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Ben Ganney

Benefits and Value Functional Lead, Transport for London

Ben Ganney is the “professional head” of benefits and value management across TfL. He is responsible for developing and promoting consistent and best practice benefits and value management, assessing maturity and subsequent competency development and providing support and advice to sponsors and project staff in developing scalable and appropriate strategies to ensure successful benefits realisation and demonstrable value improvements. He has also developed the project and programme benefits management and Whole Life Value (WLV) policies and processes, as part of the single TfL Pathway PPM methodology, in line with external best practice and internal lessons learnt.

Prior to joining TfL in 2012 Ben was Head of Demand, Benefits and Capital Programming for the Metropolitan Police’s Directorate of Information. He was responsible for driving forward operational efficiency through comprehensive management of benefits from ICT investment, robust and consultative capital investment planning and prioritisation and the management of value delivered ensuring that opportunities and outcomes from change were optimised. 

He has a BA Hons degree in Business Studies from the University of Kent, and an MSc in Information Technology from Kingston University. 

Session Title: PMOs and Benefits Realisation

Synopsis: The journey to benefits realisation is difficult for all PMOs. As the second hardest process to embed according to the State of Project Management Survey 2017 Ben has taken on the challenge of letting delegates explore the Benefits Realisation journey for Transport for London. This session provides an opportunity to hear what worked, what challenges the team faced, and how they made it work in one of our largest transport organisations.

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