Program & Project Management
PMP certified, spearheading and managing projects worth over US$ 19 Million over the past 5 years, primarily for public sector projects in the UAE.
Partnerships & Business Growth
Extensive RFP authoring and full-cycle proposal development experience, inclusive of political maneuvering, in the UAE public and private sectors. Establishes new strategic partnerships.
Leadership & Communication
High level of comfort in leadership roles and in communication with senior executives, government officials and media; Accustomed to inspiring new ideas within organizations at all levels.
What Kind of Projects?
Events and Outreach
Project management and successful execution of over a dozen global summits and conferences, involving thought leaders such as Bill Clinton, in addition to extensive outreach program development and the fostering of new global partnershipsView Projects
Engagement with several environmental programs, including the AGEDI program, Tejuca Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the Earth Council Alliance, in addition to dozens of related primary public entities in Abu Dhabi EmirateView Projects
Spearheading of new UAE Academy program, including competitions, courses, networking events, research projects, public support centers and entrepreneurial promotion projects, in addition to managing over 50 training courses and seminarsView Projects
Design and GIS
Extensive familiarity with project management for print and web design alongside business development experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) developmentView Projects
Why Choose Me?
- Successful delivery in Project Management role of over US$ 19 Million in projects
- Skilled in project scoping, budgeting, scheduling, operational planning, standards definition, procurement and comprehensive execution
- Action-oriented approach; proven track record of pushing program agendas forward
- Resourceful in business development and proposal authoring
- Extensive engagement experience with UAE government entities
- Savvy leadership and employee engagement track record, 5 years in the UAE
- Proven ability to command several large-scale, multi-disciplinary projects simultaneously
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®; Experience across three continents
- Outstanding academic achievement at top-ranked University of Southern California, USA
- Projects Showcased on Dubai One TV, CNN, Gulf News and the National Newspaper
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What Do Others Say?
Keith’s intelligence and gift for business analysis caused us to review our established ways of working. His suggestions led to new solutions to tackle old problems and enabled us to implement more efficient processes.Michelle Boyd, IIR Middle East, UAE
Keith is a tireless problem-solver with excellent organizational and communication skills. Great at liaising with project stakeholders and interfacing with working teams, Keith is well-suited for projects requiring initiative and team development.Amani Issa, EAD, UAE
Keith did an excellent job co-ordinating all the work on the Environmental Atlas of Abu Dhabi project. He exhibited great patience and care for his work, along with a keen editorial eye for resolving all glitches during the process of the evolution of the atlas.Mark Beech, ADACH, UAE
Keith is very active and supportive.Bander Allaf, SEC, KSA
Keith is simply and honestly the most diplomatic person I have had the pleasure of working with. Quite a bit to learn from him, and I highly recommend him.Maie Atabani, EAD, UAE
Keith is an exceptionally intelligent individual with a consistently positive outlook and strong drive to succeed.Purva Hassomal, IQPC, UAE
Keith is a truly charismatic guy who is able to unite a diverse team of people and lead that team to operate successfully under stressful conditions. It is always a pleasure to work with Keith because his teams run smoothly and efficiently.Ben Teresi, USC, USA
Keith is an exceptionally creative and conscientious individual.Sarah Cole, IIR Middle East, UAE
Keith Parker is a highly valuable resource to have on your team
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