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Simon Miller confirmed for APM Conference in April

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25 February 2014 – London, UK – The Association for Project Management (APM) has announced an impressive lineup of speakers for their annual conference in London on 3 April 2014.  Featured speakers will include Simon Miller, managing consultant at PA Consulting Group in UK.  The conference will be held at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London.  For more information or to register, go to http://www.apm.org.uk/Conference.

140225-pmwj20-simon-IMAGESimon Miller is one of PA’s leading experts in the delivery of transformation and innovation in technology-rich environments with a successful record of benefits realisation.  His substantial board-level experience includes leading or advising on business transformation and complex delivery portfolios and programmes with significant roles in research, manufacturing, government, transport and finance organisations.

PA Consulting specialises in a wide range of industries worldwide. Their deep industry knowledge and skills in management consulting, technology and innovation allow their teams to challenge conventional thinking and overcome every obstacle for exceptional results.

PA Consulting’s recent work includes:

  • protecting troops’ lives in Afghanistan by developing a groundbreaking IED-detection vehicle that can be remote controlled by the detection team
  • delivering an air-traffic system to safely handle 600,000 aeroplanes over Denmark each year
  • working with the Bank of England to create the Prudential Regulation Authority, which will transform financial regulation in the UK
  • developing a system to restore power more quickly and improve the customer experience for households and businesses in Washington, US
  • creating a revolutionary new kitchen towel and a completely new manufacturing process at our Technology Centre in Cambridge, UK. 

Other speakers confirmed for the event include

  • Camila Batmanghelidjh, CBE is the founder of two children’s charities – The Place 2 Be
  • Eddie Obeng, founder of Pentacle the world’s first virtual business school
  • Andy Griffee, BBC W1 programme director
  • Daniel Jubb, rocket scientist and co-founder of The Falcon Project
  • Ann Pilkington, founding director of PR Academy
  • Alan Barnard, founder of bbm campaigns
  • Karan Bawa, head of PMO for B&Q
  • Trevor Jones, vice president of projects and risk management for DHL Supply Chain
  • Alistair Godbold, senior consultant for The Nichols Group
  • Glen Fox, Managing Director/Principal Psychologist at OPS Ltd 

See all speaker backgrounds at http://www.apm.org.uk/node/93125#SimonMiller.

See more news about the APM conference at http://www.apm.org.uk/taxonomy/term/520.

Founded in 1972, the APM is a registered charity in the UK with around 19,500 individual and 500 corporate members.  APM’s mission is: “To develop and promote the professional disciplines of project and programme management for the public benefit.”   The APM is dedicated to the development of professional project, programme and portfolio management across all sectors of industry and beyond. APM, with branches throughout the UK and in Hong Kong, is the UK national representative in the International Project Management Association (IPMA).  More information at http://www.apm.org.uk

Source: Association for Project Management