A highly experienced Programme and Bid Director in the transport, oil & gas, and chemical industries in the UK and Overseas. Has operated at Vice President & Director Level for large transport companies. Specialist skills include managing or advising on delivery of turnkey tenders and projects, set up and leadership of PMO for large global organisations and leadership of complex rail bids.
Delivered independent consultancy services including specific technical & behavioural coaching in turnkey tenders and projects.
Overall Programme and General Corporate/Operational Management roles were undertaken with several large transport organisations.
As Vice President of AlstomTransport Global Solutions,undertook special assignments to personally lead strategic Tenders and Projects with a portfolio ranging from 200M€ to 5Bn€ in value in Asia, South America, the Middle East and Europe.
As Group Director of Projects, created the Global Project Office and operated as the Functional Head of Project Management for Alstom Transport Information Solutions(with responsibility for 170 Project Managers worldwide). This involved professional mentoring of individuals and leading the recovery of critical projects.
Director of Projects for Alstom Signalling Ltd. Participation at Alliance Board level on seven Alliance Projects, including the £500M TCS Project, part of the WCML.
Overall supervision of over 200 personnel as Project Manager for London Underground Ltd. Involved in re-signalling & controls, power, civils/track and rolling stock to upgrade the Central Line and achieve 33 trains per hour with a project value in excess of £800m.
Project Manager for specific Shell, BP, Chevron and Texaco contracts. Also responsible as Head of Instrumentation and Control for the corporate technical direction and control of engineering and design personnel.
Experience: Over 40 years of experience in engineering contracting in the transport, oil & gas and chemicals industries in the UK and overseas. A background in the design and construction of instrumentation and control systems, leading to Engineering and Project Management. Has recently completed serving a 2 year term as Chair of the Thames Valley Regional Board for the Chartered Management Institute.