Tom Taylor was previously president of APM, is a joint founder of Buro Four, principal at dashdot and a Visiting Professor at Salford University.
Formerly chairman of APM’s London branch, Tom joined the APM Council in 2003 and became APM chairman from 2004 to 2006 – a period of significant change. He oversaw the appointment of chief executive Andrew Bragg, a full governance review, rebranding and the publication of the APM Body of Knowledge 5th edition.
He was awarded the President’s Medal for his contribution to the association in 2007 and became an Honorary Fellow in 2009, which led to him receiving the Sir Monty Finniston Award for a lifetime of achievement. He became an APM Registered Project Professional in 2011 and is an APM Certificated Project Manager.
Tom is the founder and principal of the project management consultancy dashdot and has over 30 years experience at the front line of project management. He is a popular and engaging trainer, course leader, author and speaker, and has chaired conferences in many parts of the world.
His expertise in project management has been further recognised by his appointment as a Visiting Professor to the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford.
He jointly founded project management consultancy Buro Four in 1985 and has been involved in a wide range of projects including Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) - Centenary Project and the National Tennis Centre for the Lawn Tennis Association.