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Deborah Chuen-Skaalrud

Deborah Chuen-Skaalrud

Project Finance Management & Governance at AIA

Hong Kong

As a professional in IT and business transformation for 14 years, I have successfully completed projects delivering growth enablement, cost reduction and process optimisation, and organisation restructure through programs or projects across multiple industries.

I have worked in Canada and Hong Kong in both English and Cantonese speaking environments, and also engaged with various levels of stakeholders in Asia Pacific. Besides project delivery, I am also successful in mentoring and coaching staff in project management, PMO and business analysis.

Management & Leadership Highlights:
• Point person for program/project delivery methodology, governance, process, control, PMO practice and tools
• Provided strategic oversight and management to time, cost, benefits, scope and quality targets
• Led a team of 10 project managers in Insurance IT of HK HSBC and 2 project managers and 4 business analysts in QBE. Coached country heads of business transformation for the Transformation program at QBE
• Led the transformation of project delivery approach from waterfall to an Agile (Scrum) practice at QBE. A member of the Agile Retrospective Committee to plan and improve Agile delivery practice at HSBC. Defined processes and governance to enforce Agile delivery practice in AIA Group Digital Platform & Innovation

My international exposure and proven diverse skills including:
• project governance
• project delivery methodology
• project portfolio management
• program management and project management
• change management
• vendor management
• cost and benefit (business case and project financials)
• challenge status quo
• advanced communications
• bilingual

My focus continues to be on supporting organisation to achieve business goals with better ROI from project deliveries by improving project delivery methodology and governance, and by uplifting skills and quality of project management.


Experience:

  • Senior Business Analyst (Ningxia Hanas New Energy Group)
  • Senior Program Director (QBE Insurance)
  • Assistant Manager, Business Analyst (Prudential Assurance)
  • Project Portfolio Manager (HSBC)
  • Innovation Delivery Partner / Program Governance (AIA)
  • Project Manager (QBE Insurance)
  • Project Finance Management and Governance Lead (AIA)

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