Dr. Robert Joslin, Ph.D., CEng, AIPMO-E, PfMP®, PgMP®, PMP®, is a professor at SBS Swiss Business School, program director for the MSc and MBA programs in “Strategy, Project Leadership, and PMOs,” and the chair of the SBS Swiss Business School “research advisory board.” He publishes books, book chapters, and research papers in the field of PMOs, leadership, project, program, and portfolio management. Robert presents academic and practitioner conferences and is a peer reviewer of the three research journals in project management and PMO management. Robert is the founder of AIPMO and is in the process of co-authoring an international “leading” standard on PMOs for AIPMO as well as six books that constitute a body of knowledge in the area of PMOs. He has 20 plus years of experience in designing, initiating management delivery of business transformation, reengineering, infrastructure, and strategy development. He has won national prizes for ideas and product innovation. He develops and designs enterprise PMOs using various frameworks including AIPMO’s Strategic Framework for PMOs and Portfolios, Programs, and Projects. He previously worked as a consultant in telecom, banking, insurance, manufacturing, military defense, and direct marketing. He also worked for McKinsey & Co, Logica, and his own consulting company.
Dr. Robert Joslin
Dr. Lara M. Pair
Dr. jur. HSG Lara M. Pair, JD, LL.M., is an international legal specialist and former adjunct professor at Emory University Law School, UniMAIL Geneva, and the HSG MBA program, where she focused on international business transactions and alternative dispute resolution. She has published widely in the legal field in topics as diverse as arbitration, labor law, international business transactions, EU law, and debt collection. She is admitted to the Bars of Georgia, USA (since 2002), Frankfurt am Main, Germany (since 2008), and Zürich, Switzerland (since 2011). She holds a CAS in litigation and dispute resolution from Switzerland, an advanced degree in trusts, foundations, and company law from Liechtenstein, and a CAS in university didactics from Switzerland. She has also won several teaching awards. Since 2018, she is the managing partner of Pairfact Legal AG in Switzerland, where she focuses on her international clients. She serves as a member of the board for companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.