Stephen, who joined the board in November 2016, is currently the deputy head of project management capability at Sellafield Ltd. He is a Registered Project Professional (RPP), and a Chartered electrical engineer.
From 2013 to 2017, Stephen was the chairman of the APM Planning, Monitoring and Control (PMC) Specific Interest Group (SIG).
In 2002, he joined Sellafield Ltd. as an electrical engineer before moving in project management in 2005, working in the Major Projects Directorate responsible for delivery of many infrastructure type projects.
Before working for Sellafield, Stephen was a senior manufacturing systems engineer at Pirelli Cables, formerly BICC Cables and now called Prysmian Cables.
In addition Stephen is a lecturer at the University of Warwick, and a professional supervisor on the Worked Based Learning Master’s Degree in Professional Engineering at Aston University and Kingston University London. He mentors project managers and engineers in various industries, including rail, petrochemical, manufacturing, nuclear and conventional power generation both here in the UK and Indonesia.
Stephen is a member of the Agile Expert panel for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the USA, working on the Appendix of their Cost and Scheduling Guides.
Other publications Stephen has had a significant input include:
- Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) guide
- Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control Guide, July 2015
- Agile and Earned Value White Paper, Published November 2014
- Earned Value Management handbook, 2013
- Scheduling Maturity Model, 2012
Stephen also develops project management simulation software.