Juliano Denicol - UCL
Dr Juliano Denicol is Lecturer in Project Management at the School of Construction and Project Management, the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London (UCL). Dr Denicol is the Global Head of the Megaprojects Special Interest Group at the International Project Management Association (IPMA), coordinates a global platform with more than 70 countries to advance our understanding of megaproject delivery. He is the founder and director of the IPMA Megaprojects Book Club, a global platform of events to discuss concepts and practices with leading megaproject authors. He is Co-Investigator of Project X, a major research network that aims to improve major project delivery in the UK, established by nine universities in collaboration with the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), and the Cabinet Office. Before joining UCL, Juliano has worked as a supply chain management consultant at High Speed 2, the largest infrastructure project in Europe, and adviser to the European Commission on public procurement policies.
Juliano's research explores the management of megaprojects through several lenses, emphasising the design of client organisations and inter-organisational structures. Previous research included several iconic UK megaprojects: High Speed 1, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London 2012 Olympics, Crossrail, Thames Tideway Tunnel, and High Speed 2. His work on megaprojects has been regarded of high global impact, receiving research awards from the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Major Projects Association (MPA), and the International Project Management Association (IPMA). He is the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Global Young Researcher Award from IPMA and the 2019 Best Reviewer Award from the Project Organising Special Interest Group of the European Academy of Management (EURAM).