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CBO director appointed chair of Channel Islands Project Management body


CBO’s director of Project and Business Analysis Services, Ed Mason-Smith, has been appointed chair of the Association for Project Management (APM) Channel Islands committee.

In his new role, Ed will lead the local committee in its goal to develop and promote the value of project management in order to deliver improved project outcomes for the benefit of the Channel Islands. ‘The APM in the Channel Islands has made fantastic progress in the past three years, driven by an excellent group of volunteers from across the project profession, in both Guernsey and Jersey,’ said Ed.

‘In my role as chair, I am looking to build on this work and continue to deliver material outcomes for the local project profession.’

During his time as chair, Ed wants to establish APM Channel Islands as an independent branch of the APM.

He also aims to:

  • Launch further education and training offerings, following the success of the Jersey Project
  • Build deeper ties with industry bodies and organisations
  • Grow the volunteer network and membership of the APM across the Channel Islands

‘The understanding of project management, the routes to entering the profession and the professional development of project managers are all areas we need to improve on,’ said Ed. ‘If we do this well, our profession can improve the quality of delivery of the change required for the success of governments, businesses and the wider economy in the Channel Islands.’

This role as chair of the local committee complements Ed’s existing work with the UK-wide Association for Project Management Assurance group and his leadership of CBO’s Project Services.

If you are interested in Project Management or supporting the different initiatives run by the Association for Project Management in the Channel Islands, please reach out to Ed at

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