Peter Simon

Peter Simon has over 35 years of experience as a project management consultant and practitioner across all industries and business sectors. He has built a professional reputation as a particularly knowledgeable and skilled advisor and trainer, particularly in those areas related to programme management, project planning, risk management and resource management.

In his early career he worked for a variety of organisations across the Oil and Gas, Nuclear, Utilities and Transportation sectors as a project management and project services practitioner and was responsible for all aspects of project planning and control and risk management for projects based in Europe, USA and the Middle East. In his later career he has achieved significant success in building the project management consultancy and training arms of the PMProfessional group of companies in addition to many years as a successful freelance project management consultant and a period as European Technical Director for ESI International. He is a Director of Lucidus Consulting Limited.

Peter consulted with, and developed and delivered training and development programmes in programme, project and risk management for numerous companies across many industries including Royal Dutch Shell, Talisman, BG Group, AMEC, Wood Group, AXA Insurance, Hofmann la Roche, Pfizer, Quintiles, BAE Systems, Transport for London, Costain and the UK government’s Department for Work and Pensions

Peter is co-author of two books; ‘Starting Out in Project Management – Study Guide for the APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management’ and ‘Practical Project Risk Management: the ATOM Methodology’; both of which are in their second editions. This second book was awarded the 2013 PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award for the best project management related book in 2013.