Dermod Wood

Business analyst and systems designer.

Retired professional project manager, civil/structural engineer and teacher of business administration and project management with relevant past experience as an IT designer/developer and computer systems validation consultant.

Career Highlights

  • 2009-present – Owner, Dermod Wood Associates LLC.  Consulting to small professional service firms in the areas of project management, virtual teams and web applications.
  • 2002-2009 – IT Project Manager and IT Quality/CSV Manager in pharmaceutical research, Taro Pharmaceutical, Eisai, Daiichi-Sankyo.
  • 1987-2001 – Graduate study and teaching, communication, management and international business, SUNY Buffalo, NY, Rutgers GSM, NJ, and University of Maryland.
  • 1981-1987 – Owner and founder, Montreal Systems Consultants, Montreal and Ottawa, Canada.
    • Software development, primarily specialized project and construction management and construction accounting systems.
    • Construction claims consultant and expert witness for Revay Associates, Montreal.
  • 1973-1980 – Shawinigan Engineering Co. Ltd., Montreal.
    • Resident Engineer, dam site investigation and construction, Goose Bay, Labrador and Plateau State, Nigeria.
    • Construction Supervisor, rural electrification, Georgetown, Guyana.
    • Lead Civil Engineer, LG3 Campsite, James Bay Hydro Development, Quebec.
    • Contracts Engineer – procurement contracts for Gentilly Nuclear Power Station, Quebec.

Education and Professional

  • PhD in Management (International Business), Rutgers, NJ, 2001
  • MBA in Business Administration (Management and MIS), Rutgers, NJ, 1993
  • B.Eng. in Civil and Structural Engineering, Sheffield University, UK, 1966
  • Certified Scrum Master, Scrum Aliance, 2010
  • LSSBB, Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt,  2014
  • PMP, Project Management Institute,  2001
  • P.Eng, Province of British Columbia, Canada, 1970-75
  • Eng, Province of Quebec, Canada, 1975-1988
  • MASCE, Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1977 (Life Member since  2006)
  • MICE, Past Member, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 1976
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