Derek Bell is a highly experienced and qualified international consultant and certified trainer and project management professional. He has attained the PMP (Project Management Professional) and APMP from the Project Management Institute and Association of Project Management respectively along with being an Advanced Practitioner in Managing Successful Programmes and holds numerous other project management qualifications to keep him abreast of the latest developments in the field.
He is a lead instructor and developer of course materials for one of the supermajors. His numerous international assignments have led to him developing course programmes and materials for National Oil Companies, the Vietnamese Petroleum Institute and multiple contracting and supplier organisations. He typically spends around 30 weeks a year on international assignments typically Houston, the Middle East, Far East and Africa.
He is also an experienced facilitator and coach with extensive experience at recovering troubled projects, project initiation workshops and risk workshops both project-based and operational. He is also a firm believer that training and learning should be both interactive and fun.
Delivered by a programme director who combines extensive knowledge of Oil and Gas sector project, programme and risk management, with practical experience of recovering troubled projects around the world. He is a highly sought after for his expertise, guidance and training internationally, his exceptional communication skills coupled with a strong conviction that learning should be interactive and fun allow him to consistently deliver valuable and dynamic learning. His delivery will include a blended approach including industry case studies, group exercises and discussion.