Omar Zein is a project management consultant with an engineering background.
He was born in Saudi Arabia to Syrian parents, moved to the United Kingdom as a teenager and now lives and works in both the UK and Italy. Omar’s experience combines project management in manufacturing, IT, finance and European Commission development programmes in the Middle East and Europe. He is Director of Projectize Ltd (UK) and President of the European School of Project Management (Italy).
In recent years, Omar refined and structured his approach to managing culture and diversity what he started to research in 1993; as to better help his clients achieve harmony, efficiency and stakeholders’ satisfaction. His book "Culture and Project Management" was published by Gower in April 2015.
"Most international initiatives today involve both cross-cultural and multicultural work These complexities of our times are exactly what drove me to develop my approach to managing cultural diversity at work." - he said.
You can find out more about Omar and his culture work at www.CulturePM.com.