Youssef is a top of the line P3M (Portfolio, Programme and Project Management) Practitioner, Consultant and Presenter. He has over 23 years’ experience in various countries. For the past 10 years, he has been based in Wellington and servicing customers and clients in NZ, Australia, India and other countries in the Asia Pacific region in both the private and public sectors.
Youssef recently completed an 8-year stint as Partner, Assistant Vice-President and Practice Manager for a large multinational consulting company. He led hundreds of consulting engagements ranging from complex project and program rescues, implementations of portfolio management, mobilisation of project offices, through to implementation of project management information systems.
His particular area of focus is working with organisations at the ‘C’ level to help develop methodologies, strategies and approaches to identify, prioritise and optimise a portfolio of projects and programmes which best help the organisation achieve its strategic outcomes. He is an excellent communicator at all levels of the organisation and is equally at home with all layers of governance and management. He enjoys the interaction with people in all assignments and thrives on the challenge of rescuing projects in trouble or solving a problem related to project, programme or portfolio management.
Youssef is recognised as a trusted advisor by many ‘C’ level executives and project offices throughout the APAC region. He has been a PRINCE2 Practitioner for the past 15 years and a member of the PMI in NZ for 9 years and has developed a good reputation for thought leadership with the OGC & PMI framework offerings. He has done this by taking established methodologies, processes and approaches and made them more practical and more pragmatic for use.
+(64) 21 423-620
Duncan Campbell is a qualified Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist in Project Management, with 7 years global experience in implementing Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Online.
Duncan worked for one of the world’s largest Project Management specialists, in both the United Kingdom and Australia and for the largest Project Server implementation company in Australasia. He has gained extensive experience in industries including but not limited to Automotive, Finance, Pharmaceutical, Government and Telecommunications.
He recently returned to New Zealand and worked on one of the largest Project Server implementation in NZ to date. He also built the development environment for one of New Zealand’s leading telecommunications companies.
+(64) 21 190-9860
Heather is a consultant with a strong continuous improvement, project and programme management, training and coaching background.
She has managed improvement projects and teams for the past 15 years including leading business improvement programmes, training the improvement methodology (Six Sigma & Lean), identifying, prioritising & coaching projects and delivering improvements across the business.
Heather has more recently focussed on delivering project management training for a variety of organisations across the country, process improvement consulting, project management, facilitation and change management.
Nicky’s experience extends across diverse & global organisations (11 years overseas) including banking, financial planning, property & infrastructure, agriculture and petroleum. Nicky has set up portfolio, programme, project and business process management frameworks, governance & toolsets tailored to business needs.
Nicky holds certifications in Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Improvement and ITIL. Nicky’s strength is identifying gaps for business improvement opportunities to support people, process, technology & information. Nicky has led the implementation of business plans and delivered strategic, tactical and operational business processes for project and business as usual benefits.
Given his skills in software development and project management Rod has developed a niche for helping clients plan complex projects and programs of work and develop information systems to support them. Rod’s VBA skills make it easy to customise Project and produce ad hoc reports in Excel. It is also easy for him to interface Project to other applications for reporting, updating and sharing of information. Rod is an experienced trainer in project management and Microsoft Project.
He specialises in advanced workshops for its effective use and best practices. He has published books on Microsoft Project and the definitive book on programming in MS Project.
Susan is a consultant who has wide ranging experience with business engagement and management, which has included overseeing complex projects. She has strong organisational and project planning skills. She has a strength in stakeholder engagement enabling her to effectively communicate with everyone she works with her right up to Executive and Board level.
Susan takes the time to listen and understand the needs of organisations and has the ability to clearly articulate and document requirements in a concise and professional manner. She is passionate and pragmatic about delivery, making sure that progress is achieved and the activities align with the outcome required by the organization she works for.”