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Dave Harwood Joins the D2 Rail Team

Dave Harwood has recently joined the D2 Rail team as a Project Controller and will work closely with our Planning Director, Simon Blair. He joins us from Mott MacDonald where he has spent seven years working in the rail and transportation sector.

Dave specialises in providing robust project controls to support successful project delivery. His key strengths lie in earned value management and dashboard reporting, facilitating decision-making and management action through performance measurement and trend analysis. Some of his most successful work includes the successful implementation of project controls for three capital investment programmes at Heathrow Airport.

This wealth of project controls knowledge and experience brought Dave to the Northern Hub Rail Project, where he set about implementing a robust controls solution that included earned value reporting; the Northern Hub is one of the first projects where earned value has been successfully implemented.

Prior to this, Dave has worked on a number of prestigious projects, including Crossrail, where he helped to develop a robust document control regime for the Tunnel Systems Design Package, including implementing effective change management processes.

As well as being a highly experienced project controller, Dave is also an expert in developing excel solutions using visual basics and has already produced a number of highly commended executive dashboards on the TRU programme including the Tube Map style milestone report.

D2 Rail’s Managing Director David Diesbergen commented on Dave’s appointment and said:

“Dave is a highly capable and versatile professional with a proven track record of providing effective project controls in support of project delivery. We look forward to working with him and engaging his key strengths of data integration and dashboard reporting to help facilitate positive decision making throughout the lifecycle of our clients projects.”

In his spare time, Dave enjoys hiking and walking and also relishes the time he spends in his kitchen at home – cooking up a storm – and is a keen player and exponent of retro video games.

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