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.
Duncan is a qualified Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist in Project Management, with 14 years global experience in implementing Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Online. Duncan worked for one of the world’s largest Project Management specialists, in both the United Kingdom and Australia and for the largest Project Server implementation company in Australasia. He has gained extensive experience international and NZ experience in the Automotive, Finance, Pharmaceutical, Utilities, Primary, Construction, Government and Telecommunications industries.Since returning to NZ he has worked on one of the largest Project Server implementations in NZ, and built the development environment for one of New Zealand’s leading telecommunications companies. He is the Principal PPM Consultant at Nonsuch PPM and ensures that in collaboration with the client, we deliver the optimal solution in a pragmatic and efficient manner.
Jenine has extensive experience in portfolio and project management alongside business analysis and IT Management. She comes with a proven track record within a wide range of national and international market sector organisations and local government. Jenine is results oriented with the ability to identify problems and potential solutions quickly.
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.
Bex Nicholls is a Senior Consultant and Practitioner with 15 years’ experience and leadership in the application of Portfolio, Programme and Project Management including toolsets.
Bex was involved in the update and implementation of Project Online for a major utility firm and stayed on to continue to oversee the ongoing tweaking and tinkering required to ensure maximum value is extracted in all areas of the toolset. Her special area of interest was the development of ideation (taking ideas all the way through into projects and then to completion and handover), benefits management, portfolio prioritisation and capacity planning. Combined with her deep experience in the areas of portfolio management and the strategic governance and planning that supports it, she is highly valuable influencer in this area. She believes that long term portfolio management success comes from establishing high performance work teams and aligning it with executive team commitment
Bex takes accountability and integrity seriously which means her planning and output is of high quality and is transparent to all key stakeholders
Deborah is a senior consultant and practitioner with over 20 years of experience in project and portfolio management spread across both the public and private sector, and multiple industries from health-care to banking. Her years in project and portfolio management have allowed her to gain a wealth of experience from project delivery, project set up; benefits, risk, and change management; delivery of project and portfolio frameworks; and development of training materials and process documentation. With a forward focus on what’s coming next and an emphasis on engaging with stakeholders Deborah takes a pragmatic approach leading successful projects.
Vaas is passionate about change. He provides leadership and 3P management of change initiatives. He takes pride in identifying and managing the critical unique aspects required to ensure project success. With over 20 years of experience up to executive level across education, manufacturing, and technology, Vaas has developed a deep and broad skill set required to manage most change initiatives, including: project management, programme management, portfolio management, change management, PMO creation and management, and PPM methodology and practice.
Kirsty runs projects for Nonsuch PPM and ensures Nonsuch PPM 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 PPM’s events and gets support from the whole team to ensure they are successful.
Janene directly supports Youssef and Duncan to ensure they meet all their commitments and obligations to each other and to the Nonsuch PPM team. Janene ensures our bills are paid on time and all our commitments are honoured. She helps organise travel and diaries and keeps Nonsuch PPM running smoothly with no hiccups.