Dr. Robert Joslin, Ph.D., CEng, AIPMO-E, PfMP®, PgMP®, PMP®, is a management consultant/instructor and the founder of AIPMO. 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.
Ritu has worked in the publishing and computer software industry for 16 years. She has edited journals, books, magazines, and training content. She is an expert in designing and building glossaries and Lexicons and running workshops and leading projects. She has worked with education developers in the past for ensuring basic instructional design principles, and also provided language training to technical writers, authors, and course developers, helping them communicate effectively. Ritu also helps in creating content for PMO management books, articles, and case studies.
Dr. Martin Kiselicki
Dr. Martin Kiselicki is a teaching and research assistant at the Faculty of Economics – Skopje, at the University “Ss. Cyril & Methodious”, at the Chair of E-business. As part of his academic work, he has published many scientific paper in international journals, participated in various scientific international conferences and has taken part in several scientific research projects. The main focus of his research are Organizational sciences, with a special emphasis on gamification systems. Author of the e-book “Social media marketing”, published through the New Business Education foundation.
Dragan Lazarov, LL.M., is the Managing Partner of Law Office Lazarov in Skopje, North Macedonia. He holds an LL.M. from the University St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje in Business Law and is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in International Business Law at the U.N. University for Peace and Development. Prior to private practice, he held the position of Head of the Legal department of the Government of North Macedonia and worked as the Chief of staff to the Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia in charge of European Affairs. His practice is focused on international clients in various sectors, such as energy, banking, advisory, pharma, construction, etc. Dragan specializes primarily in investment protection, alternative dispute resolution, financial law and capital markets, regulatory reforms, and government affairs.
Nancy is a seasoned professional with over 24 years of experience, specializing in driving organizational transformation and promoting business excellence. As a Shingo Alumni, Chartered Business Excellence Expert, and certified Change Management Practitioner, her expertise lies in cultivating cultural change within organizations. Her extensive knowledge of Organizational Excellence Frameworks, Continuous Improvement Methodologies, and Integrated Management Systems, particularly ISO standards, fuels her passion for enhancing systems, processes, and people practices.