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Global Project Management & Control Director
BAE Systems
Sue Simmonite

Sue Simmonite is the Global Project Management & Control Director for BAE Systems, a FTSE 100 Global Aerospace & Defence Company delivering some of the most complex military platforms, products and services.

Sue has been with BAE Systems for over 25 years with experience across a range of complex projects in different sectors and business units leading on Project Control, Project Management, Contract Closure and Business Integration, having joined initially as a Business Modern Apprentice.

Operating within the Chief Technology Office based in the UK, Sue works across many different cultures and geographies to provide the enabling Project Management & Control capabilities to achieve operational excellence in projects, programmes and portfolios.

Sue is actively engaged in operational support to the global Portfolios, Programmes and Projects through Chairing key independent reviews such as Integrated Baseline Reviews. Sue also is the corporate sponsor for all senior PM leadership programmes working closely with thought leaders in this area in academia.

Sue is the company representative for the Association for Project Management (APM), the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the UK Major Projects Association (MPA) and has recently achieved recognition as an APM Fellow as well as having been recognised internally as one of the inaugural BAE Systems PM Fellows.

Programme Services Partners
Dale Foong

Dale Foong is a Director at Programme Services Partners (PSP) Ltd, an SME PMO and Project Management consultancy that specialises in Advisory, Systems and Data Analytics services. PSP operates internationally and has strong relationships across the Project Controls profession with the Directors on boards shaping the future of project delivery from NetZero to future technology.

Dale is also the Founder and Host of the Project Chatter Podcast, a popular and independent podcast with over 140 episodes of thought-leading content from global influencers every week.

He is a panellist on the Delivery Experts and Europe Ambassador for the Project Connect Group – a group which aims to break down paywalls and make networking in the project profession free to all.

He holds an Executive MBA and is a Member of the APM.

Dale has spent almost 2 decades in the Project Controls arena with contractor and client experience at various leadership levels in Defence, Rail, Infrastructure, and Nuclear.