Tim Banfield

Senior Associate Fellow; Former Head of the Government Project Delivery Profession, Cabinet Office


Tim Banfield spent 30 years operating at the heart of the civil service, with parliament and internationally in project delivery, advisory and assurance-based roles. His roles in Cabinet Office, as Head of the Government Project Delivery Profession, with the National Audit Office and across defence and security, meant Tim regularly operated at the highest levels, including with Permanent Under-Secretaries and Ministers, and senior commercial executives.

He is a globally recognised thought leader in project delivery and defence acquisition. He has over 20 years broadcast, print media and public speaking experience. Tim has published more than 30 articles and being a contributing author to several books on project delivery and defence. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Project Management, a Fellow and Board Member of the International Centre for Complex Project Management, a Chartered Public Finance Accountant, and an alumnus of the Government Major Projects Leadership Academy.