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Simon Addyman

Associate Professor

Simon has over 30 years’ experience both in the UK and overseas. Following a career in development and humanitarian relief work in West Africa (World Bank) and the Balkans (United Nations), from 2000-2016 he was as a Client Project Manager with London Underground Ltd (LUL). Simon completed his MSc in Project Management at Heriot-Watt University in 1999 and in January 2019 was awarded his PhD from University College London (UCL).
In March 2019 he was appointed Associate Professor in Project Management at UCL’s Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management and is the Programme Director for the MSc in Project and Enterprise Management. His research focuses on the role of organisational routines in temporary organisations with a specific focus on ‘how’ patterns of action are re-created through the project life cycle.
In 2013 he won the APM Project Professional of the Year Award for his work on LUL’s Innovative Contractor Engagement procurement model. In 2019, he won the APM Herbert Walton Award for innovation and excellence in Doctoral research for his PhD. His primary interest in his teaching, research and consultancy work is in bridging the gap between academia and practice.