Expert in Digital Journey, Project Management, Power and Renewables, and Construction
Expert ID: 733555 Switzerland
He is a professional with deep international insight and multicultural expertise acquired working in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Middle East, Africa, and living in Germany, England, Italy, Switzerland, Dubai and the United States. He is a specialist in Engineer Procure and Construction (EPC) projects.
The Expert has managed company P&L for international projects businesses in excess of $1billion. He has led sales and project execution (acquisition, closing, delivery, controlling, reporting, close-out and learning). He has regularly met with Ministers, Bankers and C-suite Executives for sales, project review, problem-solving and conflict resolution. He is experienced in matrix management; has developed business “pipelines” for Service and OEM business; has recruited, developed and promoted staff; has led the analysis and design of major project turnarounds and a major acquisition effort; developed project and team performance improvement programs with HR, leading to halt of margin slippage, focusing on “leadership” improved staff retention and contributing to cultural change; designed, implemented and developed business structures; and was called upon to introduce new concepts to internal and external customers.
For over 40 years, Expert has worked for GE, ABB, Ansaldo and Hitachi Zosen and JFE Engineering delivering major power and industrial projects world wide. Expert has been involved in over 40 countries during his career.
|Year: 1970||Degree: BS||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: Northeastern University|
|Years: 2015 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Principal||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert responsibilities include General Management and a key role as Knowledge Holder.
Building the Art and Science of execution for the digitalization journey.
|Years: 2013 to 2015||Employer: Sulzer||Title: Head of Global Project Management||Department: Rotating Equipment Services||Responsibilities: Expert ensures execution processes and project delivery worldwide.|
|Years: 2012 to 2013||Employer: JFE||Title: MD||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: JFE Engineering is the solutions Group of the Japanese company JFE; The focus of JFE Engineering GmbH was on renewables especially Energy from Waste projects. Expert headed the European Division and built a team comprised of Japanese and European members alike.|
|Years: 2009 to 2011||Employer: Hitachi Zosen||Title: Business Unit Manager||Department: Inova||Responsibilities: Waste to Energy EPC plant delivery. Expert headed the largest Business Unit in the then AE&E Group. In December 2010, Hitachi Zosen purchased the former Von Roll Inova. He was responsible on a full P&L basis for sales, engineering and execution of EPC projects. He was responsible for major cost reduction effort into new markets.|
|Years: 2008 to 2009||Employer: CH2MHill||Title: Director Projects MENA||Department: Power Division||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for business development, sales, delivery and customer relations for conventional and sustainable power plants in the region.|
|Years: 2005 to 2007||Employer: Ansaldo Energia||Title: Area Manager MEA||Department: Service||Responsibilities: He was responsible for project development, sales, delivery and customer relations.|
|Years: 2004 to 2005||Employer: Dodsal||Title: VP||Department: Power and Process||Responsibilities: He was responsible for Engineering, Technical Sales, Construction and Project Management. He was responsible for two pipelines, pump stations and gas recovery stations, plus power station repair completed.|
|Years: 2002 to 2004||Employer: Invensys||Title: SVP Project Management||Department: HQ||Responsibilities: He was responsible for worldwide Project Management and Customer Development, Change, Cost and Restructuring initiatives.|
|Years: 1990 to 2002||Employer: ABB / Alstom||Title: VP Global Projects||Department: Power||Responsibilities: Expert established a professional Project Department for turnkey (EPC) Gas Turbine, Combined Cycle Projects and fossil fired Steam Turbine power plants. Virtual PMO establish across partner segments and 3 geographic regions.
Executed successful projects in Europe, India, Middle East, China and S America of a value from $10’s of millions of to over $1 billion. Reduced time for plant construction in the order of 60%.
|Years: 1994 to 1996||Employer: Caden Internation||Title: MD||Department: HQ||Responsibilities: Caden was a Consulting and Contracting Company of Manpower International. Expert was responsible for all operations and project and people development IP.|
|Years: 1970 to 1990||Employer: General Electric||Title: Project Manager||Department: Turbine||Responsibilities: He conducted various turbine projects worldwide.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: Italy||Summary: Resident for General Electric in an affiliated construction company|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: Germany||Summary: Global turnkey project execution for ABB.|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: Switzerland||Summary: execution combined cycle projects for ABB/Alstom|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: UK / London||Summary: Invensys SVP Projects|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: UAE / Dubai||Summary: Project execution in the Middle East, Asia and North Africa|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: Switzerland||Summary: Energy from Waste EPC construction for Hitachi Zosen Inova|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: Japan and Germany||Summary: JFE Engineering|
|Years: 1982 to 1985||Country / Region: Switzerland||Summary: Sulzer and jis-associates|
|Training / Seminars|
|Established a recruitment and development center that found, assessed, hired, led and trained 600 new employees; Developed and delivered cross sector leadership programs for the purpose of employee retention and improvement. Resulted in 98% success rate; continued with projects and led Project Management Excellence team that established best practices and standards worldwide.
Currently lectures at 2 Swiss universities on PM and Leadership.
|Other Relevant Experience|
|After abandonment of the region by the company, Expert returned to the region and rebuilt the reputation and created 88m€ of sales in 2 years within a volatile region without sales trained staff; Established a virtual branch capable of engineering, purchasing and project management for low cost market; created a 120m€ “opportunity” pipeline after company returned to the region.|