IPMO Consulting

Laurent Kummer

Project and PMO Management Consultant

Laurent Kummer, DBA(c), PM², and PMO Consultant, Coach, and Author of “The Lean Project Manager,” is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of expertise in leading projects and project teams. As a consultant and entrepreneur, he is also engaged in academic research on project management methodologies.

He is a key contributor to PM², the official project management methodology of the European Institutions, which was released to the public in 2016. Laurent has developed deep expertise in EU-funded development and research projects. He previously represented the Belgian project management community at the International Standard Organization and participated in the development of the ISO 21500 standard family on project management.

Before this, he spent over a decade leading quality and IT infrastructure programs for General Electric in France, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. Throughout his tenure in various sectors (Banking, Aviation, Energy, Oil & Gas), Laurent obtained a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification and has since been a pioneer and active promoter of lean project management, which led to the publication of his best seller “The Lean Project Manager” in 2017.