The Author

Nicos Kourounakis is a Management Consultant, Trainer and Author.  He has been involved in many international projects in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Luxembourg, Greece and across Europe, working both with large organizations as well as with smaller ventures and start-ups.

Over the past 10 years, he has been leading consulting projects at major EU Institutions such as the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European Council, the European Central Bank, the European Investment Bank, and several EU Agencies.

He is the Author of the PfM² Guide for Portfolio Management (December 2021) and the PgM² Guide for Programme Management (March 2022).

He is also the Co-Author of several European Commission Publications such as the PM² Project Management Methodology Guide (2012, 2016, 2018), the Agile PM² Guide (2014), the PM²-PPM Portfolio Management Guide (2017), and the ITSRM Guide on IT Security Risk Management (2020).

He holds an MBA from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, a MASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria, Canada, and a BSc in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He has also achieved several Certifications such as PMP, PRINCE2, IPMA-D and PM², and Agile PM².