Speaker presentations & interviews

The APM Conference 2017 speakers were highly rated and each stream was well-attended.

Should you have missed a speaker presentation on the day, or merely wish to access their slides or gain additional insight into a topic, you can find each conference speaker's synopsis, presentation and interview on their speaker profile below.

Presidential address
  • David Waboso - APM president and managing director for Group Digital Railway

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 
Speakers
  • 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 
  • 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
  • Simon Taylor - co-founder of th3rdcurve (Panel moderator)

Christian Bason

CEO of the Danish Design Centre

Presentation & interview

Ledia Andrawes

Senior associate, ThinkPlace Research associate, LSE 

Presentation & interview

Sir William Atkinson

Britain’s most successful headteacher 

Presentation & interview

Professor Jennifer Whyte

Professor of systems integration at Imperial College London

Presentation & interview

Sue Kershaw

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

 Profile & interview

Tim Banfield

Consultant at The Nichols Group

 
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Maarten Kleinhout

Managing director at Commercial Systems International

Presentation & interview

 Jo Lucas

Founder of Newington Management Consultancy Ltd 

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Deborah Feakins

Director of Marlowe Consulting

Change Management Institute UK assessor

Presentation & interview

Susie Boyce

Senior director for project leadership team at QuintilesIMS

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Neil Fowler

Principal manager at Adam Smith International

Presentation & interview

Colin Gaynor

Global project manager – IMED oncology at AstraZeneca

Presentation & interview

James Hampson

Executive director of operations - Jacobs

Presentation & interview

Rt Hon Michael Portillo

Former MP and cabinet minister 

Interview

Sam El-Jouzi

Director Rail - CH2M.

Presentation & interview

Simon Taylor

Co-founder of th3rdcurve

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Jennifer Hearne

Project Manager, Hyperdrive Innovation Limited

Presentation & interview

Rob Leslie-Carter

Director, Arup

Presentation & interview

David Waboso

APM president and managing director for Group Digital Railway

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