Major projects consultant and learning legacy specialist with 20 years experience in the construction industry
Karen Elson is an independent major projects consultant, chartered engineer and certified knowledge manager with 20 year’s experience in the construction industry. Karen has led the implementation of innovative and award winning learning legacy programmes across the construction industry, first for the Olympics, then for Crossrail and is now developing a Major Projects Knowledge Hub for the Major Projects Association.
Karen has run her own consultancy business since 2011 providing expertise in learning legacy, process development, governance frameworks, integrated assurance, PMO set up and performance monitoring and reporting of major projects. Previous roles have included Programme Assurance Executive at the Olympic Delivery Authority and project management consultant and engineer working for Arup.
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