Martine is a persuasive and highly passionate communicator, public speaker and published author focused on Agile methods.
"She was amazing, tailored session to participants' needs, explained everything very clearly with tons of real life examples. Very informative and interesting session and teaching style." Attendee on 4th Oct 2018
"Very vibrant! Drawings make great sense with explanation. Elaborate answers!" Attendee on 28th Sep 2018
"Martine was extremely professional and entertaining!! Provided good context to all materials." Bernard on 28th Sep 2018
"Brilliant trainer - I thought it might be a bit dry but I was entertained for two solid days of learning." Dylan on 28th Sep 2018
"Martine is easily the best trainer I've had throughout my years of education." Attendee
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She works organisational development consultant.
She is a trainer with comprehensive business background, strong technical skills and passion for detecting and solving tough problems.
As an assertive thought-leader she brought many projects and product development efforts back on track in both government and services sector. She has more than 30 years managerial experience in both traditional and agile environments.
She mastered successive waves of technology innovation to conceptualize, design and deploy mission critical business-focused ICT solutions in Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies and in the public sector.
She has coached more than 30,000 people in agile principles and practices of Scrum, Extreme Programming and Lean Software Management and Kanban. For her first Scrum project she got the title of ICT manager of the year in 1998 and was one of the first qualified Certified Scrum Trainers.
She initiated and successfully implemented organisational and cultural change initiatives at both companywide and team level in multicultural environments. Martine educates all levels of the organisation from working with executives and leaders through to developers, PMs, BAs and others working on project delivery.
Her offerings also include:
Systems Thinking and Agile Strategy (Management and Lectures)
Martine's courses and workshops provide PDUs for PMI and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) from the Scrum Alliance. As well as a selection of courses offered as public classes at Skills Matter, Martine's courses can also be delivered privately and adapted to your company's specific requirements.
Martine is a regular contributor and co-author of articles and white papers on Scrum, Agile and related best practices and ideas. Download the articles below by following the links:
"Extremely practical training, useful for not only product owners/managers but all CTOs, business stakeholders, and stakeholders." - Kaori Nieuwmans
"Really good material, really well presented, a real learning experience." - P Munford
"This was an excellent learning experience. Martine's experience and enthusiasm made it very enjoyable and productive. Thanks." - Jill Dixon
"An excellent introduction to Scrum with realism from past experience. A true believer who passes on her enthusiasm." - Martin Holliday
" Very knowledgeable, energetic + enthusiastic instructor. Gives you confidence to implement ideas when back at work." - Ritchie Vickery
Fantastic 2-days of learning Scrum. Martine, the trainer was excellent in explaining scrum and clarifying the queries.