John Pelton

OUBEP Committee Member


Programme Strategy Director, Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme

John has been the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme Strategy Director since the beginning of May 2018. Previously John led the Highways England Major Projects transformation programme, the Crossrail Programme Partner Joint Venture and Crossrail’s Innovate18 innovation programme, the HS2 Efficiency Challenge Programme. Before joining CH2M/Jacobs John spent his first career leading complex programmes with the British military on operations around the world and in procurement. John is also Chair of the Institution of Civil Engineers Municipal Expert Panel and is an Honorary Professor of project and construction management at UCL.

John attended OUBEP in 2008 and was the 2011 Course Director.

At the core of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme is an intensive, one-week development course for the next generation of senior leaders. By combining high-calibre academic tuition, industry-leading keynote speakers, and a diverse group of delegates, OUBEP creates a dynamic space to explore economic theory and applications to help solve problems and create strategic impact.

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OUBEP curates an immersive, rich and intense experience for participants. At its core, lies a combination of outstanding teaching with tutoring sessions in smaller groups. Participants are also able to take advantage of networking opportunities around drinks and dinner or whilst taking part in typical Oxford activities.