Elaine has extensive experience in project and programme management in a range of private and public sector roles. She has been teaching project management at UCL for the past 8 years, and last year developed a new module in project, programme and portfolio management. She combines teaching at UCL with consultancy and interim management work, most recently in the health sector. Her particular interests include project and programme governance, and mentoring new project managers. She is currently working with the Association for Project Management’s Portfolio Management Special Interest Group developing new knowledge in portfolio management and is marking professional examinations.