Experienced practitioner in leading large teams within either Digital Transformation or Portfolio Management in large organisations and complex environments, on both client and supplier side, across IT (Agile and Waterfall) and Business. Ralf has focused on Strategic and Digital Transformational change initiatives in various industries and organisations; always ensuring the customer is at the centre of all propositions and execution of change, and constantly challenging the team to think differently, engineering the best value proposition for the organisation.
A champion of Agile methods, Ralf understands how to pragmatically implement an Agile delivery approach, whilst maintaining the flexibility of iterative delivery.
Successful in building relationships, Ralf has worked with C-level senior leadership teams to re-organise how they are structured to improve the chances of success for their projects, Programs and initiatives that ultimately deliver changes for their customers. All achieved by engaging with business and leaders, coaching Project Managers, and managing the implementation as a ‘change on change leaders’.
Pragmatic in set up and delivery of lifecycles, project controls and reporting, allowing the PM’s to have enough flexibility to deliver, whilst keeping it simple, and giving the business customer confidence that the programmes are controlled, whilst delivering to their expectation. He ensures clear visibility to all stakeholders through visual dashboards and engagement.
Ralf is a customer-focused PMO and works with the business to develop and plan Strategic Change road maps with both the IT and Business, then controlling the delivery, ensuring the right projects are selected. Within Business Transformation, Ralf has lead teams to develop the Business Transformation approach and plan, focusing on how a change can be executed at pace, and embedded with customers and the organisation.
Ralf was also Past Chairman of the APM PMO Specific Interest Group in the UK, a contributor for the PMI Guide to Portfolio Management, and reviewer on the P3O 2013 guide.