Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered body for the project profession, has announced the appointment of its first female president – Sue Kershaw, UK managing director of Major Projects Advisory at consultancy firm KPMG.

As president, Kershaw will advocate for the project profession, host the association’s high-profile events and facilitate engagements. Commenting, John McGlynn, chairman at APM said: “As a wellrespected and high-profile project management practitioner and leader, we’re delighted to have Sue as our first female president.”