Sydney’s Opening Keynote Speaker: Yvonne Butler – Strategy Execution: the critical role of project management and business analysis

This presentation will provide an overview of how organisations create value by effectively formulating and executing their strategy.  Using a value chain framework, we will review the disciplines of business analysis and project management and demonstrate the critical contribution that our two professions play in delivering better business outcomes.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Delivering sustainable organisational value
  • Understanding the role of project management
  • Interaction of business analysis and project management


Yvonne Butler – CEO at Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM)

Yvonne Butler is a thought leader in the project management, strategy, governance and risk management spaces. She is widely respected in the project management world for her unique combination of deep industry knowledge, consulting expertise and global management experience.

Ms Butler is currently the CEO of the Australian Institute of Project Management, which is the peak body for project management in Australia. With over 16,000 constituents, the AIPM is recognised by Australian business, industry and government as the key promoter, developer and leader in project management professionalism.

Prior to this, Yvonne held senior positions in Allens, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Ernst & Young, the Palladium Group, APP Corporation and Transfield Services. She has developed a breadth of experience from these roles, and is widely respected across Australian business community as well as in the government and the not-for-profit sectors.