Montpellier Business School

Dr. Waterworth Alec

Waterworth Alec
Fonction Associate Professor
Research themes Clean energy transition
Teaching department People & Organizations


Short Bio

Dr Alec Waterworth is an Associate Professor in Project Management, having joined Montpellier Business School in September 2022. He previously worked as a lecturer and Director of Executive Educations Programmes at the Alliance Manchester Business School, delivering teaching to organisations such as BAE Systems, BP, the UK Department for International Trade, and the NHS. His teaching is focussed on addressing complex organisational challenges across a wide range of sectors and contexts. His research interests include the ongoing clean energy transition (and the role of project management therein) and academic entrepreneurship. Before entering academia, Alec worked in the oil and gas industry as a Quality Assurance Engineer on several multi-billion US$ projects.

Selected intellectual contributions

Bradshaw M. & Waterworth A. 2020. China’s dash for gas: local challenges and global consequences. Eurasian Geography and Economics, 61(3): 266-304.

Waterworth A. & Bradshaw M. 2018. Unconventional trade-offs? National oil companies, foreign investment and oil and gas development in Argentina and Brazil. Energy Policy, 122: 7-16.

Gök A., Waterworth A. & Shapira P. 2015. Use of web mining in studying innovation. Scientometrics, 102(1): 653-671.


2019-2022 : BAE Systems Integrating Complex Projects, Programmes and Portfolios (ICP3) programme
Project Management module for Manchester Leadership Development Programme (MLDP)
Managing Projects module for MSc Management Practice
Managing Project Quality module for BP Managing Projects programme
2018-2019: Honours level module ‘The Energy Trilemma’
Bachelors level module ‘Economic Principles of Sustainable Development’
Bachelors level module ‘GSD Mini-Project’

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