Dr. Tim O'Hanlon
Managing Principal, Praestare Limited, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Tim has worked in multiple sectors since 1977 including automotive, aerospace, telecoms, finance, chemicals and for the last 10 years, healthcare. Having worked in more than 50 countries and on more than 300 projects, Tim shares his vast leadership experience, from working with international leaders and teams and serving as an accredited coach, to this presentation. Tim served as a quality professional in 13 different organizations since the 1970s and has introduced multiple quality management systems as both a quality manager and as a management consultant. For the last 6 years, Tim was the Principal responsible for Quality at GE Healthcare Partners and led multiple award winning projects including the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) awards for "Change Management in the Public sector" and "International Project of the Year" for his work with the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia on the "Ada'a (Perform) health program". This latter program involved the project management of thousands of improvement projects across the Kingdom - realizing a return on investment of 50:1. Tim also won the individual MCA award for "Change Management consultant of the year". Tim has served as an ISO 9001 lead auditor and a reviewing officer for the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA). He holds a PhD and MBA and is a Chartered Quality Professional and a Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute. Tim is the author of dozens of published articles and an ASQ book on auditing. He has twice won the best speaker award at the ISO/LSS conference.