APM stalwarts awarded with Honorary Fellowships
Posted by APM on 31st Oct 2014
Two long-serving advocates of APM will be recognised at this years APM Project Management Awards with Honorary Fellowships.
Bob Laslett, chairman and global CEO of the Chaucer Group, and Alistair Godbold, a programme management consultant at The Nichols Group, join a long list of esteemed names for their significant contributions to the profession.
Bob, an inaugural member of APM in 1972, has been a major contributor to the association and his actions have made a significant contribution to the standing of the profession.
His work contributed to Programmes for Network Analysis, where he drew the critical path networks used for testing programmes the first piece of work of its kind.
He formed the APM Kent branch in 1987 and went on to serve as part-time marketing director for the association in the 1990s becoming APMs first director-level member of staff.
In his professional career Bob has been involved with the project management of major projects for over 40 years and has been a strong advocate for the value of professional project management.
His experience ranges from complex oil and gas production installations across the world to everyday business management projects concerned with performance and continuous improvement.
Alistair has also been a long-standing and supportive member of APM who has contributed at the highest level. His APM roles include deputy chairman of the board and the associations representative for International Project Management Association (IPMA).
During his six years as an APM board member he chaired the professional conduct and strategic policy committees. He has also served as a director of the Major Projects Association, chairing their programme committee.
Alistair is a programme manager with The Nichols Group and has delivered projects and programmes for over 30 years in aviation, IT, business change, construction, mining, rail and nuclear.
He has advised companies on improving project control and delivery effectiveness, conducted project and organisational reviews, as well as designed and led assurance for a multi-billion pound portfolio.
He has written and presented on ethics and professionalism, most recently at the APM Project Management Conference, and led the work on the update to the APM code of professional conduct.
Alistairs input has been formidable and broad as he is passionate about driving the profession of project management forward for the benefit of society and all project professionals.