Bio and CV
- (i) economic modeling and risk management of large engineering infrastructure projects with special emphasis on public-private partnerships (P3);
- (ii) project planning, scheduling and control using a multi-view representation (product, process, participant, environment, risk) of project context aided through the use of data visualization, and
- (iii) choice of project procurement modes.
- public and private sector analysis of alternative procurement modes (DBB, DBF, P3, etc.) with a focus on risk management (identification, quantification, response);
- public sector comparator analysis (Value for Money);
- risk management by the public sector client; and
- design of client project management/oversight teams.
Alan Russell is Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at UBC and is the holder of a Chair in Computer Integrated Design and Construction.
Alan’s academic interests focus on:
Dr. Russell’s current research and consulting activities include:
The topics of strategy, data visualization, innovation assessment, project profiling for risk identification, and public sector financing mechanisms constitute the current focus of his research work.
Relevant consulting work has included facilitating risk identification sessions for public sector P3 projects, acting as a due diligence observer on P3 projects in the RFQ and RFP evaluation phases, and providing advice to public sector clients on selection of procurement mode and project risk assessment.