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José E. Reyes Gonzalez

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Panama Canal Authority Mr. José E. Reyes Gonzalez, P.E. PE, MBA, PMP, IPMA C is recognized for his capacity to maintain and to develop systems of Strategic Planning, development and implementation of Quality Management Systems, Establishment of Activity Base Cost Systems, Project Management, Computer Aided Design and Drafting CADD, Civil and Geotechnical Engineering. He has knowledge in computer application packages as: Microsoft Project  Autocad, MicroStation, Office 2000 tools  and Corel 98.  He is a well-known designer of geosynthetic applications, ground stabilization and environmental applications. He has knowledge and experience in feasibility and investment projects. Well-known practice in Project Management, graduate study professor in Project Management processes. Mr. Reyes is Certified Lead Auditor under ISO9001:2000. Consultant and training in Balanced scorecard, Performance Index, Labor Competence, and Certified PM from PMI and IPMA.   Mr. Reyes graduated in Civil Engineering at the Universidad Santa Maria (1985) and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration, and graduate studies in Management and Strategic Planning from Universidad Interamericana and Project Management at George Washington University.  He has received training at INCAE and US and European universities and had participated and attended workshops technical seminars in diverse countries of America and Europe. Currently engaged in his Doctorate degree at SMC University, Switzerland, scheduled to complete in 2014. Mr. Reyes has 30 years of experience working in different managerial positions at the Panama Canal Authority and as part-time Managerial and Engineering Consultant.  He possesses an extensive formation and practice in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering, Quality Management System, Strategic Planning, Organization and Project Management. Mr. Reyes, is an extensively known professional in the field of engineering, and participates through Panamanian Companies in Quality and Project Management as in geotechnical designs, as designer, speaker, trainer, project manager  in numerous projects inside and out of the of the Panama Canal Authority. He is author of technical papers in Construction Quality Management, and a textbook on Project Management Competences. In the Panama Canal, he has participated and directed such projects as:  Widening of the Gaillard ($200MM), Landslide Control Program ($4MM), Locks Maintenance Projects ($3MM), Towing Track Rehabilitation ($150MM), Management Maritime Capital Program ($85MM), and since 2008 as Project Manager for the Construction of the Atlantic Third Locks Project ($1700MM), among others.  He is also Chairman, Panamanian Association of Project Management (APGP) member of IPMA, March 2011 to Date and Professor, Project Management Graduate Course at Universidad Interamericana de Panama (Laureate University) Jan 2007 to date. Jose can be contacted at

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