Project professional case studies
Martin Gosden, FAPM RPP
Martin Gosden’s commitment to the APM 5 Dimensions of Professionalism has helped him to develop his career in project management:
Martin’s career started as an apprentice within the Ministry of Defence which led on to its Graduate Engineer trainee programme. Martin’s wide ranging career with MoD has provided a broad understanding of project management across a wide variety of projects, ranging from research and development to business change.
Martin developed his capability through automotive research and development, training simulator, missile defence, personnel training and development and project management capability improvement projects with the MoD and working with various defence industry suppliers.
As part of his ongoing professional development, Martin has graduated from MoD’s Project Management Development Scheme, and Acquisition Leadership Development Scheme, and joined the SWWE Branch Committee in 2001, where he has been Chairman for a number of years. He is a member of the APM Branch Steering Group. He has contributed to the APM Body of Knowledge 5th edition, represented APM at various events and participated in the pilot project for the new APM Registered Project Professional standard.
Martin has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA. He has taken the APMP, APM Practitioner Qualification, Prince Practitioner and Managing Successful Programmes qualifications. He was honoured to be awarded Registered Project Professional status in 2010 and holds an MoD Level 3 PM Licence.
Martin became a full member of the APM in 1998 and was awarded Fellow in 2009.
Helen Timperley MAPM
Helen Timperley’s commitment to the five dimensions of professionalism has helped her develop an exciting and rewarding project management career.
Helen’s career started as a graduate trainee with Rolls-Royce, who have achieved Corporate Accreditation with APM. Through her career she has developed a broad understanding of project management across several industries.
Helen developed her capability through automotive, computer software, local government and aerospace projects. She is currently working for APM Corporate Member Rolls-Royce Energy on power generation projects in the oil and gas sector.
As part of her ongoing professional development, Helen has been a judge for the APM Project Management Awards. She has also contributed to Project magazine and is the APM Inspire coordinator for the Aberdeen chapter .
Helen is a graduate of the University of Wales with a degree in Computer Science and Psychology. She won APM Young Project Manager of the Year in 2006, and the IPMA International Young Project Manager of the Year Award in 2007.
APM associate member since 2001, Helen became a full member in 2007.
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