Michael Young

Michael Young
Michael Young

Chief Executive Officer

Bio
  • Michael is a multiple-award winning entrepreneur, speaker and author to businesses around the world. As a leading international expert in project, program and portfolio management and strategy implementation, Michael is actively engaged in the international project management community where he is involved with developing international standards in project, program and portfolio management.

    Michael is the CEO and Founder of Transformed, Australia’s leading education and training organization that specializes in procurement, project management, building and civil construction. Transformed has trained over 10,000 students across Australia and is provider of choice for many leading government and private sector organisations.

    Michael also holds volunteer positions as Director for Professional Advancement for the Australian Institute of Project Management, head of standards for the International Project Management Association and is a member of the International Standards Organisation’s Technical Committee on project, program and portfolio management.

    Michael is passionate about using project management approaches to implement strategy allowing senior executives to kick the goals they could only dream of. He believes that project management is an under-appreciated strategic capability that makes the strategic plan come alive and deliver outstanding results.

    Michael is a prolific author, having written over 50 academic and industry articles, book chapters and has edited two books. He is currently working on his new book – Execution Excellence: how to deliver outstanding results for your organisation, which is due to be published in late 2016.

    As an industry expert, Michael has been interviewed and quoted by BRW, Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Canberra Times.

    Michael is a sought after speaker and is available to deliver keynotes on any of the following topics:

    • Strategy implementation
    • Government procurement
    • Government project delivery
    • Sustainability in projects
    • International project management
    • Project management standards
    • Developing organisational project management capability

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Our Clients
Transformed works across a broad range of industries in both government and private sectors.
Federal Government
  • Attorney General’s Department
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Trade Commission
  • Australian War Memorial
  • Biosecurity Australia 
  • Centrelink
State Government
  • Building Services Authority (QLD)
  • Public Works (QLD) 
  • Department of Treasury (ACT) 
  • Disabilities Services Commission (WA) 
  • Darwin Ports Corporation 
  • Department of Business and Employment (NT)
Selected Private Sector
  • AbiGroup
  • Access Economics
  • ATCO Structures
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Institute of Project Management
  • Australia Post