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Dr Francesco Di Maddaloni



I am lecturer in Project Management at Kingston Business School, Kingston University. My 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 I am also an ad-hoc reviewer, and invited in numerous national and international conferences. I am 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.

Areas of specialism

  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Governance
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Sustainability
  • Qualitative Research Methods


  • MRes
  • MBA
  • FHEA


  • 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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