Risk Management Critical to Crossrail’s Success

Document type: Journal Publication
Author: Sir Terry Morgan CBE MSc FREng FICE FIEE CEMI, ICE Publishing
Publication Date: 30/05/2011

  • Abstract

    Following the positive outcome from the UK government’s 2010 comprehensive spending review, the Crossrail cross-London railway project started awarding its main construction contracts. The author explains how risk management has already benefited the project and why its adoption by the supply chain is critical.

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  • Authors

    Photo of Sir Terry Morgan

    Sir Terry Morgan CBE MSc FREng FICE FIEE CEMI - Crossrail Ltd

    Terry Morgan took over the role of Chairman of Crossrail on 1 June 2009.

    Prior to this, Terry was Chief Executive of Tube Lines, a PPP company that was contracted to maintain and upgrade the infrastructure of the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines.

    Terry’s employment record also includes:

    • Group Managing Director, Operations, BAE Systems
    • Group HR Director, BAE Systems
    • Managing Director (Royal Ordnance)
    • Managing Director (Land Rover), Rover Group
    • Operations Director, Rover Group

    Terry Morgan is the past President of the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Electrical Engineers.  He has an MSc in Engineering Production & Management.

    Terry is Chairman of Ricardo plc, Chairman of HS2 College Governing Body and Non-Executive Chairman of the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

    He is also a Trustee of the London Transport Museum and the Crossrail Art Foundation.  In addition Terry led a skills review for the transport sector in support of the Government’s commitment to 30,000 apprentices by 2020.

    Married with two children, his interests include golf and rugby.