Dr. Lynn Crawford’s Achievements and Contributions recognized by APM



Globally respected Australian professor picks up APM Sir Monty Finniston Lifetime Achievement Award, named APM Honorary Fellow

6 November 2014 – London, UK – Dr. Lynn Crawford’s achievements and contribution to the project management profession were recognised at Monday night’s APM Project Management Awards sponsored by T-Systems.

141106-pmwj29-crawford-1The strategic advisor at Human Systems International Limited and visiting Professor at Cranfield University was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of APM and also picked up the Sir Monty Finniston ‘lifetime achievement’ award at the glittering ceremony in London.

Photo: Lynn Crawford with Daniel Giebel, Vice President of Delivery in the UK from Headline sponsor T-Systems; photo courtesy of APM.

Lynn has been involved in project management practice, education, and research across the world since starting her professional life as an architect.

She is presently Professor and Director of the Project Management Program at The University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor at Bond University in Australia.

At Human Systems International Lynn works with a network of leading corporations that are developing organisational project management competence by sharing and developing knowledge and good practices.

She is currently involved in numerous pieces of ongoing research including project and programme management competence, management of business change and differences in project management practices across project types and industries.

141106-pmwj29-crawford-2As a highly-respected academic Lynn provided the Australian contribution to an internationally conducted research project on the value of project management with results of other completed research projects being published across the globe.

She has been actively engaged in the development of global standards for project management since the late 1990’s and has been instrumental in the formation of the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS).

Photo: Dr. Lynn Crawford backstage after the APM Awards ceremony in London on 3 November 2014. Photo courtesy of APM.

Lynn is a frequent conference speaker world-wide and lectures regularly in the UK. She is an avid supporter of APM activity and has been published widely on the topic of project management.

See the complete list of winners: APM Awards 2014

Watch interviews with APM Awards 2014 finalists

Founded in 1972, the APM is a registered charity in the UK with more than 21,000 individual and 540 corporate members. 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

Editor’s note: We congratulate Lynn Crawford on her recognition by APM with their Honorary Fellowship and Lifetime Achievement Award. We are proud to note that Dr. Crawford is an academic advisor for the PM World Journal; see her PMWJ bio here.