Dr. Rodney Turner

International Editorial Advisor

Dr Rodney Turner
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Managing Consultant, EuroProjex Ltd
Professor of Project Management
Academic Director of the Executive PhD in Project and Programme management

Program & Project Management 

SKEMA School of Management

Professor J Rodney Turner, MA, MSc, DPhil (Oxon), BE (Auck), CEng, FIMechE, FAPM, MInstD, is Professor of Project Management at the SKEMA Business School, in Lille, France, where he is Academic Director of the Executive PhD in Project and Programme Management.  He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology Sydney, the Kemmy Business School, Limerick, and Visiting Professor at Kingston University and the Technical University of Berlin.  Rodney was educated at Auckland University where he did a Bachelor of Engineering and Oxford University where he received an MSc in Industrial mathematics and a DPhil in Engineering Science.  Rodney was introduced to project management working in the process plant industry, working for ICI as a mechanical engineer and project manager in the petrochemical industry.  He then worked for Coopers and Lybrand as a management consultant, working in shipbuilding, manufacturing, telecommunications, computing, finance, government, and other areas.  Rodney is the author or editor of sixteen books, including The Handbook of Project-based Management, the best selling book published by McGraw-Hill, and the Gower Handbook of Project Management.  He is editor of The International Journal of Project Management (which has an impact factor of 1.53).  He lectures on project management world wide.  Rodney is Vice President, Honorary Fellow and former chairman of the UK’s Association for Project Management, and former President and Chairman of the International Project Management Association.  From 1997 to 2005, he returned to the process plant industry as foundation Operations Director of the Benelux Region of the European Construction Institute.  He is a member of the Institute of Directors, and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.  A citizen of both New Zealand and the UK, Professor Turner lives in Surrey, England. He can be contacted at [email protected]