B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Mathematics
M.Sc (Technology Management) - Focusing on Knowledge as a Technology
In support of Management and Organizational Decisions:
An expert in Systems Thinking, and able to lead research teams in operational research environments. Highly skilled in ensuring quality of industrial research and development and managing implementation to ensure sustainability of the solutions and use of new products/technology.
Able to listen to strategic issues and propose creative solutions that unlock much value. Can source those solutions and project manage the acquisition and implementation of the proposed solution. Take into account all aspects, like technical, organisational, cultural and societal implications and manage the change process to ensure success.
Understands the complete life cycle of technology management and can advise on and project manage technology solutions in all phases of the technology life cycle. Manage technical, organizational change, cultural issues. Pro-actively identify risks and propose ways to lower or eliminate risk.
In support of Science and Research Management:
Able to utilise social, human and natural sciences to ensure fit-for-use solutions for real-life problems. An expert in translating real-life problems into R&D projects that provide solutions that cause a leap in progress. Proven expertise in providing innovative solutions that adds much value. (Will provide examples on request).
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Institute for Maritime Technology
research Programme manager / Chief Scientist
2003 - 2008
I held a variety of positions in this company. Started as a mathematical analyst and programmer, and ended as the leader of the Decision Support and Knowledge Dynamics team.