Amcham Business Briefing with Matthew Cobbett Fluor Australia

Event Date: 
09 September 2016
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace

Industry analysts agree that in the boom period of the last 10 years – most projects have failed. 65% of projects assessed can be classed as failures and some analysts go further to say that 17% have failed outright. Furthermore the data shows that it didn’t matter what industry they were in or what execution model they followed.

Matthew Cobbett will analyse what is the cause and effect of project performance, counterpointing Industry analyst's and Fluor’s conclusion highlighting the 6 categories that Fluor believe contribute the most to successful and unsuccessful outcomes. Matthew will show that by understanding the effects of Anchoring and Optimism biasing and particularly the respective roles and responsibilities of the various parties in project delivery (Owner & Contractors) that the industry can, and have, delivered outstanding project outcomes in the period referenced above.

Matthew Cobbett is the Executive Director of Business Development for Fluor’s Mining and Metals Business for the Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific Regions. In his 21 years with Fluor, one of the world’s largest Engineering and Construction companies, he has lived and worked in South Africa, the US, Chile, Canada and Australia.

For more than 50 years, Fluor has been providing innovative solutions to mining projects across six continents in major mining markets.

Fluor’s expertise encompasses all aspects of minerals and metals recovery from studies through to process design, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and commissioning of any size of processing facilities and related infrastructure.

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American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
08 9325 9540
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