Neil Runciman - candidate statement
Posted by APM on 25th Sep 2015
A highly successful project, programme and transformation leader, with a 35 year proven track record, delivering high profile multi-million pound projects in Telecommunications and IT. A strategic project and programme manager, developing and delivering strategies in a number of industries, whose strengths include multiple Stakeholder management, Bid management and Change management. Highly organised with excellent communication skills; adept at devising best practice, turning round troubled projects, mentoring project managers and supervising contractors to deliver success across the private and public sector.
I developed my strategic thinking in a senior management role in BT with training by PA consultants and refined those skills running my own company for sixteen years, managed a charitable organisation for eight years and with fellow Directors set up a company importing and selling orthopaedic shoes.
I am PRINCE2, MSP and Change Management qualified, and has been awarded the Registered Project Professional designation, a Fellow of the APM, Member of the Institute Engineering Technology and Associate of the Institute of Physics. My qualifications include City & Guilds Full Tech in Telecoms, HND Business Studies and National Vocational Qualifications Assessor D33. I have recommended to my peers and supported many APM events in the North West and I am a member of the APM Professional Conduct committee.
Additionally, I mentor a project manager and am an active STEM Ambassador.
We have nine sheep, two cats, I sail dinghies and I am a keen walker.
Elect me to the Board to serve you and this wonderful profession, thank you.
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