Head of Project Management and Capabilities for Sellafield Ltd
Neil has nearly 20 years project management experience delivering in high hazard environments.
Neil is head of project management and functions for Sellafield ltd covering the full project professions. He is responsible for over 1500 project professionals across project management, project controls, risk, estimating, construction, commissioning and pre operations and the Sellafield project academy, which ensures Sellafield has the right people, in the right place at the right time.
He has previously won the APM young project manager of the year and two APM HSSE awards for projects he was leading.
Neil’s presentation will focus on Sellafield Ltd’s journey to bring mental health to the front and centre, along with their work to remove the stigma associated with talking about experiences of mental health. Neil will reflect on his personal and professional experiences of how mental health can impact employees and teams in the workplace. He will also explain the challenges currently being faced in the nuclear industry and how the organisation has implemented a range of measures to overcome these.
Neil will draw on examples of collaborative working with supply chain organisations and mental health charities which has led to improvements across the site.