Stuart is acclaimed globally within Worley for his expertise, insights and leadership in improving performance in the world of project and portfolio delivery. He brings 40+ years of industry experience in brownfield portfolio management, project management, project controls, program management, operations, contract negotiation, environmental management, quality management and performance improvement. Stuart works alongside our clients’ managers as a confidential leadership coach in developing and delivering brownfield portfolios.
He is sought after to run project definition reviews, post-project reviews and alignment sessions of all shapes and sizes, from 40-hour Nano projects to execution planning on multi-billion-dollar megaprojects. Stuart Elliot’s career in the energy sector began with pipeline work in the early 1970s and has been evenly split between the Owner’s side and EPCM consulting, primarily in revamp project management, capital program development & delivery, and brownfield work process improvement at operating plants.
He is WorleyParsons’ subject matter expert in brownfield portfolio management and serves as a portfolio leadership coach within client organizations served by WorleyParsons and its management consulting arm Advisian. His big-picture approach to sustainable performance improvement examines collaboration, governance, work processes, information flows and what he calls “capacity to improve,” with the pragmatic recognition that it all depends on leveraging the natural tendencies of ordinary people to enable them to accomplish extraordinary things. It’s all about helping people think more clearly.
Stuart has been formally recognized for his contribution to the development of the Full Value Index (a breakthrough tool for reducing value leakage from brownfield portfolios), receiving the John Grill Award for the Canadian Region. His engaging interpersonal style gets people thinking about new ways to deal with stubborn problems.