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Wayne Abba

Niceville, Florida, USA
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Abba Consulting
Niceville, Florida, USA

Wayne Abba
, an independent consultant specializing in Earned Value Management in the public sector, has more than 40 years’ experience in contract and project management. He is also a part-time Research Analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses in the USA, a federally-funded research and development center, where he also serves on an expert panel reviewing Air Force acquisition. For seventeen years before retiring in 1999, Wayne was the senior program analyst for contract performance management in the Office of the US Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition & Technology).  He has performed program management reviews of a wide range of government and private organizations, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Graduate School Japan and has advised the Japanese government on managing cleanup of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 

Wayne is the current president of the College of Performance Management. He was a contributing author of the Government Accountability Office’s “Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide: Best Practices for Developing and Managing Capital Program Costs,” issued in March 2009, and its companion “Schedule Assessment Guide: Best Practices for Project Schedules." While in public service, he advised the U.S. Office of Management and Budget on development of Circular A-11 Part 3 (now Part 7) and the associated Capital Programming Guide.  He was a program management advisor to the US Government’s Global Threat Reduction Initiative during 2007 - 2013 and is currently supporting the US National Nuclear Security Administration's Office of Facilities and Operations.

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Updated: June 2017

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