Kevin Drake
Perth, Australia

Experienced PMPĀ® Project Management/Delivery & Business Development strategist with hands-on experience in Waterfall and intermediate level of Agile project management.

Working on projects from concept creating, project scope development and business plans to implementing and the delivery of projects in different sectors and disciplines. I focus on my capabilities in leadership and communication to build positive stakeholder relationships and deliver the expected outcomes. Ensuring all projects are delivered to time, cost, quality, budget, and implementing commercial strategies with stakeholders to grow services and profit margins.

I have worked with multinational companies, managed culturally diverse workforces, and delivered projects in
Australia, Kuwait, Germany, Brazil, Algeria, UAE and others.

This experience is underpinned by two Masters Degrees in the field of International Business and Strategic Marketing from the University of Wollongong, in addition to Project Management Professional (PMP).

I have proven success in leading projects of varying scales & building relations with a wide range of stakeholders across diverse industries with the following core competencies:

Waterfall Project Management
Agile Project management
Project Delivery
Project planning
Business Development
Key Account Management
Strong visionary leadership,
Capacity for innovation
Stakeholder Management
Holistic solutions
Project feasibility studies
Project Progress & deliverables Reports and communications
Developing and building teams & competencies
Excellent business acumen
Lead Assessor: ISO 9001
Market Research, Analysis
Product and Service continual improvement
Budget development
Financial management
Project & Business Development
Managing teams
Successful trainer and mentor
Identifying & creating opportunities and developing scope and plans.
Process and framework continuous/continual improvement.