Certified project management professional with nearly ten years’ experience supporting diverse programs at the intersection of technology and social impact. Promoted three times in three years to Business Operations Manager. Successfully led business development team to raise over $17M from the UK Department for International Development for new technology investments in emerging markets. Helped start up a new organisation, including drafting a three-year strategic plan and growing the organisation from 2 to 37 globally based employees. Managed digital transformation portfolio by implementing new performance management system, reporting and evaluation tools. Subsequently planned and managed Board of Directors meetings for the United Nations Foundation in Geneva and New York City.
Proven communication and relationship management skills working with cross-functional and international teams in technology, telecommunications, and the public sector. Extensive knowledge on how to competitively contract firms to support successful project delivery in complex environments. Knows how to recruit and motivate high-performing teams. Excellent written and organisational skills ensures projects are delivered on time and within budget and scope. Deep understanding of product development processes and challenges of achieving national scale.
Strong interest in the global technology, media, and telecommunications sector. Keen interest in developing a career with a consultancy, either internal or with an external advisory firm, working with businesses and governments to improve business operations and technology processes through dedicated program management.