Laura Barnard, PMP, Prosci, CAL

Keynote Speaker, Trainer & Consultant Founder and CEO, PMO Strategies. Host, PMO Strategies Podcast. Host, PMO IMPACT Summit. Co-Founder & President, Project Management for Change, nonprofit.

Laura has been instrumental in bringing PMOs and Project Management to the strategy table for 25 years. She knows just how hard it can be to drive effective and sustainable change in organizations, having spent 15 years in the role of PMO leader beginning in 1999, and now she helps organizations drive higher return on investment for their strategy by unleashing the full potential and power of project management and the PMO. She has developed a unique and powerful system for growing organizational project management competency with a deliberate focus on driving high-IMPACT outcomes on every project.  Laura has been recognized as a top global PMO influencer by the PMO Global Alliance two years in a row, and gives back to the PMO and project community by sharing her insights and stories on  the popular PMO Strategies Podcast and as a part of the longest running PMO-specific virtual conference, the PMO IMPACT Summit, where she is shaking up the way the industry thinks about the PMO role in driving strategy realization. Laura welcomes you to join her community of IMPACT Drivers on their mobile app the IMPACT Driver Network and to learn more about how they can help you at


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