Carlos Eduardo Martins Serra

Updated at: March 25, 2024, 9:49 a.m.

Carlos Serra is an enthusiastic project management professional, researcher, and entrepreneur with more than 16 years' experience in portfolio, program, and project management in sectors such as oil and gas, energy supply, retail, information technology, and business management consulting. He started his career working on program planning and controlling and moved into several other roles, working with small, medium, and large companies.

He holds a master's degree with merit in program and project management from the University of Warwick (United Kingdom), a postgraduate specialization certificate in project management from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) (Brazil), and a bachelor's degree in engineering from the Federal Center of Technological Education (CEFET-RJ) (Brazil).

For the past few years, Carlos has been living and Working in London, England. Previously, he worked for several years in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he was born. In a short break during his university studies, he spent about five months in a "work abroad" program in Virginia, in the United States. These international experiences, in conjunction with having worked in both local and global projects, programs, and portfolios, gave him a broad view of a variety of organizational cultures, structures, and management practices, which has been instrumental to his academic work.

He is an active member of the Association for Project Management (APM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI®), serves as a volunteer reviewer for the International Journal of Project Management, and actively participates in and supports professional forums and research programs and projects aimed at developing the project management profession.

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