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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.
Featured articles and news
A quick introductory article about preliminaries in construction.
Brandenburg Gate - an historic structure that went from symbolising German partition to European unity.
A discussion between construction key players and leading insurers on the future outlook for construction insurance.
New guide from BSRIA on building performance evaluation in domestic buildings.
Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners complete new trio of towers at Sydney Harbour.
With a new government consultation underway, ICE look at creating a smarter, more flexible energy system.
International Ethics Standards Coalition publishes first set of ethics principles for built environment professionals.
British Antarctic Survey announces research station is to relocate 23km due to growing crack in the ice shelf.
A great example of mimetic architecture with the Fish Building of India.
Could e-bikes be a solution to congested and polluted urban centres?
Government publishes details of £500bn investment pipeline in infrastructure, described as the 'most comprehensive ever'.