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Meet some of the Firewood team

5 of our partners and associates were named in the list of the 30 most influential people in the project management industry in 2018

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Nigel

Bennett

Partner

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

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Nigel

Bennett

Partner

Helvetica Light is an easy-to-read font, with tall and narrow letters, that works well on almost every site.

Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Arnab Bannerjee

Associate

Arnab is a leader in strategic and operational change in large and complex organisations and focusses on advising central government including BEIS, DEFRA, UK Space Agency, DIT and the Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA).

He developed an Integrated Project and Programme Methodology for the whole of Transport for London - “Pathway” – and led the change workstream for London Underground’s P3M3® journey to Level 3 Certification. 

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Tayyab Jamil

Partner

Tayyab brings a proven track record in delivering large scale change initiatives, with particular expertise in fixed deadline programmes in FTSE 100 companies. Recently, he has primarily led engagements on M&A integration, digital transformation and new product launches. 

 

Tayyab is co-author of the ‘Body of Knowledge’ for the Association for Project Management and the ‘Agile Leader’ competence framework for the International Project Management Association.

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Flóra Nyisztor

Business Development

Flóra is the most recent addition to the team. She holds a university degree in International Management and has work experience in Strategy and Corporate Development. 

She currently fulfils Business Development activities within the team and has recently completed her APM Project Fundamentals Qualification. 

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Mark Simmonds

Partner

Mark is an outstanding leader with extensive experience in directing and delivering major change programmes and coaching delivery teams across both the private and public sectors. He has previously worked as a consultant within financial services and infrastructure in organisations such as LSEG, Transport for London and Network Rail. He is a strategic and creative thinker, who is passionate about driving innovative delivery.

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Roy Millard

Associate

Roy is a highly respected author and audit and assurance practitioner with over 30 years’ experience of helping organisations improve their governance, risk and assurance arrangements.

Roy was a Senior Audit Manager at Transport for London where he developed TfL’s project, programme and portfolio management audit approach and planned and managed all aspects of TfL's internal audit activities.

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Todd Scarola

Chief Technology Officer

Todd has extensive experience using technology to build a competitive advantage​ with an acumen for applying technology to solve real world problems. and innovating to extract and shape commercial products from ambiguity.

He is responsible for the design and implementation of Firewood's assurance tools.

Todd was previously chief engineer at GE Healthcare. 

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Halima Faqri

Associate

Halima has over 15 years’ experience in global financial organisations, leading large and complex Change and
Transformation projects; performing Business Manager roles, ensuring operational efficiency,
risk minimisation and compliance with regulatory requirements; defining the Global Sales Planning
to deliver the Business Strategy.

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Andy Murray

Associate

​Andy is the Executive Director of the Major Projects Association (MPA). He is a recognised leader on the application of portfolio, programme and project management maturity models. 

Andy was the co-lead author of P3M3 version 3, the lead author of PRINCE2 2009, and a contributing author to the IPA's Project Initiation Routemap.

 

He was named in the ILX 2018 “Top 30 Influencers” list for project management practice.

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Nigel has worked globally, helping organisations in different geographies, sectors and cultures assure their projects and raise their capability, including designing and deploying methods and developing people. He also has hands-on experience of managing IT infrastructure and transformation bids, projects and programmes for major IT services companies.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2® and that of version 3 of P3M3®.

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Phil Stanton

Partner

Phil has over 30 years of project and programme management experience and has led major projects and programmes in the infrastructure, telecoms and financial services sectors.

Phil was one of the three authors of the 2017 edition of PRINCE2®, is a member of the British Standards technical committee for the update of BS6079 and has worked as part of the team representing UK interests in the update of the ISO 21500 set of standards.

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