Human Aspects of Megaproject Leadership

Start time: 9:00am AEDT. This webinar is based on the Book: Megaproject Leaders: Reflections on Personal Life Stories published in 2021.
Human Aspects of Megaproject Leadership


Join us in a webinar based on lessons learnt from stories collected from 16 megaproject leaders across the world through interviews by 18 prominent academics From Europe, Asia, Oceania and North America. It will focus on the human aspects of megaproject leadership that were revealed through analysis of the narratives from the leaders using a novel narrative analysis framework developed for the study.


Nathalie Drouin PhD, MBA, LL.B

Executive Director, KHEOPS


Nathalie is the Executive Director of KHEOPS, an International Research Consortium on the Governance of Large Infrastructure Projects, the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, a full professor in the Department of Management, École des Sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM), Adjunct Professor at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia and Associate Researcher at École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP), Canada.

She teaches initiation and strategic management of projects in the Graduate Project Management Programs at ESG UQAM. Her research has been funded by various research councils. The results of her work have been published in major academic journals and presented at several international conferences. She studies organizational project management, leadership issues and megaprojects. She is a former member of the PMI Insight Academic Group. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal (CARGO M) and an Audit Committee Member of Parks Canada Agency Audit Committee, Government of Canada. 


Professor Stewart Clegg

Professor - John Grill Institute for Project Leadership and the School of Project Management, University of Sydney


Stewart is a Visiting professor the University of Stavanger Business School, Norway and Universidade Nove School of Business and Economics, Carcevelos, Portugal. He is a leading international researcher recognized in several fields in the social sciences for his work in organization studies and on power as well as for his contributions to project management. Stewart is a prolific writer and contributor to journals and is the author or editor of a number of books.


Grahame Campbell

Former Managing Director, CMPS&F 


Grahame Campbell served as the Managing Director of CMPS&F – one of the largest engineering and project management groups in Australia, from 1987 to 1995. He is a past president of the Association of Consulting Engineers in Australia. Grahame has over 30 years experience in the management of Major Australian and overseas projects including oil, gas, road, rail, mining and minerals projects. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society NSW and an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering Science degrees from the University of New South Wales. 


Sean Sweeney

Chief Executive Officer, City Rail Link Ltd New Zealand


Sean Sweeney PhD is an Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. He was previously CEO of Ontoit, Australia, Managing Director at Atelier Projects, Head of Construction at Grocon and Executive Director of Major Projects Victoria. He is skilled in the Leadership of large capital programs, Value Engineering, Cost Management, Procurement, Design Management. Strong business development professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Construction Economics from the University of Melbourne.

Event Date Time
06 / 10 / 2021 09:00 am–12:00 pm
Registration Closes
06 / 10 / 2021 09:00 am
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