Richard Newton is a senior manager with twenty years experience in the field of projects. He has been responsible for IT and software development work, business change programmes, telecommunications projects, and launching new products. Additionally he has worked extensively as a management consultant. He has seen project management from all perspectives – as a team member, as a project and a programme manager, as a supplier, and as a project sponsor and customer. He has been employed by a variety of major companies including Kodak, Coopers & Lybrand, Telewest Broadband, Ernst & Young, Energis and A.T. Kearney. He has worked in the UK, Europe, Australia and the US.