Michael Young is an award-winning project, program and portfolio manager and is also Managing Director of a consulting and education organisation in Australia. Michael plays an active leadership role in the Australian project management industry. He is a past AIPM board member, the author of the Australian competency standard for portfolio management and currently chairs the AIPM Knowledge and Research Council and the AIPM Standards Committee.Michael is a member of the IPMA Research Management Board and is the Australian delegate to the ICB4 consensus program.
Michael is a Fellow of the AIPM, Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Certified Practicing Project Director and Certified Computer Professional. Michael is currently completing his PhD and holds an MBA and BSc, as well as vocational qualifications in management, auditing, training and assessment, project management and strategic procurement.Michael has published papers and presented new project management concepts at conferences internationally. He is currently co-editing two books on project management research in the Asia Pacific with Dr Beverly Pasian.