Virtual PMO (Programme Management Office) Consultant
Celia Gibbings, our Virtual PMO (Programme Management Office) Consultant, is a Jamaican born citizen of Trinidad and Tobago with an extensive portfolio of strategic business projects delivered successfully across the Caribbean. Her career began in business systems development at BWIA (Caribbean Airlines) and she has been a senior team leader for over 20 years. As IT Manager at Century Eslon Limited, a leading Caribbean manufacturing company, she was responsible for developing and maintaining the infrastructure and systems that linked all 7 Caribbean subsidiaries to the head office in Trinidad. In 2005, Celia established a virtual Project Management Office (PMO) through which she continues to prove her expertise in managing cross-functional teams to deliver strategic business improvement projects for a number of Caribbean organisations.
Celia is skilled in managing complex projects; inspiring and managing cross-functional project teams; delivering projects with short timelines; establishing wide stakeholder buy-in and delivering projects within time and budget meeting technical scope, business objectives and at all times, mindful of ethical considerations. Celia is the author of 'Using Virtual and Cloud Technologies for Proposing Models for Cost Effective Business Productivity and Continuity in Trinidad and Tobago' in which she reviewed 30 Trinidad & Tobago Public and Private Businesses in 2011. Focused on establishing models and a framework for successful project implementation in the Caribbean, Celia's PMO portfolio includes Creative Solutions' Loyalty Programme for bmobile; Conifer Fund Services, Tortola B.V.I; All Media Projects, CRU Fine Wine Merchants, The National Commission for UNESCO and Century Eslon Limited.
Her qualifications include an MSc in Project Management (with distinction) from UWI's Faculty of Engineering and a first degree in Information Systems and Management. She received her PMP certification in Philadelphia and she is a certified ISO 9001:2000 Lead Auditor.