Robert Bolton - General Manager Newport Consulting
Robert is a leader in complex projects and project management. He has over 20 years of board, executive and project management experience. The sectors in which he has impact the projects include the infrastructure, oil and gas, mining, construction, financial services, IT and consulting sectors. He is well known as project thought leader and execution expert.
His experience includes leading project roles with Leighton, FMC (Chevron - Wheatstone), Argyle Diamonds, Iluka Resources, Normandy Gold Westpac, Bankers Trust and Price Waterhouse.
He is currently engaged in developing Critical Chain based solutions commercial innovation projects for WiseTech Global. WiseTech Global is an innovative, multi-award winning global developer of cloud-based software solutions for the international and domestic logistics industries. WiseTech is an innovative software company which listed on the ASX: in April 2016 for over $1 billion market valuation.
He is a pioneer in the Critical Chain Project Method (CCPM) approach. He worked with Dr Eli Goldratt, his team and network in the development of this method.
He has co-authored with Ian Heptinstall, “The Executives Guide BreakThrough Project Management”.
Breakthrough Project Management is our prescription for managing major capex and construction projects. It overcomes the difficulties in delivering projects by using improved and proven methods to planning, execution management and project procurement.
Published in August 2016, we wrote the book to because we found that the proven innovations that underpin our approach, were virtually unknown among those working in capex and construction projects.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of Sydney and a MBA from Ashridge, City University in London.