Improving Construction Project Outcomes and Project Returns

Fred Biery has over 20 years experience in project risk analysis for commercial and government clients. At IPA he has focused on the analysis of downstream projects from large megaprojects to smaller revamp projects to marketing projects (service stations / convenience stores). He has also performed project assessments for several large oil sands development efforts in Canada, refinery upgrades, steel mills, and paper mills. Along with many project assessments he has led project system benchmarkings and project workshops for various clients.

Fred is also focused on IPAs work benchmarking retail projects (e.g., service stations, retail stores). Prior to joining IPA Fred was with The Analytic Sciences Corporation were he led numerous project risk assessments and cost analyses of advanced technology projects, including leading cost analysis efforts for the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (the Star Wars program) and other national security programs. He led the Congressionally mandated cost risk analysis of the air traffic control system modernization efforts, provided analytical support to the Presidents Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management, and the National Defense Panel.

Mr. Biery was a Seminar XXI M.I.T. Fellow and holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from American University.

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