Region IV: Pacific

Roger Goodman
Director of Region IV

Roger is an experienced Project Manager with over twenty years working in the IT&T, Manufacturing, Distribution and Health industries in Australia and New Zealand implementing software based business solutions.

He is Principal Instructor for Management Concepts Asia-Pacific, training and consulting throughout the region. In addition he is principal of Strategic Project Management Ltd, a company dedicated to providing strategic consulting in project management to leading New Zealand Companies.

In Asia and the Middle East Roger has provided project management training and consulting to Royal Saudi Navy, DataCraft-Asia, IBM Global Solutions, Proton, Ford, Sepakat MDC, DHL, Mesiniaga, MSC Technologies, Telekom Malaysia, Maxis, OmanTel, Saudi Telecommunications Corporation, Telstra, Petronas Carigali, Motorola Research & Development, Siemens, Westport and Unisys. In New Zealand he has trained or consulted to most of the top 10 companies including Fontera, Telecom and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Roger is a master in team management and leadership, generating powerful and successful teams - a vital ingredient to the success of any project. He is MBTI (Myers-Briggs) and NLP accredited and able to use this interpersonal technology to develop highly effective teams.

While working in New Zealand Roger has consulted with both Price Waterhouse-Coopers and Ernst &Young in their ERP and SAP practices specialising in logistics and supply chain consulting.

In Australia he has worked as a project manager with integrated solution providers, Computer Power, IBM and Hewlett-Packard and customers such as Cadbury-Schweppes, BHP, Smorgon Industries, and ARC.

Roger is active in the New Zealand Chapter of the Project Management Institute, an organisation of more than 200,000 project management professionals worldwide, dedicated to advancing the state of the art of project management.

He has been Vice Present and Director of Public Relations of the PMI New Zealand. He gives freely of his time to mentor other Project Managers, especially those preparing for their PMP® certification. Roger is also a charter member of the New Zealand Society of Risk management.

Roger trained in Medicine at Monash University and Genetics and Biochemistry at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, and pursued a successful career in the medical and pharmaceutical industries prior to specialising in project management.

He is an active member of Rotary International – recently being invited to be Parnell’s president during Rotary International’s centenary year (2005)

Roger is a keen Himalayan trekker (Mt Everest Base Camp) and is pursuing his Private Pilots Licence, (PPL) having flown solo a number of times.

Roger Goodman may be reached at DirReg4@RiskSIG.com