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Patrick Watson

Patrick Watson

Patrick Watson

Panel Member


Patrick Watson B. Eng(Hons), DipCSM, C Eng, MICE, MAPM is a founder and managing partner of niche independent consultancy 3PM, which specialise in the field of portfolio, programme & project management. He is an engineer by background with some 30 years’ experience and has worked on a number of multi-million pound projects throughout the UK and overseas, including Wembley National Stadium, Colchester Garrison PFI and more recently on significant schemes across the University sector including the £140m Paul Marshall Building for LSE. Recent project awards have included the BCO “Best of the Best” and Best Corporate Workplace for a unique Passivhaus scheme for University of East Anglia.

He is a founder member of the Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF) and panel member of RADAR delivering a cultural change in the management of risk, dispute and behavioural dynamics.

He specialises in the early stages of the project life cycle and is a recognised expert in the field of risk management. He specialises in the University / Research Sector and has worked for a number of University Estates departments including;

  • Coventry University
  • King’ss College London
  • London School of Economics
  • London Southbank University
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of East London
  • University of Southampton

Above all he remains a practicing Project Manager who enjoys the satisfaction of leading projects to a successful conclusion.

As a NLP Practitioner he is able to focus on the softer aspects of project team relationships, inspiring a trusted relationship with the key parties so that the true issues can be resolved. His experience and style make him adept at problem solving, utilising the available resources with a clear preference for hands on involvement. His approach utilises his acute inter-personal, communication and leadership skills along with a high level of enthusiasm and motivation to provide and ensure total client satisfaction.

As an experienced leader and problem solver, who adopts a fully collaborative approach, his strength lies in his ability to motivate and influence large numbers of people, all who have different needs and business objectives.

His focus and passion are delivery of complex projects.

Patrick’s posts


Crossrail East

Crossrail East is part of the Crossrail project. The project has a value of just over £1bn and marks major new transport investment in the capital.

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Clapham Park

Clapham Park covers 36 hectares in the London Borough of Lambeth, situated between Brixton, Streatham, Balham and Clapham.

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