P3M3 maturity assessments and capability strengthening advice.
IQA and QA in major projects.
Risk Management strengthening in projects.
IQA review and Gateway review of several multi-billion dollar projects and programmes in New Zealand and Australia.
Completion or review of several hundred P3M3 maturity assessments in New Zealand and Australia.
Author of the book “Project Management, Denial, and the Death Zone” (JRoss Publishing 2016).
Co-author of the international P3M3 v3 maturity model.
Risk Management Professional of the Year 2017.
Grant was winner of this prestigious national award in 2017. RiskNZ wrote with respect to Grant’s win:
“(Grant is) An acknowledged authority and thought leader on project-portfolio management practice and the reduction of risk in high risk projects. A significant contributor to the risk management body of knowledge through publication and participation in industry events.”
Lead author of Government P3M capabilities strengthening report (while Director Project Advisory, KPMG).
Grant was lead author of the KPMG report for Treasury “Portfolio, Programme and Project Management (P3M) Capabilities in Government - Increasing Success Rates and Reducing Costs”. Click for Reference (refer Sn.2 pg. 2; authors.).
Ron Van De Riet
Assurance of and advice on ICT strategy and Change
In-depth understanding of the complexities involved in delivering high quality service and service-change in complex organisations
Strategy development – Ron is a passionate advocate of disruptive based concepts for ICT framework improvement.
Programme management and facilitation – Ron combine’s a strategic view with the ability to work under pressure in fast-paced and innovative environments.
2017-18 NZTA. Consultant on NZTA CEO strategic IT review followed by Acting CIO for 11 months.
2016-17: Kiwibank. Consultant developing the Approach strategy and project plan for Core banking systems change for NZ largest Credit Union.
2013-2014: Kiwibank.GM Core Modernisation. Development of the strategy and business case for a $100m+ investment.
2002-2012 Kiwibank.General Manager IT and Business Delivery, Kiwibank. Member of the Kiwibank Executive Team which moved Kiwibank from a start-up to a major bank.
1996-2001 BNZ Finance. Head of IT, BNZ Finance. Head of ICT for New Zealand’s 2nd largest finance company.
Assurance of and advice on Organisational Change
PHD (in progress) Organisational Adaptation to Artificial Intelligence Futures
Masters in Social Welfare, Administration and Planning
Change First Person Centred Implementation (PCI) Change Method Certified Practitioner (2012).
Certified Gateway Team Leader and Team Reviewer
APMG Change Management Registered Trainer and Practitioner
Certificate in PROSCI Change Management Methodology and Tools (2009).
Graduate Certificate of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Inspirative, Sydney (2009).
Ministry of Education, creation of a change management framework and roadmap for change maturity uplift.
TransLink, Transition Manager for procurement programme of $4 Billion for public transport services for South East Queensland.
Brisbane City Council, City Projects Office (Lessons Learned report for the $5M Brunswick Mall Redevelopment Project).
Gold Coast University Hospital (Gateway Review – Gate 4, focussing on readiness for service, benefits, change and project delivery).
Statistics New Zealand (Gateway Review – Gate 0 mid point program review for a $200m+ program).
Provision of Change Leadership and Resilience training for 350 staff across a national Insurance provider.
Risk advice for international projects
Advisor – Travel Risk and Incident Management
Internationally respected authority & speaker on Travel Risk and Incident Management
2009-16: Head of Global Safety & Security, Earthwatch Institute
Author of The Travel Survival Guide (2018) published by Portico
Global Head of Safety & Security, Explore Worldwide
Security, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Officer, UK Ministry of Defence.
Dr Melaine Avery
Risk Advisor – Travel Medicine
Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP)
Post Graduate Diploma Travel Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
2006-present: General Medical Practitioner (GP), Travel Doctor, UHHC
1993-2000: Senior Medical Officer, Government of Fiji
1990-1992: Cardiology Registrar, Saudi Arabia
1988-1989: Post-Graduate Medical Internship
1984-1988: MD study; Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
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