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Alexander Matthey

Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Alexander Matthey is an accomplished and visionary senior Project, Programme and Programme Management Office professional withextensive experience and varied expertise across Europe, Australia and the MENA area. Confident and diligent with in-depth understanding of a range of detailed business principles and practices, he offers strategic and operationally sound solutions. He held the pivotal role of Vice President Program Management Office at the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), which enabled the organization to delivered spot on time at 7:00 am on the 1st Sept 2012 and AED 1.6 billion under budget one of the world’s biggest semi-automated ports with an adjacent industrial zone two thirds of the size of Singapore. He led the execution of the top priority cross-functional corporate programs and projects at ADPC. Previously Alexander designed and taught Project Management Fundamental and PMI / PMP certification courses in Europe, Northern Africa and Asia. Alexander was for years an external lecturer in Program and Project Management at the University of Geneva for MBA students in Management of Information Systems and at the Skema Business School Lille, France. As of 2009 he coached over 35% of all Swiss PMPs. He set-up at Orange Communications Switzerland’s aProject Management Office from scratch and established PM as one of the recognised corporate management practices. As a volunteer leader he was the founding member of the PMI Switzerland Chapter and acted in numerous VP roles for 7 years. He mentored PMI Chapter Presidents in Northern and Western Europe for 2 years. Recently he was elected Vice President of the Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi to promote business, social exchanges and mutual interest between the UAE and Switzerland. Alexander holds a Masters Degree in Computer Electronics and Software Engineering (MSc) and also has a Master in Business Information Systems (MBIS). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holder of Green Belt Sig Sigma.  He can be contacted at[email protected].

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