Peter Abell

Peter Abell SIRM has extensive knowledge of managing physical assets (including PAS55), assessing operational risk in systems, networks and production sites, corporate risk and project risk. Peter’s clients include major organisations in UK, Canada, Portugal and the UAE. Peter’s passion for risk started in 1996 at Yorkshire Water, and in 2008 he formed the Risk Matters consultancy to advise, assist and train executives, professionals and students to achieve their goals. Peter won the Water Utility of the Year Training award (2007) and Water Industry of the Year People Award (2008), and he is a Specialist member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and an accountant.

Joachim A Adenusi

Joachim A Adenusi MSc FIRM ACII is a passionate inspirational risk professional with over 22 years’ work experience across different sectors, and also a keen promoter of performance-based Enterprise Risk Management. He won the UK Public Sector Risk Manager of the Year award in 2009-10, and was highly commended in the European Strategic Management Awards in 2007 and 2008. He is a risk certified trainer & a chartered insurer (ACII), a Fellow and former Director of the UK Institute of Risk Management (IRM), and currently advises major UK financial services and underwriters on implementing and embedding Basel ll and Solvency II requirements. Joachim’s main focus is on adding value to organisations and demonstrating efficiency, savings, performance improvement, profitability and waste reduction through effective management of risk.

Kate Boothroyd

Kate Boothroyd FIRM is an expert risk management consultant offering specialist risk management consultancy and training at both project and corporate level. She has worked for major clients in both the public and private sector in a variety of countries and industries. As an active member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Kate presents the “Fundamentals of Risk Management” (FoRM) course, based on ISO 31000. She is also the author of and examiner for the “Risk Management in Architecture, Engineering & Construction” specialist module and the new author of the core module on risk assessment for the IRM International Diploma in Risk Management.

Alfonso Bucero

Alfonso Bucero MSc PMP PMI-RMP PMI-Fellow is the founder and Managing Partner of BUCERO PM Consulting, based in Spain. He was previously a Senior Project Manager at HP Spain (Madrid Office) for thirteen years. Alfonso is a member of both PMI and IPMA member, and has been a PMI volunteer for twenty years. He received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in 2010, and the PMI Fellow Award in 2011. Alfonso has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica (Madrid). He is a frequent international speaker and has delivered training and consulting services worldwide. He has helped several organizations to implement project risk management processes in US, Spain and South America in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and telecom industries. Alfonso has authored five project management books and he writes for several professional magazines.

Garry Honey

Garry Honey is a Visiting Professor at Plymouth University, specialising in strategic risk. He founded UK-based risk consultancy CHIRON which specialises in intangible or ‘soft’ risks such as reputation. He has clients in all sectors, but is particularly interested in public service brands (schools and hospitals) with complex stakeholder networks where public trust and reputation risk go together. Garry has enjoyed a variety of senior management roles. His early career was spent in Europe marketing consumer goods before moving into consultancy with KPMG. His expertise covers strategy, communication and risk particularly in the Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) arena.

Dr David Hulett

Dr David Hulett was recently elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International. He provides consulting and training services through Hulett & Associates, based in Los Angeles, USA. David focuses on qualitative and quantitative cost and schedule risk analysis and on project scheduling. His clients include companies in several industries and US Government agencies and in the United States, Canada, South America, Asia and Europe. Dr Hulett has authored two Recommended Practices for AACE International on integrated cost-schedule risk analysis, and on using decision trees for project decisions under uncertainty.  He managed the revision of the Risk Management chapter of PMI’s PMBOK® Guide (2000 and Third Editions) and was the Deputy Project Manager for the PMI “Practice Standard for Project Risk Management” (2009). David published two books: “Practical Schedule Risk Analysis” (Gower, 2009), and “Integrated Cost-Schedule Risk Analysis” (Gower, 2011). Dr Hulett has held strategic planning positions at TOSCO and TRW, and he managed offices in the US Department of Energy and the Office of Management and Budget. He holds a PhD from Stanford and BA from Princeton.

Steve Jewell

Steve Jewell CEng MIChemE has 39 years’ experience, working mainly in the Oil & Gas and petrochemical sectors, with a focus on providing cost, schedule and risk management support to major projects. For 10+ years Steve performed cost and schedule risk reviews for project sanction requests. He has facilitated risk workshops worldwide for more than $500bn capex, and developed and implemented risk management policies and procedures across enterprise, operational and project levels.

In 2011, he formed Risk Champion Ltd serving clients across the globe in the transportation, engineering, mining, and O&G sectors. Steve provides risk coaching, including at senior leadership level, and has lectured in risk management and cost & schedule risk analysis at renowned universities in London, Cambridge (Massachusetts) and Moscow.

Dr Greg Ker-Fox

Dr Greg Ker-Fox qualified from Stellenbosch University in South Africa with a BEng, MEng (cum laude) and PhD in Civil Engineering. He researched the application of structural reliability methods to project cost estimates, and developed an innovative statistical process for dealing with correlation. Greg joined global engineering and construction contractor, Murray & Roberts, in 2002. He was seconded to the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor project for three years as their Project Risk Manager, before moving to Murray & Roberts Head Office where he spent eight years as the Group Risk Executive. In 2013 Greg founded FoxCo Risk, a specialist risk consultancy based in South Africa, focused on advancing performance through improved project delivery.

Peter Monkhouse

Peter Monkhouse is based in Toronto, Canada. His career is built on over 30 years of project and leadership experience. Throughout his career, Peter has actively led projects and project managers in the areas of education, consulting, engineering, information technology and organisational change for multinational organisations. Peter has successfully coached, mentored and worked with project managers across six continents with a focus on risk management. Peter is an active volunteer leader with the Project Management Institute (PMI), and he was the Chair of the 2012 PMI Board of Directors. Peter teaches project and risk management at University of Toronto and Ryerson University.

Ben Rendle

Ben Rendle MBA MIRM founded UK-based risk consulting company Riosca in 2012, after six years providing project management and risk management consulting with UK clients in both the public and private sectors. This experience was gained through his work with BAE Systems Detica, Deloitte and HVR Consulting Services. Ben co-authored the Cabinet Office “Cost of Cybercrime” report in 2011. He has provided presentations on this report to the Fraud Advisory Panel, the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) Global Professional Development Forum, and the Association for Project Management (APM).

Dr Michel Thiry

Dr Michel Thiry PhD FAPM PMI-Fellow is Managing Partner of UK-based consultancy Valense. His expertise is in value management, program management, governance, portfolio management, PMO, organisational strategy and change. Michel has extensive worldwide experience and has worked in many cultural environments. He has supported the development and implementation of a number of strategic programs for major corporations in various fields. He is the author of “A Framework for Value Management Practice” (2013) and “Program Management” (2010) which are on the PMI’s recommended list of readings for the PgMP® Exam. Michel was also a significant contributor to the PMI® “Standard for Program Management” 3rd Edition (2013), and was on the core committee of the new PMI® “Practice Guide to Managing Change in Organizations” (2013).

Simon White

Simon White is an expert risk management consultant with over 20 years’ experience helping organisations to assess and manage risk, in a wide variety of industries, in projects of all sizes. Specialising in quantitative schedule and cost risk analysis, he has an extensive track record in facilitating risk workshops, designing risk management processes, and providing training in risk management and analysis. Simon was a contributing architect and senior consultant and trainer to Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis (also known as Pertmaster), and served as UK Risk Analyst for ConocoPhillips. A regular and popular speaker for the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association for Project Management (APM), Simon continually develops methods and tools to enable project teams and businesses to benefit from practical risk assessment and analysis.

Thomas Wuttke

Thomas Wuttke PMP PMI-RMP PMI-ACP CSM has a degree in Computer Science and has worked for more than 20 years on large IT integration projects in both the public and commercial sectors. He has intensive project and program management experience, and has served several organisations as general manager, director, president, international partner and Board member. His focus is on risk management in respect of process, people, culture and maturity. Thomas is a renowned and inspirational trainer, consultant, coach and speaker with assignments across Europe, China, Korea, Japan, India, Brazil and the United States. Thomas is married, has three children and lives near Munich, Germany, where he enjoys Bavarian culture, sailing and mountaineering.