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Karlene Agard

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Karlene Agard is the Project X Research Fellow for the Value Theme A, based at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School. She researches unexpected value in projects. Karlene has won academic and practitioner awards.

Karlene is reading for the Executive Masters in Major Programme Management at Saïd Business School. She completed an undergraduate degree in Engineering Business Management at the University of Warwick in 2009. Karlene has delivered guest lectures at the University of Warwick Business School and the University of Greenwich, and she speaks at conferences internationally.

As a Senior Consultant, she uses her risk and value expertise to help private and public organisations across the globe deliver projects successfully. She has written for Forbes, McKinsey, Deloitte and Entrepreneur, as well as risk, value and project management publications. Karlene was one of the youngest women to be appointed a Fellow of the Association for Project Management.

Prior to consulting, she worked for Network Rail, Transport for London and the House of Commons (UK Parliament). She enjoyed working on Crossrail 2, Thameslink and the International Trade Select Committee.