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Experts in our group

Kerry Ahrend, PMP®

US based PMI® certified project management professional, Kerry is focused on delivering training and performance improvement interventions to Fortune 500 companies in the best practices of project management, leadership, team building, and negotiation skills. She is experienced in strategic planning, organizational effectiveness consulting, business process re-engineering, supply chain management, warehouse engineering, and corporate law.

Roger Dixon, PMP®

A highly experienced project management practitioner. For over 30 years, Roger has managed projects, trained & mentored project managers, set up and managed project management offices (PMOs) and implemented PM methodologies in a variety of environments on 5 continents and in 3 languages. Roger is a Chartered Mathematician, B.Sc. (Honours) in Mathematical Statistics.

Didier Estibals PMP®, PMI-RMP®

Risk Management Professional, experienced project management consultant, as well as a training instructor, with extensive international experience in a range of industries, including oil and gas, aerospace & defense, mining, telecommunication, pharmaceutical, Information Technology and the financial industry. Mr. Estibals holds an M.B.A. in Economics and Information Technology and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Fausto Farace, PMP®

Fausto specializes in scheduling, cost control, risk management and program and portfolio management. He is an international consultant and an exceptionally experienced project management practitioner. He works in Europe and the Middle East, in three languages (Italian, French and English) mainly for health care, oil & gas and consumer products industries. He holds a degree in Economics and a Master in Management Information Systems.

Herbert G. Gonder, PMP®, IPMA Level B

President of the PMI® Southern Germany Chapter for 6 years, more than 30 years of experience in management and specification of large projects in the financial services and construction industry. Herbert is an expert in cost and schedule management as well as in human relations.

Oliver F. Lehmann, PMP®, APM. APMP

President of the PMI® Southern Germany Chapter with over 20 years of experience in the management of projects, including engineering, QM and IT. Oliver is a renowned author in his field and instructor of PM methods, Certification Preparation for PMI®, Proposal Management and Situational Leadership in Project Management.

Prof. Dr. Michele Notari

A researcher and expert in the field of project based learning, project management and technology enhanced learning. Besides his academic background Michele is working as a consultant for international companies mainly in the health care and service industries.

Jürgen Oschadleus, MBA MAIPM PMP®

A renowned author in stakeholder management & communication and international speaker, Jürgen has more than 20 years experience in education, strategic consulting and systems deployment projects in Africa, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. His communication and leadership seminars receive acclaim from participants on five continents.

Geoff Saunders, B.A., P.G.C.E., M.A.P.M., PMP®

A risk management expert, Geoff has more than 30 years experience in the business of delivering projects, including high technology, information systems and pharmaceuticals projects. Geoff has established a reputation as a pragmatic project manager, working with a number of major engineering and pharmaceutical companies to develop and improve their project management processes.  He is tasked with addressing their particular requirements to benefit from project management without losing their strong and important functional expertise.

Ian R. Stokes, PMP®

A project management professor at ESC Toulouse for the aerospace MBA. He lectures on the Masters program at ESIEE (grande école) in innovation, technology and project management.  Ian is qualified as a team facilitator, a PMI® practitioner, a Prince2 practitioner and a DSDM practitioner and instructor. Over a period of 5 years Ian was president of DSDM France, which is a business-focused agile methodology. He has 25 years of project experience.

Coral Trisko, PMP®

A PMI® certified professional project manager, Coral's expertise includes the development and implementation of project management competencies, strategic project management offices (PMOs) for large international organizations as well as government. Coral’s focus areas include Canadian and US based large scale, international information systems projects.

Susan Voight, PMP®

Susan is a certified project manager, MBTI and Conflict Management facilitator and trainer. She has over 25 years experience in functional and project management responsibilities in diverse areas including software development, marketing, IT training development and delivery, publishing, non-profit organization development, radio and print media and religious organizations.

Dr. Andrea Behrends

Chairman & president of AB&P, president for 4 years and founder of the PMI® Switzerland Chapter, PhD in Economics; previously leading positions at Novartis. Andrea’s areas of expertise are in business intelligence, strategic planning as well as project management curriculum and career path development.

Expert Statements
“For fast innovation cycles, as demanded in all industries, highly skilled project leaders are the key resource companies are competing for.”
Ian Stokes PMP, Professor. University of Toulouse

“Project Management is the change agent for future business success.”
Roger Dixon, PMP®, Senior Consultant & VP PMI® Switzerland Chapter

“Whereas operations are focused on cash generation, projects are focused on adding value to the company. Therefore, high level project management expertise is essential to the future of any successful organization.”
Dr. Hanspeter Keller, Senior Partner, AB&P
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