Areas Of Expertise
- Large-scale PMO set-up & Operation
- Program Financial Management, Process Re-Engineering
- PMO capability/ Project Delivery
- Bachelor of Economics – University of Queensland
- Graduate Diploma in Computing Studies – University of Canberra
About Louise White
Louise is a skilled PMO Director joining Seven Consulting’s Sydney Practice in 2009. She consistently applies her experience of diverse business and technical environments gained over the course of 20+ years in a variety of technical and management roles, in the delivery of programs and establishment of Project Management Office (PMO) servicing large-scale programs.
Louise has an excellent track record of producing high quality work and responding quickly and flexibly to satisfy a wide variety of stakeholders from “C” level executives through to junior project managers and analysts.
She has an ability to develop and apply the appropriate governance for an organization to facilitate oversight, transparency and consistency in a sustainable and non-disruptive manner.
What Louise brings
- Leads by example to establish collaborative, efficient and motivated teams to deliver desired outcomes, and nurtures and coaches less experienced team members.
- Able to work closely with all stakeholders to provide an accurate, truthful and well-presented reflection of progress, and proposed solutions.
- Governance, project controls and process development and streamlining of existing methods to improve productivity and quality.
- Development of metrics, reporting and presentations with a particular flair for quality communication and visual representation of data and information.
- A thirst to enhance and streamline what she does.
- Macquarie Bank
- Commonwealth Bank of Australia
- BT Investment Management
- Endeavour Energy
- Oil Search
- Transport for NSW
- NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
- a2 Milk Company
- NSW Department of Education
- First Data Australia
- Verizon Wireless USA
As PMO Director at Macquarie Bank, Louise established a large scale PMO to support Macquarie’s $150m GL replacement project mid-project (and remotely) in what was a complex, exacting and fast-moving delivery environment. Louise was able to successfully integrate with the Macquarie and Supplier teams and implement project management controls and governance that was previously lacking.
As PMO Director at Endeavour Energy, Louise established and operated the PMO for a 2 year $180m+ S4/HANA SAP roll-out in Australia. This large program required a full-service PMO team of 7 people operating in a multi-vendor, complex environment with delivery teams onshore and offshore to ensure there were adequate program controls, tight financial and schedule management, quality reporting and transparency while ensuring processes were streamlined and efficient. In addition to preparing Steering Committee packs, Louise prepared bi-monthly Board papers working closely with the COO.
As PMO Director, at a2 Milk Company, Louise established and operated the PMO for the newly formed IT department. Louise also ran the RFP process for selection of a vendor for their global ERP project.
As PMO Director at ABC, Louise led a small team to design and establish a corporate-wide transformation program office for the ABC’s $500m technology program. Louise developed top to bottom governance for the program, designed and developed a benefits management framework, pipeline management function and full-service Portfolio Management Office.
As PMO Manager at QBE, Louise established and operated a global PMO for their successful SaaS (Workday) implementation for 40+ countries across 2 phases of the program.
Assessed reporting and governance requirements for Information Technology’s portfolio of projects at the NSW Department of Education and developed templates and implementation plan for the recommendations.
Developed quality assurance processes, methods and tools for the NSW government (Dept. of Finance, Services & Innovation) which was rolled out to all agencies in the department for projects <$10m.
As PMO Manager for Transport for NSW, Louise established a full-service PMO to support a $400m+ multi-vendor outsourced infrastructure program of data centre consolidation, all new network and Transport-wide desktop roll-out. The PMO was established from scratch to align multi-level governance with schedule and financial management, scope and variation control, risk and issue management and full administrative support to delivery teams.
Established detailed financial tracking, reporting and CAPEX prioritization for CBA’s Core Banking Program delivery team of over 850 people. Achieved widespread adoption of enhanced change control processes and automated tools which were rolled out across the Enterprise Services group. Developed self-serve reporting which significantly improved the timeliness of information and reduced the cost of providing it. Louise won a Leading Lights Award in recognition of support provided by her team.
As Regional Manager for Telstra’s Solutions Implementation Group NSW, Louise managed a large team of project managers responsible for delivery of all NSW telco projects including projects for Westpac and Qantas as part of their major outsourcing agreements with Telstra. Fostered the development and training of a team of 130 project management staff including AIPM accreditation for many of them.
As Requirements Stream Lead and Product Working Group Lead at BPAY, Louise was responsible for leading the analysis and design phases of a new national payments system with the Tier 1 banks. Led the collaborative development of all business and technical requirements and secured acceptance by the 5 parties involved through intensive workshops and negotiation.
As EDS Delivery Lead for Credit Cards, POS and ATM systems for the CBA, Louise led all applications development projects. Facilitated the CMMi L3 accreditation for this area of EDS and had line management responsibilities for 75 IT professionals.
As end to end program management of the migration of 47 Tier 2 Financial institutions and over 2,400 ATMs to a new IP network – resulting in the creation of one of the largest private IP network in Australia. Implementations achieved a 98% success rate while the ATM roll-out reached a peak of 500 upgrades per month.
Overall management of 40+ front-end systems and all development projects for BT Investment Management (BTIM). Implemented Agile projects including a .NET development of a custom FX trading platform, automated product description factsheets and middle-office cash-flow processing.
Other Team Members
- Declan BoylanGeneral2020-01-15T02:30:38+11:00
- Gareth JamesGeneral2021-01-19T11:29:58+11:00
- Connie McKeageZeus Lara2021-03-09T10:14:51+11:00
- Hugh HarleyZeus Lara2020-04-01T04:18:49+11:00
- Michael BlomfieldZeus Lara2023-02-14T10:26:26+11:00
- Temre GreenZeus Lara2022-11-23T10:52:41+11:00
- Mike StockleyZeus Lara2022-08-30T12:56:19+11:00
- Julie LaoitZeus Lara2022-07-19T09:10:59+11:00
- Rob ThomsettGeneral2023-01-31T17:26:36+11:00
- Louise FordGeneral2020-01-15T03:08:18+11:00
- Aaron SimonsenZeus Lara2022-08-30T11:02:06+11:00
- Akhilesh DasZeus Lara2022-11-08T10:09:51+11:00
- Alan AlehashemiZeus Lara2022-07-19T09:07:40+11:00
- Alex JahanZeus Lara2022-12-13T10:15:47+11:00
- Alex MassieGeneral2023-05-09T15:42:17+11:00
- Alexander RivkinZeus Lara2023-03-28T15:40:59+11:00
- Alexandra Marie TanZeus Lara2023-03-14T15:15:24+11:00
- Ali PahlavanGeneral2023-05-17T01:57:15+11:00
- Alisdair BrownZeus Lara2022-08-30T09:51:38+11:00
- Amanda WalkerZeus Lara2023-06-06T11:10:57+11:00
- Anders MadsenZeus Lara2022-08-02T17:55:11+11:00
- Andrew CheesmanZeus Lara2022-08-09T12:17:42+11:00
- Andrew ColeyZeus Lara2021-12-21T12:36:47+11:00
- Anish JoshiZeus Lara2023-04-04T15:04:09+11:00
- Ann Mica Mae LimZeus Lara2023-05-11T14:08:40+11:00
- Anna Linfield-KentZeus Lara2023-03-14T16:25:51+11:00
- Audrey TehZeus Lara2023-05-30T09:39:32+11:00
- Barbara ReadGeneral2023-04-27T09:42:19+11:00
- Benn SalierZeus Lara2021-07-06T13:45:00+11:00
- Bita BagheriGeneral2021-03-02T14:12:11+11:00
- Blake DahlenZeus Lara2023-02-23T09:47:16+11:00
- Callum DoddZeus Lara2022-11-23T11:00:39+11:00
- Caroline LeesZeus Lara2023-01-17T10:29:22+11:00
- Cathy BaldwinGeneral2021-01-19T16:55:52+11:00
- Chika NnadiekweZeus Lara2023-03-28T15:27:26+11:00
- Chris SykesGeneral2022-05-26T12:50:02+11:00
- Cliff BlakleyZeus Lara2023-05-11T13:52:16+11:00
- Dave RiderZeus Lara2022-02-04T01:57:49+11:00
- David JohnsonGeneral2022-06-01T10:43:16+11:00
- David MansfieldZeus Lara2023-02-14T10:37:32+11:00
- Deanna EdwardsZeus Lara2023-03-28T15:46:04+11:00
- Derek OldhamZeus Lara2023-05-09T15:38:58+11:00
- Elise Kellond-KnightZeus Lara2019-07-04T22:47:54+11:00
- Ellen MisadorZeus Lara2023-03-14T15:30:57+11:00
- Eugene O’ConnellZeus Lara2022-03-22T16:14:36+11:00
- Francis AseronZeus Lara2023-02-24T09:56:24+11:00
- Fritzie LigeraldeZeus Lara2021-08-17T15:41:14+11:00
- Gilbert WongZeus Lara2022-05-25T12:27:00+11:00
- Guru SwaminathanGeneral2023-05-26T16:16:29+11:00
- Hardik LakhaniZeus Lara2022-03-08T16:33:18+11:00
- Hayley WeirZeus Lara2022-03-01T12:16:09+11:00
- Helen ArgitisZeus Lara2022-05-26T12:13:35+11:00
- Ian SalvadorZeus Lara2022-06-14T17:51:51+11:00
- Ian ThomsonZeus Lara2023-04-27T09:46:51+11:00
- Ibrahim DaniZeus Lara2023-05-09T15:33:59+11:00
- Igor VieiraZeus Lara2022-06-28T16:45:19+11:00
- Jerry CobbGeneral2022-06-28T15:49:32+11:00
- Joanna CarlosZeus Lara2022-02-15T17:48:05+11:00
- Jochebed DiazGeneral2022-11-16T12:53:12+11:00
- Johaimah GarridoZeus Lara2021-03-16T10:08:35+11:00
- John MiddlemistZeus Lara2021-07-21T12:11:54+11:00
- Jovilyn MagtotoZeus Lara2022-08-02T13:27:08+11:00
- Julia Nicole JustoZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:34:34+11:00
- Katherine WhitesideGeneral2022-11-30T17:42:36+11:00
- Kunal ParikhZeus Lara2022-01-25T11:49:10+11:00
- Lauren GrouseZeus Lara2023-06-06T11:56:05+11:00
- Louigi GardiolaZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:31:20+11:00
- Louise WhiteGeneral2021-05-11T16:20:05+11:00
- Lousiene SamonteGeneral2022-08-30T14:27:05+11:00
- Maddison SchmidZeus Lara2023-05-11T09:35:43+11:00
- Mariam KohaniZeus Lara2022-07-19T09:57:04+11:00
- Marian Joyce MakalintalZeus Lara2023-03-14T15:51:17+11:00
- Marianne DinsayZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:32:42+11:00
- Mark McAdamGeneral2023-05-03T12:09:06+11:00
- Mark MillenZeus Lara2022-08-30T12:47:06+11:00
- Matthew KnightZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:32:48+11:00
- Melanie NorthropZeus Lara2023-01-31T17:06:41+11:00
- Melody FrampZeus Lara2023-05-09T16:20:00+11:00
- Melody TuazonZeus Lara2023-05-09T15:59:40+11:00
- Michael BryantGeneral2022-08-09T11:38:32+11:00
- Mohammad RamezaniGeneral2022-07-13T16:18:36+11:00
- Muhammad Sauood Ur RaufGeneral2022-08-30T14:20:48+11:00
- Nevil CopeGeneral2022-08-30T14:24:26+11:00
- Niall BurkeZeus Lara2022-10-11T13:16:07+11:00
- Nick RodwellZeus Lara2022-07-14T11:47:55+11:00
- Nicole HattenZeus Lara2022-03-22T16:18:26+11:00
- Ninia OrtileZeus Lara2022-10-11T14:26:40+11:00
- Pablo Andres Cordova BayaZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:48:38+11:00
- Parastoo MousaviZeus Lara2022-12-13T10:24:00+11:00
- Paul BernardZeus Lara2022-02-04T02:19:40+11:00
- Paul KirschnerGeneral2022-02-04T02:26:06+11:00
- Peter BoylanGeneral2023-03-14T16:22:42+11:00
- Peter PhilpottGeneral2022-11-08T10:05:47+11:00
- Rahul KaushalZeus Lara2022-08-03T10:22:38+11:00
- Rajiv BoddupalliZeus Lara2022-12-13T09:44:21+11:00
- Robert CaminitiGeneral2020-10-07T04:02:43+11:00
- Robert CrossmanGeneral2022-03-08T14:18:21+11:00
- Rod ThomasZeus Lara2023-04-27T09:51:15+11:00
- Rohini VermaZeus Lara2021-04-13T12:23:02+11:00
- Rohit SatijaZeus Lara2023-05-09T15:27:58+11:00
- Roxane MontierroZeus Lara2020-12-15T06:30:55+11:00
- Sanjay NarayanZeus Lara2023-02-14T11:09:04+11:00
- Saurabh KundiZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:26:14+11:00
- Shiraan FernandoZeus Lara2023-03-14T15:07:49+11:00
- Shruthi SrinivasZeus Lara2023-02-07T09:53:04+11:00
- Sreekanth BadamZeus Lara2022-11-09T17:14:36+11:00
- Stephen CurtisZeus Lara2023-05-30T09:22:30+11:00
- Tameka YallopGeneral2022-03-08T16:41:26+11:00
- Tanvi MahajanZeus Lara2023-03-28T15:21:57+11:00
- Through ZhuZeus Lara2023-02-23T10:21:23+11:00
- Thuc Linh Nguyen PhanZeus Lara2023-05-30T09:39:47+11:00
- Tony CalusicZeus Lara2022-08-01T16:52:17+11:00
- Vanessa VellaGeneral2021-12-14T12:11:12+11:00
- Winona Astian ThianZeus Lara2023-02-23T08:34:19+11:00
- Yanmin ChenZeus Lara2022-03-08T16:40:11+11:00
- Zach BarnetbyZeus Lara2022-06-24T11:08:22+11:00