7th January 2019
December 5th in the Philippines saw the Mapua University team come together for a Bridge Building Competition. For a full report see our YICPMA page.
23rd November 2018
Welcome to our new member, Jacopo Franchini
My name is Jacopo Franchini and I am currently working as an Architect and Construction Project Manager in Germany. Before I was based in Italy and UK, working on projects all around Europe. I am also a certified passive house designer and follow primarily social and sustainable projects.
I am also working together with Italian practices, professionals and companies in order to explore with them possible collaborations and know how sharing abroad. Anyone willing to cooperate is welcome to get in touch.
I share the same values with ICPMA and truly believe that collaboration (also international) and knowledge exchange are the key of success.
9th November 2018
Welcome to our new member, Raquel Campos e Matos of GEG.
In 2007 I started working as a civil engineer in GEG, an international engineering consultancy and design company located in Porto, Portugal, developing structural design of bridges and buildings. Soon, I developed a strong passion with project management, so I have started working on it, integrating the project management team at the same time that I deepen in learning. I did a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in 2012 and the PMP certification in 2017, among other studies.
What I do in this moment? I do project management of engineering design in construction projects. One of the projects I am currently working on is the engineering detailed design of the new International Airport in Rwanda. At GEG, I am also responsible for the development of some proposals and internal projects, with the aim to always do better!
I'm excited to be part of ICPMA. I am looking forward to know so interesting people, which are also passionate about what they do in the international construction project management. I am looking forward to keep learning and keep giving more and more of me, helping to build a better world, in a better way!
10th October 2018
Welcome to our new member, Peter Day, of PMKConsult International.
Peter is a chartered construction project manager with experience working in the United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates. Peter works for PMKConsult International who won the full IQ Award in 2018 for the delivery of the 3D Printed Office of the Future.
Since relocating to the United Arab Emirates Peter has worked on some of the most exciting and innovative projects in the region including; the world’s first 3d printed office building, a 250 bed 75,000 sqm new build speciality hospital and he is currently working on the delivery of a 3m sqm mixed use development located in Abu Dhabi.
Peter is thrilled to become a member of the ICPMA and to join a network of likeminded people who are passionate about international construction project management.
12th September 2018
Welcome to our new member, Yung-hwi Bae, the Chairman of the Construction Management Association of Korea (CMAK).
With his 47 years of experience in construction, Chairman Bae continues to work for the advancement of CM and the construction industry.
Chairman Bae started working at CMAK in 1997 and served as a full-time director and a Vice-chairman before he became the Chairman of CMAK, a position he has held since 2009.
At CMAK, Chairman Bae has been spearheading the vitalisation of CM in Korea, promoting the excellence and the need for CM, improving the status of CM professionals and he has also been at the forefront in uniting and mobilising the global CM organisation in his effort to globalise CM. In addition, in recent years, CMAK headed by Chairman Bae has been actively providing CM services to developing countries in Southeast Asia by utilising a broad vision of overseas construction projects to help Korean companies advance overseas.
Chairman Bae attended our London Conference and ICPMA is looking to work more closely with CMAK.
27th June 2018
1st August 2018
The ICPMA President recently presented the 2018 IQ Award to Saeed Al Gergawi, Head of the Dubai Future Academy, for the 3D Printed Office of the Future in Dubai. In attendance were Research Analysts Sara Al Suwaidi and Asma Alhamed from the Academy, along with Mike Cairney and Peter Day of Project Managers PMK. Nick Smith said:
“The International Construction Project Management Association ICPMA Yearly Awards recognise excellence in our field. This project won the 2018 Outright Full IQ Award for the brilliant innovation and the quality of the delivery of the buildings. The judges were also rewarding the vision of the client, The Prime Minister’s Office and Dubai Future Foundation, and the work of project managers PMK in bringing the concept to reality. It is a worthy winner of this prestigious award.”
Welcome to another new member - Paul Wilson.
Paul is the founder and managing director of Provelio. Paul has 30 years of extensive experience of managing complex projects, management consultancy and client business change programmes for both private clients and government organisations. Specialisms also include creating programme and project systems, project recovery for distressed projects, peer review and audit, procurement strategy, risk and value management, lecturing and training. Paul is a qualified TotalSDI® Practitioner applying behavioural science to project teams and organisations.
You can read more about him here.
24th June 2018
21st June 2018
17th June 2018
Welcome to our new member, Philip Sander from Austria. Philip is the Managing Director of Risk Consult who won a Distinction IQ Award this year for their work on the Lima Airport Development Programme. He also spoke on Risk Management at our London Conference. By integrating cost and schedule into one model, rather than separate as has historically been the case, greater control of complex projects can be achieved as time delays are often the cause of cost overruns. Philip’s team are also working on the Brenner Base Tunnel (Munich to Verona railway) and the Canarsie Tunnel in New York, and are assisting the Swiss Cooperative for the disposal of Radioactive Waste and the German Ministry of Transportation and Digital Infrastructure.
We welcome another new member - Michael Bashorun.
Michael is pleased to join us and has more than 20 years of international experience as a Civil Engineer having worked in Algeria, Nigeria, Malaysia, Singapore and USA. His expertise is in Water Treatment Plant Construction and Wastewater Development.
Our 2018 Award winners pictured at the June prize-giving: Philip Sander of Risk Consult; Chris Liddle of PMK; Nick Smith ICPMA President; Christina Stoltz of B4; Jassem Ali Said of ASTAD; Arnd Wittchen Past President ICPMA
5th November 2017
We welcome another new member, David Dunn, who says:
Although retired from full time work I like to keep up-to-date with new trends in PM. As a Project Director I was responsible for a wide variety of developments either as a Client or a consultant undertaking the Client’s role. Internationally I worked in the Middle East and Caribbean, following many years in the UK, where I was involved in new build and refurbishments in both the public and private sectors, as well as property disposals and acquisitions. This also included one off assignments in Australia, Thailand and Europe. My recent specialism is the hospitality sector.
I have joined ICPMA to share knowledge with other professionals. I will also be helping with member administration of ICPMA starting soon, so I will be in touch with many of you. I hope to be of assistance.
30th September 2017
Membership offer - join from October 2017 and your membership will last until the end of 2018: up to 15 months for the price of 12
27th September 2017
ICPMA welcomes another new member to our expanding association - Lola Ripolles from Spain.
I am an experienced Project Portfolio Manager with a strong background in Retail and Hospitality and a passion for all sustainability issues.
I'm currently involved in the management of the Corporate Real Estate Development of Amazon in EMEA, as a member of the dedicated JLL team, I strive to put the client always first. Having lead the expansion of Primark in Spain, I fully understand how time, cost and results are critical to operations.
I aspire to create lifestyle with new trends in Workplace Design and enjoy the ever changing world. I believe technology is the future and key to all our activity. As a Program Manager I consider myself a strong individual that can steer and deliver, nevertheless I appreciate how an independent association can back you up.
I joined ICPMA as a great support and tool for professional development. ICPMA gives me the broader view of the profession as well as an amazing platform for networking and knowledge sharing. As a member of ICPMA I feel part of the International Project Management Community. I can ask my ICPMA friends for advice to help face project challenges and I can take benefit from the international events to both learn and have a great time together, whilst discussing lessons learnt and preparing myself for the future.
16th September 2017:
ICPMA welcomes new member Philip Weisse.
Philip comments " I joined the ICPMA because I’m convinced that the interdisciplinary exchange of experience and the respective understanding across the entire life-cycle is an essential asset for the long-term success of projects.
Within my professional career at TAW WEISSE Int. I’m focusing on the implementation of appropriate conditions for the subsequent building operation at international landmark projects. In this role, I’m closing the gap between design and construction and the subsequent building operation, by considering the operational requirements in the early design phases.
I appreciate the exchange within the ICPMA Network through all kind of disciplines with colleagues around the world and I am already looking forward to the next annual conference in summer 2018."
13th June 2017
13th June 2018
Our new friends from Construction Management Association of Korea, Chairman Bae and Mr Jai Bang, joined us in London at our 2018 conference last week. They are pictured here with Bob Bennett and ICPMA President Nick Smith. The plan is to work together in the future to improve project management internationally.
3rd June 2018
We welcome our 60 guests to London to enjoy our 2018 Conference. With people coming from far and wide, it promises to be a special event. We will post some photos here in the next few days.
8th May 2018
There are only a maximum of 10 delegate places remaining for London 4/5th June so book now to avoid disappointment
30th April 2018
Delegates are already confirmed from USA, Canada, South Korea, Germany, Austria, Spain, Ireland, Germany and the UK. We will welcome both young and old. It is an event not to be missed.
5th March 2018
The London 2018 Conference will be 4th and 5th June at the National Theatre on the South Bank. The Conference will be held in association with our friends Buro Four, and the theme is Building Futures: London, UK, Europe and new technologies for Construction Project Management. More information can be found on our Conferences webpage click here
11th February 2018
Our 2018 conference is to be in London at the prestigious National Theatre on June 4th and 5th.
Our theme is "London, Europe, and new technologies for Construction Project Management."
We plan to announce the detailed speaker line-up and delegate rates on or before March 12th. If you are interested in making a presentation within this theme, or being part of a discussion panel, please email email@example.com.
The audience will be 50-80 senior personnel from a wide international audience, and also some students and interns. It will be a dynamic forum and lively. Our ICPMA Awards dinner will also be held during the event on Monday 4th June.
Five Presidents were together at our conference in Hamburg, June 2017. Stephane Maye, Nick Smith, Arnd Wittchen, Willi Reismann and Louis Gunnigan.
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