Sue Kershaw, President
Sue Kershaw became the first female president of APM in 2019. A well-respected international and high-profile project management practitioner and leader, Sue holds the roles of managing director, transportation at Costain. She is also a member of the Mayor of London’s Infrastructure Advisory Panel.
Sue’s previous positions include director of rail, Europe for CH2M HILL, director of programme management for Grosvenor Britain and Ireland, and deputy director of transport for the Olympic Delivery Authority, responsible for all rail and road transport for the games and the programme management of the wider portfolio.
Sue is an avid promoter of programme management as a discipline and is passionate about improving performance and visibility of the profession. She is fully supporting the engagement of industry, the engineering profession and education sector to close the critical skills gap in engineering and programme management. She also has a keen interest in regeneration and is a great supporter of improving London as a city for the future and was a member of the London Enterprise Panel. She was named visiting professor at the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management at University College London (UCL) in 2019.
An advocate for the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda in her professional and voluntary work, Sue actively supports initiatives to raise awareness of these issues.