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Understanding the benefits and uses of BIM/Digital Construction to project and organisational delivery
Nick Leach
Head of Digital Construction
Sir Robert McAlpine

Nick has over 20 years experience working in the Construction industry and has specialised in Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies for past 12 years.

Working for three large main Tier 1 contractors over the past 15 years on a variety of projects both at project level and at strategic level respectively. Nick has experience across a wide range of sectors ranging from Healthcare, Civil, Rail, Commercial, Public and Residential.

As Head of Digital Construction Nick is responsible for implementing and driving the integration of BIM and Digital delivery nationally to ensure digital adoption and development of indiviudals use and training needs are increased to ensure a consistent approach and innovative ways of working, support the overall business strategy and roadmap targets.

Nick is chartered with the CIOB and the member of the BSI ISO19650 practitioner scheme. He has represented various industry BIM initiatives or groups such as UK BIM Alliance, BSI and Build UK.

- Head of Digital Construction for Sir Robert McAlpine
Padraig Delaney
Regional Digital Construction Manager
Sir Robert McAlpine

Padraig is responsible for strategy and digital construction delivery, working with clients such as British Land on Sir Robert McAlpine's Broadgate Framework projects and Landsec at 21 Moorfields and The Forge, to deliver their smart and digital objectives. Padraig is valued at turning client digital aspirations into reality. Special focus on creating new value through the smart use of digital tools and processes whilst embedding them into the organisational culture.

- Regional Digital Construction Manager for Sir Robert McAlpine
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Next Generation PMOs - Combining People and Machines
Greg Lawton
CEO
Nodes & Links

Greg co-founded and leads Nodes & Links, a data-analytics and software company focused on automation and AI. Prior to Nodes & Links, Greg managed large defence programmes at BAE Systems, and designed new systems using emerging technology. Now, at Nodes & Links, Greg spends his time designing and implementing new technologies and systems into the world’s projects, spanning infrastructure, energy, renewables, manufacturing, aerospace and defence.

- CEO for Nodes & Links
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Estimation Workshop
Simon Lawrence
Head of Project Futures
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Simon has thirty years of experience working across major infrastructure projects and programmes. Simon has worked for contractors, consultants, and clients, including project management teams in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Major projects include the Channel Tunnel, Jubilee Line Extension Project, metro projects in Singapore and the Virgin Rolling Stock introduction. Simon currently works in central Government for the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, working across economic and social sectors in the infrastructure portfolio.He is head of the Project Futures team and a deputy director for the wider Strategy, Performance & Assurance team, leading projects and work streams such as the project initiation routemap, the national infrastructure and construction pipeline, transforming infrastructure performance, net zero and benchmarking.

- Head of Project Futures for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Gary Hill
Head of Cost Analytics
Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)

Gary has over 30 years of Project Controls experience within both Industry and the Public Sector. Specialising in Cost Engineering and Estimating, Gary has undertaken pricing and costing exercises at circa 90 Suppliers throughout the UK. Gary led the MoD's re-costing of the Queen Elizabeth Carrier in 2013. Gary was integral to establishing Earned Value Management within DE&S and has undertaken activities such as Integrated Baseline Reviews. Gary is currently Head of Cost Analytics within the Submarine Delivery Agency, undertaking deep cost reviews and analytical work. Passionate about project controls and the Estimating function, Gary is Co-Chair of the Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE). Pre-covid Gary regularly attended of the APM’s Planning, Monitoring and Control Interest Group.

- Head of Cost Analytics for Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)
Sirish Parekh
Commercial Intelligence Manager
Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)

Sirish is a Commercial Intelligence Manager, previously Estimating Manager, in National Highways, with experience in Cost Estimating & Modelling, Risk and Uncertainty management and Project Controls. He has held positions in Rolls-Royce Submarines as a Programme Manager on implementing SSCR across the business, an Estimating Specialist, Supportability Engineering Team Leader and Whole Life Cost Engineer. He is currently developing data intelligence using historical data and exploring the digital world to advance the estimating profession. Sirish is a Co-Chair of PsACE (Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating), a group with over 40 Government departments and arms length bodies, who are passionate to share leading practice in estimating and move forward, together.

- Commercial Intelligence Manager for Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)
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Man vs Machine: the ultimate evaluation of schedule risk analysis
Nick Williams
Commercial Director
nPlan

Nick has spent the last 10 years helping customers better select and deliver a capital project portfolio by employing leading edge technology to disrupt and enable processes. As Commercial Director for nPlan, his team's focus is to help businesses improve project outcomes by employing data-driven risk analysis and assurance, enabling owners and contractors alike to set the right expectations and deliver on them.

- Commercial Director for nPlan
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Introduction
Anil Godhawale
Founder
Project Controls Expo

Anil G is passionate about Project Controls and working in multiple capacities for implementation and enhancement of this growing subject i.e., Managing Director of Projcon Group (Project Controls Consultancy), Founder of Project Controls Online (Global Project Controls e-network and knowledge base), Project Manager for Project Controls Expo (Largest Project Controls event/- show) and finally, Founder and Program Director at Project Controls Institute (Blended Project Controls learning platform),

Anil's professional experience spans over 19 years at corporate and field offices offering diverse and in-depth exposure to implementation of Project Controls on a range of EPC Projects (Oil & Gas- upstream and downstream, CCU’s - Carbon Capture Units, Power Projects and Pipelines).

Registrations, Certifications, Publications & Voluntary Contribution

  • IEng registration with Engineering Council, UK
  • Holds Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) and Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) certifications from AACEI, USA
  • Strategy and Marketing Chairman at ACostE, UK
  • Member of APM (Association of Project Management, UK) Special Interest Group (SIG) - PMC (Planning, Monitoring and Control) ; contributor to APM's "Planning Guide"? and "Project Controls Framework".
  • Member of ECITB supported Project Controls Working Group (PCWG) and support in drafting NOC (National Occupational standards) for Project Controls in UK.
  • Associated with CIOB (Chartered Institute of Buildings), UK as member of TDWG (Training Development Working Group) to develop guidelines for accreditation in Time Management.
  • Published Technical paper on Capital Cost Optimization of Power Project through standardization of engineering design to AACEI, USA.
  • Contributed to "CPM Mechanics: The Critical Path Method of Modeling Project Execution Strategy" book by providing European perspective.

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- Founder for Project Controls Expo
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Opening Remarks
Alec Ray
ICEC Director for Europe & Near East, and Distinguished International Fellow
International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)

Alec Ray has held various senior Project Controls and Project Management positions in the Oil and Gas Industries, initially with ConocoPhillips as Head of Project Controls, Quality Assurance Director and Director of Project Management Systems, and later with ENI as Head of Risk, Quality Assurance and Value Management, and is currently a consultant in Project Controls, Project Management, Value Improving Practices and Project Governance. He is the ICEC (International Cost Engineering Council) Director for Europe & Near East, a Past President of The Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE), on the Coalition Board of ICMS (International Cost Management Standards), and Past Chair of the IET/ACostE Project Controls Network. His professional affiliations include Fellow of ACostE and Memberships of APM, PMI, AACostE, and is an ICEC Distinguished International Fellow.

- ICEC Director for Europe & Near East, and Distinguished International Fellow for International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)
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Keynote Topic: Insights from government: Importance of controls and balancing against risk
Emma Willson
Director, Major product delivery hub
National Audit Office (NAO)

Emma Willson leads the National Audit Office's Major Projects Delivery specialism. She has worked at the NAO for almost 20 years, auditing a wide range of government programmes, from welfare reform to large-scale defence equipment projects. She is a qualified chartered accountant and holds an International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) qualification.

- Director, Major product delivery hub for National Audit Office (NAO)
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Headline Partner remarks
Steve Cooper
Vice President of Sales, Europe
Oracle Construction and Engineering

Steve Cooper is a Vice President of Sales in Europe at Oracle Construction and Engineering. In his role Steve helps customers improve their operations and projects through digitisation. Having spent 28 years in the E&C industry, Steve has seen first-hand how trends and technology have developed to better meet customer needs, and how digitisation is beginning to free up creativity in design, engineering and construction activities. He believes that as the world becomes more competitive, organisations and their supply chains are needing to work smarter and closer, so, it’s important that reliable platforms and networks can support this new way of working.

- Vice President of Sales, Europe for Oracle Construction and Engineering
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Transforming major project delivery in government
Jon Loveday
Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Jon has recently joined the IPA following a 30-year career within industry. A chartered quantity surveyor, Jon spent the first ten years of his career successfully managing large construction and infrastructure projects. Working on airports, schools, hospitals, housing, industrial, leisure retail and commercial schemes. He then spent the next ten years in executive operational, commercial and procurement roles for two of the largest and fastest growing tier-1 infrastructure PLC.

- Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Aleister Hellier
Head of Benchmarking
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Aleister Hellier is currently Head of Benchmarking and estimating at the Infrastructure & Projects Authority and has been leading on project benchmarking for over 4 years. Aleister's remit is to make a step-change in how projects undertake estimating and leverage benchmarking data. During Aleister's time leading benchmarking, the IPA has published: UK first Estimating Guiodance doucment, Best Practice in Benchmarking Guidance, Benchmarking tunnelling cost and production rates in the UK, and the Benchmarking Capability Tool. Aleister is also a Co-chair of the Public Sector Advisory for Community of Estimators

- Head of Benchmarking for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
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Current and Future State Educational Pathways (Project Control and Project Management)
Patrick Tucker
Non Executive Director
London Metropolitan College

Patrick is a highly motivated professional, with extensive experience in training, management and business development. He is an experienced Trainer, Coach, Mentor, Quality assurer, Assessor and compliance auditor. He has been instrumental in developing and managing entrepreneurial solutions for a wide range of businesses. He has worked in the education sector for more than 20 years in various guises, he has led teams of delivery, business development and consultancy. He specialises in strategizing, M&A’s, supporting education providers in growth strategies including subcontract strategy & audit, and supporting Directors through change programmes. A specialist in advising businesses and providers on a range of issues including new apprenticeship standards, subcontracting rules, compliance, liaison with EPAO’s / HEI’s (forming strategic partnerships) and internationally.

- Non Executive Director for London Metropolitan College
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How project controls can lay the foundations for real digital transformation
David Nash
CEO
Laminar Projects

David co-founded Laminar with the idea of gathering some of the best and brightest in the construction industry to help clients improve their project delivery by supporting them to implement best practice project controls and the latest technology. He has led digital transformation initiatives in project controls for a range of organisations across a range of sectors and always maintains a practical perspective, ensuring that the real people doing the real work are supported by any newly implemented digital tools.

- CEO for Laminar Projects
Stephen Herd
Project Data & Digital Lead
Laminar Projects

Stephen is a Charted Mechanical Engineer and leads Laminar’s data & digital consultancy. Stephen has worked across a number of industries including oil and gas, infrastructure and real estate with roles in design, construction, PMO and as a product manager for a software company. The continuous theme throughout his career is in maximising the value of data that is collected on projects and optimising processes that surround this data in order to improve project performance. Stephen encourages clients to take a holistic and structured approach to developing digital process and tools, enabling clients to obtain impactful and scalable solutions quicker while maximising the value of their data for all levels of the organisation hierarchy.

- Project Data & Digital Lead for Laminar Projects
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Are Infrastructure Buyers better-off innovating the boundaries of their megaprojects, or is there a better way?
Ilias Krystallis
Assistant Professor in Enterprise Management
UCL

Ilias Krystallis is a full-time Assistant Professor in Enterprise Management at Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, UCL, London, UK, with a Ph.D. from the School of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University. He has served as a policy advisor to the Industrial Strategy at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy. He has received a policy fellowship from the Higher Innovation Education Fund, a research fellowship, and a lectureship from UCL. He joined UCL in 2017 as Research Fellow. Before joining academia, Ilias worked in consulting and was responsible for the project management of multi-million infrastructure projects for a global engineering firm. In the UK, he led projects funded by London Underground, Highways England, Crossrail, and Network Rail.

- Assistant Professor in Enterprise Management for UCL
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Benefits of 4D Modelling for Major Possession Works
Martin Payne
Director
Galicore Services Ltd

I am a Planning Manager/Principle Planner, with over 30 + years’ experience working in the Project Controls environment. For a vast majority of my career I have worked within the rail industry, some of the key projects worked on are listed below.

East West Rail Alliance, The Digital Railway Programme, East Coast Digital Programme, Thameslink London Bridge, Barking Riverside, Old Oak Common Lane and Hythe Road, Thameslink Farringdon, CTRL Section 1&2 (HS1), Birmingham New Street upgrade, Crossrail, Temple Mills Depot, Jubilee Line Extension (Old & New), Stratford Market Depot, London Underground Stations BCV & SSL, King Abdulaziz International Airport/Metro and UAE National Rail Network.

My approach to Project Planning is centred around the belief that Planning when delivered correctly, should be the catalyst for all primary functions across a given project. It should be, all inclusive, informative, reactive, accessible and importantly brought into by my team whilst facilitating stakeholder buy in.

- Director for Galicore Services Ltd
Dean Booth
Associate Director
Faithful + Gould

Experienced Project Controls/Planning Manager with 30+ years expertise in the rail and construction industry, has worked on several large multi-disciplined projects within the UK including WCML Upgrade, Heathrow T2B, Crossrail, Lower Thames Crossing and East West Rail Phase 2

- Associate Director for Faithful + Gould
 
Building an Organisational Understanding of Risk
Mike Laws
Head of Core Controls
Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme

Mike Laws has just completed two and a half years supporting the Crossrail Programme as Head of Reporting and Head of Programme Efficiency. Prior to this, Mike spent 14 years working for the Ministry of Defence, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, completed a MBA and undertook a number of policy, strategy and delivery roles.

- Head of Core Controls for Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme
Michelle Meredith
Head of Risk Management
Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme

Michelle Meredith has worked within risk management for the past 14 years, 11 of which have been on major construction projects including London Underground’s Station Capacity Programme, HS2 and Tideway. Michelle is Head of Risk for the R&R Delivery Authority Ltd, where she is responsible for all aspects of risk management and quantification at Corporate, Programme and Project level.

- Head of Risk Management for Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme
BS202001 A National specification standard for Project Controls
Steve Wake
Leader
Steve Wake Projects Ltd

Steve is at the forefront of the development of national and international standards in Project Controls and Management. A genuine thought-leader. A super-connector. A maven.
He is a member of the Management Standards committee of the BSi. Currently progressing Project Controls and Benefits Management .He is an internationally acknowledged expert on Earned Value Project Management.. Most recently on the newly published ISO standards for EVM and WBS. Currently working on an ISO EVM Implementation Guide. He works with government, national and international bodies and academia as a subject matter expert as well as on matters of governance.Also was one of the authors of Agile Portfolios with ABC. With his Guild of Educators hat on he is working with OECD and the City of London to introduce Fusion Skills internationally to children aged 7-70+ He is currently helping Responsible Project Management come into being.- a more ethical coscientious approach to the benefits and impacts of projects..He is championing Circular Economes and Sustainability to combat Climate Change.He has worked in the automotive, print aerospace, defence, insurance and I.T., industries as a project manager and consultant He led the Association for Project Management to their award of Royal Charter.He is Chief examiner for EVM and Plannning with APMG. He curates and chairs his own highly-regarded EVA conferences. Now in its 26h year. Also curates the PMI’s major Synergy event now in its 10th year. He is a visiting lecturer at Warwick WMG, Cranfield and UCL as well as the Moscow School of Economics. He has an MA in Manpower specialising in the sociology and psychology of organisations.His llife-ong passion for all kinds of music is almost matched by his continued appreciation of silence.

- Leader for Steve Wake Projects Ltd
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Revolutionising Projects Delivery with Oracle’s Smart Construction Platform and Ecosystem of Innovation Partners
Geoff Roberts
Director of Industry Strategy
Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK

Geoff Roberts is a Chartered Cost Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of project management and project controls. He has been with Oracle Construction and Engineering for 17 years and is currently Director, Strategy (Energy), providing strategic direction, domain expertise and insight around Asset Intensive industries and how they operate to both internal and external customers.

In addition he provides input into the solutions we deliver to our customers ensuring what we offer is best in class and able to support how these organisations deliver projects to time, cost, quality, safely from inception through to scope definition, FID approval, execution, operations and decommissioning. During his time at Oracle he has worked with many of the major Utilities and Oil, Gas and Petrochemical organisations across the globe.

- Director of Industry Strategy for Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK
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Oracle: Driving Innovation with Partners. RPCuk’s contract management solution for Oracle’s Primavera Unifier
Chris Woodbridge
Business Development Executive
RPC

Chris joined RPCuk in 2020, but has been working in the project controls arena for 11 years. The last 8 of these have been spent dealing with software solutions for the likes of Oracle and Aconex, giving him extensive experience across a wide array of organisations within the public and private sectors and across a number of specialist disciplines, such as document control, cost management and change management – predominantly NEC contracts.

With this background, he is both excited and well-placed to help RPC to bring their innovative Oracle Primavera Unifier Solution Sets to market. He fully understands the need – common to all industries using NEC4 contracts – for an efficient, trusted and integrated solution that offers compliance, a high level of control, collaborative working practices and a reliable way to mitigate risk and has extensive experience in working with clients to shape the solution that best meets their requirements.

RPC have been providing effective Oracle Primavera product solutions since 1992 and have built a comprehensive portfolio of skills, services and solutions that creates the ideal platform to support the complete project lifecycle. The RPC vision is to sell solutions, not just products, and by doing this they successfully deliver to their clients and partners measurable benefits from their programme, portfolio and project investments, working across a wide range of industry sectors.

They do this by:

     • designing innovative and bespoke project management and planning solutions

     • developing precision supporting processes

     • applying Oracle Primavera product skills excellence

     • offering essential education and training to support the change process when implementing a new solution

- Business Development Executive for RPC
Matt Barnard
Regional Alliances and Channels Manager
Oracle

With over 15 years of B2B software experience, Matt is passionate about supporting business partners in utilising leading software to deliver successful outcomes for customers. Matt manages alliances and partner relationships in The UK, Ireland and Nordics regions for Oracle’s Construction and Engineering business unit.

- Regional Alliances and Channels Manager for Oracle
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Estimating and Reporting Carbon for Capital Projects
Andrew Langridge
Director of Business Development - Europe
ARES PRISM

Andrew Langridge is the Director of Business Development for Europe. In this role, he is responsible for delivering Estimation and Project Controls solutions across a wide range of industries. Andrew started his career as an apprentice mechanical engineer working in a bespoke machine tool company in London. After a 5-year technical apprenticeship, he moved into advanced manufacturing supervision and management roles. For 25 years Andrew has been working in the field of Estimation and Project Controls supporting the implementation of best-inclass processes and solutions for organizations across many industries. Andrew is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Bath, a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University and a Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers.

- Director of Business Development - Europe for ARES PRISM
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Digital Field Change Management: Revolutionizing the Traditional Way of Managing Changes in Projects
Stefan Bakker
Senior Vice President of Business
Cleopatra Enterprise

Working as the Senior Vice President Business for Cleopatra Enterprise, Stefan Bakker helps industry-leading companies improve their project control activities using software tooling and consultancy services.

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

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

Next to serving clients in the US, Stefan leads the company’s business development initiatives globally.

- Senior Vice President of Business for Cleopatra Enterprise
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Where is your P6? Spatially-Enabling Enterprise Project Controls
Dan Culli
GIS Consultant
Critigen LLC

Dan Culli is a GIS Consultant with Critigen, currently managing the GIS activities on the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM2100) programme, where he leads on innovative and award-winning enterprise GIS solutions. With extensive experience in enterprise GIS, spatial data analysis and management, business analysis, remote sensing, and related policy, he has worked in multiple levels of government and the private sector in the UK and the US across a variety of areas including AEC, urban issues and agriculture.

- GIS Consultant for Critigen LLC
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Wake up your CEO with the monetary value of better risk management
Mark Franklin
Vice President
Safran

Mark Franklin is a champion for advancing the effectiveness of the project-risk community. He builds networks of thought-leaders and project-risk professionals to explore opportunities for projects to perform better in the face of risk and uncertainty. Furthermore, Mark enjoys sharing what new approaches are working well so the project-risk community can advance together and get the professional credibility it deserves.

- Vice President for Safran
Will Foulds
Director
Redstone Risk Ltd
 
- Director for Redstone Risk Ltd
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Case Study: Festool. How a global leader saw an opportunity to transform at scale to deliver the tools the world needs
Cleve Bankston
Head of PMO
Festool (Planisware)

While Cleve Bankston completed his education in the biological sciences, he ran a project portfolio plus selected projects at a regional university in the south-east of Louisiana.
After moving to Germany in 2004, Mr. Bankston worked in the Stuttgart area first as an external service provider. In 2015 he became the first strategic project manager at Festool for the board of management and in 2018 as the head of the project management office. His current challenge is to establish standardized project management processes at Festool which is a globally expanding company.

- Head of PMO for Festool (Planisware)
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DEFRA – Project Management and Project Controls Development Journey
Ash Chambers
Executive Surveyor
Gardiner & Theobald LLP

Ash is a Project and Programme Controls Engineer with major infrastructure experience in both the UK and the Middle East. He has proven ability to lead change and development in the working practices of an organisation at project, programme and portfolio level.

- Executive Surveyor for Gardiner & Theobald LLP
Ashley Redfern
Senior Associate
Gardiner & Theobald LLP

Ashley has worked in the construction industry and high profile projects in the pharmaceutical, aviation and utility sectors, ranging from new-build construction to complex change programmes in the UK and overseas. Ashley specialises in project controls including schedule, cost, risk, change and stakeholder engagement.

- Senior Associate for Gardiner & Theobald LLP
Mark Mills
Partner
Gardiner & Theobald LLP

Mark is a senior leader with broad experience, professional recognition and a history of achieving successful results in heavily regulated sectors. He brings his experience and understanding of project management and project controls to transform organisational performance.

- Partner for Gardiner & Theobald LLP
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Leading by fact: removing data barriers to enable enterprise-level decision-making
Leanne Coleman
PMO and project controls discipline lead
Costain

Leanne Coleman MSc MACostE
Leanne is an experienced project controls lead with a cost engineering background and over 14 years in the nuclear, utilities and oil and gas industries. She is currently responsible for the 250 strong community of PMO and project controls professionals at Costain.

Leanne is a firm believer in the development of digital tools to delivery significant advantages and efficiencies to a PMO environment. As the digital PMO world evolves, there is a need to ensure that the skills and expertise in the interpretation of the data does not diminish.

As a coach and mentor, she is keen to develop individuals in the project controls profession and facilitates the sharing of best practice across a number of technical forums.

- PMO and project controls discipline lead for Costain
Charlie Davies
Digital growth lead
Costain

Charlie Davies BEng MS Charlie leads a data transformation programme that is digitising the way capital portfolio programmes are monitored, controlled, and run through a platform approach. He operates a diverse, multidisciplinary team that is bringing a new approach to data and control within the infrastructure sector.

His team is globally recognised for their success through winning the Transformation Champion category in the SAP Global Innovation

Awards https://www.sap.com/idea-place/sap-innovation-awards/2021-entries.winners.html for the Intelligent Infrastructure Control Centre solution.

Charlie also has a presence in the digital community presenting at the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, SAP SAPPHIRE Now amongst other forums such as Engineering Tomorrow.

- Digital growth lead for Costain
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Solar Energy powered by the Cloud. How Oracle Primavera Cloud Service is supporting project acquisition and construction in the renewables sector
Peter Gable
Chairman
RPC

Peter Gable is the co-founder and Chairman of RPCuk.

RPC have been providing effective Oracle Primavera product solutions since 1992 and our comprehensive portfolio of skills, services and solutions creates the ideal platform to support the complete project lifecycle.

 

The RPC vision is to sell solutions, not just products, and by doing this they successfully deliver to their clients and partners measurable benefits from their programme, portfolio and project investments, working across a wide range of industry sectors.

 

They do this by:

     • designing innovative and bespoke project management and planning solutions

     • developing precision supporting processes

     • applying Oracle Primavera product skills excellence

     • offering essential education and training to support the change process when implementing a new solution

 

Peter is an authorised Oracle Certified Primavera P6 EPPM and Unifier Implementation specialist and project consultant, with extensive expertise in Primavera and Unifier design, configuration, implementation, integration, consultancy and training, including Project Management training encapsulating the full project lifecycle.

 

With over 21 years’ experience in delivering both application and real-world Project Management training, his clients include BP, Shell, Chevron, Modec and AGIP in the Oil & Gas sector in the UK, Europe, South and West Africa, Kazakhstan, KSA and UAE.

 

Peter has also delivered Project Lifecycle training in the Transport sector and successfully implemented a number of high-profile Primavera implementations in the Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas, Transport, Utilities, Aerospace and Nuclear sectors. Many of these implementations required integration to 3rd party ERP and legacy applications, including SAP, Maximo, Sun and bespoke applications.

 

He also brings additional experience as a Project Manager in the Transport sector and, prior to this, more than 20 years’ experience in the IT industry as Operations Manager for a leading UK blue chip chemical distribution company, giving him an invaluable hands-on background in managing complex projects in a range of environments.

 
- Chairman for RPC
Larry Farrell
Chief Information Officer
Alternus Energy Group Plc

Larry Farrell joined Alternus in 2019 as Vice President of Operations excited by the company’s plans for growth and at the prospect of getting involved in one of the fastest growing industries across Europe. With over 20 years of experience in senior leadership roles across production,

 

operations project and service delivery management, in both startups and Fortune 500 companies, he was tasked to drive the company’s operational expansion across Europe. Prior to joining Alternus he was Senior Director of Global Operations at Xerox, focusing on remote application delivery, developing support systems and infrastructure for Xerox Managed Services clients. Larry holds qualifications in Management and Mechanical Engineering; he also graduated TU Dublin Bolton Street with diplomas in printing and graphic communication. He is ITIL and Lean Six Sigma certified. Larry recently assumed the role of Chief Information Officer to further support the company’s target of increasing the current installed base to over 3.5 Gw by 2025. Simultaneous real-time management and status reporting of multiple projects across multiple jurisdictions will be key to this success.

- Chief Information Officer for Alternus Energy Group Plc
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NLHPP - Enabling Successful Delivery
Julian Hardy
Senior Consultant Programme and Project Management
Arup

Julian leads the Programme Planning Lead team on the North London Heat & Power Project and is a Senior Consultant at Arup. Julian has previously worked on London 2012, Tideway Tunnels and Birmingham Resilience projects in Planning, PMO and Interface delivery roles.

Julian is an advocate of Integrated Design, Planning, Controls and delivery solutions that enable executives and teams to rapidly collaborate, integrate and deliver the clients requirements, targets and outcomes.

- Senior Consultant Programme and Project Management for Arup
Scott Borthwick
Programme Office Lead for the NLWA
Arup, consulting for the North London Waste Authority (NLWA)

I am a Chartered Project Professional whose focus is in developing and leading programme management offices in the infrastructure space. I have played substantial roles on multiple large and complex capital programmes, including for National Grid, E.ON and currently the North London Waste Authority. I am currently the Programme Office Lead, and member of the Leadership Board, for the North London Heat & Power Project (NLHPP), a £1.2bn public sector led programme to redevelop the Edmonton EcoPark.

- Programme Office Lead for the NLWA for Arup, consulting for the North London Waste Authority (NLWA)
Delivering Integrated Project Controls Systems for BAE Systems
Peter O'Neill
Director
TPG The Project Group

Peter O'Neill has been Director of TPG The Project Group UK Ltd since 2009. He joined TPG with over a decade of experience in the implementation of global project management solutions centred around SAP Project Systems in all major industries including Aerospace & Defence, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, mining, and public sector. As an independent solution architect, he worked with TPG to provide an Integrated Project Controls Solution at BAE Systems. Following this successful collaboration, TPG UK was founded and has been delivering major Portfolio and Project Controls Solutions ever since. With an unparalleled track record in the Aerospace and Defence sector, we have delivered successful solutions in all sectors and ranges of solutions from relatively small-scale assignments to large global deployments.

- Director for TPG The Project Group
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What Annualized Projects with a defined lifecycle are and the Project Control approach
Marco Frisenda
Major Projects Planning Head
TFL

Marco is the Head of Planning,within the PMO Leadership team, of Transport for London. He has a strong background in Project Management, Planning, Project Controls, Change management and commercial management. He has cross-industry experience in Oil & Gas, Power, Rail and Infrastructure in general. Marco is particular keen on proper project set up and project control and never shy in challenge no matter who for the proper management of the projects in all the areas. He is never shy of a good debate and ready to embrace positive changes.

- Major Projects Planning Head for TFL
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Schedule Health Check
Hamza Afdhal Mehdi Mirza
Technical Services Lead
Petroleum Development Oman

Hamza Afdhal Mehdi Mirza is working as a Technical Services Lead in Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), he has contributed extensively to project controls activities across PDO, led various continuous improvement initiatives within Planning & Scheduling, Cost Engineering, Risk Management, Contract Management, Change Management, Project Reporting and Project Health Checks. Hamza holds a BENG (Hons) in Mechanical Electronic System Engineering and has been in the company for more than 10 years. He has worked in multi-billion-dollar projects and developed Project Controls expertise in all the key phases of a project i.e. from Initiation phase to final handover. In addition to the above, he has been involved in conducting various knowledge sharing sessions and always keen in enhancing the capability of Project Controls professionals.

- Technical Services Lead for Petroleum Development Oman
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Successful Joint Working in the delivery of Astute Submarines
Martin Nicholson
ASTUTE Project Controls Director
BAE Systems

Martin and James have over 60 years of experience within Project Management & Controls. James as the MOD Head of Project Controls for Astute, is a Chartered Engineer and has worked across Engineering and Project Management roles in the maritime and submarines sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Martin is the BAE Systems Project Controls Director, and has had a successful career with the company, working in various positions across the Air and Submarines businesses. Over the last 3 years, James and Martin have developed a strong relationship of collaboration, which has proved successful for Astute.

- ASTUTE Project Controls Director for BAE Systems
James Barrass
MoD ASTUTE Head of Project Controls
The Submarine Delivery Agency MoD

Together, Martin and James have over 60 years of experience within Project Management & Controls. James as the MOD Head of Project Controls for Astute, is a Chartered Engineer and has worked across Engineering and Project Management roles in the maritime and submarines sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Martin is the BAE Systems Project Controls Director, and has had a successful career with the company, working in various positions across the Air and Submarines businesses. Over the last 3 years, James and Martin have developed a strong relationship of collaboration, which has proved successful for Astute.

- MoD ASTUTE Head of Project Controls for The Submarine Delivery Agency MoD
Babcock Type 31 Programme - Converting Theory into Action
Jarrad Cody
Director Project Controls & Planning (Type 31)
Babcock

Jarrad has over 13 years experience working in Defence projects and held a number of Engineering and Project Management roles in the Shipbuilding industry across Australia and United Kingdom. He has worked in Rosyth for over 7.5 years on the QEC Aircraft Carrier project, Submarine Dismantling Project and is currently the Director of Project Controls & Planning for the Type 31 Programme. As the Director of Project Controls & Planning, Jarrad is responsible for leading the team delivering the Project Controls, Planning and Quality requirements for Babcock's Type 31 Programme and ensuring adherence to project governance. In addition, Jarrad is also the Functional Lead for Project Management and Project Controls in Babcock Marine & Engineering Systems in Rosyth, providing functional support to the business across people, processes and tools.

- Director Project Controls & Planning (Type 31) for Babcock
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PMO as Platform
Doga Akkus
Account Manager
Hexagon PPM

Doga Akkus is a civil engineer with MBA who has 10+ years working in the Projects world working closely with users covering various roles including technical consultant, technical sales and sales.

- Account Manager for Hexagon PPM
Dan Ryan
Account Manager
Turner&Townsend
 
- Account Manager for Turner&Townsend
Adam Bywater
PMO Director
Turner & Townsend

Adam Bywater is a PMO and commercial management specialist with over 17 years’ experience in the civil, rail and aviation sectors. Over the last 10 years he has held leadership roles on some of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in the UK, looking after multi-disciplinary teams across the full programme lifecycle. Adam is currently the Key Account lead for Turner and Townsend at Heathrow Airport and has played a key role in digitally enabling Heathrow’s capital PMO.

- PMO Director for Turner & Townsend
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The Impact of the New IPA Project Routemap on Project Controls Services - Panel Discussion
Jon Loveday
Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Jon has recently joined the IPA following a 30-year career within industry. A chartered quantity surveyor, Jon spent the first ten years of his career successfully managing large construction and infrastructure projects. Working on airports, schools, hospitals, housing, industrial, leisure retail and commercial schemes. He then spent the next ten years in executive operational, commercial and procurement roles for two of the largest and fastest growing tier-1 infrastructure PLC.

- Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Richard Simpkins
Controls & Performance Director South West
Turner & Townsend

Richard has over 20 years’ client-side experience delivering project controls and managing frameworks on complex programmes. Experience in Defence, Nuclear, Infrastructure and government organisation (AWE, MoD and Magnox). He brings leadership combined with deep technical experience and best practice in Project Controls, working with major client on Projects programmes (Up to Circa £12bn/Year). Richard combines hands on experience to drive delivery, to shape and guide transformation and continuous improvement programmes within a number of T&T Key major clients. Richard passionate about ensuring that the right Project Controls systems, tools and techniques are utilised in the right way to drive successful delivery. 

- Controls & Performance Director South West for Turner & Townsend
Alan Couzens
Capital Portfolio Director
Highways England

Alan Couzens is currently Capital Portfolio Director for Highways England with responsibility for oversight of its 5 year £21bn capital investment programme. He is a founding member of the Infrastructure Client Group. After early career in the private sector working in commercial roles on major infrastructure projects he joined CBRE in 1998 supporting rail privatisation, property outsourcing and private finance (PFI) transactions. In 2001 he was invited to join Partnerships UK, a private sector commercial group established by government to support public sector private finance projects and programmes. After 10 years in PUK he joined HM Treasury in 2010 as part of the newly established Infrastructure UK team. Working with Terry Hill Chairman of Arup and other industry leaders Alan led the Infrastructure Cost View programme, leading to the establishment of the influential Infrastructure Client Group. Following on from this he went on to lead the development of the Project Initiation Routemap, the National Infrastructure Plan, Infrastructure Pipeline and other key IUK (now Infrastructure and Projects Authority) outputs. He also provided commercial support and assurance to major infrastructure projects, including a secondment to HS2 to kick start their efficiency programme. He left his role as Director of Strategy and Delivery in IPA in 2016 to put theory into practice in Highways England. In addition to being a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers Alan is a member of the Government

- Capital Portfolio Director for Highways England
Dr Frederick Levy
Principal Consultant in Programme Advisory
Turner & Townsend

Dr Frederick is a chartered civil engineer and principal consultant with over 15 years of experience in the infrastructure sector. He has led teams in the academic, engineering and delivery orientated client and consultancy institutions. These have been across major PPP metro and road programmes and business case development and R&D projects for utilities operators. He is currently leading a multidisciplinary team on behalf of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority to deliver the updated Project Routemap, a rigorous collaborative methodology to ensure projects are setup for success. He is also working with the Major Projects Association investigating how to effectively incorporate wellbeing best practices into programme delivery. Frederick also holds an MBA, specialising in scenario planning and a doctorate in geotechnical engineering.

- Principal Consultant in Programme Advisory for Turner & Townsend
Rob Halstead
Director, Infrastructure
Turner & Townsend

Rob has over 20 years of experience working in Risk and Programme Controls roles for a number of major clients in the civil, rail and aviation sectors. Rob was Head of Risk Management for Crossrail from 2009 to 2016 and established a comprehensive risk management framework for the early stages of the programme. After a spell working with other clients, Rob returned to Crossrail in 2019 to support the completion phases of this extraordinary programme. Rob was a core part of the team developing the first Routemap module for Risk and has been involved in the recent refresh of all modules.

- Director, Infrastructure for Turner & Townsend
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SOLIDEO Project
Habib Benhassine
Digital Consulting Director
ECP

Habib is a director within Assystem. He has been working in the industry field and consulting for the last 15 years and strong experience in digital transformation projects. He developed a deep knowledge of project & program management best practices and digital transformation across multiple sectors such as energy, utilities, E&C and manufacturing, leading important digital transformation programs on operational performance improvements topics. He has a proven expertise in managing end-to-end sales and delivery cycles, in multi-cultural & cpmplex enviornments. He also worked on innovation process implementation and digital transformation in an industrry context. He holds a MScfrom INP Nancy

- Digital Consulting Director for ECP
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Programme Controls - making PC the heartbeat of Programme Management
Christopher Reynolds
Senior Vice President, Global Program Management Practice & Capabilities
AECOM

Christopher Reynolds joined AECOM in April 2021 as Senior Vice President, Practice and Capabilities in the Global Programme Management Business Line. In his previous role at Jacobs he was a member of the global programme management leadership team and a programme director. Christopher has extensive experience of major programmes worldwide including HS1 and HS2, Swedish high-speed rail and the Metrolinx capital investment in the Toronto transit system, among others; he was also the Jacobs Programme Director at the Palace of Westminster Restoration Programme. After 20 years’ service in the British Army, Christopher joined Gemini Consulting in 2000 and left to found Genecoe Ltd in 2005 where he found himself increasingly involved in major infrastructure programmes, joining CH2M Hill in 2017.

- Senior Vice President, Global Program Management Practice & Capabilities for AECOM
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£Billion Road Infrastructure Delivery: Project controls enabled acceleration & efficiency
Lee Hillyard
Project Director - A66
National Highways

Lee has a combined capability of strategic insight and hands-on experience, gained through over 25 years of experience delivering projects in complex, regulated delivery environments across the public and private sector domestically and internationally. In his career to date, Lee has now led three multi-£bn projects as the Clients Project Director with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the NHS and more recently National Highways.

- Project Director - A66 for National Highways
Laura Gilmroe
PMO Director
National Highways

Laura is PMO Director for the £7Billion Regional Investment Programme - North (RIP North) at National Highways. The Programme includes number of projects & sub-programmes including nationally significant Mega Project such as the £1Billion A66 upgrade. The delivery programme places project controls at the heart of delivery where is plays a major part in enabling infrastructure acceleration, the UK's leveling up agenda, build back greener, better and changing the way the UK government delivers major infrastructure projects. Laura has held a number of senior roles across capital infrastructure delivery, transformation, strategy & PMO teams across the UK in rail, aviation and utilities before joining National Highways in 2017.

- PMO Director for National Highways
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Implementing a Data First Strategy to enable AI based project prediction in Construction
Lloyd Skinner
CEO
Greyfly

Lloyd is a project professional with over 25 years experience working in both delivery and support roles in multiple sectors and projects. He has managed full life cycle, large £multi-million transformation programmes with infrastructure at their heart. For over 3 years, as CEO of greyfly.ai, he has been investigating and developing products that use AI in project management to increase the likelihood of project success.

- CEO for Greyfly
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Can BIM & AI Collaborate Together to Reinvent Project Controls
Aviv Leibovici
CPO & co-founder
Buildots

Aviv Leibovici is one of the Co-Founders and the Chief of Product at Buildots, a company that solves one of the biggest challenges in construction management using an AI-based approach. Aviv comes from a background of data-heavy cyber security systems and leads the company's product development and the relationship with the British construction industry.

- CPO & co-founder for Buildots
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Leveraging historical project data to uncover At-Risk projects using advanced data mining and analytics.
Eduardo Henriquez
Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Eduardo Henriquez is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting in the Asset Lifecycle Management practice and is based in Houston, TX Mr. Henriquez is a diverse Portfolio and Project Management expert with experience in delivering capital and maintenance construction projects, advising on best practices, and implementing cutting edge technologies for clients based in USA, LATAM, EMEA and APAC. Mr. Henriquez provides clients with insights and leading practices for the implementation of project delivery processes powered by leading technologies to enable the efficient and predictable delivery of construction project portfolios Mr. Henriquez is responsible for driving growth in management consulting, technology consulting and system integration with specific focus on enabling technology for capital projects and operations.

- Managing Director for FTI Consulting
Garrett Fultz
Sr. Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Garrett Fultz is the Global Asset Lifecycle Management lead at FTI Consulting, providing a breadth of services and tools to improve every aspect of the asset management lifecycle – shortening time to value and increasing capital efficiency. He leads a team focused on leveraging people, processes, technology, and data to drive enterprise transformation, predictive analytics, and efficient project delivery and asset management models. Mr. Fultz provides leadership and expertise in many areas including portfolio management, project management and controls, scope management and planning for turnarounds, digital strategy, and technology selection, implementation and adoption. He also provides professional services related to business process improvement, organizational design and technology enablement to help clients work safer, improve efficiency, mitigate risk, and provide more predictable outcomes.

- Sr. Managing Director for FTI Consulting
Terence DeBeer
Director
FTI Consulting

Terence De Beer is a Director at FTI Consulting in the Asset Lifecycle Management practice and is based out of London, U.K. Mr. De Beer is a construction consulting and technology professional with more than 10 years of international experience. His formal education in Construction management as well as his diverse background in business process consulting, project controls, cost management, and implementations of PMIS (project management information systems) has established him as a very well-rounded and multi-faceted consultant. He provides professional services related to project management and project data solutions, estimating and project controls, analytics and reporting, business process improvement, and project systems and tools. His experience spans multiple sectors including: Energy, Utilities, Oil and Gas, Aviation, Education and Pharma.

- Director for FTI Consulting
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The next level of seamless automation for Project Controls reporting
Jeancarlo Duran Maica
Planning Manager
BAM Nuttall Ltd

Jeancarlo Durán Maica, MBA, CCP™, PMP®, EVP™ is a subject expert on Power BI and Primavera P6. His in-depth knowledge and experience in project controls best practices are widely validated with international certifications in the areas of project and cost management. With experience across rail, civils, tunneling, mining and housing projects, Jeancarlo holds different professional certifications such as: CCP (Certified Cost Professional), PMP (Project Management Professional), EVP (Earned Value Professional), Microsoft Certified Data Analyst (MCP), and Primavera P6 EPPM Specialist. He has been an active member of AACE International, founding the AACE Peru Section in 2013 and serving on the Board of Directors of AACE International 2017-2019 as Director-Region 10. Jeancarlo is currently working as a Digital Planning and Reporting Manager for BAM Nuttall on a multi-million pound rail project in the UK (TRU).

- Planning Manager for BAM Nuttall Ltd
Paul Butler
Senior Consultant
Butler Engineering Contracting Services

Throughout his career, Paul Butler has cultivated a specialist expertise as a Rail and Lean Consultant with a strong background in civil and track engineering disciplines. Paul has a history of achievements across Network Rail, London Underground and New York City Subway and is a strong exponent of change and transformation principles as a driver of long-term sustainability, quality, whilst promoting a culture of continuous improvement. Paul has a strong belief that the operational rail environment in the UK has huge potential for innvovation in the way it conducts its day to day business, moving away from the spreadsheet culture, towards intelligence solutions that add value.

- Senior Consultant for Butler Engineering Contracting Services
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Next Generation PMOs - Combining People and Machines
Greg Lawton
CEO
Nodes & Links

Greg co-founded and leads Nodes & Links, a data-analytics and software company focused on automation and AI. Prior to Nodes & Links, Greg managed large defence programmes at BAE Systems, and designed new systems using emerging technology. Now, at Nodes & Links, Greg spends his time designing and implementing new technologies and systems into the world’s projects, spanning infrastructure, energy, renewables, manufacturing, aerospace and defence.

- CEO for Nodes & Links
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Delivering Projects via Oracle Government Cloud for Public Sector and the Supply Chain
Geoff Roberts
Director of Industry Strategy
Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK

Geoff Roberts is a Chartered Cost Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of project management and project controls. He has been with Oracle Construction and Engineering for 17 years and is currently Director, Strategy (Energy), providing strategic direction, domain expertise and insight around Asset Intensive industries and how they operate to both internal and external customers.

In addition he provides input into the solutions we deliver to our customers ensuring what we offer is best in class and able to support how these organisations deliver projects to time, cost, quality, safely from inception through to scope definition, FID approval, execution, operations and decommissioning. During his time at Oracle he has worked with many of the major Utilities and Oil, Gas and Petrochemical organisations across the globe.

- Director of Industry Strategy for Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK
Daniel Bryett
Sales Director
Oracle Construction and Engineering
 
- Sales Director for Oracle Construction and Engineering
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Beginning with the End in Mind: How Digitalizing Project Closeout Can Eliminate one of the Greatest Risks to a Successful Project
Mike Paul
Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
InEight Software

Mike Paul is Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business operations at InEight, leading all in-region initiatives. He was previously vice president of Industry Solutions, liaising between clients and InEight’s sales and development team across 20 countries. His previous roles at InEight include vice president of Solution Engineering, director of Industry Solutions, and director of Global Channel. Prior to InEight, Mike held multiple construction leadership positions, including managing all the infrastructure work on one of the nation’s first BRAC development projects, negotiating large low-income housing projects in Africa and developing global supply chains for U.S. government contracts. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona, and an MBA from Averett University in Virginia.

- Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for InEight Software
Frank Peters
cBIM Program Manager, Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA)
InEight Software

Frank Peters has more than 36 years of experience in the manufacturing and construction industry. He is the Program Manager for central Building Information Management (cBIM) at LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports), responsible for campus-wide implementation of BIM processes and procedures at LAX, the third-busiest airport worldwide, including a new $1.6B international terminal. Prior to LAWA, Frank held various positions at companies including product development at Sun Microsystem Inc. and implementing advanced Kanban and supply chain management processes in the manufacturing, construction and the ERP sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.

- cBIM Program Manager, Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) for InEight Software
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Gaining Control in an Emergency
Zoe Madams Anstey
Director PMO Services
MACE Group Ltd

As a Programme Management Office (PMO) Services Director at Mace, Zoe manages a UK team of more nearly 300 project and programme controls specialists and globally nearly 600. Zoe has corporate responsibility for all aspects on PMO and Project Controls, including our standards, training and consultancy systems. She champions Mace’s approach to setting up and maintaining PMOs to the highest standards and have been instrumental in the success of a number of PMOs – often in a prestigious steering group capacity including London 2012, Heathrow Expansion and HS2 Euston Station. Zoe’s wide range of skills includes planning and project controls, having undertaken roles including Head of PMO, Head of Project Controls and Head of Planning.

 
- Director PMO Services for MACE Group Ltd
Piyush Desai
Operations Director - Project Controls
Mace Group Ltd

Piyush has over 30 years’ experience in major projects and programmes. His Programme Management experience and leadership roles include iconic projects, major airports, infrastructure, commercial and health sector developments where he has worked alongside senior managers and the Client team to deliver effective reports in a timely manner. His tenacity for doing things right the first time means he will quickly assess the objectives to define the necessary controls. He has experience in schedule, budget and risk management, which are all key requirements for governance and assurance on major Programmes. Piyush is passionate about open and transparent reporting, which requires collaborative leadership and stakeholder management to get the correct buy-in from all parties.

- Operations Director - Project Controls for Mace Group Ltd
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Delivering the census in COVID times
Jason Zawadzki
Deputy Director, Census 2021 Operations
Office for National Statistics

Jason is the Deputy Director for Census 2021 Operations. Responsible for the design, build, testing and operational delivery of the 2021 Census of England and Wales. The decennial Census is England & Wale’s largest national survey. A count of the whole population. Every village, every town and every street. People living in care homes, living on canal boats, and our student population; the list goes on.

- Deputy Director, Census 2021 Operations for Office for National Statistics
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Mobilising the Covid Response programme at the money and Pension Service
Ruchi Singh
Non Executive Director
Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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.

- Non Executive Director for Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
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What’s the point of well being at work? (Interactive Space)
Ruchi Singh
Non Executive Director
Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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.

- Non Executive Director for Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Carol Deveney
Managing Director
See Change International Consulting Ltd

Carol Deveney is the founder and Managing Director of See Change International Consulting Ltd. Carol is a transport and project sponsorship consultant and sponsor coach. She has held head of profession and vice president roles of Sponsor divisions in the UK and internationally in the transport sector. She has led on a variety of projects and programmes and at varying levels of seniority, including director and vice president level. Carol combines a background in sponsoring infrastructure projects and change programmes with coaching and leadership development gained in complex, high value environments. She is an ambassador for sponsorship as a successful approach to dealing with ongoing ambiguity in projects and leading the delivery of benefits. 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 and is dual qualified in Environmental Management and Occupational Health & Safety.

- Managing Director for See Change International Consulting Ltd
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Managing the pandemic & establishing better services for the future
David Cheesman
Director of Strategy & Transformation
Barnet & Enfield Mental Health NHS Trust

David Cheesman has over 19 years as a board director working in large and complex NHS organisations. He is Director of Strategy & Transformation at Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust – a large, complex hospital serving people in North Central London. David was previously Programme Director for Guy’s & St Thomas’ (GSTT) Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Prior to joining GSTT, David was Director of Strategy at the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, following three years at Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust where he was Executive Director of Operations. He had previously been on the Board of Whipps Cross University Hospital 2002 to 2006 as Director of Acute Services and then Director of Strategy and Performance.

- Director of Strategy & Transformation for Barnet & Enfield Mental Health NHS Trust
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End Panel - Project Controls - where we are now and where we heading. Also discussing the potential challenges in the path ahead
Greg Lawton
CEO
Nodes & Links

Greg co-founded and leads Nodes & Links, a data-analytics and software company focused on automation and AI. Prior to Nodes & Links, Greg managed large defence programmes at BAE Systems, and designed new systems using emerging technology. Now, at Nodes & Links, Greg spends his time designing and implementing new technologies and systems into the world’s projects, spanning infrastructure, energy, renewables, manufacturing, aerospace and defence.

- CEO for Nodes & Links
Emma Willson
Director, Major product delivery hub
National Audit Office (NAO)

Emma Willson leads the National Audit Office's Major Projects Delivery specialism. She has worked at the NAO for almost 20 years, auditing a wide range of government programmes, from welfare reform to large-scale defence equipment projects. She is a qualified chartered accountant and holds an International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) qualification.

- Director, Major product delivery hub for National Audit Office (NAO)
Jon Loveday
Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Jon has recently joined the IPA following a 30-year career within industry. A chartered quantity surveyor, Jon spent the first ten years of his career successfully managing large construction and infrastructure projects. Working on airports, schools, hospitals, housing, industrial, leisure retail and commercial schemes. He then spent the next ten years in executive operational, commercial and procurement roles for two of the largest and fastest growing tier-1 infrastructure PLC.

- Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Zoe Madams Anstey
Director PMO Services
MACE Group Ltd

As a Programme Management Office (PMO) Services Director at Mace, Zoe manages a UK team of more nearly 300 project and programme controls specialists and globally nearly 600. Zoe has corporate responsibility for all aspects on PMO and Project Controls, including our standards, training and consultancy systems. She champions Mace’s approach to setting up and maintaining PMOs to the highest standards and have been instrumental in the success of a number of PMOs – often in a prestigious steering group capacity including London 2012, Heathrow Expansion and HS2 Euston Station. Zoe’s wide range of skills includes planning and project controls, having undertaken roles including Head of PMO, Head of Project Controls and Head of Planning.

 
- Director PMO Services for MACE Group Ltd
Martin Nicholson
ASTUTE Project Controls Director
BAE Systems

Martin and James have over 60 years of experience within Project Management & Controls. James as the MOD Head of Project Controls for Astute, is a Chartered Engineer and has worked across Engineering and Project Management roles in the maritime and submarines sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Martin is the BAE Systems Project Controls Director, and has had a successful career with the company, working in various positions across the Air and Submarines businesses. Over the last 3 years, James and Martin have developed a strong relationship of collaboration, which has proved successful for Astute.

- ASTUTE Project Controls Director for BAE Systems
James Barrass
MoD ASTUTE Head of Project Controls
The Submarine Delivery Agency MoD

Together, Martin and James have over 60 years of experience within Project Management & Controls. James as the MOD Head of Project Controls for Astute, is a Chartered Engineer and has worked across Engineering and Project Management roles in the maritime and submarines sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Martin is the BAE Systems Project Controls Director, and has had a successful career with the company, working in various positions across the Air and Submarines businesses. Over the last 3 years, James and Martin have developed a strong relationship of collaboration, which has proved successful for Astute.

- MoD ASTUTE Head of Project Controls for The Submarine Delivery Agency MoD
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Understanding the benefits and uses of BIM/Digital Construction to project and organisational delivery (including Mid-Morning Coffee Break)
Nick Leach
Head of Digital Construction
Sir Robert McAlpine

Nick has over 20 years experience working in the Construction industry and has specialised in Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies for past 12 years.

Working for three large main Tier 1 contractors over the past 15 years on a variety of projects both at project level and at strategic level respectively. Nick has experience across a wide range of sectors ranging from Healthcare, Civil, Rail, Commercial, Public and Residential.

As Head of Digital Construction Nick is responsible for implementing and driving the integration of BIM and Digital delivery nationally to ensure digital adoption and development of indiviudals use and training needs are increased to ensure a consistent approach and innovative ways of working, support the overall business strategy and roadmap targets.

Nick is chartered with the CIOB and the member of the BSI ISO19650 practitioner scheme. He has represented various industry BIM initiatives or groups such as UK BIM Alliance, BSI and Build UK.

- Head of Digital Construction for Sir Robert McAlpine
Padraig Delaney
Regional Digital Construction Manager
Sir Robert McAlpine

Padraig is responsible for strategy and digital construction delivery, working with clients such as British Land on Sir Robert McAlpine's Broadgate Framework projects and Landsec at 21 Moorfields and The Forge, to deliver their smart and digital objectives. Padraig is valued at turning client digital aspirations into reality. Special focus on creating new value through the smart use of digital tools and processes whilst embedding them into the organisational culture.

- Regional Digital Construction Manager for Sir Robert McAlpine
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Next Generation PMOs - Combining People and Machines (including Mid-Morning Coffee Break)
Greg Lawton
CEO
Nodes & Links

Greg co-founded and leads Nodes & Links, a data-analytics and software company focused on automation and AI. Prior to Nodes & Links, Greg managed large defence programmes at BAE Systems, and designed new systems using emerging technology. Now, at Nodes & Links, Greg spends his time designing and implementing new technologies and systems into the world’s projects, spanning infrastructure, energy, renewables, manufacturing, aerospace and defence.

- CEO for Nodes & Links
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(Including Afternoon Coffee Break)
Simon Lawrence
Head of Project Futures
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Simon has thirty years of experience working across major infrastructure projects and programmes. Simon has worked for contractors, consultants, and clients, including project management teams in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Major projects include the Channel Tunnel, Jubilee Line Extension Project, metro projects in Singapore and the Virgin Rolling Stock introduction. Simon currently works in central Government for the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, working across economic and social sectors in the infrastructure portfolio.He is head of the Project Futures team and a deputy director for the wider Strategy, Performance & Assurance team, leading projects and work streams such as the project initiation routemap, the national infrastructure and construction pipeline, transforming infrastructure performance, net zero and benchmarking.

- Head of Project Futures for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Gary Hill
Head of Cost Analytics
Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)

Gary has over 30 years of Project Controls experience within both Industry and the Public Sector. Specialising in Cost Engineering and Estimating, Gary has undertaken pricing and costing exercises at circa 90 Suppliers throughout the UK. Gary led the MoD's re-costing of the Queen Elizabeth Carrier in 2013. Gary was integral to establishing Earned Value Management within DE&S and has undertaken activities such as Integrated Baseline Reviews. Gary is currently Head of Cost Analytics within the Submarine Delivery Agency, undertaking deep cost reviews and analytical work. Passionate about project controls and the Estimating function, Gary is Co-Chair of the Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE). Pre-covid Gary regularly attended of the APM’s Planning, Monitoring and Control Interest Group.

- Head of Cost Analytics for Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)
Sirish Parekh
Commercial Intelligence Manager
Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)

Sirish is a Commercial Intelligence Manager, previously Estimating Manager, in National Highways, with experience in Cost Estimating & Modelling, Risk and Uncertainty management and Project Controls. He has held positions in Rolls-Royce Submarines as a Programme Manager on implementing SSCR across the business, an Estimating Specialist, Supportability Engineering Team Leader and Whole Life Cost Engineer. He is currently developing data intelligence using historical data and exploring the digital world to advance the estimating profession. Sirish is a Co-Chair of PsACE (Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating), a group with over 40 Government departments and arms length bodies, who are passionate to share leading practice in estimating and move forward, together.

- Commercial Intelligence Manager for Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating (PsACE)
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Man vs Machine: the ultimate evaluation of schedule risk analysis (Including Afternoon Coffee Break)
Nick Williams
Commercial Director
nPlan

Nick has spent the last 10 years helping customers better select and deliver a capital project portfolio by employing leading edge technology to disrupt and enable processes. As Commercial Director for nPlan, his team's focus is to help businesses improve project outcomes by employing data-driven risk analysis and assurance, enabling owners and contractors alike to set the right expectations and deliver on them.

- Commercial Director for nPlan
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Introduction
Anil Godhawale
Founder
Project Controls Expo

Anil G is passionate about Project Controls and working in multiple capacities for implementation and enhancement of this growing subject i.e., Managing Director of Projcon Group (Project Controls Consultancy), Founder of Project Controls Online (Global Project Controls e-network and knowledge base), Project Manager for Project Controls Expo (Largest Project Controls event/- show) and finally, Founder and Program Director at Project Controls Institute (Blended Project Controls learning platform),

Anil's professional experience spans over 19 years at corporate and field offices offering diverse and in-depth exposure to implementation of Project Controls on a range of EPC Projects (Oil & Gas- upstream and downstream, CCU’s - Carbon Capture Units, Power Projects and Pipelines).

Registrations, Certifications, Publications & Voluntary Contribution

  • IEng registration with Engineering Council, UK
  • Holds Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) and Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) certifications from AACEI, USA
  • Strategy and Marketing Chairman at ACostE, UK
  • Member of APM (Association of Project Management, UK) Special Interest Group (SIG) - PMC (Planning, Monitoring and Control) ; contributor to APM's "Planning Guide"? and "Project Controls Framework".
  • Member of ECITB supported Project Controls Working Group (PCWG) and support in drafting NOC (National Occupational standards) for Project Controls in UK.
  • Associated with CIOB (Chartered Institute of Buildings), UK as member of TDWG (Training Development Working Group) to develop guidelines for accreditation in Time Management.
  • Published Technical paper on Capital Cost Optimization of Power Project through standardization of engineering design to AACEI, USA.
  • Contributed to "CPM Mechanics: The Critical Path Method of Modeling Project Execution Strategy" book by providing European perspective.

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- Founder for Project Controls Expo
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Opening Remarks
Alec Ray
ICEC Director for Europe & Near East, and Distinguished International Fellow
International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)

Alec Ray has held various senior Project Controls and Project Management positions in the Oil and Gas Industries, initially with ConocoPhillips as Head of Project Controls, Quality Assurance Director and Director of Project Management Systems, and later with ENI as Head of Risk, Quality Assurance and Value Management, and is currently a consultant in Project Controls, Project Management, Value Improving Practices and Project Governance. He is the ICEC (International Cost Engineering Council) Director for Europe & Near East, a Past President of The Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE), on the Coalition Board of ICMS (International Cost Management Standards), and Past Chair of the IET/ACostE Project Controls Network. His professional affiliations include Fellow of ACostE and Memberships of APM, PMI, AACostE, and is an ICEC Distinguished International Fellow.

- ICEC Director for Europe & Near East, and Distinguished International Fellow for International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)
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Keynote Topic: Insights from government: Importance of controls and balancing against risk
Emma Willson
Director, Major product delivery hub
National Audit Office (NAO)

Emma Willson leads the National Audit Office's Major Projects Delivery specialism. She has worked at the NAO for almost 20 years, auditing a wide range of government programmes, from welfare reform to large-scale defence equipment projects. She is a qualified chartered accountant and holds an International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) qualification.

- Director, Major product delivery hub for National Audit Office (NAO)
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Headline Partner remarks
Steve Cooper
Vice President of Sales, Europe
Oracle Construction and Engineering

Steve Cooper is a Vice President of Sales in Europe at Oracle Construction and Engineering. In his role Steve helps customers improve their operations and projects through digitisation. Having spent 28 years in the E&C industry, Steve has seen first-hand how trends and technology have developed to better meet customer needs, and how digitisation is beginning to free up creativity in design, engineering and construction activities. He believes that as the world becomes more competitive, organisations and their supply chains are needing to work smarter and closer, so, it’s important that reliable platforms and networks can support this new way of working.

- Vice President of Sales, Europe for Oracle Construction and Engineering
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Transforming major project delivery in government
Jon Loveday
Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Jon has recently joined the IPA following a 30-year career within industry. A chartered quantity surveyor, Jon spent the first ten years of his career successfully managing large construction and infrastructure projects. Working on airports, schools, hospitals, housing, industrial, leisure retail and commercial schemes. He then spent the next ten years in executive operational, commercial and procurement roles for two of the largest and fastest growing tier-1 infrastructure PLC.

- Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Aleister Hellier
Head of Benchmarking
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Aleister Hellier is currently Head of Benchmarking and estimating at the Infrastructure & Projects Authority and has been leading on project benchmarking for over 4 years. Aleister's remit is to make a step-change in how projects undertake estimating and leverage benchmarking data. During Aleister's time leading benchmarking, the IPA has published: UK first Estimating Guiodance doucment, Best Practice in Benchmarking Guidance, Benchmarking tunnelling cost and production rates in the UK, and the Benchmarking Capability Tool. Aleister is also a Co-chair of the Public Sector Advisory for Community of Estimators

- Head of Benchmarking for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
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Current and Future State Educational Pathways (Project Control and Project Management)
Patrick Tucker
Non Executive Director
London Metropolitan College

Patrick is a highly motivated professional, with extensive experience in training, management and business development. He is an experienced Trainer, Coach, Mentor, Quality assurer, Assessor and compliance auditor. He has been instrumental in developing and managing entrepreneurial solutions for a wide range of businesses. He has worked in the education sector for more than 20 years in various guises, he has led teams of delivery, business development and consultancy. He specialises in strategizing, M&A’s, supporting education providers in growth strategies including subcontract strategy & audit, and supporting Directors through change programmes. A specialist in advising businesses and providers on a range of issues including new apprenticeship standards, subcontracting rules, compliance, liaison with EPAO’s / HEI’s (forming strategic partnerships) and internationally.

- Non Executive Director for London Metropolitan College
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How project controls can lay the foundations for real digital transformation
David Nash
CEO
Laminar Projects

David co-founded Laminar with the idea of gathering some of the best and brightest in the construction industry to help clients improve their project delivery by supporting them to implement best practice project controls and the latest technology. He has led digital transformation initiatives in project controls for a range of organisations across a range of sectors and always maintains a practical perspective, ensuring that the real people doing the real work are supported by any newly implemented digital tools.

- CEO for Laminar Projects
Stephen Herd
Project Data & Digital Lead
Laminar Projects

Stephen is a Charted Mechanical Engineer and leads Laminar’s data & digital consultancy. Stephen has worked across a number of industries including oil and gas, infrastructure and real estate with roles in design, construction, PMO and as a product manager for a software company. The continuous theme throughout his career is in maximising the value of data that is collected on projects and optimising processes that surround this data in order to improve project performance. Stephen encourages clients to take a holistic and structured approach to developing digital process and tools, enabling clients to obtain impactful and scalable solutions quicker while maximising the value of their data for all levels of the organisation hierarchy.

- Project Data & Digital Lead for Laminar Projects
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Are Infrastructure Buyers better-off innovating the boundaries of their megaprojects, or is there a better way?
Ilias Krystallis
Assistant Professor in Enterprise Management
UCL

Ilias Krystallis is a full-time Assistant Professor in Enterprise Management at Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, UCL, London, UK, with a Ph.D. from the School of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University. He has served as a policy advisor to the Industrial Strategy at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy. He has received a policy fellowship from the Higher Innovation Education Fund, a research fellowship, and a lectureship from UCL. He joined UCL in 2017 as Research Fellow. Before joining academia, Ilias worked in consulting and was responsible for the project management of multi-million infrastructure projects for a global engineering firm. In the UK, he led projects funded by London Underground, Highways England, Crossrail, and Network Rail.

- Assistant Professor in Enterprise Management for UCL
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Benefits of 4D Modelling for Major Possession Works
Martin Payne
Director
Galicore Services Ltd

I am a Planning Manager/Principle Planner, with over 30 + years’ experience working in the Project Controls environment. For a vast majority of my career I have worked within the rail industry, some of the key projects worked on are listed below.

East West Rail Alliance, The Digital Railway Programme, East Coast Digital Programme, Thameslink London Bridge, Barking Riverside, Old Oak Common Lane and Hythe Road, Thameslink Farringdon, CTRL Section 1&2 (HS1), Birmingham New Street upgrade, Crossrail, Temple Mills Depot, Jubilee Line Extension (Old & New), Stratford Market Depot, London Underground Stations BCV & SSL, King Abdulaziz International Airport/Metro and UAE National Rail Network.

My approach to Project Planning is centred around the belief that Planning when delivered correctly, should be the catalyst for all primary functions across a given project. It should be, all inclusive, informative, reactive, accessible and importantly brought into by my team whilst facilitating stakeholder buy in.

- Director for Galicore Services Ltd
Dean Booth
Associate Director
Faithful + Gould

Experienced Project Controls/Planning Manager with 30+ years expertise in the rail and construction industry, has worked on several large multi-disciplined projects within the UK including WCML Upgrade, Heathrow T2B, Crossrail, Lower Thames Crossing and East West Rail Phase 2

- Associate Director for Faithful + Gould
Building an Organisational Understanding of Risk
Mike Laws
Head of Core Controls
Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme

Mike Laws has just completed two and a half years supporting the Crossrail Programme as Head of Reporting and Head of Programme Efficiency. Prior to this, Mike spent 14 years working for the Ministry of Defence, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, completed a MBA and undertook a number of policy, strategy and delivery roles.

- Head of Core Controls for Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme
Michelle Meredith
Head of Risk Management
Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme

Michelle Meredith has worked within risk management for the past 14 years, 11 of which have been on major construction projects including London Underground’s Station Capacity Programme, HS2 and Tideway. Michelle is Head of Risk for the R&R Delivery Authority Ltd, where she is responsible for all aspects of risk management and quantification at Corporate, Programme and Project level.

- Head of Risk Management for Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme
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BS202001 A National specification standard for Project Controls
Steve Wake
Leader
Steve Wake Projects Ltd

Steve is at the forefront of the development of national and international standards in Project Controls and Management. A genuine thought-leader. A super-connector. A maven.
He is a member of the Management Standards committee of the BSi. Currently progressing Project Controls and Benefits Management .He is an internationally acknowledged expert on Earned Value Project Management.. Most recently on the newly published ISO standards for EVM and WBS. Currently working on an ISO EVM Implementation Guide. He works with government, national and international bodies and academia as a subject matter expert as well as on matters of governance.Also was one of the authors of Agile Portfolios with ABC. With his Guild of Educators hat on he is working with OECD and the City of London to introduce Fusion Skills internationally to children aged 7-70+ He is currently helping Responsible Project Management come into being.- a more ethical coscientious approach to the benefits and impacts of projects..He is championing Circular Economes and Sustainability to combat Climate Change.He has worked in the automotive, print aerospace, defence, insurance and I.T., industries as a project manager and consultant He led the Association for Project Management to their award of Royal Charter.He is Chief examiner for EVM and Plannning with APMG. He curates and chairs his own highly-regarded EVA conferences. Now in its 26h year. Also curates the PMI’s major Synergy event now in its 10th year. He is a visiting lecturer at Warwick WMG, Cranfield and UCL as well as the Moscow School of Economics. He has an MA in Manpower specialising in the sociology and psychology of organisations.His llife-ong passion for all kinds of music is almost matched by his continued appreciation of silence.

- Leader for Steve Wake Projects Ltd
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Revolutionising Projects Delivery with Oracle’s Smart Construction Platform and Ecosystem of Innovation Partners
Geoff Roberts
Director of Industry Strategy
Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK

Geoff Roberts is a Chartered Cost Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of project management and project controls. He has been with Oracle Construction and Engineering for 17 years and is currently Director, Strategy (Energy), providing strategic direction, domain expertise and insight around Asset Intensive industries and how they operate to both internal and external customers.

In addition he provides input into the solutions we deliver to our customers ensuring what we offer is best in class and able to support how these organisations deliver projects to time, cost, quality, safely from inception through to scope definition, FID approval, execution, operations and decommissioning. During his time at Oracle he has worked with many of the major Utilities and Oil, Gas and Petrochemical organisations across the globe.

- Director of Industry Strategy for Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK
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Oracle: Driving Innovation with Partners. RPCuk’s contract management solution for Oracle’s Primavera Unifier
Chris Woodbridge
Business Development Executive
RPC

Chris joined RPCuk in 2020, but has been working in the project controls arena for 11 years. The last 8 of these have been spent dealing with software solutions for the likes of Oracle and Aconex, giving him extensive experience across a wide array of organisations within the public and private sectors and across a number of specialist disciplines, such as document control, cost management and change management – predominantly NEC contracts.

With this background, he is both excited and well-placed to help RPC to bring their innovative Oracle Primavera Unifier Solution Sets to market. He fully understands the need – common to all industries using NEC4 contracts – for an efficient, trusted and integrated solution that offers compliance, a high level of control, collaborative working practices and a reliable way to mitigate risk and has extensive experience in working with clients to shape the solution that best meets their requirements.

RPC have been providing effective Oracle Primavera product solutions since 1992 and have built a comprehensive portfolio of skills, services and solutions that creates the ideal platform to support the complete project lifecycle. The RPC vision is to sell solutions, not just products, and by doing this they successfully deliver to their clients and partners measurable benefits from their programme, portfolio and project investments, working across a wide range of industry sectors.

They do this by:

     • designing innovative and bespoke project management and planning solutions

     • developing precision supporting processes

     • applying Oracle Primavera product skills excellence

     • offering essential education and training to support the change process when implementing a new solution

- Business Development Executive for RPC
Matt Barnard
Regional Alliances and Channels Manager
Oracle

With over 15 years of B2B software experience, Matt is passionate about supporting business partners in utilising leading software to deliver successful outcomes for customers. Matt manages alliances and partner relationships in The UK, Ireland and Nordics regions for Oracle’s Construction and Engineering business unit.

- Regional Alliances and Channels Manager for Oracle
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Estimating and Reporting Carbon for Capital Projects
Andrew Langridge
Director of Business Development - Europe
ARES PRISM

Andrew Langridge is the Director of Business Development for Europe. In this role, he is responsible for delivering Estimation and Project Controls solutions across a wide range of industries. Andrew started his career as an apprentice mechanical engineer working in a bespoke machine tool company in London. After a 5-year technical apprenticeship, he moved into advanced manufacturing supervision and management roles. For 25 years Andrew has been working in the field of Estimation and Project Controls supporting the implementation of best-inclass processes and solutions for organizations across many industries. Andrew is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Bath, a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University and a Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers.

- Director of Business Development - Europe for ARES PRISM
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Digital Field Change Management: Revolutionizing the Traditional Way of Managing Changes in Projects
Stefan Bakker
Senior Vice President of Business
Cleopatra Enterprise

Working as the Senior Vice President Business for Cleopatra Enterprise, Stefan Bakker helps industry-leading companies improve their project control activities using software tooling and consultancy services.

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

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

Next to serving clients in the US, Stefan leads the company’s business development initiatives globally.

- Senior Vice President of Business for Cleopatra Enterprise
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Where is your P6? Spatially-Enabling Enterprise Project Controls
Dan Culli
GIS Consultant
Critigen LLC

Dan Culli is a GIS Consultant with Critigen, currently managing the GIS activities on the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM2100) programme, where he leads on innovative and award-winning enterprise GIS solutions. With extensive experience in enterprise GIS, spatial data analysis and management, business analysis, remote sensing, and related policy, he has worked in multiple levels of government and the private sector in the UK and the US across a variety of areas including AEC, urban issues and agriculture.

- GIS Consultant for Critigen LLC
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Wake up your CEO with the monetary value of better risk management
Mark Franklin
Vice President
Safran

Mark Franklin is a champion for advancing the effectiveness of the project-risk community. He builds networks of thought-leaders and project-risk professionals to explore opportunities for projects to perform better in the face of risk and uncertainty. Furthermore, Mark enjoys sharing what new approaches are working well so the project-risk community can advance together and get the professional credibility it deserves.

- Vice President for Safran
Will Foulds
Director
Redstone Risk Ltd
 
- Director for Redstone Risk Ltd
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Case Study: Festool. How a global leader saw an opportunity to transform at scale to deliver the tools the world needs
Cleve Bankston
Head of PMO
Festool (Planisware)

While Cleve Bankston completed his education in the biological sciences, he ran a project portfolio plus selected projects at a regional university in the south-east of Louisiana.
After moving to Germany in 2004, Mr. Bankston worked in the Stuttgart area first as an external service provider. In 2015 he became the first strategic project manager at Festool for the board of management and in 2018 as the head of the project management office. His current challenge is to establish standardized project management processes at Festool which is a globally expanding company.

- Head of PMO for Festool (Planisware)
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DEFRA – Project Management and Project Controls Development Journey
Ash Chambers
Executive Surveyor
Gardiner & Theobald LLP

Ash is a Project and Programme Controls Engineer with major infrastructure experience in both the UK and the Middle East. He has proven ability to lead change and development in the working practices of an organisation at project, programme and portfolio level.

- Executive Surveyor for Gardiner & Theobald LLP
Ashley Redfern
Senior Associate
Gardiner & Theobald LLP

Ashley has worked in the construction industry and high profile projects in the pharmaceutical, aviation and utility sectors, ranging from new-build construction to complex change programmes in the UK and overseas. Ashley specialises in project controls including schedule, cost, risk, change and stakeholder engagement.

- Senior Associate for Gardiner & Theobald LLP
Mark Mills
Partner
Gardiner & Theobald LLP

Mark is a senior leader with broad experience, professional recognition and a history of achieving successful results in heavily regulated sectors. He brings his experience and understanding of project management and project controls to transform organisational performance.

- Partner for Gardiner & Theobald LLP
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Leading by fact: removing data barriers to enable enterprise-level decision-making
Leanne Coleman
PMO and project controls discipline lead
Costain

Leanne Coleman MSc MACostE
Leanne is an experienced project controls lead with a cost engineering background and over 14 years in the nuclear, utilities and oil and gas industries. She is currently responsible for the 250 strong community of PMO and project controls professionals at Costain.

Leanne is a firm believer in the development of digital tools to delivery significant advantages and efficiencies to a PMO environment. As the digital PMO world evolves, there is a need to ensure that the skills and expertise in the interpretation of the data does not diminish.

As a coach and mentor, she is keen to develop individuals in the project controls profession and facilitates the sharing of best practice across a number of technical forums.

- PMO and project controls discipline lead for Costain
Charlie Davies
Digital growth lead
Costain

Charlie Davies BEng MS Charlie leads a data transformation programme that is digitising the way capital portfolio programmes are monitored, controlled, and run through a platform approach. He operates a diverse, multidisciplinary team that is bringing a new approach to data and control within the infrastructure sector.

His team is globally recognised for their success through winning the Transformation Champion category in the SAP Global Innovation

Awards https://www.sap.com/idea-place/sap-innovation-awards/2021-entries.winners.html for the Intelligent Infrastructure Control Centre solution.

Charlie also has a presence in the digital community presenting at the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, SAP SAPPHIRE Now amongst other forums such as Engineering Tomorrow.

- Digital growth lead for Costain
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Solar Energy powered by the Cloud. How Oracle Primavera Cloud Service is supporting project acquisition and construction in the renewables sector
Peter Gable
Chairman
RPC

Peter Gable is the co-founder and Chairman of RPCuk.

RPC have been providing effective Oracle Primavera product solutions since 1992 and our comprehensive portfolio of skills, services and solutions creates the ideal platform to support the complete project lifecycle.

 

The RPC vision is to sell solutions, not just products, and by doing this they successfully deliver to their clients and partners measurable benefits from their programme, portfolio and project investments, working across a wide range of industry sectors.

 

They do this by:

     • designing innovative and bespoke project management and planning solutions

     • developing precision supporting processes

     • applying Oracle Primavera product skills excellence

     • offering essential education and training to support the change process when implementing a new solution

 

Peter is an authorised Oracle Certified Primavera P6 EPPM and Unifier Implementation specialist and project consultant, with extensive expertise in Primavera and Unifier design, configuration, implementation, integration, consultancy and training, including Project Management training encapsulating the full project lifecycle.

 

With over 21 years’ experience in delivering both application and real-world Project Management training, his clients include BP, Shell, Chevron, Modec and AGIP in the Oil & Gas sector in the UK, Europe, South and West Africa, Kazakhstan, KSA and UAE.

 

Peter has also delivered Project Lifecycle training in the Transport sector and successfully implemented a number of high-profile Primavera implementations in the Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas, Transport, Utilities, Aerospace and Nuclear sectors. Many of these implementations required integration to 3rd party ERP and legacy applications, including SAP, Maximo, Sun and bespoke applications.

 

He also brings additional experience as a Project Manager in the Transport sector and, prior to this, more than 20 years’ experience in the IT industry as Operations Manager for a leading UK blue chip chemical distribution company, giving him an invaluable hands-on background in managing complex projects in a range of environments.

 
- Chairman for RPC
Larry Farrell
Chief Information Officer
Alternus Energy Group Plc

Larry Farrell joined Alternus in 2019 as Vice President of Operations excited by the company’s plans for growth and at the prospect of getting involved in one of the fastest growing industries across Europe. With over 20 years of experience in senior leadership roles across production,

 

operations project and service delivery management, in both startups and Fortune 500 companies, he was tasked to drive the company’s operational expansion across Europe. Prior to joining Alternus he was Senior Director of Global Operations at Xerox, focusing on remote application delivery, developing support systems and infrastructure for Xerox Managed Services clients. Larry holds qualifications in Management and Mechanical Engineering; he also graduated TU Dublin Bolton Street with diplomas in printing and graphic communication. He is ITIL and Lean Six Sigma certified. Larry recently assumed the role of Chief Information Officer to further support the company’s target of increasing the current installed base to over 3.5 Gw by 2025. Simultaneous real-time management and status reporting of multiple projects across multiple jurisdictions will be key to this success.

- Chief Information Officer for Alternus Energy Group Plc
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NLHPP - Enabling Successful Delivery
Julian Hardy
Senior Consultant Programme and Project Management
Arup

Julian leads the Programme Planning Lead team on the North London Heat & Power Project and is a Senior Consultant at Arup. Julian has previously worked on London 2012, Tideway Tunnels and Birmingham Resilience projects in Planning, PMO and Interface delivery roles.

Julian is an advocate of Integrated Design, Planning, Controls and delivery solutions that enable executives and teams to rapidly collaborate, integrate and deliver the clients requirements, targets and outcomes.

- Senior Consultant Programme and Project Management for Arup
Scott Borthwick
Programme Office Lead for the NLWA
Arup, consulting for the North London Waste Authority (NLWA)

I am a Chartered Project Professional whose focus is in developing and leading programme management offices in the infrastructure space. I have played substantial roles on multiple large and complex capital programmes, including for National Grid, E.ON and currently the North London Waste Authority. I am currently the Programme Office Lead, and member of the Leadership Board, for the North London Heat & Power Project (NLHPP), a £1.2bn public sector led programme to redevelop the Edmonton EcoPark.

- Programme Office Lead for the NLWA for Arup, consulting for the North London Waste Authority (NLWA)
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Delivering Integrated Project Controls Systems for BAE Systems
Peter O'Neill
Director
TPG The Project Group

Peter O'Neill has been Director of TPG The Project Group UK Ltd since 2009. He joined TPG with over a decade of experience in the implementation of global project management solutions centred around SAP Project Systems in all major industries including Aerospace & Defence, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, mining, and public sector. As an independent solution architect, he worked with TPG to provide an Integrated Project Controls Solution at BAE Systems. Following this successful collaboration, TPG UK was founded and has been delivering major Portfolio and Project Controls Solutions ever since. With an unparalleled track record in the Aerospace and Defence sector, we have delivered successful solutions in all sectors and ranges of solutions from relatively small-scale assignments to large global deployments.

- Director for TPG The Project Group
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What Annualized Projects with a defined lifecycle are and the Project Control approach
Marco Frisenda
Major Projects Planning Head
TFL

Marco is the Head of Planning,within the PMO Leadership team, of Transport for London. He has a strong background in Project Management, Planning, Project Controls, Change management and commercial management. He has cross-industry experience in Oil & Gas, Power, Rail and Infrastructure in general. Marco is particular keen on proper project set up and project control and never shy in challenge no matter who for the proper management of the projects in all the areas. He is never shy of a good debate and ready to embrace positive changes.

- Major Projects Planning Head for TFL
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Schedule Health Check
Hamza Afdhal Mehdi Mirza
Technical Services Lead
Petroleum Development Oman

Hamza Afdhal Mehdi Mirza is working as a Technical Services Lead in Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), he has contributed extensively to project controls activities across PDO, led various continuous improvement initiatives within Planning & Scheduling, Cost Engineering, Risk Management, Contract Management, Change Management, Project Reporting and Project Health Checks. Hamza holds a BENG (Hons) in Mechanical Electronic System Engineering and has been in the company for more than 10 years. He has worked in multi-billion-dollar projects and developed Project Controls expertise in all the key phases of a project i.e. from Initiation phase to final handover. In addition to the above, he has been involved in conducting various knowledge sharing sessions and always keen in enhancing the capability of Project Controls professionals.

- Technical Services Lead for Petroleum Development Oman
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Successful Joint Working in the delivery of Astute Submarines
Martin Nicholson
ASTUTE Project Controls Director
BAE Systems

Martin and James have over 60 years of experience within Project Management & Controls. James as the MOD Head of Project Controls for Astute, is a Chartered Engineer and has worked across Engineering and Project Management roles in the maritime and submarines sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Martin is the BAE Systems Project Controls Director, and has had a successful career with the company, working in various positions across the Air and Submarines businesses. Over the last 3 years, James and Martin have developed a strong relationship of collaboration, which has proved successful for Astute.

- ASTUTE Project Controls Director for BAE Systems
James Barrass
MoD ASTUTE Head of Project Controls
The Submarine Delivery Agency MoD

Together, Martin and James have over 60 years of experience within Project Management & Controls. James as the MOD Head of Project Controls for Astute, is a Chartered Engineer and has worked across Engineering and Project Management roles in the maritime and submarines sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Martin is the BAE Systems Project Controls Director, and has had a successful career with the company, working in various positions across the Air and Submarines businesses. Over the last 3 years, James and Martin have developed a strong relationship of collaboration, which has proved successful for Astute.

- MoD ASTUTE Head of Project Controls for The Submarine Delivery Agency MoD
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Babcock Type 31 Programme - Converting Theory into Action
Jarrad Cody
Director Project Controls & Planning (Type 31)
Babcock

Jarrad has over 13 years experience working in Defence projects and held a number of Engineering and Project Management roles in the Shipbuilding industry across Australia and United Kingdom. He has worked in Rosyth for over 7.5 years on the QEC Aircraft Carrier project, Submarine Dismantling Project and is currently the Director of Project Controls & Planning for the Type 31 Programme. As the Director of Project Controls & Planning, Jarrad is responsible for leading the team delivering the Project Controls, Planning and Quality requirements for Babcock's Type 31 Programme and ensuring adherence to project governance. In addition, Jarrad is also the Functional Lead for Project Management and Project Controls in Babcock Marine & Engineering Systems in Rosyth, providing functional support to the business across people, processes and tools.

- Director Project Controls & Planning (Type 31) for Babcock
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PMO as Platform
Doga Akkus
Account Manager
Hexagon PPM

Doga Akkus is a civil engineer with MBA who has 10+ years working in the Projects world working closely with users covering various roles including technical consultant, technical sales and sales.

- Account Manager for Hexagon PPM
Dan Ryan
Account Manager
Turner&Townsend
 
- Account Manager for Turner&Townsend
Adam Bywater
PMO Director
Turner & Townsend

Adam Bywater is a PMO and commercial management specialist with over 17 years’ experience in the civil, rail and aviation sectors. Over the last 10 years he has held leadership roles on some of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in the UK, looking after multi-disciplinary teams across the full programme lifecycle. Adam is currently the Key Account lead for Turner and Townsend at Heathrow Airport and has played a key role in digitally enabling Heathrow’s capital PMO.

- PMO Director for Turner & Townsend
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The Impact of the New IPA Project Routemap on Project Controls Services - Panel Discussion
Jon Loveday
Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Jon has recently joined the IPA following a 30-year career within industry. A chartered quantity surveyor, Jon spent the first ten years of his career successfully managing large construction and infrastructure projects. Working on airports, schools, hospitals, housing, industrial, leisure retail and commercial schemes. He then spent the next ten years in executive operational, commercial and procurement roles for two of the largest and fastest growing tier-1 infrastructure PLC.

- Director of Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth for Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Richard Simpkins
Controls & Performance Director South West
Turner & Townsend

Richard has over 20 years’ client-side experience delivering project controls and managing frameworks on complex programmes. Experience in Defence, Nuclear, Infrastructure and government organisation (AWE, MoD and Magnox). He brings leadership combined with deep technical experience and best practice in Project Controls, working with major client on Projects programmes (Up to Circa £12bn/Year). Richard combines hands on experience to drive delivery, to shape and guide transformation and continuous improvement programmes within a number of T&T Key major clients. Richard passionate about ensuring that the right Project Controls systems, tools and techniques are utilised in the right way to drive successful delivery. 

- Controls & Performance Director South West for Turner & Townsend
Alan Couzens
Capital Portfolio Director
Highways England

Alan Couzens is currently Capital Portfolio Director for Highways England with responsibility for oversight of its 5 year £21bn capital investment programme. He is a founding member of the Infrastructure Client Group. After early career in the private sector working in commercial roles on major infrastructure projects he joined CBRE in 1998 supporting rail privatisation, property outsourcing and private finance (PFI) transactions. In 2001 he was invited to join Partnerships UK, a private sector commercial group established by government to support public sector private finance projects and programmes. After 10 years in PUK he joined HM Treasury in 2010 as part of the newly established Infrastructure UK team. Working with Terry Hill Chairman of Arup and other industry leaders Alan led the Infrastructure Cost View programme, leading to the establishment of the influential Infrastructure Client Group. Following on from this he went on to lead the development of the Project Initiation Routemap, the National Infrastructure Plan, Infrastructure Pipeline and other key IUK (now Infrastructure and Projects Authority) outputs. He also provided commercial support and assurance to major infrastructure projects, including a secondment to HS2 to kick start their efficiency programme. He left his role as Director of Strategy and Delivery in IPA in 2016 to put theory into practice in Highways England. In addition to being a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers Alan is a member of the Government

- Capital Portfolio Director for Highways England
Dr Frederick Levy
Principal Consultant in Programme Advisory
Turner & Townsend

Dr Frederick is a chartered civil engineer and principal consultant with over 15 years of experience in the infrastructure sector. He has led teams in the academic, engineering and delivery orientated client and consultancy institutions. These have been across major PPP metro and road programmes and business case development and R&D projects for utilities operators. He is currently leading a multidisciplinary team on behalf of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority to deliver the updated Project Routemap, a rigorous collaborative methodology to ensure projects are setup for success. He is also working with the Major Projects Association investigating how to effectively incorporate wellbeing best practices into programme delivery. Frederick also holds an MBA, specialising in scenario planning and a doctorate in geotechnical engineering.

- Principal Consultant in Programme Advisory for Turner & Townsend
Rob Halstead
Director, Infrastructure
Turner & Townsend

Rob has over 20 years of experience working in Risk and Programme Controls roles for a number of major clients in the civil, rail and aviation sectors. Rob was Head of Risk Management for Crossrail from 2009 to 2016 and established a comprehensive risk management framework for the early stages of the programme. After a spell working with other clients, Rob returned to Crossrail in 2019 to support the completion phases of this extraordinary programme. Rob was a core part of the team developing the first Routemap module for Risk and has been involved in the recent refresh of all modules.

- Director, Infrastructure for Turner & Townsend
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SOLIDEO Project
Habib Benhassine
Digital Consulting Director
ECP

Habib is a director within Assystem. He has been working in the industry field and consulting for the last 15 years and strong experience in digital transformation projects. He developed a deep knowledge of project & program management best practices and digital transformation across multiple sectors such as energy, utilities, E&C and manufacturing, leading important digital transformation programs on operational performance improvements topics. He has a proven expertise in managing end-to-end sales and delivery cycles, in multi-cultural & cpmplex enviornments. He also worked on innovation process implementation and digital transformation in an industrry context. He holds a MScfrom INP Nancy

- Digital Consulting Director for ECP
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Programme Controls - making PC the heartbeat of Programme Management
Christopher Reynolds
Senior Vice President, Global Program Management Practice & Capabilities
AECOM

Christopher Reynolds joined AECOM in April 2021 as Senior Vice President, Practice and Capabilities in the Global Programme Management Business Line. In his previous role at Jacobs he was a member of the global programme management leadership team and a programme director. Christopher has extensive experience of major programmes worldwide including HS1 and HS2, Swedish high-speed rail and the Metrolinx capital investment in the Toronto transit system, among others; he was also the Jacobs Programme Director at the Palace of Westminster Restoration Programme. After 20 years’ service in the British Army, Christopher joined Gemini Consulting in 2000 and left to found Genecoe Ltd in 2005 where he found himself increasingly involved in major infrastructure programmes, joining CH2M Hill in 2017.

- Senior Vice President, Global Program Management Practice & Capabilities for AECOM
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£Billion Road Infrastructure Delivery: Project controls enabled acceleration & efficiency
Lee Hillyard
Project Director - A66
National Highways

Lee has a combined capability of strategic insight and hands-on experience, gained through over 25 years of experience delivering projects in complex, regulated delivery environments across the public and private sector domestically and internationally. In his career to date, Lee has now led three multi-£bn projects as the Clients Project Director with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the NHS and more recently National Highways.

- Project Director - A66 for National Highways
Laura Gilmroe
PMO Director
National Highways

Laura is PMO Director for the £7Billion Regional Investment Programme - North (RIP North) at National Highways. The Programme includes number of projects & sub-programmes including nationally significant Mega Project such as the £1Billion A66 upgrade. The delivery programme places project controls at the heart of delivery where is plays a major part in enabling infrastructure acceleration, the UK's leveling up agenda, build back greener, better and changing the way the UK government delivers major infrastructure projects. Laura has held a number of senior roles across capital infrastructure delivery, transformation, strategy & PMO teams across the UK in rail, aviation and utilities before joining National Highways in 2017.

- PMO Director for National Highways
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Implementing a Data First Strategy to enable AI based project prediction in Construction
Lloyd Skinner
CEO
Greyfly

Lloyd is a project professional with over 25 years experience working in both delivery and support roles in multiple sectors and projects. He has managed full life cycle, large £multi-million transformation programmes with infrastructure at their heart. For over 3 years, as CEO of greyfly.ai, he has been investigating and developing products that use AI in project management to increase the likelihood of project success.

- CEO for Greyfly
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Can BIM & AI Collaborate Together to Reinvent Project Controls
Aviv Leibovici
CPO & co-founder
Buildots

Aviv Leibovici is one of the Co-Founders and the Chief of Product at Buildots, a company that solves one of the biggest challenges in construction management using an AI-based approach. Aviv comes from a background of data-heavy cyber security systems and leads the company's product development and the relationship with the British construction industry.

- CPO & co-founder for Buildots
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Leveraging historical project data to uncover At-Risk projects using advanced data mining and analytics.
Eduardo Henriquez
Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Eduardo Henriquez is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting in the Asset Lifecycle Management practice and is based in Houston, TX Mr. Henriquez is a diverse Portfolio and Project Management expert with experience in delivering capital and maintenance construction projects, advising on best practices, and implementing cutting edge technologies for clients based in USA, LATAM, EMEA and APAC. Mr. Henriquez provides clients with insights and leading practices for the implementation of project delivery processes powered by leading technologies to enable the efficient and predictable delivery of construction project portfolios Mr. Henriquez is responsible for driving growth in management consulting, technology consulting and system integration with specific focus on enabling technology for capital projects and operations.

- Managing Director for FTI Consulting
Garrett Fultz
Sr. Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Garrett Fultz is the Global Asset Lifecycle Management lead at FTI Consulting, providing a breadth of services and tools to improve every aspect of the asset management lifecycle – shortening time to value and increasing capital efficiency. He leads a team focused on leveraging people, processes, technology, and data to drive enterprise transformation, predictive analytics, and efficient project delivery and asset management models. Mr. Fultz provides leadership and expertise in many areas including portfolio management, project management and controls, scope management and planning for turnarounds, digital strategy, and technology selection, implementation and adoption. He also provides professional services related to business process improvement, organizational design and technology enablement to help clients work safer, improve efficiency, mitigate risk, and provide more predictable outcomes.

- Sr. Managing Director for FTI Consulting
Terence DeBeer
Director
FTI Consulting

Terence De Beer is a Director at FTI Consulting in the Asset Lifecycle Management practice and is based out of London, U.K. Mr. De Beer is a construction consulting and technology professional with more than 10 years of international experience. His formal education in Construction management as well as his diverse background in business process consulting, project controls, cost management, and implementations of PMIS (project management information systems) has established him as a very well-rounded and multi-faceted consultant. He provides professional services related to project management and project data solutions, estimating and project controls, analytics and reporting, business process improvement, and project systems and tools. His experience spans multiple sectors including: Energy, Utilities, Oil and Gas, Aviation, Education and Pharma.

- Director for FTI Consulting
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The next level of seamless automation for Project Controls reporting
Jeancarlo Duran Maica
Planning Manager
BAM Nuttall Ltd

Jeancarlo Durán Maica, MBA, CCP™, PMP®, EVP™ is a subject expert on Power BI and Primavera P6. His in-depth knowledge and experience in project controls best practices are widely validated with international certifications in the areas of project and cost management. With experience across rail, civils, tunneling, mining and housing projects, Jeancarlo holds different professional certifications such as: CCP (Certified Cost Professional), PMP (Project Management Professional), EVP (Earned Value Professional), Microsoft Certified Data Analyst (MCP), and Primavera P6 EPPM Specialist. He has been an active member of AACE International, founding the AACE Peru Section in 2013 and serving on the Board of Directors of AACE International 2017-2019 as Director-Region 10. Jeancarlo is currently working as a Digital Planning and Reporting Manager for BAM Nuttall on a multi-million pound rail project in the UK (TRU).

- Planning Manager for BAM Nuttall Ltd
Paul Butler
Senior Consultant
Butler Engineering Contracting Services

Throughout his career, Paul Butler has cultivated a specialist expertise as a Rail and Lean Consultant with a strong background in civil and track engineering disciplines. Paul has a history of achievements across Network Rail, London Underground and New York City Subway and is a strong exponent of change and transformation principles as a driver of long-term sustainability, quality, whilst promoting a culture of continuous improvement. Paul has a strong belief that the operational rail environment in the UK has huge potential for innvovation in the way it conducts its day to day business, moving away from the spreadsheet culture, towards intelligence solutions that add value.

- Senior Consultant for Butler Engineering Contracting Services
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Next Generation PMOs - Combining People and Machines
Greg Lawton
CEO
Nodes & Links

Greg co-founded and leads Nodes & Links, a data-analytics and software company focused on automation and AI. Prior to Nodes & Links, Greg managed large defence programmes at BAE Systems, and designed new systems using emerging technology. Now, at Nodes & Links, Greg spends his time designing and implementing new technologies and systems into the world’s projects, spanning infrastructure, energy, renewables, manufacturing, aerospace and defence.

- CEO for Nodes & Links
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Delivering Projects via Oracle Government Cloud for Public Sector and the Supply Chain
Geoff Roberts
Director of Industry Strategy
Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK

Geoff Roberts is a Chartered Cost Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of project management and project controls. He has been with Oracle Construction and Engineering for 17 years and is currently Director, Strategy (Energy), providing strategic direction, domain expertise and insight around Asset Intensive industries and how they operate to both internal and external customers.

In addition he provides input into the solutions we deliver to our customers ensuring what we offer is best in class and able to support how these organisations deliver projects to time, cost, quality, safely from inception through to scope definition, FID approval, execution, operations and decommissioning. During his time at Oracle he has worked with many of the major Utilities and Oil, Gas and Petrochemical organisations across the globe.

- Director of Industry Strategy for Oracle Construction and Engineering, UK
Daniel Bryett
Sales Director
Oracle Construction and Engineering
 
- Sales Director for Oracle Construction and Engineering
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Beginning with the End in Mind: How Digitalizing Project Closeout Can Eliminate one of the Greatest Risks to a Successful Project
Mike Paul
Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
InEight Software

Mike Paul is Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business operations at InEight, leading all in-region initiatives. He was previously vice president of Industry Solutions, liaising between clients and InEight’s sales and development team across 20 countries. His previous roles at InEight include vice president of Solution Engineering, director of Industry Solutions, and director of Global Channel. Prior to InEight, Mike held multiple construction leadership positions, including managing all the infrastructure work on one of the nation’s first BRAC development projects, negotiating large low-income housing projects in Africa and developing global supply chains for U.S. government contracts. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona, and an MBA from Averett University in Virginia.

- Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for InEight Software
Frank Peters
cBIM Program Manager, Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA)
InEight Software

Frank Peters has more than 36 years of experience in the manufacturing and construction industry. He is the Program Manager for central Building Information Management (cBIM) at LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports), responsible for campus-wide implementation of BIM processes and procedures at LAX, the third-busiest airport worldwide, including a new $1.6B international terminal. Prior to LAWA, Frank held various positions at companies including product development at Sun Microsystem Inc. and implementing advanced Kanban and supply chain management processes in the manufacturing, construction and the ERP sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.

- cBIM Program Manager, Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) for InEight Software
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Gaining Control in an Emergency
Zoe Madams Anstey
Director PMO Services
MACE Group Ltd

As a Programme Management Office (PMO) Services Director at Mace, Zoe manages a UK team of more nearly 300 project and programme controls specialists and globally nearly 600. Zoe has corporate responsibility for all aspects on PMO and Project Controls, including our standards, training and consultancy systems. She champions Mace’s approach to setting up and maintaining PMOs to the highest standards and have been instrumental in the success of a number of PMOs – often in a prestigious steering group capacity including London 2012, Heathrow Expansion and HS2 Euston Station. Zoe’s wide range of skills includes planning and project controls, having undertaken roles including Head of PMO, Head of Project Controls and Head of Planning.

 
- Director PMO Services for MACE Group Ltd
Piyush Desai
Operations Director - Project Controls
Mace Group Ltd

Piyush has over 30 years’ experience in major projects and programmes. His Programme Management experience and leadership roles include iconic projects, major airports, infrastructure, commercial and health sector developments where he has worked alongside senior managers and the Client team to deliver effective reports in a timely manner. His tenacity for doing things right the first time means he will quickly assess the objectives to define the necessary controls. He has experience in schedule, budget and risk management, which are all key requirements for governance and assurance on major Programmes. Piyush is passionate about open and transparent reporting, which requires collaborative leadership and stakeholder management to get the correct buy-in from all parties.

- Operations Director - Project Controls for Mace Group Ltd
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Delivering the census in COVID times
Jason Zawadzki
Deputy Director, Census 2021 Operations
Office for National Statistics

Jason is the Deputy Director for Census 2021 Operations. Responsible for the design, build, testing and operational delivery of the 2021 Census of England and Wales. The decennial Census is England & Wale’s largest national survey. A count of the whole population. Every village, every town and every street. People living in care homes, living on canal boats, and our student population; the list goes on.

- Deputy Director, Census 2021 Operations for Office for National Statistics
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Mobilising the Covid Response programme at the money and Pension Service
Ruchi Singh
Non Executive Director
Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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.

- Non Executive Director for Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
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What’s the point of well being at work? (Interactive Space)
Ruchi Singh
Non Executive Director
Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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.

- Non Executive Director for Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Carol Deveney
Managing Director
See Change International Consulting Ltd

Carol Deveney is the founder and Managing Director of See Change International Consulting Ltd. Carol is a transport and project sponsorship consultant and sponsor coach. She has held head of profession and vice president roles of Sponsor divisions in the UK and internationally in the transport sector. She has led on a variety of projects and programmes and at varying levels of seniority, including director and vice president level. Carol combines a background in sponsoring infrastructure projects and change programmes with coaching and leadership development gained in complex, high value environments. She is an ambassador for sponsorship as a successful approach to dealing with ongoing ambiguity in projects and leading the delivery of benefits. 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 and is dual qualified in Environmental Management and Occupational Health & Safety.

- Managing Director for See Change International Consulting Ltd
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Managing the pandemic & establishing better services for the future
David Cheesman
Director of Strategy & Transformation
Barnet & Enfield Mental Health NHS Trust

David Cheesman has over 19 years as a board director working in large and complex NHS organisations. He is Director of Strategy & Transformation at Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust – a large, complex hospital serving people in North Central London. David was previously Programme Director for Guy’s & St Thomas’ (GSTT) Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Prior to joining GSTT, David was Director of Strategy at the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, following three years at Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust where he was Executive Director of Operations. He had previously been on the Board of Whipps Cross University Hospital 2002 to 2006 as Director of Acute Services and then Director of Strategy and Performance.

- Director of Strategy & Transformation for Barnet & Enfield Mental Health NHS Trust
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