed project control practices within emergent major projects and programmes delivery models.

• Development of programme and project controls to evaluate, identify and mitigate risks appropriately across multiple billion pound plus programme.

• Financial/Technical management of large Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management (EPCM) programmes, including planning/budgeting and programme reviews to drive programme performance through cost/schedule/quality/risk control measures.

• Experience in cost and schedule management, change control, earned value management systems (EVMS) and ERP integrations.

Ammar possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence and develop positive relationships both internally and externally. Thriving in highly pressurised and challenging working environments, demonstrating clear leadership by example.

Ammar is Arcadis Head of Project and Programme Controls for UK rail/Infrastructure business. With 20 years of experience in controls, business improvement, project and programme management for large capital and operational projects and programme across the public and private sectors.

Ammar is an experienced project controls professional with wide ranging experience from rail highways aviation telecoms oil and gas, UK consultancy and major infrastructure delivery. He grew the Bechtel and Arcadis project controls teams to allow it to deliver the full spectrum of project delivery services.

- Project and Programme Controls Director for Arcadis
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Cost Management for Dublin Airport Authority
David Hurren
Technical Services Director
RPCuk

Dave is a hugely experienced and acknowledged by Oracle as a leading UK expert in architecting, delivering and implementing Oracle Primavera EPPM product set solutions, including integrations with ERP systems and other third party toolsets, in a variety of industry sectors. Dave works for RPCuk, this year's Project Controls Expo Platinum Sponsor.

- Technical Services Director for RPCuk
Alan Duffy
Head Of Project Controls
daa (Asset Management & Development)

Alan is the Head of Project Controls for the daa, leading the development and growth of a high-performance Project Controls team at Dublin Airport.

With a foundation in Quantity Surveying, progressing to the Head of Project Controls in multiple businesses, Alan has extensive professional experience covering a multitude of sectors including Mining, Pharmaceutical, Petroleum, Petrochemical and Aviation.

As Dublin Airport prepares to deliver its biggest Capital Investment Programme, a most recent focus has been the establishment of an industry-leading Portfolio Office, which Alan will lead.
 

- Head Of Project Controls for daa (Asset Management & Development)
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Integrating BIM with commercial controls to give 5D capability on a major UK infrastructure project and looking to the future application of AI and IoT to this.
Iain Cameron
Director
LogiKal Projects

Iain Cameron is a Director at LogiKal and has diversified experience in project management from a variety of industries. He is leading digital integration of design and commercial controls on a major infrastructure project with Eiffage Kier. This is already providing assurance that estimate, schedule and scope are all aligned, and is providing the source information for the project baseline. In addition it is intended to combine the commercial data with other digital sources to provide hitherto unrevealed insights.

- Director for LogiKal Projects
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Designing better Project outcomes from complex procurements
Dale Shermon
Principle Consultant, HVR Practice
QinetiQ

Dale Shermon is a QinetiQ Fellow and Managing Consultant in QinetiQ Advisory Service (QAS). He is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), he has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Open University and is a Fellow of The Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) and member of The Association of Project Management (APM). Dale has a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a life member of International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA).

He was the first European to be awarded the ISPA Frank Freiman award in 2009 for “lifetime contributions to parametric estimating”. Dale has presented training courses and conducted consulting assignments worldwide He was responsible for the creation of the Knowledge Based Estimating (KBE) philosophy, Cost Engineering Health Check (CEHC) and the TruePlanning for Concepts methodology.

Dale contributed to the APM Body of Knowledge (BoK) version 7 as part of the writing team in 2019. Dale was co-author of the “Cost Engineering Health Check: How good are those numbers?”, A Gower book published in 2017 (ISBN: 978-1-4724-8407-9) and the author of the Gower publication “Systems Cost Engineering” (ISBN: 978-0-566-08861-2) which was published in July 2009. Dale was the thought leader behind the “Austerity Handbook – Hints and Tips on how to make a project affordable”.

Dale was the first European to become an ISPA Certified Parametric Practitioner in 2003 and gained ICEAA Certified Cost Estimator / Analysis in 2015. He has been the tutor for the “Cost Estimating Relationships” session of the ISPA Professional Development Training at the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 ISPA conferences and in 2009 was the tutor for “International use of Parametrics” session. Dale has presented more than 80 conference papers

- Principle Consultant, HVR Practice for QinetiQ
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Improving the reliability of Design Information for Procurement and Construction
Paul Waskett
Director
Adept Management Ltd

Paul is a founding Director of Adept Management and has responsibility for development of the company’s project controls tools.

He has over 25 years of experience in engineering and project controls, working with engineering construction consultancies, contractors, and clients. Paul has provided project controls services to projects of all sizes in the commercial building, transport, healthcare, utilities, and defence sectors. He has also supported major clients in setting up their PMO. He has a mix of experience, combining project controls theory with the reality of getting major projects successfully delivered.

- Director for Adept Management Ltd
David Prangley
Managing Consultant
Adept Management Ltd

David is a Managing Consultant at Adept Management with responsibility for their London-based team.

He draws on almost 20 years of experience in engineering and project management within the construction industry, gained from both working for a large multi-discipline design and management organisation, followed by 13 years with Adept Management. David has experience in managing and controlling the full lifecycle and has worked across all sectors of the built environment, ranging from small scale refurbishments to £multi-billion construction and infrastructure programmes.

Whilst he leads on developing and implementing tools and approaches for the construction industry, he has also deployed these approaches across other sectors where the management of complex inter-dependent processes is critical to success.

David is passionate about improving the understanding of the integrated process of design, and developing methods for more effectively managing it. He is also involved in developing the next generation of design, construction and project management professionals, having developed courses for both academia and industrial graduate schemes, as well as being a visiting lecturer on a number of MSc programmes.

- Managing Consultant for Adept Management Ltd
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How technology enabled NHS property services to deliver more efficient project management across their real estate portfolio.
Sjef van Vugt
Sales Consultant Project Controls
Primaned

In 2015 Sjef joined the world of Project Controls. Working for Primaned which is known in the Netherlands for their Project Controls Academy and their well-experienced Project Controls Engineers. He is responsible for the Business Development of PMWeb in Europe and involved in all RFI’s, RFP’s, Sales cycles and implementations of PMWeb and also for the ongoing relations with all PMWeb clients.

In 2017, Primaned tendered on the NHS Property Services RFP for a Capital Projects system which had to be provided by a Project Management knowledge partner. Sjef was involved as the Project Manager. He directly worked on completing the responses to the 500 requirements NHS PS had, the process discussions and discovery workshops, the actual conceptual design, and the final proposed solution. He will discuss the journey he went through with NHS PS, in helping NHS PS as an organisation that originally had their processes on sticky notes, to an organisation that is fully in control of their projects. Through their use of technology and access to accurate data, they now have in place a system that provides the insights and overview needed; which has doubled their efficiency. The overall result of this undertaking has helped NHS PS in providing the people of England with Healthcare properties that are well maintained and allow the NHS staff to provide the best possible healthcare.

- Sales Consultant Project Controls for Primaned
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Managing Project Controls staffing challenges
Mike Semmons
Senior Planning Manager
AWE

Mike joined AWE at the start of 2017 as the Senior Planning Manager for site infrastructure and capital projects. He has worked in the aerospace and defence sector for over 30 years, largely with Leonardo Helicopters (formerly AgustaWestland) within project planning and controls from a project, programme and functional perspective. Mike is now leading the planning function for AWE providing the rules, tools and people to provide project planning for AWE’s projects. One of the highlights of this role is supporting future careers in project controls which includes running the assistant planner programme. This programme provides theoretical training combined with development placements across the different types of project being planned and managed across the business (construction, site infrastructure, science, technology and engineering). In his spare time Mike enjoys gardening, DIY and spending time out in the countryside with his family and dog.

- Senior Planning Manager for AWE
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Professionalising Project Control to enable the delivery of complex mega projects
Sue Simmonite
Head of Project Control
BAE Systems

Sue joined the BAE Systems Corporate Project Management team in January 2014 as Head of Project Control with the primary responsibility of leading and improving the standard of Project Control across the company. She has driven a programme of initiatives focused on implementing new ideas through continuous improvement, application of capabilities (people, process & tools) and driving the professionalization of Project Controls internally and with professional bodies and is an advocate for sharing of good practices.

Sue leads the Corporate Project Control Working Group with business representatives from across the global organisation under the sponsorship of the Corporate Project Management Council (CPMC).

Sue provides a high level of operational support to the businesses and has extensive experience in reviewing major projects either as part of Lifecycle Management Phase Reviews or Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).

Sue is a volunteer member of the Association of Project Management (APM) PM&C Specific Interest Group (SIG) and is also involved in improving gender diversity.

Sue has been with the company for 24 years with experience on multiple platforms and businesses in Project Control, PM, Contract Closure and Business Integration roles. Prior to joining BAE Systems Sue worked as a Cartographer for a publishing company.

- Head of Project Control for BAE Systems
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Heathrow Expansion – enabling successful delivery through Project 13 and other initiatives
Phil Wilbraham
Heathrow Airport Ltd
Capital Projects Director

Phil joined Heathrow in 2003 and became Expansion Programme Director in 2017 accountable for delivering Heathrow's third runway along with the infrastructure to support it. Previously as Development Director, Phil was accountable for all the Capital works at Heathrow. As Eastern Campus Programme Director, Phil, was accountable for the delivery of the airport's new Terminal 2. This £2.5bn programme has provided passengers with a new, 'state of the art', terminal.

Before Terminal 2, Phil led the completion of the £4.3bn construction of Terminal 5 and prior to that he led the £350 million Terminal 5 Landside Development Project which included the successful completion of the Twin Rivers Diversion and M25 Spur ahead of programme and under budget.

Phil is also Chairman of the Trustees of the BAA Pension Fund at Heathrow.

Phil was previously Director of Civil Engineering with TPS Consult, where he was involved in private and public-sector schemes from feasibility stage through to design, construction and completion. This included working for BAA on Terminal 5 and many other projects at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, as well as with many other clients.

Phil has also worked both overseas and in the UK as a civil engineer for DHV and Mott MacDonald.

- Heathrow Airport Ltd for Capital Projects Director
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Improving major project performance by improving leadership behaviour
David Chard
Costain
Principal P3M Consultant

David Chard is an accomplished Project Controls and Risk Management professional with more than 30 years experience in the Defence and construction industries. He has a record of achievement throughout the project delivery lifecycle on a variety of national and multi-national programmes. David has a consistent record of successful implementations and reviews of Earned Value Management (EVM) based systems on major programmes and has developed a pragmatic approach to the establishment and improvement of project control.

- Costain for Principal P3M Consultant
Claire Fryer
Director of Behavioural Management
Costain

Claire has more than 17 years' experience in the practical application of behavioural science both in safety and wider management. Claire is Costain's Director of Behavioural Management with clients in multiple engineering sectors. Claire regularly presents at conferences, including Highways UK, sharing the session with Highways England Social Research and Behavioural Change Team and in America presenting at the 2018 Behavioural Safety Now Conference in Reno.

Claire recently led the successful reaccreditation of Costain's Behavioural Safety Programme from gold to platinum status, making it only one of two organisations at this level worldwide.'

- Director of Behavioural Management for Costain
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Politically Drivers in Major Project Controls.
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
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Lessons from implementation of a PMO in a public sector environment delivering a major sporting event – Lima 2019 PanAmerican and Parapan American Games – Peru
Lee McDonagh
Operations Director, Project Controls
Mace

Lee is a Project Controls director with over 25 years experience in infrastructure delivery. He has worked both the contractor side and in project management with diverse roles from digging trenches under the M25 to monitoring and control of large sports venues.

Lee now leads PMO teams in infrastructure programmes that provide integrated project controls to ensure consistent planning and scheduling, cost and budget management, risk, change and reporting. He has worked across many public sector clients including Ministry of Justice, TfL, Highways England and led the project controls team on the transformation of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park after the London 2012 games.

Lee supported the Lima team as a subject matter expert for planning and project controls. He led an exercise to look at risk mitigation and monitoring close out for venue construction using lessons from previous projects alongside the local team's experience.

- Operations Director, Project Controls for Mace
Donna Swai
Cost Management Practice Lead
Mace

Donna is the Cost Management Practice Lead for Mace Programme Management Office. She has over 15 years programme management and controls experience. She has worked on a broad portfolio of projects ranging from major complex programmes to utilities, manufacturing, energy and public sector works in the UK, Russia, Slovakia, USA and Peru. These range from £500m to £10bn for clients including Lima 2019 PanAm & ParaPan Games, Barclays, EDF Energy, Jaguar Land Rover, and London Legacy Development Corporation.

She recently returned from leading a PMO in Lima, Peru for the PanAm and Parapan American Games which were successfully completed in September 2019. In this £1bn programme, Donna was responsible for supporting the overall delivery of the Games using best practice programme controls tools. She implemented processes and procedures that facilitated a consistent and transparent way of working in an environment where there immense public scrutiny due to mismanagement in public resources. She introduced governance practices such as change board and procurement boards which gained the trust of the public auditor. She and her team prepared detailed integrated schedules for monitoring progress which facilitated the successful completion of the venues construction and games operations resulting in "the best ever PanAmerican Games" in Lima.

- Cost Management Practice Lead for Mace
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Digital twins and 4D visualization to cut through optimism bias and other unconscious biases.
Abhijnan Datta
Associate Director
Turner & Townsend

As an engineering professional with a strategic insight, Abhi has worked at an operational and strategy level, helping in "mega" project and programme set up which is very different and unique from regular project or programme setup or management. Being a practical theorist he has ensured establishment of project management best practices across the Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Industry and Mining sectors. He has completed successful engagements in US, Middle East, India, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Australia and currently based in Europe (Netherlands) as an Associate Director at Turner & Townsend Netherlands.

- Associate Director for Turner & Townsend
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Forecasting Cost to Complete on Mega Construction Projects
Christopher Ronak
CEO and Founder
4castplus

Chris Ronak is the CEO and founder of Jetsoft Group, makers of 4castplus Project Cost Management Solutions. With a background in technology, finance and project controls, Chris has over 25 years of experience delivering critical systems for practical, game-changing applications. Over the past 10 years, Chris has worked with project controls and cost engineering professionals to streamline and improve their ability to deliver successful projects. He has a unique insight into the key role project controls plays in major and mega projects. Chris has held senior positions in energy and technology companies in Canada, USA, Germany and the UK. He has a passion for providing high quality software solutions that truly deliver improved business efficiencies and productivity to organizations worldwide.

- CEO and Founder for 4castplus
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Benchmarking: Data Collection to Analytics
Lance Stephenson
Director of Operations
AECOM

Lance Stephenson is a Senior Management Consultant with over 34 years’ experience, providing his clients with expertise in the areas of operational, portfolio and project excellence. Lance is dynamic, articulate, analytical, and results-oriented individual; and enjoys a good challenge. Lance is a self-motivated and resourceful senior manager with a proven ability to develop and strengthen leadership teams in order to maximize effectiveness and efficiency, while providing proven results in the areas of corporate strategy and governance, portfolio and project technology, methodology and delivery.

Based on Lance’s 34+ years of experience in the operational, architectural / engineering, procurement and construction environment, Lance has provided consulting services in the areas of process and systems assessment, development and implementation for improved operational and capital portfolio and project effectiveness and delivery to numerous clients in Canada, the United States and Europe. Lance has played key roles on both large projects ($1 Billion to $10 Billion) and smaller $10 Million projects in the process industry (Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Mining, Petrochemical and Power) and the commercial / institutional industry (buildings, schools and hotels). Lance has also supported the execution of a portfolio suite of programs and projects in the range of $3.5 Billion, as well as a $1.0 Billion yearly spend sustainability program.

Lance is a contributing member of the Technical Board for AACE International, and devotes much of his personal time supporting their efforts by developing industry standards and best practices. Lance is also the current editor for AACE’s 2nd edition of the TCM Framework. Lance is also the architect for the design, implementation and roll out of AACE International’s Visual TCM Framework, a web-based application designed to provide its membership with a dynamic view of the Total Cost Management processes. Lance has also supported PMI and is a past contributing member of the College of Scheduling.

Lance is a Certified Cost Professional, a Project Management Professional and certified Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Lance has a Bachelor of Administration Degree from Athabasca University, and a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Lance is a published author, international speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer as well as a cost engineering practitioner. Lance’s thought provoking papers and highly interactive presentations and workshops have informed and educated audiences from the U.S., Canada, Malaysia, and The Netherlands.

Lance is currently the Director for Operations for AECOM, where he provides corporate oversight and in the areas of operational strategy, capital expenditures and fiscal and resource planning. Lance also provides functional oversight in the areas of portfolio and project estimating, cost and schedule baseline development and validation, cost and schedule control, finance and risk management and contract administration.

- Director of Operations for AECOM
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Learning from the world; the power of algorithm-led assurance
Dev Amratia
CEO
nPlan

Dev is the Co-Founder and CEO of nPlan, a machine learning company that learns how completed construction projects performed to predict the outcomes of future projects. nPlan delivers a new paradigm in the management of risk and uncertainty.

Dev's experience is in delivering construction projects for the energy industry, spanning 3 continents over 9 years. Following this, Dev worked within the UK government to launch and deliver the national review on AI, which was published as part of the Industrial Strategy in 2017.

Dev has a strong passion to change the way projects are delivered through empowered decisions, enabled by data. nPlan has scaled to operate in 8 countries and has processed schedules representing over $450B of construction spend, the largest dataset of its kind in the world. nPlan is also pioneering an innovative approach that quantifies the risk of construction delays, coupled with an insurance product to mitigate these risks.

- CEO for nPlan
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How Artificial Intelligence and the Digitization of Knowledge is Driving Contractor Efficiency
Dr. Dan Patterson
Chief Design Officer
InEight

Dan Patterson founded BASIS, a company that developed an artificial intelligence (AI) planning software tool that was acquired by InEight in 2018. Following the acquisition, Dan became a member of InEight's executive leadership team. He now focuses on expanding upon his vision of creating next generation planning and scheduling software solutions for the construction industry.

As a globally recognized project analytics thought leader and software entrepreneur, Dan has more than 20 years of experience building project management software companies, including Pertmaster and Acumen. Throughout his career, Dan has focused on solution innovation and project management, including advanced scheduling, risk management, project analytics and AI.

Dan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). He attended the University of Nottingham in the UK where he earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a PhD in construction management.
 

- Chief Design Officer for InEight
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Role of Innovative project management tools in the delivery of a Megaproject
Mohamed Nagi
Digitalization & BI Manager
Analytica – ASGC Group

Mohamed began his career in Egypt working for several main contractors in the field of planning and project management. He then moved to the UAE where he started working in ASGC Construction, gaining an excellent experience in the areas of planning, project controls, integrated reporting systems Construction digitalization and construction innovation. Since 2017, he has been involved in Major digital transformation and construction digitalization projects within ASGC Group.

Currently working as Digitalization & Business Intelligence Manager for Analytica Management Solutions within ASGC group, Mohamed is widely known for his passion, integrity, team management and project management skills besides his innovative outlook that proved to be of great value within the teams and organizations he worked in.

 

- Digitalization & BI Manager for Analytica – ASGC Group
Tamer Elgohari
VDC and Innovation Manager
Analytica – ASGC Group

Tamer began his career with Hassan Allam Sons, gaining excellent experience in the Construction project management, while also establishing himself as a respected Virtual design and construction specialist. Currently working as a VDC and Innovation Manager for Analytica Management Solutions.

Tamer is widely known for his VDC, BIM, and project management expertise. Tamer was responsible for the VDC implementation in various projects & locations including but not limited to UAE, Egypt, GCC & North Africa. He is specialized in the 4D/ 5D simulation, construction project management solutions and integrated reporting systems, besides innovation management

Tamer is the 4D BIM section editor for BIM Arabia Magazine, also he has many publication in that field.
 

- VDC and Innovation Manager for Analytica – ASGC Group
Maged El Hawary
Managing Director
Analytica – ASGC Group

With over 20 years of experience in the GCC and North Africa, Maged El Hawary possesses valuable experience in Contracting and Consultancy firms overseeing Urban Planning, Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, High rise, Social Infrastructure projects.

Maged Started his career with El-Hashimy and  lately associated with ASGC Construction as Control Director to manage and control the overall portfolio of construction projects at ASGC Construction where he was responsible for Project Management, Project Controls, Risk Management, Earned Value Management and Innovation Management.

Maged is currently the Managing Director of Analytica  Management Solutions; a new venture within ASGC Group; responsible for the oversight of creation of all business strategies and business plans and being directly involved in business development, stakeholders’ management, operations management, public relations and business development.

- Managing Director for Analytica – ASGC Group
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Will Automation Remove or Turbocharge Your Role?
Dr. James Smith
Chief Technology Officer
Projecting Success

Dr. James Smith is the Chief Technology Officer at Projecting Success. He is responsible for a wide scope, spanning full stack development through to data science and AI. He is acutely aware of the challenges of working that often exist with project management data, where the use cases can often be emergent, data can be hard to find and data quality can be variable. James has a passion for optimising and transforming how projects are delivered using the latest advanced methods, where he has been project lead for around 30 projects. He is adept at a wide range of methods including PowerBI, Python, machine learning and regularly grapples with the challenges of data engineering.

- Chief Technology Officer for Projecting Success
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Recent innovations in change management
Ari Isaacs
CEO
ShapeDo

Ari Isaacs is the CEO of ShapeDo, a leading Change Management solution provider. As such Ari has worked closely with major international projects and helped parties in conflict resolve disputes leveraging technology to analyse design change and liability throughout a project's history. Ari has developed a speciality in creating and implementing processes and procedures made to ensure effective project controls and delivery despite changes, and has shown time and again that effective, clear, and transparent change management greatly mitigates risk and minimizes disputes.

- CEO for ShapeDo
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Introduction to AI and its potentials for construction and project controls
Dr Shereen Fouad
Lecturer
Birmingham City University

Dr Shereen Fouad is a lecturer at the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University, UK. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, The University of Birmingham, UK. She has a PhD in Machine Learning (ML) from the University of Birmingham, UK. She is an ML developer, researcher, and educator with over 10 years of experience in academia. Shereen’s current research interest is in the field of AI & ML and their applications in medical imaging, cybersecurity and business.

- Lecturer for Birmingham City University
Hassan Emam
Principal Consultant - Planning and Controls
LogiKal Projects

Hassan Emam is a principal project controls consultant at LogiKal. He gained diversified experience in mega construction projects working in a variety of sectors including: airports, residential buildings, hotels, bridges, infrastructure, tunnelling and railways. This diversity in experience leads to an in-depth understanding of the nature and dynamics of construction industry. Hassan is currently in his final stages in submitting his PhD thesis titled “Optimised Project Controls Using BIM and Big Data”. Hassan is currently leading the planning team at a mega project with Eiffage Kier Joint Venture.

- Principal Consultant - Planning and Controls for LogiKal Projects
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Diversity in projects - what does it really mean and do we really need to bother?
Ruchi Singh
Director
Kaleidoscope Transformation

Ruchi Singh is Director of Kaleidoscope Transformation; a boutique consultancy specialising in supporting and leading projects designed transform public services and influence policy to improve outcomes for communities. She has been advised and delivered radical transformation strategies for close to 25 years for clients as diverse as MoJ, MoD, HMT, HS2, FCA and MHCLG Post Grenfell Building Safety Programme to name but a few. She recently completed a project on the mobilisation of the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction unit.

Ruchi is also an active Non Executive Director on the Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust with specialist focus on strategy and transformation. She is using her insight in to mental health in to developing wellbeing and preventative mental health strategies for major programmes organisations - looking at how we can optimise the project working environment in tandem with operating culture as a driver for well being and positive mental health.

- Director for Kaleidoscope Transformation
Carol Deveney
Managing Director
See Change International Consulting Ltd

Carol is the founder and Managing Director of See Change International Consulting Ltd which provides transport consultancy project sponsorship services.

Carol has held senior executive roles as a Vice President and National Head of Sponsorship in public sector transport organisations in the UK and internationally with accountability for investments in the multi billions. As Vice President at Metrolinx she oversaw a corporate transformation delivering $60bn of transport improvements in Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe area. Carol was the Head of Sponsorship at Network Rail establishing a Sponsorship Centre of Excellence at a time when Sponsorship in the organisation was recovering from underinvestment.

Carol has been accountable for audit and assurance of a capital investment portfolio in excess of £34bn. She has peer reviewed several major programmes and projects with a focus on achieving benefits, open dialogue and behavioural observations as enablers of good governance. Carol has a Post Grad in Business and a BA Business and Management.

- Managing Director for See Change International Consulting Ltd
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Consultation is key to transformation
Niall Faris
Project Controls Leader
Tideway, UK

Niall Faris is a Project Controls Leader with experience on large infrastructure and civil engineering programmes. He is currently working on a mega-programme in London – Thames Tideway, a 25km tunneling project to prevent the pollution of the Thames and to support London’s growing population. Niall has previously worked in the Financial Services, IT, Transport, Consulting and Water sectors. Niall was awarded the Insight Industry Innovation Award in Washington last year for his work on Tideway.

- Project Controls Leader for Tideway, UK
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Getting ready to transform - Securing up legacy systems after years of under investment
Wendy Carr
Head of Application
Hertfordshire County Council (HCC)

Wendy Carr joined Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) in 2015 as Head of Applications to deliver business transformation across the council's services, through business process reengineering, effective IT application management, working at an enterprise-wide level.

Wendy has spent her career spanning 30 years scoping, designing and implementing user-centric services from her first ever project to decrease waiting time for housing, to currently looking at how technology can be harnessed to help and support people staying in their own homes longer.

Wendy is highly results focused with a strategic approach to programme management working collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation to budget, agreed timeframes and delivering outcomes and benefits.

Wendy's key competencies include:
1) Formulating Change Management frameworks and working practices to facilitate the implementation of business re design, change and service improvement
2) Working as a link between business and technology, understanding the aims and issues of business and providing solutions, communicated in a business-friendly way
3) Managing programme delivery budgets and controlling costs to ensure programmes deliver and expenditure remains within forecast

Wendy is passionate about improving public services and can demonstrate successful improved service delivery in a variety of settings including county, district, unitary councils.

- Head of Application for Hertfordshire County Council (HCC)
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Investing with communities – learning from across sectors on working with London’s communities to fund projects that make a positive difference to local places
James Banks
Chief Executive
London Funders

James Banks became Chief Executive of London Funders in September 2017, after nearly twenty years working at senior levels in the social sector – running charities involved in community development, advice and justice, and volunteering, at local, regional and national levels.

London Funders is the umbrella body for organisations investing in London’s civil society – including local authorities and City Hall, charitable Trusts and Foundations, social investors, housing associations, businesses and others – who collectively invest over £0.5bn a year across all communities and charity sectors in the capital, to improve lives for Londoners.

James’ role involves working with funding bodies to help them to connect and collaborate, through better understanding the issues facing London’s communities, and the opportunities to tackle problems through systems change. Together with working with funders, James also represents the sector in on policy issues, contributing across policy areas from the national government’s strategy for civil society, through to sitting on the partnership board for the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit, helping to provide experience from across the community sector to help shape policy developments.

London Funders has worked with its members to respond to cross-sector issues (convening members to work together in tackling serious youth violence), through to emergency situations (including supporting community groups working after the Grenfell Tower fire), and is actively involved in sharing learning from this work with funders in London and beyond through its research, publications and events programmes. You can find more information, including links to recent publications, at www.londonfunders.org.uk

- Chief Executive for London Funders
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Stories of change
Ken Elliot
Director
Forethought consulting

Ken is Founder of Forethought consulting established to support major organisation transformation and design programmes. Ken is an organisational development & design and Leadership Coaching specialist with over 30 years experience across the public sector. Clients include Ministry of Justice, Health and Foreign & Commonwealth Office leading on whole system change across government in the UK, EU and internationally. Ken is also a qualified Leadership Coach and Myers Briggs specialist.

Ken Elliot moved to the UK in the mid 1980’s from his native Ireland. Since then, Ken has worked in the voluntary and public sector, in the health and social care arena, at all levels, including as director of two large health sector charities.

Moving to the UK Civil Service in the early 2000’s, Ken has been a senior leader in the UK Ministry of Justice, with focus on large scale transformation and change programmes in the custodial and community arenas of criminal justice, as well as the integration of health, education and social care provision, in the justice system. Through civil service international links, Ken worked with a range of countries on system design, organisational development, people development and change. In 2017, this led to his working internationally for DfID and FCO. Focused on countries in Southern Africa, Central Asia and The Caribbean, Ken worked at the highest level with governments through to local agencies, in country, supporting and developing system wide change and transformation. Ken holds a MSc in Organisation Analysis (Kings), is a Chartered Fellow of CIPD, qualified Leadership Coach, a practitioner of NLP, as well as qualifications in Psychometric tools for people development. Ken focuses on change through leadership and people development, OD & Design and Individual and Team Coaching

- Director for Forethought consulting
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The creation and delivery of the Governments’ Youth Endowment Fund - from inception to delivery.
Lynn Abrams
Deputy Director- Head of Serious Violence Priority Projects Unit
UK Home Office

Lynne Abrams joined the Home Office in July 2019 and is currently Head of the Serious Violence Priority Projects Unit, overseeing the £100m Serious Violence Fund and £200m Youth Endowment Fund. Prior to that role she was Head of the London Violence Reduction Unit. She worked in the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) in a number of policy and strategy roles, including as Head of Business, and Head of Services and Commissioning. Contact Lynne at Lynne.Abrams@homeoffice.gov.uk

- Deputy Director- Head of Serious Violence Priority Projects Unit for UK Home Office
Andrew Ratcliffe
CEO
Impetus

Andy joined Impetus as Chief Executive in 2016. His career has focused on two issues: tackling poverty and educational disadvantage; and making government work better. As Deputy Chief Executive of the Africa Governance Initiative he helped build a global charity working with African governments to strengthen their capacity to tackle deep-rooted poverty. Before that as Senior Policy Adviser for Education in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit he developed government policy on social mobility, secondary schools and skills for 14 to 19 year olds. And before that he worked for the Social Policy Department at Oxford University developing measures of neighbourhood poverty and educational disadvantage in the UK and South Africa. Andy has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy both from Oxford University.

- CEO for Impetus
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Mobilising the Violence Reduction Unit for London – Insights and lessons for major transformation and systems change projects
Ruchi Singh
Director
Kaleidoscope Transformation

Ruchi Singh is Director of Kaleidoscope Transformation; a boutique consultancy specialising in supporting and leading projects designed transform public services and influence policy to improve outcomes for communities. She has been advised and delivered radical transformation strategies for close to 25 years for clients as diverse as MoJ, MoD, HMT, HS2, FCA and MHCLG Post Grenfell Building Safety Programme to name but a few. She recently completed a project on the mobilisation of the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction unit.

Ruchi is also an active Non Executive Director on the Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust with specialist focus on strategy and transformation. She is using her insight in to mental health in to developing wellbeing and preventative mental health strategies for major programmes organisations - looking at how we can optimise the project working environment in tandem with operating culture as a driver for well being and positive mental health.

- Director for Kaleidoscope Transformation
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Opening Remark
Kwadwo Osei-Asante
Global Chair
International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)

KH Osei-Asante, Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager, Chartered Arbitrator/ADR Expert and Procurement Specialist

Surveyor Kwadwo Osei-Asante, a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager and Chartered Arbitrator, is a Works Contract Disputes Resolution Facilitator and an Assessor at the Commercial Division of the High Court of Ghana. He is also a Court-connected Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator and teaches Works Procurement at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology at the Graduate Level.

Apart from the above he also holds the following qualifications and prestigious positions:

- Global Chair of the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) and Distinguished International Fellow,

- Fellow and Past President of Ghana Institution of Surveyors,

- Fellow, Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Past Chair, CIOB, Ghana Centre,

- Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK,

- Member, Society of Construction Law (SCL) UK,

- Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK,

- Member, Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE), and

- Corporate Member, International Federation of Surveyors.

Surveyor Osei-Asante has considerable experience in the field of Project Controls in Africa and many other parts of the world and is a noted international speaker.

- Global Chair for International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)
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Project Controls – how do we drive success from the outset
Jo Ellman-Brown
Head of Project Controls
Defence Equipment & Support, MoD

Jo Ellman-Brown is the Head of Project Controls at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and believes great Project Controls is the driver for any successful project. Prior to joining DE&S Jo accumulated 25 years of experience in Project Controls which has seen her take on roles across construction, engineering and infrastructure both in the UK & overseas.

Jo joins DE&S following 2 years as the PMO Director at Heathrow airport, and previous positions as Principle Consultant at RISE, Head of Project Controls at Southern Water, Head of Planning for Mace and Head of Planning for MGM resorts.

In her spare time, Jo is a keen skier, sailor, photographer and enjoys the occasional bit of DIY.

- Head of Project Controls for Defence Equipment & Support, MoD
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Driving value through great Planning - the challenges of landing this is multi-project public sector and infrastructure environments.
Jo Ellman-Brown
Head of Project Controls
Defence Equipment & Support, MoD

Jo Ellman-Brown is the Head of Project Controls at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and believes great Project Controls is the driver for any successful project. Prior to joining DE&S Jo accumulated 25 years of experience in Project Controls which has seen her take on roles across construction, engineering and infrastructure both in the UK & overseas.

Jo joins DE&S following 2 years as the PMO Director at Heathrow airport, and previous positions as Principle Consultant at RISE, Head of Project Controls at Southern Water, Head of Planning for Mace and Head of Planning for MGM resorts.

In her spare time, Jo is a keen skier, sailor, photographer and enjoys the occasional bit of DIY.

- Head of Project Controls for Defence Equipment & Support, MoD
VIctoria Rich
Schedule Lead
MoD
 
- Schedule Lead for MoD
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Project Controls (as we know it) will be obsolete.
David Dignam
Director - Capital Project & Infrastructure
PWC

David is a Director in PwC's Capital Project & Infrastructure team, specialising in providing advice to clients, and helping transform their mega projects in the UK and globally. With 13 years of experience of supporting both private and public sector organisations, David and his teams provide cost and commercial advice to clients delivering major capital programmes, including: independent reviews of critical issues on programmes; re-baselining and cost reduction; and transforming integrated programme controls to assure delivery and instil confidence for stakeholders.

- Director - Capital Project & Infrastructure for PWC
Camilo Buitrago
Manager - Capital Projects & Infrastructure
PwC

Camilo is a Manager in PwC’s Capital Projects & Infrastructure team; with a Civil engineering background and on-site experience, he established his career in project management with strong expertise in Project Controls, looking to the future of the controls industry.

With the last 10 years of his career in the UK, Camilo has advised his clients on the design, implementation and embedding of project controls environment in complex capital programmes across varied industries, in order to help stakeholders establish robust controls and enable them to make more informed and timely decisions.

- Manager - Capital Projects & Infrastructure for PwC
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Should project controls be closer aligned to finance?
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Global Transformation of Project Controls within Wood
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
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“Real World” issues in managing NEC contracts in a planning/project controls environment
Glenn Hide
Director
GMH Planning

Glenn Hide is the director of GMH Planning which is a consultancy that specialises in NEC forms of contract. In terms of training, consultancy and resources to the construction industry. Glenn has presented on aspects of the contract at various national conferences, and had published a number of articles for the ICE Procurement, Management and Law publication and the NEC user-group newsletter. Glenn currently and historically has provided training to most of the large Client/Contractor organisations in the UK construction industry.

Having exclusively used the NEC form of contracts for the past 20 years, he offers insight and practical advice on how users within the industry should understand and maximise the effectiveness of the contract on their projects/businesses.

Glenn is also a lead developer of FastDraft which is a new cloud-based portal for comprehensively managing the flow of NEC communications on project ensuring all parties are following the correct process and timescales. The FastDraft software is now becoming one of the market leaders in administering NEC contracts

Glenn is also the founder/owner of NEC People LinkedIn group which is the largest and most successful discussion forum around NEC contracts with over 7000 users. He also is the community manager for Reachback the largest Q&A portal for users to ask NEC related questions which has a work bank of over 3000 already answered questions for users to search through.
 

- Director for GMH Planning
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50 years’ of innovation since the moon landing. Watch This Space!
Stephen Carver
Senior Lecturer
Cranfield School of Management Cranfield University

Stephen is rated as one of the top 3 lecturers at one of Europe's top MBA Business Schools. He has a reputation of taking complex management concepts such as Projects, Influencing Change and Crisis Management and being able to distil them down, into highly informative and fast-moving lectures - often using "storytelling" techniques. His attitude is "if you haven't done it - you shouldn't be teaching it!"

Unusually, for an academic, he has actually has spent most of his working life in real business and still runs his own, highly successful, Project Management Company

Stephen is an unusual blend of Academic, Businessman and Teller of Tales. He has taught across the World and has appeared on National Radio and TV.

- Senior Lecturer for Cranfield School of Management Cranfield University
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Enhancing UK project controls skills through range of training and apprenticeship standards.
Andy Brown
Director of Operations
ECITB

Andy has been in the engineering sector since 1982, initially as a producer, then team leader. Andy joined the Engineering Construction IndustryTraining Board in 2006 as Head of Research and Development. In 2011 Andy took over the UK operations for the business and is now responsible for the delivery of more than £20m of products and services to over 300 companies

- Director of Operations for ECITB
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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One size fits small: supporting the new multi-disciplinary, dispersed teams
Nick Williams
Strategic Account Director
Oracle Construction and Engineering

Nick has worked with the capital projects community for the last six years and is responsible for the UK and Irish Utilities sector in Oracle’s Construction and Engineering Global Business Unit. He has been involved in the implementation of Oracle’s project management/project control platform in the Oil & Gas, FMCG and Finance industries. Prior to that, Nick helped to set up the IT apprenticeships programme, the Green IT qualification as well as numerous project and programme management qualifications with QA, the UK's leading IT training provider.

- Strategic Account Director for Oracle Construction and Engineering
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Risk based decision making – why make it harder than it needs to be?
Richard Wood
CEO
Safran Software Solutions

Richard Wood has been designing and delivering efficiency improvements in asset management processes of all kinds for over 20 years. Currently working for Safran Software Solutions as CEO, Richard was previously responsible for global business development. Safran has pioneered a new breed of risk analysis software, and an approach that integrates risk analytics and risk thinking across a project intensive organisation.

- CEO for Safran Software Solutions
Eric Kieffer
Technical Director
Euro Control Projet

Technical Director for ECP (Euro Controle Projet), which is a subsidiary of ASSYSTEM Group, Eric KIEFFER is Project Control expert acting in various industries such as nuclear, defense and transportation for the last 15 years. He is currently leading the knowledge/expertise department within ECP to accompany the business development.

Since years, he has built an industrial network based on the operational expertise, the innovation, and participate to specialized working groups; the last one being relative the AI in touch with Project Management.

 

- Technical Director for Euro Control Projet
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Getting stuff built, delivered and done – underpinned by a truly useable integrated project controls system
Ian Thornton
Director - Digital Solution
Enstoa

Ian has worked in the capital projects industry for the past 10 years, focused on designing and implementing best-practice project controls solutions for owner and contractor clients. Ian’s clients including MOD (DE&S), HM Treasury (National Infrastructure Plan), UK Power Networks, Sinopec, Sinopec Engineering, Chiyoda, Petrofac, Baker Hughes (GE), Shell, CH2M.

Ian worked for seven years in the Oracle Construction and Engineering Business Unit before leaving three years ago to setup Lifecycle Technology Ltd (LCT), a global technology and consulting firm, based in the UK, that focuses on delivering solutions to the engineering, construction and asset intensive industries. LCT was acquired this year be Enstoa, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the world and the only one that focuses exclusively on accelerated digital transformation for the built environment.

- Director - Digital Solution for Enstoa
Liam O’Sullivan
Head of Capital Programme ED1SON Alliance Delivery, Capital Programme and Procurement
UK Power Networks

Liam has the day-to-day responsibility for managing the delivery of UK Power Networks Capital Delivery Programme, with a direct team of c.150 people, support of 300+ and c.£200m per annum delivery programme for Internal and External Clients, Stakeholders and Developers throughout the Southeast Region of the UK including London.

Liam is currently the Head of ED1SON Alliance Delivery (Programme Management and Delivery) in Capital Programme and Procurement at UK Power Networks. He has recently achieved record project delivery and success as Business Transformation Programme Director at UK Power Networks.

Prior to that, he was the Transmission Construction Director & Engineering Manager for electricity transmission at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He has worked in the UK power industry since 1997 in design, project engineering and management roles on several diverse, multi-million-pound infrastructure projects. Liam is a member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology.

- Head of Capital Programme ED1SON Alliance Delivery, Capital Programme and Procurement for UK Power Networks
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The Executive View of Portfolio and Project Performance: Business and Financial Outcomes, KPIs and Predictability
Martin van Vliet
Vice President Business Development
Hexagon PPM

Martin van Vliet has a career with over 20 years of experience in the Cost Engineering profession, providing services around estimating, planning, project controls to improve Projects Performance. With Hexagon PPM, Martin leads the EcoSys Business Development team in Europe. His primary role consists of planning, managing, executing strategy to optimize Hexagon's market position in the global project controls market.
Prior to Hexagon, Martin spent most of his career with Cost Engineering Consultancy, as Business Director, responsible for building and maintaining networks and approaching new leads, prospects and existing customers to strengthen the company's order portfolio for the software and consultancy department.

- Vice President Business Development for Hexagon PPM
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Lessons learned on rail megaprojects
Simon Johnson
Director of Operations
ARES PRISM

Simon Johnson is the Director of Operations and Principal Consultant UK, European and the Middle East. In this role, he is responsible for supporting ARES PRISM, a fully-integrated project controls solution designed to manage local and multinational capital projects from conception to completion. Simon provides advisory services to major programs and supports the successful deployment of effective change management processes.

- Director of Operations for ARES PRISM
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Software-based Project Cost Management & the application of Metrics and KPIs in the process
Stefan Bakker
Vice President Business
Cleopatra Enterprise

Working as a Vice President Business for Cleopatra Enterprise, one of the world's leading software systems specialized in project cost management, Stefan Bakker helps industry-leading companies to improve their project control activities with the combination of software tooling and consultancy services.

Stefan holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Business Economics and has been in business with major industrial companies for almost 10 years. During that time, Stefan has built up an international network in industries such as oil & gas, infrastructure, power, offshore, chemicals, pharmaceutical, and shipbuilding.

Furthermore, he is a regular speaker at industry events, presenting on the need for an integrated project controls approach to improve project performance of the business.

Next to serving clients in Europe, Stefan leads the company's business development initiatives in the North American region.

- Vice President Business for Cleopatra Enterprise
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Single source of truth: Integrating Contract Management seamlessly into your Projects and Portfolio world
Kay Ojo
Managing Director
Planisware

Kay Ojo is the Managing Director for Planisware’s U.K. operations, where he is responsible for all sales and customer-facing operations for U.K. customers.

An experienced and passionate “customer advocate” with a proven track record of delivering value, Kay has more than 16 years of experience in the technology sector, and worked in the PPM market as a user and a buyer, and managed teams selling and deploying PPM tools. He’s developed and managed operational and strategic objectives for companies of all sizes, and has extensive international business experience, including the management of global program delivery operations. His experience also includes full-scale day-to-day business operations, such as management of customer-facing delivery and product development teams, delivery of strategic pre-sales, and sales/account management engagements.

Kay has an Electronic and Computer Systems degree from University of Salford as well as an MBA from Lancaster University.

- Managing Director for Planisware
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Infra projects in rail, aviation and highways case studies and what Arcadis brings the application of project controls alive
Ammar Hajiya
Project and Programme Controls Director
Arcadis

A creative and innovative leader with considerable knowledge of initiating and implementing World Class Project and Programme Controls for clients and corporate.

Ammar is Project and Programme Controls Leader with a strong track record of delivering successful results for high-profile including Lower Thames Crossing, Digital Railway Programme, Greater Western Programme, Crossrail & Reading, West Coast Mainline, and Tubelines (JNP).

Ammar key areas of expertise include the following:

• Taking a transformative approach to embed project control practices within emergent major projects and programmes delivery models.

• Development of programme and project controls to evaluate, identify and mitigate risks appropriately across multiple billion pound plus programme.

• Financial/Technical management of large Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management (EPCM) programmes, including planning/budgeting and programme reviews to drive programme performance through cost/schedule/quality/risk control measures.

• Experience in cost and schedule management, change control, earned value management systems (EVMS) and ERP integrations.

Ammar possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence and develop positive relationships both internally and externally. Thriving in highly pressurised and challenging working environments, demonstrating clear leadership by example.

Ammar is Arcadis Head of Project and Programme Controls for UK rail/Infrastructure business. With 20 years of experience in controls, business improvement, project and programme management for large capital and operational projects and programme across the public and private sectors.

Ammar is an experienced project controls professional with wide ranging experience from rail highways aviation telecoms oil and gas, UK consultancy and major infrastructure delivery. He grew the Bechtel and Arcadis project controls teams to allow it to deliver the full spectrum of project delivery services.

- Project and Programme Controls Director for Arcadis
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Cost Management for Dublin Airport Authority
David Hurren
Technical Services Director
RPCuk

Dave is a hugely experienced and acknowledged by Oracle as a leading UK expert in architecting, delivering and implementing Oracle Primavera EPPM product set solutions, including integrations with ERP systems and other third party toolsets, in a variety of industry sectors. Dave works for RPCuk, this year's Project Controls Expo Platinum Sponsor.

- Technical Services Director for RPCuk
Alan Duffy
Head Of Project Controls
daa (Asset Management & Development)

Alan is the Head of Project Controls for the daa, leading the development and growth of a high-performance Project Controls team at Dublin Airport.

With a foundation in Quantity Surveying, progressing to the Head of Project Controls in multiple businesses, Alan has extensive professional experience covering a multitude of sectors including Mining, Pharmaceutical, Petroleum, Petrochemical and Aviation.

As Dublin Airport prepares to deliver its biggest Capital Investment Programme, a most recent focus has been the establishment of an industry-leading Portfolio Office, which Alan will lead.
 

- Head Of Project Controls for daa (Asset Management & Development)
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Integrating BIM with commercial controls to give 5D capability on a major UK infrastructure project and looking to the future application of AI and IoT to this.
Iain Cameron
Director
LogiKal Projects

Iain Cameron is a Director at LogiKal and has diversified experience in project management from a variety of industries. He is leading digital integration of design and commercial controls on a major infrastructure project with Eiffage Kier. This is already providing assurance that estimate, schedule and scope are all aligned, and is providing the source information for the project baseline. In addition it is intended to combine the commercial data with other digital sources to provide hitherto unrevealed insights.

- Director for LogiKal Projects
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Designing better Project outcomes from complex procurements
Dale Shermon
Principle Consultant, HVR Practice
QinetiQ

Dale Shermon is a QinetiQ Fellow and Managing Consultant in QinetiQ Advisory Service (QAS). He is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), he has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Open University and is a Fellow of The Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) and member of The Association of Project Management (APM). Dale has a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a life member of International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA).

He was the first European to be awarded the ISPA Frank Freiman award in 2009 for “lifetime contributions to parametric estimating”. Dale has presented training courses and conducted consulting assignments worldwide He was responsible for the creation of the Knowledge Based Estimating (KBE) philosophy, Cost Engineering Health Check (CEHC) and the TruePlanning for Concepts methodology.

Dale contributed to the APM Body of Knowledge (BoK) version 7 as part of the writing team in 2019. Dale was co-author of the “Cost Engineering Health Check: How good are those numbers?”, A Gower book published in 2017 (ISBN: 978-1-4724-8407-9) and the author of the Gower publication “Systems Cost Engineering” (ISBN: 978-0-566-08861-2) which was published in July 2009. Dale was the thought leader behind the “Austerity Handbook – Hints and Tips on how to make a project affordable”.

Dale was the first European to become an ISPA Certified Parametric Practitioner in 2003 and gained ICEAA Certified Cost Estimator / Analysis in 2015. He has been the tutor for the “Cost Estimating Relationships” session of the ISPA Professional Development Training at the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 ISPA conferences and in 2009 was the tutor for “International use of Parametrics” session. Dale has presented more than 80 conference papers

- Principle Consultant, HVR Practice for QinetiQ
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Improving the reliability of Design Information for Procurement and Construction
Paul Waskett
Director
Adept Management Ltd

Paul is a founding Director of Adept Management and has responsibility for development of the company’s project controls tools.

He has over 25 years of experience in engineering and project controls, working with engineering construction consultancies, contractors, and clients. Paul has provided project controls services to projects of all sizes in the commercial building, transport, healthcare, utilities, and defence sectors. He has also supported major clients in setting up their PMO. He has a mix of experience, combining project controls theory with the reality of getting major projects successfully delivered.

- Director for Adept Management Ltd
David Prangley
Managing Consultant
Adept Management Ltd

David is a Managing Consultant at Adept Management with responsibility for their London-based team.

He draws on almost 20 years of experience in engineering and project management within the construction industry, gained from both working for a large multi-discipline design and management organisation, followed by 13 years with Adept Management. David has experience in managing and controlling the full lifecycle and has worked across all sectors of the built environment, ranging from small scale refurbishments to £multi-billion construction and infrastructure programmes.

Whilst he leads on developing and implementing tools and approaches for the construction industry, he has also deployed these approaches across other sectors where the management of complex inter-dependent processes is critical to success.

David is passionate about improving the understanding of the integrated process of design, and developing methods for more effectively managing it. He is also involved in developing the next generation of design, construction and project management professionals, having developed courses for both academia and industrial graduate schemes, as well as being a visiting lecturer on a number of MSc programmes.

- Managing Consultant for Adept Management Ltd
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How technology enabled NHS property services to deliver more efficient project management across their real estate portfolio.
Sjef van Vugt
Sales Consultant Project Controls
Primaned

In 2015 Sjef joined the world of Project Controls. Working for Primaned which is known in the Netherlands for their Project Controls Academy and their well-experienced Project Controls Engineers. He is responsible for the Business Development of PMWeb in Europe and involved in all RFI’s, RFP’s, Sales cycles and implementations of PMWeb and also for the ongoing relations with all PMWeb clients.

In 2017, Primaned tendered on the NHS Property Services RFP for a Capital Projects system which had to be provided by a Project Management knowledge partner. Sjef was involved as the Project Manager. He directly worked on completing the responses to the 500 requirements NHS PS had, the process discussions and discovery workshops, the actual conceptual design, and the final proposed solution. He will discuss the journey he went through with NHS PS, in helping NHS PS as an organisation that originally had their processes on sticky notes, to an organisation that is fully in control of their projects. Through their use of technology and access to accurate data, they now have in place a system that provides the insights and overview needed; which has doubled their efficiency. The overall result of this undertaking has helped NHS PS in providing the people of England with Healthcare properties that are well maintained and allow the NHS staff to provide the best possible healthcare.

- Sales Consultant Project Controls for Primaned
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Managing Project Controls staffing challenges
Mike Semmons
Senior Planning Manager
AWE

Mike joined AWE at the start of 2017 as the Senior Planning Manager for site infrastructure and capital projects. He has worked in the aerospace and defence sector for over 30 years, largely with Leonardo Helicopters (formerly AgustaWestland) within project planning and controls from a project, programme and functional perspective. Mike is now leading the planning function for AWE providing the rules, tools and people to provide project planning for AWE’s projects. One of the highlights of this role is supporting future careers in project controls which includes running the assistant planner programme. This programme provides theoretical training combined with development placements across the different types of project being planned and managed across the business (construction, site infrastructure, science, technology and engineering). In his spare time Mike enjoys gardening, DIY and spending time out in the countryside with his family and dog.

- Senior Planning Manager for AWE
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Professionalising Project Control to enable the delivery of complex mega projects
Sue Simmonite
Head of Project Control
BAE Systems

Sue joined the BAE Systems Corporate Project Management team in January 2014 as Head of Project Control with the primary responsibility of leading and improving the standard of Project Control across the company. She has driven a programme of initiatives focused on implementing new ideas through continuous improvement, application of capabilities (people, process & tools) and driving the professionalization of Project Controls internally and with professional bodies and is an advocate for sharing of good practices.

Sue leads the Corporate Project Control Working Group with business representatives from across the global organisation under the sponsorship of the Corporate Project Management Council (CPMC).

Sue provides a high level of operational support to the businesses and has extensive experience in reviewing major projects either as part of Lifecycle Management Phase Reviews or Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).

Sue is a volunteer member of the Association of Project Management (APM) PM&C Specific Interest Group (SIG) and is also involved in improving gender diversity.

Sue has been with the company for 24 years with experience on multiple platforms and businesses in Project Control, PM, Contract Closure and Business Integration roles. Prior to joining BAE Systems Sue worked as a Cartographer for a publishing company.

- Head of Project Control for BAE Systems
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Heathrow Expansion – enabling successful delivery through Project 13 and other initiatives
Phil Wilbraham
Heathrow Airport Ltd
Capital Projects Director

Phil joined Heathrow in 2003 and became Expansion Programme Director in 2017 accountable for delivering Heathrow's third runway along with the infrastructure to support it. Previously as Development Director, Phil was accountable for all the Capital works at Heathrow. As Eastern Campus Programme Director, Phil, was accountable for the delivery of the airport's new Terminal 2. This £2.5bn programme has provided passengers with a new, 'state of the art', terminal.

Before Terminal 2, Phil led the completion of the £4.3bn construction of Terminal 5 and prior to that he led the £350 million Terminal 5 Landside Development Project which included the successful completion of the Twin Rivers Diversion and M25 Spur ahead of programme and under budget.

Phil is also Chairman of the Trustees of the BAA Pension Fund at Heathrow.

Phil was previously Director of Civil Engineering with TPS Consult, where he was involved in private and public-sector schemes from feasibility stage through to design, construction and completion. This included working for BAA on Terminal 5 and many other projects at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, as well as with many other clients.

Phil has also worked both overseas and in the UK as a civil engineer for DHV and Mott MacDonald.

- Heathrow Airport Ltd for Capital Projects Director
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Improving major project performance by improving leadership behaviour
David Chard
Costain
Principal P3M Consultant

David Chard is an accomplished Project Controls and Risk Management professional with more than 30 years experience in the Defence and construction industries. He has a record of achievement throughout the project delivery lifecycle on a variety of national and multi-national programmes. David has a consistent record of successful implementations and reviews of Earned Value Management (EVM) based systems on major programmes and has developed a pragmatic approach to the establishment and improvement of project control.

- Costain for Principal P3M Consultant
Claire Fryer
Director of Behavioural Management
Costain

Claire has more than 17 years' experience in the practical application of behavioural science both in safety and wider management. Claire is Costain's Director of Behavioural Management with clients in multiple engineering sectors. Claire regularly presents at conferences, including Highways UK, sharing the session with Highways England Social Research and Behavioural Change Team and in America presenting at the 2018 Behavioural Safety Now Conference in Reno.

Claire recently led the successful reaccreditation of Costain's Behavioural Safety Programme from gold to platinum status, making it only one of two organisations at this level worldwide.'

- Director of Behavioural Management for Costain
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Politically Drivers in Major Project Controls.
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
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Lessons from implementation of a PMO in a public sector environment delivering a major sporting event – Lima 2019 PanAmerican and Parapan American Games – Peru
Lee McDonagh
Operations Director, Project Controls
Mace

Lee is a Project Controls director with over 25 years experience in infrastructure delivery. He has worked both the contractor side and in project management with diverse roles from digging trenches under the M25 to monitoring and control of large sports venues.

Lee now leads PMO teams in infrastructure programmes that provide integrated project controls to ensure consistent planning and scheduling, cost and budget management, risk, change and reporting. He has worked across many public sector clients including Ministry of Justice, TfL, Highways England and led the project controls team on the transformation of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park after the London 2012 games.

Lee supported the Lima team as a subject matter expert for planning and project controls. He led an exercise to look at risk mitigation and monitoring close out for venue construction using lessons from previous projects alongside the local team's experience.

- Operations Director, Project Controls for Mace
Donna Swai
Cost Management Practice Lead
Mace

Donna is the Cost Management Practice Lead for Mace Programme Management Office. She has over 15 years programme management and controls experience. She has worked on a broad portfolio of projects ranging from major complex programmes to utilities, manufacturing, energy and public sector works in the UK, Russia, Slovakia, USA and Peru. These range from £500m to £10bn for clients including Lima 2019 PanAm & ParaPan Games, Barclays, EDF Energy, Jaguar Land Rover, and London Legacy Development Corporation.

She recently returned from leading a PMO in Lima, Peru for the PanAm and Parapan American Games which were successfully completed in September 2019. In this £1bn programme, Donna was responsible for supporting the overall delivery of the Games using best practice programme controls tools. She implemented processes and procedures that facilitated a consistent and transparent way of working in an environment where there immense public scrutiny due to mismanagement in public resources. She introduced governance practices such as change board and procurement boards which gained the trust of the public auditor. She and her team prepared detailed integrated schedules for monitoring progress which facilitated the successful completion of the venues construction and games operations resulting in "the best ever PanAmerican Games" in Lima.

- Cost Management Practice Lead for Mace
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Digital twins and 4D visualization to cut through optimism bias and other unconscious biases.
Abhijnan Datta
Associate Director
Turner & Townsend

As an engineering professional with a strategic insight, Abhi has worked at an operational and strategy level, helping in "mega" project and programme set up which is very different and unique from regular project or programme setup or management. Being a practical theorist he has ensured establishment of project management best practices across the Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Industry and Mining sectors. He has completed successful engagements in US, Middle East, India, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Australia and currently based in Europe (Netherlands) as an Associate Director at Turner & Townsend Netherlands.

- Associate Director for Turner & Townsend
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Forecasting Cost to Complete on Mega Construction Projects
Christopher Ronak
CEO and Founder
4castplus

Chris Ronak is the CEO and founder of Jetsoft Group, makers of 4castplus Project Cost Management Solutions. With a background in technology, finance and project controls, Chris has over 25 years of experience delivering critical systems for practical, game-changing applications. Over the past 10 years, Chris has worked with project controls and cost engineering professionals to streamline and improve their ability to deliver successful projects. He has a unique insight into the key role project controls plays in major and mega projects. Chris has held senior positions in energy and technology companies in Canada, USA, Germany and the UK. He has a passion for providing high quality software solutions that truly deliver improved business efficiencies and productivity to organizations worldwide.

- CEO and Founder for 4castplus
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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Benchmarking: Data Collection to Analytics
Lance Stephenson
Director of Operations
AECOM

Lance Stephenson is a Senior Management Consultant with over 34 years’ experience, providing his clients with expertise in the areas of operational, portfolio and project excellence. Lance is dynamic, articulate, analytical, and results-oriented individual; and enjoys a good challenge. Lance is a self-motivated and resourceful senior manager with a proven ability to develop and strengthen leadership teams in order to maximize effectiveness and efficiency, while providing proven results in the areas of corporate strategy and governance, portfolio and project technology, methodology and delivery.

Based on Lance’s 34+ years of experience in the operational, architectural / engineering, procurement and construction environment, Lance has provided consulting services in the areas of process and systems assessment, development and implementation for improved operational and capital portfolio and project effectiveness and delivery to numerous clients in Canada, the United States and Europe. Lance has played key roles on both large projects ($1 Billion to $10 Billion) and smaller $10 Million projects in the process industry (Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Mining, Petrochemical and Power) and the commercial / institutional industry (buildings, schools and hotels). Lance has also supported the execution of a portfolio suite of programs and projects in the range of $3.5 Billion, as well as a $1.0 Billion yearly spend sustainability program.

Lance is a contributing member of the Technical Board for AACE International, and devotes much of his personal time supporting their efforts by developing industry standards and best practices. Lance is also the current editor for AACE’s 2nd edition of the TCM Framework. Lance is also the architect for the design, implementation and roll out of AACE International’s Visual TCM Framework, a web-based application designed to provide its membership with a dynamic view of the Total Cost Management processes. Lance has also supported PMI and is a past contributing member of the College of Scheduling.

Lance is a Certified Cost Professional, a Project Management Professional and certified Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Lance has a Bachelor of Administration Degree from Athabasca University, and a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Lance is a published author, international speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer as well as a cost engineering practitioner. Lance’s thought provoking papers and highly interactive presentations and workshops have informed and educated audiences from the U.S., Canada, Malaysia, and The Netherlands.

Lance is currently the Director for Operations for AECOM, where he provides corporate oversight and in the areas of operational strategy, capital expenditures and fiscal and resource planning. Lance also provides functional oversight in the areas of portfolio and project estimating, cost and schedule baseline development and validation, cost and schedule control, finance and risk management and contract administration.

- Director of Operations for AECOM
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Learning from the world; the power of algorithm-led assurance
Dev Amratia
CEO
nPlan

Dev is the Co-Founder and CEO of nPlan, a machine learning company that learns how completed construction projects performed to predict the outcomes of future projects. nPlan delivers a new paradigm in the management of risk and uncertainty.

Dev's experience is in delivering construction projects for the energy industry, spanning 3 continents over 9 years. Following this, Dev worked within the UK government to launch and deliver the national review on AI, which was published as part of the Industrial Strategy in 2017.

Dev has a strong passion to change the way projects are delivered through empowered decisions, enabled by data. nPlan has scaled to operate in 8 countries and has processed schedules representing over $450B of construction spend, the largest dataset of its kind in the world. nPlan is also pioneering an innovative approach that quantifies the risk of construction delays, coupled with an insurance product to mitigate these risks.

- CEO for nPlan
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How Artificial Intelligence and the Digitization of Knowledge is Driving Contractor Efficiency
Dr. Dan Patterson
Chief Design Officer
InEight

Dan Patterson founded BASIS, a company that developed an artificial intelligence (AI) planning software tool that was acquired by InEight in 2018. Following the acquisition, Dan became a member of InEight's executive leadership team. He now focuses on expanding upon his vision of creating next generation planning and scheduling software solutions for the construction industry.

As a globally recognized project analytics thought leader and software entrepreneur, Dan has more than 20 years of experience building project management software companies, including Pertmaster and Acumen. Throughout his career, Dan has focused on solution innovation and project management, including advanced scheduling, risk management, project analytics and AI.

Dan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). He attended the University of Nottingham in the UK where he earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a PhD in construction management.
 

- Chief Design Officer for InEight
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Role of Innovative project management tools in the delivery of a Megaproject
Mohamed Nagi
Digitalization & BI Manager
Analytica – ASGC Group

Mohamed began his career in Egypt working for several main contractors in the field of planning and project management. He then moved to the UAE where he started working in ASGC Construction, gaining an excellent experience in the areas of planning, project controls, integrated reporting systems Construction digitalization and construction innovation. Since 2017, he has been involved in Major digital transformation and construction digitalization projects within ASGC Group.

Currently working as Digitalization & Business Intelligence Manager for Analytica Management Solutions within ASGC group, Mohamed is widely known for his passion, integrity, team management and project management skills besides his innovative outlook that proved to be of great value within the teams and organizations he worked in.

 

- Digitalization & BI Manager for Analytica – ASGC Group
Tamer Elgohari
VDC and Innovation Manager
Analytica – ASGC Group

Tamer began his career with Hassan Allam Sons, gaining excellent experience in the Construction project management, while also establishing himself as a respected Virtual design and construction specialist. Currently working as a VDC and Innovation Manager for Analytica Management Solutions.

Tamer is widely known for his VDC, BIM, and project management expertise. Tamer was responsible for the VDC implementation in various projects & locations including but not limited to UAE, Egypt, GCC & North Africa. He is specialized in the 4D/ 5D simulation, construction project management solutions and integrated reporting systems, besides innovation management

Tamer is the 4D BIM section editor for BIM Arabia Magazine, also he has many publication in that field.
 

- VDC and Innovation Manager for Analytica – ASGC Group
Maged El Hawary
Managing Director
Analytica – ASGC Group

With over 20 years of experience in the GCC and North Africa, Maged El Hawary possesses valuable experience in Contracting and Consultancy firms overseeing Urban Planning, Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, High rise, Social Infrastructure projects.

Maged Started his career with El-Hashimy and  lately associated with ASGC Construction as Control Director to manage and control the overall portfolio of construction projects at ASGC Construction where he was responsible for Project Management, Project Controls, Risk Management, Earned Value Management and Innovation Management.

Maged is currently the Managing Director of Analytica  Management Solutions; a new venture within ASGC Group; responsible for the oversight of creation of all business strategies and business plans and being directly involved in business development, stakeholders’ management, operations management, public relations and business development.

- Managing Director for Analytica – ASGC Group
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Will Automation Remove or Turbocharge Your Role?
Dr. James Smith
Chief Technology Officer
Projecting Success

Dr. James Smith is the Chief Technology Officer at Projecting Success. He is responsible for a wide scope, spanning full stack development through to data science and AI. He is acutely aware of the challenges of working that often exist with project management data, where the use cases can often be emergent, data can be hard to find and data quality can be variable. James has a passion for optimising and transforming how projects are delivered using the latest advanced methods, where he has been project lead for around 30 projects. He is adept at a wide range of methods including PowerBI, Python, machine learning and regularly grapples with the challenges of data engineering.

- Chief Technology Officer for Projecting Success
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Recent innovations in change management
Ari Isaacs
CEO
ShapeDo

Ari Isaacs is the CEO of ShapeDo, a leading Change Management solution provider. As such Ari has worked closely with major international projects and helped parties in conflict resolve disputes leveraging technology to analyse design change and liability throughout a project's history. Ari has developed a speciality in creating and implementing processes and procedures made to ensure effective project controls and delivery despite changes, and has shown time and again that effective, clear, and transparent change management greatly mitigates risk and minimizes disputes.

- CEO for ShapeDo
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Introduction to AI and its potentials for construction and project controls
Dr Shereen Fouad
Lecturer
Birmingham City University

Dr Shereen Fouad is a lecturer at the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University, UK. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, The University of Birmingham, UK. She has a PhD in Machine Learning (ML) from the University of Birmingham, UK. She is an ML developer, researcher, and educator with over 10 years of experience in academia. Shereen’s current research interest is in the field of AI & ML and their applications in medical imaging, cybersecurity and business.

- Lecturer for Birmingham City University
Hassan Emam
Principal Consultant - Planning and Controls
LogiKal Projects

Hassan Emam is a principal project controls consultant at LogiKal. He gained diversified experience in mega construction projects working in a variety of sectors including: airports, residential buildings, hotels, bridges, infrastructure, tunnelling and railways. This diversity in experience leads to an in-depth understanding of the nature and dynamics of construction industry. Hassan is currently in his final stages in submitting his PhD thesis titled “Optimised Project Controls Using BIM and Big Data”. Hassan is currently leading the planning team at a mega project with Eiffage Kier Joint Venture.

- Principal Consultant - Planning and Controls for LogiKal Projects
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Diversity in projects - what does it really mean and do we really need to bother?
Ruchi Singh
Director
Kaleidoscope Transformation

Ruchi Singh is Director of Kaleidoscope Transformation; a boutique consultancy specialising in supporting and leading projects designed transform public services and influence policy to improve outcomes for communities. She has been advised and delivered radical transformation strategies for close to 25 years for clients as diverse as MoJ, MoD, HMT, HS2, FCA and MHCLG Post Grenfell Building Safety Programme to name but a few. She recently completed a project on the mobilisation of the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction unit.

Ruchi is also an active Non Executive Director on the Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust with specialist focus on strategy and transformation. She is using her insight in to mental health in to developing wellbeing and preventative mental health strategies for major programmes organisations - looking at how we can optimise the project working environment in tandem with operating culture as a driver for well being and positive mental health.

- Director for Kaleidoscope Transformation
Carol Deveney
Managing Director
See Change International Consulting Ltd

Carol is the founder and Managing Director of See Change International Consulting Ltd which provides transport consultancy project sponsorship services.

Carol has held senior executive roles as a Vice President and National Head of Sponsorship in public sector transport organisations in the UK and internationally with accountability for investments in the multi billions. As Vice President at Metrolinx she oversaw a corporate transformation delivering $60bn of transport improvements in Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe area. Carol was the Head of Sponsorship at Network Rail establishing a Sponsorship Centre of Excellence at a time when Sponsorship in the organisation was recovering from underinvestment.

Carol has been accountable for audit and assurance of a capital investment portfolio in excess of £34bn. She has peer reviewed several major programmes and projects with a focus on achieving benefits, open dialogue and behavioural observations as enablers of good governance. Carol has a Post Grad in Business and a BA Business and Management.

- Managing Director for See Change International Consulting Ltd
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Consultation is key to transformation
Niall Faris
Project Controls Leader
Tideway, UK

Niall Faris is a Project Controls Leader with experience on large infrastructure and civil engineering programmes. He is currently working on a mega-programme in London – Thames Tideway, a 25km tunneling project to prevent the pollution of the Thames and to support London’s growing population. Niall has previously worked in the Financial Services, IT, Transport, Consulting and Water sectors. Niall was awarded the Insight Industry Innovation Award in Washington last year for his work on Tideway.

- Project Controls Leader for Tideway, UK
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Getting ready to transform - Securing up legacy systems after years of under investment
Wendy Carr
Head of Application
Hertfordshire County Council (HCC)

Wendy Carr joined Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) in 2015 as Head of Applications to deliver business transformation across the council's services, through business process reengineering, effective IT application management, working at an enterprise-wide level.

Wendy has spent her career spanning 30 years scoping, designing and implementing user-centric services from her first ever project to decrease waiting time for housing, to currently looking at how technology can be harnessed to help and support people staying in their own homes longer.

Wendy is highly results focused with a strategic approach to programme management working collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation to budget, agreed timeframes and delivering outcomes and benefits.

Wendy's key competencies include:
1) Formulating Change Management frameworks and working practices to facilitate the implementation of business re design, change and service improvement
2) Working as a link between business and technology, understanding the aims and issues of business and providing solutions, communicated in a business-friendly way
3) Managing programme delivery budgets and controlling costs to ensure programmes deliver and expenditure remains within forecast

Wendy is passionate about improving public services and can demonstrate successful improved service delivery in a variety of settings including county, district, unitary councils.

- Head of Application for Hertfordshire County Council (HCC)
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Investing with communities – learning from across sectors on working with London’s communities to fund projects that make a positive difference to local places
James Banks
Chief Executive
London Funders

James Banks became Chief Executive of London Funders in September 2017, after nearly twenty years working at senior levels in the social sector – running charities involved in community development, advice and justice, and volunteering, at local, regional and national levels.

London Funders is the umbrella body for organisations investing in London’s civil society – including local authorities and City Hall, charitable Trusts and Foundations, social investors, housing associations, businesses and others – who collectively invest over £0.5bn a year across all communities and charity sectors in the capital, to improve lives for Londoners.

James’ role involves working with funding bodies to help them to connect and collaborate, through better understanding the issues facing London’s communities, and the opportunities to tackle problems through systems change. Together with working with funders, James also represents the sector in on policy issues, contributing across policy areas from the national government’s strategy for civil society, through to sitting on the partnership board for the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit, helping to provide experience from across the community sector to help shape policy developments.

London Funders has worked with its members to respond to cross-sector issues (convening members to work together in tackling serious youth violence), through to emergency situations (including supporting community groups working after the Grenfell Tower fire), and is actively involved in sharing learning from this work with funders in London and beyond through its research, publications and events programmes. You can find more information, including links to recent publications, at www.londonfunders.org.uk

- Chief Executive for London Funders
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Stories of change
Ken Elliot
Director
Forethought consulting

Ken is Founder of Forethought consulting established to support major organisation transformation and design programmes. Ken is an organisational development & design and Leadership Coaching specialist with over 30 years experience across the public sector. Clients include Ministry of Justice, Health and Foreign & Commonwealth Office leading on whole system change across government in the UK, EU and internationally. Ken is also a qualified Leadership Coach and Myers Briggs specialist.

Ken Elliot moved to the UK in the mid 1980’s from his native Ireland. Since then, Ken has worked in the voluntary and public sector, in the health and social care arena, at all levels, including as director of two large health sector charities.

Moving to the UK Civil Service in the early 2000’s, Ken has been a senior leader in the UK Ministry of Justice, with focus on large scale transformation and change programmes in the custodial and community arenas of criminal justice, as well as the integration of health, education and social care provision, in the justice system. Through civil service international links, Ken worked with a range of countries on system design, organisational development, people development and change. In 2017, this led to his working internationally for DfID and FCO. Focused on countries in Southern Africa, Central Asia and The Caribbean, Ken worked at the highest level with governments through to local agencies, in country, supporting and developing system wide change and transformation. Ken holds a MSc in Organisation Analysis (Kings), is a Chartered Fellow of CIPD, qualified Leadership Coach, a practitioner of NLP, as well as qualifications in Psychometric tools for people development. Ken focuses on change through leadership and people development, OD & Design and Individual and Team Coaching

- Director for Forethought consulting
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The creation and delivery of the Governments’ Youth Endowment Fund - from inception to delivery.
Lynn Abrams
Deputy Director- Head of Serious Violence Priority Projects Unit
UK Home Office

Lynne Abrams joined the Home Office in July 2019 and is currently Head of the Serious Violence Priority Projects Unit, overseeing the £100m Serious Violence Fund and £200m Youth Endowment Fund. Prior to that role she was Head of the London Violence Reduction Unit. She worked in the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) in a number of policy and strategy roles, including as Head of Business, and Head of Services and Commissioning. Contact Lynne at Lynne.Abrams@homeoffice.gov.uk

- Deputy Director- Head of Serious Violence Priority Projects Unit for UK Home Office
Andrew Ratcliffe
CEO
Impetus

Andy joined Impetus as Chief Executive in 2016. His career has focused on two issues: tackling poverty and educational disadvantage; and making government work better. As Deputy Chief Executive of the Africa Governance Initiative he helped build a global charity working with African governments to strengthen their capacity to tackle deep-rooted poverty. Before that as Senior Policy Adviser for Education in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit he developed government policy on social mobility, secondary schools and skills for 14 to 19 year olds. And before that he worked for the Social Policy Department at Oxford University developing measures of neighbourhood poverty and educational disadvantage in the UK and South Africa. Andy has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy both from Oxford University.

- CEO for Impetus
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Mobilising the Violence Reduction Unit for London – Insights and lessons for major transformation and systems change projects
Ruchi Singh
Director
Kaleidoscope Transformation

Ruchi Singh is Director of Kaleidoscope Transformation; a boutique consultancy specialising in supporting and leading projects designed transform public services and influence policy to improve outcomes for communities. She has been advised and delivered radical transformation strategies for close to 25 years for clients as diverse as MoJ, MoD, HMT, HS2, FCA and MHCLG Post Grenfell Building Safety Programme to name but a few. She recently completed a project on the mobilisation of the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction unit.

Ruchi is also an active Non Executive Director on the Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust with specialist focus on strategy and transformation. She is using her insight in to mental health in to developing wellbeing and preventative mental health strategies for major programmes organisations - looking at how we can optimise the project working environment in tandem with operating culture as a driver for well being and positive mental health.

- Director for Kaleidoscope Transformation
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Present and future of Project Controls – in terms of profession and technology
Christine McLean
Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear
Wood Group

Christine is the Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear. She has spent nearly 20 years in the Project Controls arena covering both cost and planning execution (the last thirteen years being employed by Wood). She has worked in Utilities, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. She is a Fellow of the ACostE and in 2019 joined as a Director of their Council. She currently leads a Project Controls team of over 80 individuals working in various locations throughout the UK, which she has built over the last three years. She has excellent commercial, financial and business acumen. She was appointed in 2017 by IFA (Institute for Apprenticeships) as a route panel member for Business and Administration as an industry expert.

She is experienced in bidding and in project execution for FEED, EPC and PMC contracts of major refining, petrochemicals, LNG and nuclear projects, which are often multi-country/entity and multi-currency, varying in size from multi-billions to less than one hundred thousand pounds. She has held senior roles in both Cost and Planning on mega EPC projects.

She is an ECITB accredited trainer and is registered as an Assessor for TASC. She has written both Cost and Planning modules for the ECITB to be used by other companies for training which covered EVM, CBS, WBS, progress measurement, change control, risk management (cost and schedule), trending and forecasting outcomes, contingencies and sensitivity analysis, cash flow, setting budgets and baselines, resource management. She has written, implemented and delivered both Cost, Planning and Commercial Training both internal and to Clients in Commercial Awareness, Cost Control, Change Control, Value Engineering and Risk Awareness.

- Head of Profession for Project Controls in Nuclear for Wood Group
Peter Smith
Secretary General
ICEC
 
- Secretary General for ICEC
David Hardy
Programme Controls Manager
Transport for London

Coming from a diverse background that has taken in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Bio-Tech R&D, and Information Systems Development. David has worked in the PMO field within TfL for the past 13 years. In this time he has been involved in a broad range of roles, that include heading the planning department of the Sub-Surface Railway investment programme (SUP/4LM), Programme Controls Lead for second phase upgrades of the Victoria, Jubilee and Northern lines, implementing building new PMO arms within TfL’s growing Sunerface Rail and technology based project fields.

- Programme Controls Manager for Transport for London
Mike Slater
Head of Business Management
AWE

As head of business management at AWE, Mike slater, is responsible for project and business controls providing reliable performance information for £1bn+ per annum of projects, research and development, manufacturing and specialist services.

Mike's background is in programme controls on major projects and PMO leadership in high value portfolios. He has global experience spanning multiple sectors including infrastructure, defence, oil & gas, mining, commercial property and IT

- Head of Business Management for AWE
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