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
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.
Partner, Head of Australia
Matt specialises in construction and engineering disputes arising out of major projects. His practice encompasses all forms of dispute resolution and he is often involved in assisting clients develop and implement commercial strategies to control time and cost during the construction phase of major projects.
Luke is a Partner for Pinsent Masons and leads the firm’s Middle East employment practice. Luke and his team are employment law specialists and advise multinational groups with operations in the Middle East as well as Middle East headquartered businesses on all aspects of employment and labour law issues.
Dean is a leading international arbitration and mediation specialist representing parties in disputes arising out of major infrastructure and energy projects across Asia and the Middle East.
Helen's specialises in construction, infrastructure and energy projects and she has extensive international experience having worked in Pinsent Masons' London and Singapore offices.