Major Projects Association and National Audit Office directors to speak at APM Conference
Posted by APM on 15th Jan 2015
In our continued drive to bring you the most innovative and senior speakers from your profession we are pleased to announce development director for the Major Projects Association Manon Bradley joins National Audit Office director Geraldine Barker at the APM Project Management Conference 2015 sponsored by 20|20 Business Insight.
National Audit Office audit manager Bridget Jackson will also be speaking with Geraldine at Kings Place in London on 19th March.
- You now have just over one week to book and save up to £189 – Early bird rate ends 23rd January.
Manon Bradley (pictured top) is the development director for the Major Projects Association (MPA), a membership association for organisations engaged in the delivery and the development of major projects, programmes and portfolios.
She is also founder of The Portrait Club, which is a group set up to help improve the initiation and delivery of major projects by encouraging greater diversity in senior project teams and project leadership positions.
Joining Manon from the National audit Office (NAO) will be director Geraldine Barker (pictured middle), who has been with the NAO for fourteen years. For the last seven years she has been the director of its team auditing the Department for Transport’s expenditure including that on its major infrastructure programmes such as High Speed 1, Thameslink, Crossrail and High Speed 2 and other programmes covering franchising and the implementation of shared services.
Jointly presenting with Geraldine will be Bridget Jackson who is NAO’s audit manager (pictured bottom). Bridget has over ten years of audit experience covering project and programme management. She has managed reviews into complex projects and programmes including reports on High Speed 2 and the cancellation of the InterCity West Coast franchise competition. Her most recent publication was Lessons from Major Rail Infrastructure Programmes.
This year’s conference will focus on uncovering myths that surround project management and help increase the likelihood of successful project delivery.
Those who attend will also receive copy of the best-selling books: Bad Pharma by opening speaker Dr Ben Goldacre and Bounce: The Myth of talent and the power of practice by closing speaker Matthew Syed.
Book your place today and you could save up to £189 – Early bird rate ends on 23rd January 2015. Special rates are also available for groups of 4 or more by e-mailing Conference@apm.org.uk