Adrian Taggart

Adrian Taggart B.Eng (Hons), M.Sc., C.Eng., M.I.Mech.E., MAPM,  PMP


Adrian has an extensive record of achievement in the project management environment both as a practising project manager, and also as a widely respected consultant and trainer within the discipline. He offers the following skills and attributes:

  • Direct experience of the management of a variety of high profile national and international infrastructure projects, in both client and supplier roles.
  • Wide ranging academic (post-graduate) and professional qualifications in the discipline of project management.
  • Broad experience as a consultant to a range of UK clients advising, supporting and training their project management communities.
  • Contributed to the development of the profession by writing a number of published articles and arranging open seminars.
  • Natural empathy and talent for teaching and mentoring roles.

Key Achievements:

Adrian started his career within the UK defence sector (MOD) and after graduating focused on engineering projects, progressing to the management of multi-million pound projects installing hydro power stations in many of the more remote locations around the world. The logistical, technical, commercial and cultural aspects of these endeavours provided a major project management challenge.

Adrian then successfully stepped into the academic sector where he developed and delivered the “People in Projects” module of the M.Sc. in Project Management at Leeds Met. University. His wealth of practical experience and natural communication skills made him a popular and valued member of the academic team.

Stepping back into the commercial sector, Adrian now offers consultancy and training in the field of project management to various corporate clients such as Transport for London, Scott Wilson and Thames Water.