Peter Laureys has working experience in most European countries, the USA and Africa. Industry know-how in ICT, FMCG, automotive, finance, leasing, chemicals, logistics, professional services and public sector. Subject matter expertise in ICT Management, Project/Program Management, ERP, Business Process Redesign, Organizational Restructuring, Human Capital Development, Change Management. Management Consulting practice and service line management; international project and program team leadership; client engagement management.
Research Assistant (1978-1979): State University of Ghent, Department of Marine and Freshwater Ecology (Director: Prof. Dr. G. Persoone). Lab research on population dynamics and mass cultivation of crustacea.
ICT Development Manager (1979-1989) Samsonite Europe (FMCG, 4 European production sites, 800 employees). Systems Engineer and ICT Development Manager, leading a team of 10 ICT analysts and developers. Project management of design, development and implementation of standard business processes and software solutions for European operations.
Expat ICT Manager (1989-1991) Brasimba (FMCG, Interbrew Overseas) 4 production sites, 650 employees). ICT Manager, leading a team of 15 local ICT staff in Lubumbashi (RDC). Management of day-to-day data center operations in support of 4 regional breweries and Headquarter operations.
Senior Manager Consulting (1992-1998) Deloitte Consulting (Management Consulting, 10,000 employees worldwide). Senior Manager, leading consultant teams of up to 25 people. Project and Program Management for General Motors Corporation, Nissan Europe, General Motors Acceptance Corporation, Belgacom, European Commission.
Consulting Partner (1998-2004) Deloitte (Big 6 ATR Firm, 70,000 employees worldwide). Consulting Partner responsible for ICT Transformation service line. Engagement Management of transformational initiatives for General Motors Acceptance Corporation, Opel Bank Poland, Etex, Daikin, DHL, DSM, Proximus, Suez.
Project Management Trainer and Consultant (2005-present) Peter Laureys BVBA. Redesign and content development of educational offerings in the areas of project, program and portfolio management. Faculty for the domains of Project and Program Management, Project Risk Management, Project Management Office and Change Management.
Education and qualifications
Peter Laureys holds a Master’s Degree in Sciences (1977) and Computer Sciences (1979) from the State University of Ghent, Belgium. Certifications in Project Management and SDLC methodologies (Deloitte, 1991 -2004)
Peter is Belgian and based in Belgium. He delivers his workshops in Dutch and English, and also speaks French.