Waylon T. Whitehead

Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis Partner

Biography

Mr. Whitehead is a Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis Partner affiliated with Long International. He has conducted numerous schedule assessments and risk analyses, focusing on quantifying the risks and their implications for project cost and schedule.

Mr. Whitehead has focused for more than 20 years on project execution, quantitative schedule risk analysis, integrated cost-schedule risk analysis, and project scheduling best practices. He also co‑pioneered the Risk Driver Method for driving simulations and the iterative simulation approach to prioritize projects for risk mitigation using Monte Carlo simulation of project cost and schedule. He has participated firsthand as a project team member and performed quantitative risk analysis on the Brass LNG, Darwin LNG, QatarGas LNG, Australia Pacific LNG, and Mozambique LNG projects. Additionally, Mr. Whitehead has performed risk analysis for the potential Australian Browse and Sunrise LNG developments. He has pioneered the extension of quantitative modelling techniques into legal, arbitration, and mediation processes where he uses the techniques to provide clients with probabilistic distributions for claim outcomes and an understanding of the factors that influence results.

EDUCATION

Certificate, Global Energy Leadership, Rice University, May 2021
B.S., Economics, University of Houston, 1994
B.S., Political Science, University of Houston, 1994

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AACE International
Project Management Institute

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