Brenda Treasure, is a Director of D&B Project Services. Ms. Treasure brings over 15 years experience in program and project management to her teaching and consulting assignments. Early in her career, she lived and worked in Singapore when she worked with the Australian Defence Forces, and later with the Education Department of the New Zealand & Australian Defence Forces.
She formed her own consulting company, BHE Services in 1995 and began consulting in project management in IT, Telecommunications, Major Events, Finance, Transport, Utilities, Non profit and Government. Engagements have included managing a national 3G rollout for Telstra, managing the delivery of IT programs, projects, and overall program governance for an international logistics company, and the technology implementation manager for the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
Ms. Treasure has taught project management and leadership courses in India, Vietnam, Malaysia, USA and Australia. She is certified in the Strength Deployment Inventory assessment methodology and incorporates SDI into her leadership workshops. She is an accomplished international speaker. She is actively involved with PMI, having served on both local and international committees. In 2009, she received Telstra’s Hotshot Award for her work on the Whistler Project. In 2008, she received the Telstra Recognition Award for her commitment and dedication to the Transformation Program of works and the PMI Recognition Award for her services on the 2008 Asia Pacific Congress Project Action Team.
In 2006, the PMI Melbourne Chapter recognized her service by presenting her with an award. In 2003, she received the PMI Australian Chapters’ Distinguished Contribution Award for her assistance and mentoring in strategic planning and operations to the Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra chapters. In 2002, she was elected PMI Melbourne Chapter President and took on the role as 2002 Conference Chair. The success of the event resulted in the Melbourne Chapter winning the Component of the Year / Chapter of the Year Award. She was recognized with the 2002 Award for Exceptional Activities. In 2001, her efforts as the Chapter Professional Development Director were recognized by the Melbourne Chapter winning the Chapter Professional Development Award.
Doug Treasure, MMT, PMP is a Director of D&B Project Services. Mr. Treasure brings over 25 years experience in portfolio, program, and project management to his teaching and consulting assignments. He started his career as a technical analyst/programmer in the Sugar Division of C.S.R. Limited. He was then promoted to the position of Prime Systems Administrator and ultimately their Manager of Computer Systems. He then transitioned to BHP Petroleum, as subsidiary of BHP Billiton, where he worked as a Systems Programmer, and then was promoted to Systems Analyst. He took an opportunity to move into IT management with Sportgirl Sportscraft Group as their IT Operations manager. He then segued into the role
of IT Manager for a major transportation and records management company,
In 2004, he began consulting for key infrastructure projects in multiple industries, including finance (superannuation), telecommunications, utilities and international events. Engagements have included managing the national 3G rollout for Telstra, managing the delivery of IT programs and projects for the Asia Pacific region for an insurance company, and the venue technology manager for the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, and the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.
Mr. Treasure has taught project management and Total Quality Management courses in Australia. He has presented at international PMI conferences in the Asia Pacific Region and is actively involved with PMI, having served on both local and international committees. In 2010, he received the PMI Recognition Award for his services on the 2010 Asia Pacific Congress Project Action Team. In 2009, he received PMI’s Distinguished Contribution Award, recognizing his work on the second edition of the Program Standard. In 2009, he received a Recognition award from PMI India for his volunteer work with the Hyderabad chapter. In 2008 and 2009, his efforts as a officer of the Melbourne Chapter led to his being recognized both years. He currently serves on PMI’s Technology Member Advisory Group, an international 12 member board that advises PMI on technology.
Mr. Treasure has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Computing from the New Institute of Technology in Sydney, Australia and a Masters of Technology Management from Melbourne University. He is currently enrolled in PMI’s Leadership Institute Masters Class. He is a Board member of the Plenty Community Credit Union in Melbourne, and the Werribee Tigers Football Club. He is also qualified as a private pilot. He is a member of PMI and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).