Report from IPMA Awards Ceremony in Dubrovnik on 1 October 2013


Ed Naughton & Robert Youker named IPMA Fellows 

By PMWJ staff

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) announced the appointment of Ed Naughton and Bob Youker as new IPMA Fellows.  This is the highest individual honor afforded by IPMA.  The announcement was made during the IPMA Awards Banquet on 1 October 2013, day two of the 27th IPMA World Congress in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

ed-naughtonMr Ed Naughton, BE, C. Eng., F.I.E.I, IPMA-a, PMP, is a graduate of University College Dublin where he read for a BE (civil). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland; a Chartered Engineer (Ireland); a Professional Engineer in Canada (British Columbia); holds the highest level of IPMA certification; and was the first PMP (Project Management Professional) in Ireland  from the USA-based Project Management institute.  He also holds a Diploma in Applied Finance from the Irish Management Institute and an Honorary Master’s degree from University College Cork for his contribution to the development of project management in Ireland…


Mr Robert “Bob” Youker is a co-founder of both the Project Management Institute (PMI), and asapm, the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management in the United States. A long-time contributor to the practice of project management, he was a Director of IPMA from 1977 through 1988.  He participated in many IPMA Conferences from 1974 through the early 2000s, presented several keynote addresses, and organized panels and workshops. He introduced IPMA into a dozen government agencies and businesses around the World, and in many cases, connected those agencies and businesses with IPMA leaders…


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