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Derek Salkeld

Southwest England,
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Derek Salkeld has been a risk analyst and risk manager for 20 years. He trained as a geophysicist and led a signal processing systems design team for a UK military systems manufacturer. He has extensive experience of multi-disciplinary engineering projects covering a wide range of assets including: the assessment of Network Rail's IT investment programme; the development of an asset investment model of waste water treatment systems owned by the Water Service of Northern Ireland and the business case for the London Cross Rail system. He was risk manager on both the recently opened London cable car and the East London Line projects. He is currently advisor to London Underground Limited on its stations capital works programme and to Genesis Power on its Tekapo hydro-electric projects in New Zealand. He is a doctoral research student at the University of Exeter researching risk management methods. Derek Salkeld is the author of Project Risk Analysis: Techniques for Forecasting Funding Requirements, Costs and Timescales, published by Gower in March 2013.  For information about the book, visit



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