Youssef is a top of the line P3M (Portfolio, Programme and Project Management) Practitioner, Consultant and Presenter. He has 30 years’ experience in total with the last 15 years in New Zealand. He has led hundreds of consulting engagements ranging from complex project and program rescues, implementations of portfolio management and mobilisation of project offices, through to implementation of project management information systems primarily Microsoft PPM (Project, Project Server and Project Online). His particular area of focus is working with organisations at the ‘C’ level to help develop approaches to identify, prioritise and optimise a portfolio of projects and programmes which assist the organisation to achieve its strategic outcomes.He has been a PRINCE2 Practitioner for the past 18 years and a member of the PMI in NZ for 16 years and has developed a good reputation for thought leadership with the Axelos, APMG & PMI framework offerings.
Heather is an experienced consultant with a strong P3M (project, programme and portfolio management), continuous improvement, training and coaching background. She has worked across multiple sectors including finance, local government, iwi organisations, health, science and agriculture. She has a background in business improvement (Six Sigma & Lean) but has more recently been focused in the P3M space, helping clients implement and embed frameworks and methodologies. She has used her extensive training development and delivery skills to help these clients train staff on the new and improved processes and systems. Heather has a flair for continuous improvement and is always looking for ways to improve business processes, services & communication with clients to achieve better outcomes. Her attention to detail and organisational skills ensure her teams and customers know what needs to happen and when, and her calm and unflappable nature means that if things do go wrong, they are fixed with the minimum of fuss.
Trish has a long and strong background in project management in the IT banking, health and energy sectors. She has most recently worked in a senior role in a PMO and amongst other things led agile product development to deliver rapid improvement to key applications. Trish uses informed risk management and a transparent approach to inform her decision making thereby allowing her clients to move forward in an assured and successful way. Trish also has extensive experience in performing project audits, project rescues and knows how to manage diverse stakeholders. She has an eye for detail and yet can balance that out with big picture thinking as the situation requires.
Karen is a versatile and successful senior IT professional having established a successful portfolio of experience as an IT Contractor over the last 15 years. Karen has been working across project, programme, change management, business analysis management, process re-engineering and service delivery roles. Karen has experience across private and public sector organisations, especially within transformation programmes, across NZ, Australia and the UK. She has an eye for operational efficiencies whilst keeping the strategic long-term goal in mind.
Karen has a solid knowledge of business systems, infrastructure and communication technologies, ITIL processes and PMO governance that leverage technologies and create organisational efficiencies. Karen is a pragmatic, results focused professional who thrives on delivering complex project portfolios that meet and exceed customer expectations often within very tight timeframes. Karen knows how to manage communications within complex stakeholder profiles working across both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Amber is an experienced coordinator who has years of experience working on projects and programmes delivering a wide variety of outputs and outcomes. Amber has for the past year focused her efforts on honing these coordinator skills and is looking to develop her projerct management experience. Watch her carefully, she’ll be a qualified project manager before too long!
Our Support Crew
Kirsty runs projects for Nonsuch Consulting Services to ensure Nonsuch Consulting Services remains ‘ship shape’. Kirsty takes the lead on all our internal continuous improvements to our systems, processes, approaches and ensures that all our team has the best possible tools and support they need to be successful.
Kirsty project manages all of Nonsuch Consulting Services’ events and gets support from the whole team to ensure they are successful.
Janene directly supports Youssef to ensure he meets all his commitments and obligations to clients and to the Nonsuch Consulting Services team. She helps organise travel and diary and keeps Nonsuch Consulting Services running smoothly with no hiccups. She ensures all our bills are paid on time and all our commitments are honoured.