Monica holds a masters degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, a Six Sigma Black Belt and both APM and PRINCE2 project manager qualifications. Monica has worked in the US, the UK and the Netherlands and has successfully managed global programme teams remotely. Monica has managed a wide range of projects and programmes in several industries ranging from defence to IT to banking; therefore has a unique depth and breadth of experiences to draw on. Monica is well-versed in managing projects where people do not believe in the value of project managers and has been successful in changing their mindsets as well as on-time delivery.
Monica has experience acting as a project management practice leader with the goal of installing a sprinkler system rather than to continue to fight fires with extinguishers. She is a committee member of the APM Swindon Chapter and WiPM SIG.
Monica passionately believes that project management is more than following a process, and focuses on the people delivering the project to eek out waste and drive value up. Monica is energetic, enthusiastic, direct, caring and intuitive. Monica is a problem solver and is always full of new ideas and thrives on helping people think outside the box to solve challenges that they face in their daily tasks.
Finally, Monica is keen to make a difference in all that she does and understands what motivates people. She is very passionate about delivering - getting stuff done - and motivating people to be all that they can be.