Adam Roberts - Profile



Tony Peacock
Project Director URS


Jonathan Fernandez
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Remi Awolola
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Charanjit Birk
Senior Project Engineer London Underground Limited


Merv Wyeth
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Mick O'Donnell
M & E Package Manager Crossrail


Rod Prigge
Director LRD Engineering


Andrew Elliott
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Mike Flowers
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Professional Profile


Accomplished Senior Level Project Professional equipped with a distinguished track record in defining and directing complex, multi-site initiatives, which realise major modernisation, evolution and progressive change. Collaborating with both clients and contractors, governs the activity, quality and performance of expansive, cross-discipline teams, both internally and remotely, throughout the full lifecycle on high specification, multi-billion £ Projects. Success anchored by finite strategic process evaluation and cost analysis, leading to Project delivery excellence within time and budgetary parameters. Taking advantage of Lean methodology and placing onus on the deployment of rigorous Project Management disciplines and controls, honed through professional accreditation with the Association of Project Managers (APM) and the Project Managers Institute(PMI). Has a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Strategic Project Management and seeks continuous professional development as a PhD student in the study of Value Management, while delivering various presentations on the management of Value for the APM’s Value Management Specific Interest Group (SIG). 


Key Skills

§  SectorAcumen: Comprehensive Project Management knowledge, developed over a 25yearcareer with both large companies such as, London Underground as well as major tier one contractors. More recently driving and supporting large-scale, high-value rail infrastructure Projects. Wealth of experience in the inception, planning, scoping and governance of significant transformation and improvement programmes, including working on the £4.2bn Sub Surface Rail Upgrade Programme (SUP)

§  Project Strategy & Delivery:Proven record in shaping Project strategies and orchestrating the lifecycle within major infrastructure programmes by leading Project Management teams at all lifecycle stages. Devised and introduced robust Project Management processes to fuel excellence of delivery with minimal downtime and disruption of service, while delivering to constrained deadlines.

§  Leadership: Seeks buy-in with internal and external stakeholder groups and leads to galvanise Project and cross-functional teams to meet challenging, exacting requirements. Utilises leadership skills and knowledge cemented during the study of Leadership and Management at City University (London). Excels in assembling, directing and mentoring teams spanning; Assistant Project Managers, Project Engineers, Project Planners, Commercial Managers, Construction Managers and third party contractors in compliance with checkpoints, milestones, quality standards and performance measures.

§  Monitoring & Controls:Composes Project Management documentation, which firmly define expectations, followed by establishing and implementing the controls conducive to delivering against them. Sound knowledge of recognised Project Management principles while leading regular, structured progress communications and reporting schedules with Planners, Commercial Managers and Project Sponsors to manage change, mitigate risk and monitor costs effectively.Working knowledge of administering NEC 3 contracts, Primavera P6 and multiple various software packages to enable tracking of daily progress; utilised MS Project to produce cost/resource schedule for multiple separate Projects at NHS Trust. (LU have recently implemented the PRISM cost control tool)

§  Engagement: Initiates and fosters effective relationships organisation-wide in highly political environments to facilitate the completion of major engineering infrastructure Projects.Co-ordinated activities and output of Engineers, HSE, Project Manager and Contractors supporting the design and the installation of stopping systems, end barriers and related equipment for the introduction of new trains on the Circle Line.

§  Communications: Influence and presentation founded on industry credibility and integrity. Disseminates clear messages to diverse audiences within and outside Project functions on the key deliverables and objectives of each initiative. Diverse expertise; equally effective authoring budget and progress reports for Senior Management, briefing engineering and technical staff and chairing review meetings to support Project implementation and handover.


ASTAD Project Management - QATAR, Doha


London Underground Limited 


NHS Homerton Trust


M J Quinn




Tube Lines Limited


RBEBS Limited Various


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