A Mentor in Five Questions

Mentoring can be a very powerful tool in career development for anyone working in major projects. The process requires a well-chosen mentor; this is a relationship that works both ways and both mentor and mentee should benefit from the interaction. It also requires clear objectives in terms of what you plan to get out of the relationship.

Our ‘Mentor in Five Questions’ interviews with mentors from the Major Projects Association programme offers an intriguing glimpse of what makes a successful project career and the influences and decisions that can shape it.

Martin Buck, Watling Fosse
Martin, who describes himself as a project ‘wonk’ who always wanted to be in construction and whose career has included working on Private Finance Initiative funded projects as well as Crossrail


Simon Webb, Nicholls Group
Simon WebbSimon Webb, has worked on some of the most high-profile projects in the public and private sector during his career. In this short video he shares his outlook on what has made that career: the opportunities, the decisions that have taken him to where he is today.


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