Olivier Lazar is an organizational governance consultant, coach, and trainer, as well as a graduate with a master’s degree and an executive MBA in strategy, project, and program management from the Lille Graduate School of Management and from the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2013. Committed to the advancement of the profession, he’s managing partner at Valense, Ltd., former president at the PMI Switzerland Chapter, and currently sitting at the Chapter Members Advisory Group at PMI.
With more than 15 years of project and program management experience, both on the operational and consulting perspective, Olivier has worked in a large scope of industries, from corporate finance to aerospace, and from E-business to pharmaceutical and energy. He has been published in professional press and has presented in number of PM conferences around the world, including PMI global congresses in EMEA and North America as well as a seminar leader for PMI SeminarsWorld®.
He’s also one of the very few to hold seven credentials from PMI: PMP®, PfMP®, PgMP®, PMI-PBA®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-ACP®, and PMI-SP®.
Olivier's leitmotiv lies in his conviction that sharing Knowledge is a major factor for global performance and common development, organizational and personal.