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Paul C. Dinsmore

Honorary Global Advisor


1941 – 2020

Board President, DinsmoreCompass
Author, Expert, Executive Coach, Project Manager
Fellow, Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Paul C. Dinsmore
was an international speaker, executive coach and consultant on project management and organizational issues. He authored or co-authored 20 management books and more than one hundred professional papers and articles. At the time of his passing, Mr. Dinsmore was Board President of DinsmoreCompass, a training and consulting group focused on consulting, outsourcing, training, coaching and IT support. Prior to establishing his consulting practice in 1985, he worked for twenty years as a project manager and executive in the construction and engineering industry.

Mr. Dinsmore performed consulting and training services for major international companies including IBM, ENI-Italy, Petrobrás, General Electric, Mercedes Benz, Shell, Morrison Knudsen, the World Trade Institute, Westinghouse, Ford, Caterpillar, and Alcoa. His speaking and consulting practice has taken him to Europe, South America, South Africa, Japan, China, and Australia. The range of projects where Mr. Dinsmore provided consulting services included company reorganization, project start-up, and training programs, as well as advisory and coaching functions for the presidents of major organizations. He participated actively in the Project Management Institute (PMI), which awarded him its Distinguished Contributions Award as well as the prestigious title of Fellow of the Institute.

As Executive Coach, he coached Company Owners and C-level executives in the fields of Oil & Gas, Construction, Engineering as well as Health Care and Services.

Mr. Dinsmore graduated from Texas Tech University in the United States and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, as well as Postgraduate studies in Management at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo. Paul served as an honorary global advisor for PM World and the PM World Journal since 2012.

Paul passed away at his home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 21 September 2020.

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To see some of his books, visit Paul Dinsmore on Amazon here or Good Reads here. To view original articles by Paul Dinsmore that have been published in the PM World Journal, visit https://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/paul-dinsmore/