Warren Beardall


First year PhD researcher (pre-transfer)

50+ age bracket and starting an academic transition after 30 year career in risk consulting across limited recourse finance projects – insurance, bank due diligence, internal controls and assurance

Research interests

Research interests:-

- governance, critical control, people, management, and risk

- conflict, dispute, and collaboration

- construction procurement, contracts, relational management

- public private partnerships and interorganisational (IO) – relationships, projects, and collaborations – aka PPP, PFI, IOR, IOP, IOC

- complexity science, systems thinking, constructivism, and hermeneutics

- social psychology, cognitive psychology and interfaces with organisational behaviour sciences


  • MSc Project Management, Finance, and Risk
  • BSc (Hons) Maritime Studies
  • Associate membership Institute Risk Management