The APM Project Management Conference 2017 will leave no assumption unchallenged, providing an insight into the future of our profession; the people, the practices and the projects and how they will transform the world we live in and the way we work.

Conference chair 
  • Sue Kershaw - managing director, UK head of infrastructure programme and project management at KPMG LLP
Keynote speaker
  • Sir William Atkinson - Britain’s most successful headteacher 
  • James Hampson - executive director – Jacobs 
  • Christian Bason - CEO of the Danish Design Centre
  • Sam El-Jouzi - director Rail, CH2M
  • Colin Gaynor - global project manager – IMED oncology, AstraZeneca
  • Deborah Feakins - director of Marlowe Consulting
  • Jennifer Hearne - project manager - Hyperdrive Innovation Limited
  • Ledia Andrawes - senior associate, ThinkPlace. Research associate, LSE 
  • Simon Taylor - co-founder of th3rdcurve
  • Maarten Kleinhout – managing director Commercial Systems International
  • Neil Fowler - Principal manager, Adam Smith International
  • Professor Jennifer Whyte – professor of systems integration at Imperial College London
  • Rt Hon Michael Portillo - former MP and cabinet minister
  • Rob Leslie-Carter - director, Arup
Stream chairs
  • Jo Lucas -  New Generation stream
  • Susie Boyce -  New Projects stream
  • Tim Banfield - New Practice stream

Christian Bason

CEO of the Danish Design Centre

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Ledia Andrawes

Senior associate, ThinkPlace
Research associate, LSE 

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Sir William Atkinson

Britain’s most successful headteacher 

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Professor Jennifer Whyte

Professor of systems integration at Imperial College London

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Sue Kershaw

Managing director, UK head of infrastructure programme and project management at KPMG LLP. Chair of the APM Conference 

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Tim Banfield

Consultant at The Nichols Group


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Maarten Kleinhout

Managing director at Commercial Systems International

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 Jo Lucas

Founder of Newington Management Consultancy Ltd 

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Deborah Feakins

Director of Marlowe Consulting

Change Management Institute UK assessor

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Susie Boyce

Senior director for project leadership team at QuintilesIMS

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Neil Fowler

Principal manager at Adam Smith International

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Colin Gaynor

Global project manager – IMED oncology at AstraZeneca

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James Hampson

Executive director of operations - Jacobs

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Rt Hon Michael Portillo

Former MP and cabinet minister 

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Sam El-Jouzi

Director Rail - CH2M.

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Simon Taylor

Co-founder of th3rdcurve

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Jennifer Hearne

Project Manager, Hyperdrive Innovation Limited

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Rob Leslie-Carter

Director, Arup

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