Simon Addyman started his career in property refurbishment before moving overseas to work on a major school building programme for the World Bank in The Gambia, West Africa. Simon then moved into humanitarian relief work with the engineering services division of United Nations Protection Force in the Former Yugoslavia. He then joined an international aid organisation as their construction programme manager, delivering a housing resettlement programme for refugees in Macedonia.
Before returning full time to the UK, Simon gained a distinction in his MSc in Construction Project Management from Heriot-Watt University. He joined London Underground in late 2000 and continues his professional development, becoming an APM Certificated Project Manager in 2008 and is currently undertaking a part-time PhD in Project Management at University College London.
Simon has spent his career in LU, from assistant project manager to programme manager, working on station infrastructure projects. He is currently the project manager for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project. The project has successfully implemented LU’s novel Innovative Contractor Engagement procurement route for which Simon was awarded Project Professional of the Year at the APM Awards 2013.