People are essential to the success of any enterprise, but the use of joint ventures for the delivery of mega infrastructure projects brings added challenges and opportunities.
This Leadership, Human Capital and Culture module provides a framework to analyse what needs to be done to overcome those challenges, with suggestions on how best to take advantage of the opportunities.
Leadership is the critical success factor in delivering global mega projects and the importance of selecting, supporting and empowering leaders is often overlooked.
Vice President of Worker Welfare, Expo 2020, Dubai
When leadership teams within a JV clash on culture, values and objectives, it will be almost impossible to create an enduring and successful business. Therefore, it is essential that the management of both parties understand the other partner’s approach to culture, values and objectives at a very early stage in discussions
Even where a JV structure looks good on paper, like any partnership, the strength of the underlying human relationships is also critical
Rechtsanwalt, Legal Director
Christoph’s practice is focused on engineering & construction, especially in top scale projects.
Dean has 35 years' experience of construction and engineering law, and extensive experience in international arbitration and mediation in connection with projects in almost all countries in the Asia Pacific region as well as the Middle East. He has been involved in arbitrations, as arbitrator, and as a party representative and advocate in ad hoc arbitrations and under the rules of the ICC, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, KLRCA and LCIA. Dean is an active arbitrator and mediator (accredited by HKIAC 1999), a member of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Panel of Mediators and List of Arbitrators and a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Hong Kong Branch) Panel of Arbitrators. Dean is Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel under the Building's Ordinance, Hong Kong.
Helen's specialises in construction, infrastructure and energy projects and she has extensive international experience having worked in Pinsent Masons' London and Singapore offices.
Jon is in an infrastructure specialist, with extensive knowledge of drafting and negotiating project documentation derived over twenty-five years working with clients in closing their deals and helping support successful project deliveries.
Katie is an employment partner who works primarily with clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She is an experienced adviser to the oil & gas industry and also has significant expertise in maritime work.
Partner, Head of Melbourne/Head of Australia
Matthew specialises in construction and engineering disputes arising out of major projects, with a particular focus on LNG.