Dr Francesco Di Maddaloni


I am lecturer in Project Management at Kingston Business School, Kingston University. My research interests are in the areas of project governance and strategic planning, with a particular attention on the sustainability of major infrastructure and construction projects at the local, regional and national level.

I have published in the International Journal of Project Management, where he is also a member of the International Editorial Board. I have been invited in numerous national and international conferences and I am currently leading the Project Management Research Group at Kingston University with the aim of attracting talented researchers, building collaborative links between industry and academia, and making positive impact on businesses, economy, and social environments.

I am Fellow by the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and PRINCE2 qualified. In the area of teaching, I have taught Project Management, Consultancy, and Business Research Methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Potential PhD supervision topics include: Project Governance, the people side of Megaprojects, Project Stakeholders, HR in Projects, Project Sustainability.

Academic responsibilities



  • MRes
  • MBA
  • FHEA

Teaching and learning


  • Di Maddaloni, F., Davis, K. 2018.  Project Manager's perception of the local communities' stakeholder in megaprojects. An empirical investigation in the UK. International Journal of Project Management 36, 542-565.

  • Di Maddaloni, F., Davis, K. 2017. The influence of local community stakeholders in megaprojects: rethinking their inclusiveness to improve project performance. International Journal of Project Management 35 (8), 1537-1556.


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