Senior Project Management Consultant with 16 years of professional experience. Managed projects portfolio of over $10 million US. Certified PMP with industry experience in Retail, Finance, Insurance, Education, Government, Software, High-Tech and Telecom sector. Developed people & leadership competency through working with companies based in USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Sweden and Pakistan.

Volunteered on OPM3 standard with PMI OPM3 mentor group. Got published in PM Network magazine on project failures. Served as board member with PMI Islamabad chapter and currently volunteer board member with PMI Manitoba.

Conducted trainings on business courses, entrepreneurship, technology tools and project management in Government, academia and private sector. Have been a member of Mid-Market partner advisory council for IBM and got IBM residency award to work with IBM in USA. Hold vast experience on PMO and owner/moderator of online group on LinkedIn with 8,500+ professionals. Volunteered on PMI OPM3 standard with mentor group. Interviewed and published by PMI PM Network magazine on project failures. Served as board member with PMI Islamabad chapter.

Taught Entrepreneurship to young Saudi students as visiting professor for Kent State University on Entrepreneurship Project. Got fellowship for system engineering workshop at University of Muratowa, Sri Lanka. Also have been the key note speaker on Intel Global Technology Entrepreneurship Workshop, Saudi Arabia.

Reviewed and edited the book "Be an Entrepreneur" which has already been taught to over 10,000 students. Wrote a research paper titled “Secrets behind setting-up of PMO in Pakistan''. Contributed papers on e-Learning accepted at Online Educa, Berlin and turkey, papers on SME & ecommerce at UNCTAD conference.

Served as Asian Community Director for the famous website zeromillion.com to welcome start-ups in their ideas. Also got nominated as President for International Project Portfolio Management Forum (IPPMF) Saudi Arabia and is a certified trainer for International License for Entrepreneurship (ILFEN).

Has experience of management, strategy, planning, project development and evaluation. Fields of endeavor include Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Change Management, PMO, Project portfolio Management, Trainings, Strategic Planning and Leadership.

KEY COMPETENCIES

• Project Management Office (PMO)
• Strategic Planning Implementation
• Resource Management
• Mentoring and Leadership
• Contract Management
• Performance Management
• Change Management
• Business Planning
• Financial and Budget Management
• HR and Organization Development
• Research
• Mind Mapping and SharePoint
• Instructions & Coaching
• PM Standards and tools

Professional Certifications

- PMP
- Enterprise Project Management with Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Certification
- Leadership through sustainable growth MIT Entrepreneur School, USA
- Six Sigma Green Belt
- Train the Trainer
- Planning & Managing Projects