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Dick Westney

Westney Consulting Group, Inc

Widely recognized as a thought leader in project- and risk-management, Dick is the author or co-author of 5 books, the latest of which is Risk Navigation Strategies for Major Projects – Beyond the Myth of Predictability. He has served as visiting faculty for executive programs at the University of Texas, Texas A&M, the University of Houston, Stanford, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the Moscow School of Management.

Dick currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association (ECC), the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Program Committee for the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), and on the Board of Directors of the Rice University Global Engineering & Construction Forum. A Fellow and Past-President of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International), he received that association’s highest honor, the Award of Merit.

A licensed professional engineer and certified project management professional, he is a graduate of the City College of New York, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Harvard Business School.