Finalists - Contribution to Project Management: Company or Consultancy Award 2022

Open to all commercial organisations across the globe who are committed to excellence in project delivery and the improvement and development of the project management profession.  

We think it’s crucial that whatever their size, structure or industry, organisations should be rewarded for leaving a positive legacy for the project profession and project management practice. 

The contribution to project management: company/consultancy category is for project management companies and consultancies operating in any sector to manage and/or deliver projects of any size. Judges are looking for organisations who want to stand out in two ways; firstly, by committing to positive and meaningful progression of the project profession (which may include the development of project professionals and knowledge/best practice sharing) and secondly, by delivering excellence in project management practice (demonstrated by a positive and measurable impact from projects and/or programmes that they have managed and/or delivered).  

We require entrants to all contribution to project management categories to produce a submission of up to 3,000 words detailing how they have met the judging criteria. Entrants may also submit up to four supporting images or graphics only (no text apart from captions). Video and audio is not accepted as part of the submission. 

The contribution to project management categories all consist of two stages, the first stage is the written submission mentioned above and the second stage requires all finalists to present virtually to a panel of judges. They are open to organisations across all sectors globally.

Congratulations to all our finalists listed in this category below ...



This is MI-GSO|PCUBED (M|P)’s submission for the 2022 APM Awards; it describes our consultancy’s contribution to project management. It focuses on our development during 2021-22 – the period since our last submission in 2020 (when we were finalists and highly commended). We are proud of our progress but recognise there is more to do to support the profession to address society’s challenges. Currently we employ 280 project management professionals, working across the UK in five different sectors on 50+ projects. Like the APM we are committed to making industry-wide improvements in diversity, sustainability and wellbeing.


PROJECT: PA Consulting
ENTERED BY: Paul Bradley, PA Consulting

At PA Consulting we believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future and winning the ‘Innovation in Project Management' award last year has further inspired us to raise the bar even further. We have undertaken a fundamental transformation to further develop our delivery specialisms so that we can provide our people with a structured development framework to own their career development pathways to achieve fulfilling careers. We are also bringing the learning from this transformation to our clients, who trust us to help them achieve their most important, sensitive, and mission-critical programmes.


PROJECT: Sellafield Ltd - Project Delivery Directorate
ENTERED BY: Andrew Tyson, Sellafield Ltd

Sellafield's purpose is nationally important; a 100-year plan deploying c.12,000 people. Managing the UK’s nuclear legacy underpins the future of our industry providing employment opportunities for generations to come. Project delivery is vital – ensuring new assets are available on time, fit for purpose and value for money, whilst maintaining nuclear safety and security. Sellafield Ltd's projects professions comprise some c.1,800 people internally and a further 4,000 supply chain. Given the importance of project delivery, we continually improve project performance. From individual professional development to client capability, we are raising standards and growing the next two generations of project professionals.


PROJECT: Turner & Townsend
ENTERED BY: Garry Murphy, 
Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend is global professional services company specialising in project management across the Real Estate, Infrastructure and Natural Resources sectors. With 112 offices in 46 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to transform performance for our clients. In our submission we have articulated how we support our people in delivering great outcomes, how project management is a fundamental part of our business and how we keep innovating. Our efforts to drive best practice project management extend across the construction industry and in 2020 we were awarded APM Corporate Accreditation for the third successive time.

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