Dwight Briggs PMI-RMP


  • Perth, WA, Australia
  • perthbriggs@gmail.com

Functional Expertise

Project GRC (governance, risk and compliance); Change Management; PMO (program management office); Projects Strong Matrix Organizational Structure; Business Process Improvement Initiatives; and project critical controls;

Global Career

Project and Operational engagements spanning the Oil & Gas and Mining industries in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America;

Success stories

Proactive management of change, transformation initiatives, stakeholder alignment and growth of risk management culture;

Project Risk Profile

Long duration project portfolios ranging from $40 million to $4 Billion developed and delivered under tough cost and schedule constraints set by multiple stakeholders.

Work History
Work History
2012 - Present
Program Manager - Projects Business Controls   Program Manager - Projects Risk & Assurance
BHP Billiton Iron Ore Projects

Engaged at the functional level of Program Management across $5 billion to-go of Management greenfield and brownfield projects, from new mines, to rail, to port expansion. Implemented processes for management of change by improved governance internally and with key contractors to drive improved capital efficiency; Managed consultancies in assurance to design and imbed process improvements across Risk, Governance, Procurement, Engineering, and Construction. Input to the design and execution of a program of functional change in the Commercial organization to reduce overhead costs and leverage external services

Front End Loading:

In the FEL2 and FEL3 phases of these projects, sponsored improvements in the rigor of the qualitative and quantitative risk analysis; Developed controls assessments to prevent andmitigateproject risk earlier in the project life cycle, with better alignment to the changing pipeline of growth capital; Developed scalable risk management processes applicable to project material risks, which ensured alignment of stakeholders across the full life cycle.

Project Execution:

Developed procedures and applications for the projects organization to grow up the maturity curve of risk management; incorporated cutting edge technology to ensure primary contractors also had fast access to risk management tools using applications hosted on the cloud; Introduced the methodology of the Annual Assurance Plan(AAP) as a tool to resource and fund first line of defense assurance activities within the business unit.

1998 - 2012
Infrastructure Program - Project Services

Project Controls Manager -- Indonesia Projects -- Jakarta, Indonesia

1995 - 1998
Integrated Project Management

Controller -- Asia Region -- Jakarta, Indonesia

Assistant Controller -- Global Product Line --Paris, Finance

1992 - 1995
Geophysics Services

Chief Accountant -- Global Product Line --Stavanger, Norway

Controller - Onshore Seismic Services--Hannover, Germany

1989 - 1992
Oilfield Services

Financial Reporting Manager -- Group Product Line -- New York, USA

Financial Analyst -- USA Wireline Services -- Dallas, TX, USA 

1987 - 1989
Corporate Internal Audit

Internal Auditor - Corporate Headquarters - Paris, France

1981 - 1986
Oilfield Services

Field Engineer OK

Masters Business Administration
Southern Methodist University
B.Sc. Materials Science
University of the West Indies

Career Objective

A Senior Capital Program Leadership position in which I can create value and preserve value by leveraging my 30+ years of global experience in large infrastructure projects in Oil & Gas and in Mining & Metals. I integrate a range of skills including project change management, project GRC, business process improvement, engineering, financial management and project services.