Janet Greenwood

Tideway Project Sponsor Central

Janet is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Project Manager by background and joined Tideway in September 2014.  Prior to this she was at the Department for Transport, where her roles included Scope and HS2 Interface Manager for the Crossrail Joint Sponsor Team, Programme Manager for the South West Route Capacity Programme and Project Sponsor for Thameslink. 

Previous experience includes work for the Environment Agency in Flood Defence and Wessex Water in delivering capital schemes.

Tittle of presentation:
Does it make the boat go faster?

A key challenge in project delivery is finding that governance sweet spot where the project is enabled and supported, without governance becoming an end in itself. Good governance frees project teams to focus on delivery whilst providing the supporting framework for effective decision making.

Poor governance allows confusion and acts as a brake on delivery. Keeping ourselves focused on what we are trying to achieve is the key to getting the governance the project needs and the team deserves

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