Dr Stephen Simister leads on Henley's Programme and Change Management offering at Henley Business School. He has over 25 years of project management experience having delivered and consulted on projects in construction, IT, Finance, Pharmaceutical, PFI/PPP and Oil and Gas. He has also led several major change initiatives within a number of organisations. He currently teaches on the Leadership and Change module on the MBA. His focus is how programme management can be utilised to lead and deliver effective change within organisations. Stephen sits on both ISO and BSI committees for programme and portfolio management and works with APM on their portfolio of standards and qualifications around project management. Stephen also supports Henley's Executive Education group and has provided tailored programmes for a number of organisations including Linklaters, Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Associated British Foods, Deutsche Telekom and the Clore foundation.
Stephen is located at the Greenlands campus and is a faculty member of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour (LOB).
Professionally, Stephen is a 'Charted project management surveyor' with the RICS and is both a 'Registered Project Professional' and ‘Chartered Project Professional’ with the APM. He is also a high risk gateway review team leader under the UK government's major project and programme gateway scheme.