Professional Management Consultant
Eman Deabil is a professional management consultant with 15+ years of total diversified experience, doctorate student, published author, and seasoned speaker/trainer. She obtained a Diploma in ESG from the Corporate Governance Institute. Her MBA is in Project Management and she’s the first certified PfMP Bahraini woman, has IPMO-P, PMP, PRINCE2, Strategy Implementation Professional, and Balanced Scorecard Certified Practitioner. Eman participated as a jury member in PMO Awards competitions. In May 2020, the projects she led were awarded the 3rd and 5th place in the PMO Hackathon organized by the PMO Global Alliance.
Director of Operations
Paul is a strategic project, program, and portfolio director who delivers outcomes through modern people-centric leadership. With over 15 years of experience in government and private sectors, he excels in PMO leadership, project delivery, strategy execution, and stakeholder engagement. Paul prioritises team development and fosters a engaged work culture to deliver sustainable results. Beyond his professional achievements, Paul is an Australian and has an interesting background as an ex-professional singer and wannabe Pickleball pro. He brings a unique approach to his presentations, incorporating wit, humour, and real-life anecdotes to illustrate key principles.
House of PMO
Eileen works with Boards, Executives, Sponsors, Project Managers, Project Teams and PMOs to improve their programme and project delivery capability. Her approach ensures that a pragmatic approach is taken to programme and project delivery, grounded in research and best practice, tailored to suit the culture and maturity of the organisation. She works across a wide range of industry sectors including transport, defence, financial services, pharmaceuticals, defence, utilities and the public sector.
Professional Keynote Speaker, Author, Business Coach
Skip Weisman, a former professional baseball executive and professional speaker, business coach, and author, works with organizations that want to create championship teams and work environments that increases productivity, performance and profits. Skip’s presentations provide inspiring stories with lessons from his leadership career offering practical, state-of-the-art tips, tools, and techniques, to transform communication that leads to championship performance. Skip served 5 baseball franchises as CEO starting at age 26 leading teams affiliated with the Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays, and Texas Rangers. Since 2012 Skip has spoken as a keynote speaker to audiences as large as 1,500 at corporate and association conferences across North America, including 36 different PMI chapters, 16 PMI symposium keynotes, 45-session seminars and over 70 PMI presentations. In 2018 Skip published his first book Overcoming The 7 Deadliest Communication SINs: A New Standard for Workplace Communication, which is one of his signature talk topics.
Andy Kaufman, PMP
Leadership & Project Management Expert
People and Projects Podcast
Andy Kaufman, PMP is a recognized expert on leadership and project management, helping organizations around the world improve their ability to lead and deliver. Andy works with leaders at the United Nations and other global clients to improve their ability to deliver on their initiatives. Before becoming an internationally sought-after speaker, Andy started as a software developer and was promoted into management for all the wrong reasons! He is the author of three books and host of the acclaimed People and Projects Podcast, which provides free PDUs through interviews and insights for his global listeners.
The Healthy Project Coach
Known as the healthy project coach, Health Well Done author and president Cathy Dolan Schweitzer works as a Senior Project Manager at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and combines her PM background and M.A. in Experiential Health & Healing into her business. As a pioneer in the patient experience economy Cathy’s mission is to lead teams to simply plan and build for the future around what is best for the patient, the people/medical professionals and the planet. She is a certified virtual speaker and is often invited by organizations, associations and educational institutions to provide inspiring program on coaching, team facilitation and people centered leadership.
International Award-Winning Project Management Speaker and Author
Colin D. Ellis is an international award-winning project management speaker and author and helps organizations around the world to build delivery cultures that everyone wants to be part of. He does that now because for 30 years he was a permanent employee of other people’s delivery cultures in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia and most of them were, well, not great. He’s written three best selling project management books (including his latest one The Project Book) and speaks with energy, passion, humor, and honesty (remember that?) about the challenges that organizations face in creating project leaders and the cultures required to deliver successfully every time. Born in Liverpool, UK Colin now lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia.
Michael O’Brochta, PMI-ACP, PMP
Michael O’Brochta, PMI-ACP, PMP, has worked in project management for over thirty years at the CIA where he led the development of highly complex, top-secret projects, programs and systems, and where he led the development of their project management and systems engineering training and certification program to mature practices agency-wide. As founder of Zozer inc, he helped develop and implement the new government-wide Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers; through his consulting, he is helping organizations raise their level of project management performance. Mike recently served as Chair of the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group. He is a sought-after speaker and has been featured in PMI Today, PM Network, CIO Magazine, Information Week, Government Executive Magazine, and ProjectManagement.com. Mike writes and speaks extensively about project management, and since his climb of another of the world’s seven summits, he has been exploring the relationship between project management and mountain climbing.
Carl Pritchard is a recognized authority in project and risk management. He is the author of seven texts, two exam practice interfaces, and the voice of “The Audio PMP Exam Prep” (CRC Press) (many of which Laura Barnard devoured when studying for her PMP in 2004). He is the US Correspondent for “Project Manager Today (UK)”, and sits on the board of directors of ProjectConnections.com.