• Pedram Danesh-Mand

    NSW President of RES

  • With a successful record of executive positions with high profile companies and as an industry innovation award winner, Pedram has contributed to a number of major projects across Australia and overseas.

    As KPMG’s Director Project Risk Consulting, Pedram leads and inspires teams for setting a benchmark for delivery of Integrated Project Controls (Scope, Time, Cost, Risk) and Project Risk Management to provide clients transparent and practical risk engineering solutions.

    Prior to this, Pedram was Jacobs Technical Director Risk Management across Asia Pacific and Middle East and also UGL Engineering National Head of Planning & Risk with in a wide range of projects across Water, Power Generation, Power Systems, Coal, LNG/Oil & Gas.

    Pedram is an innovation award winner from Australia’s Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) authority and CPB Contractors for his exceptional knowledge and practical application of statistical analysis and the Primavera system in analysing project risks and schedules.

    He has been the NSW President of Risk Engineering Society (RES) since 2013. Pedram has been a committee member of a number of industry events and conferences including a number of RES RISK conference as well as co-chair of the RISK and Project Controls Conference, May 2019.

    Pedram is highly skilled in Project Planning, Controls, Monte Carlo Simulation, Schedule/Cost Risk Analysis, Earned Value (EV), and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Pedram is also a casual lecturer and tutor on risk management (postgraduate level) at University of Technology, Sydney and Western Sydney University.

    During his career path, Pedram has successfully helped high level Government Agencies, Law Firms and top contractors while working on many major projects including:

    • $16b Wave Program, Roads & Maritime Services
    • $11b Sydney Metro City & Southwest
    • $11b WestConnex
    • $11b APLNG Upstream
    • $5b Brisbane Underground & Bus
    • $900m Inpex Ichthys LNG CCPP Project
    • $100m Solomon Power Station, FMG;
    • RGP5, delay claim;
    • Gold Coast Rapid Rail, Due Diligence RLB;
    • Revesby Turnback Project, Thiess vs TIDC;
    • NBN in TAS, NSW, SA;
    • North West Growth Centre;
    • Sydney Southern Freight Line;
    • Upper Hunter Valley Alliance;
    • $500m Ballina Bypass; and
    • $200m North West T-Way.

    Pedram is also the main author of RES Contingency Guideline, published by Engineers Australia Risk Engineering Society in May 2016.