Steve Begg

The University of Adelaide

Steve Begg is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Adelaide. His focus is on tools and processes for decision-making under uncertainty; bias identification, impact quantification and mitigation; project/asset and portfolio economic evaluations. Prior to academia he spent 19 years in industry in a variety of technical and management roles related to uncertainty assessment/modeling, economic evaluation and decision-making. He has twice been a Distinguished Lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on uncertainty & decision-making topics. In 2016 he received the SPE’s global award for his work on biases in decision-making. Steve is a founder member of the SDP and served on its Board 2014-2017. He is co-author, with Reidar Bratvold, of the book “Making Good Decisions”, and has given many industry short courses and workshops on decision-making topics.