PMI Fellow, 2011
Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PfMP, is the founder and managing partner of BUCERO PM Consulting. He managed IIL Spain for almost two years, and he was a senior project manager at Hewlett-Packard Spain (Madrid Office) for 13 years. Mr. Bucero was the founder, sponsor and president of the PMI Barcelona, Spain Chapter until April 2005. He was a member of the CoPAT (Congress Project Action Team) of PMI EMEA global congresses in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Mr. Bucero graduated from the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2007 and was the previous president of the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter. He was a PMI Component Mentor for Region 8 South for three years, and now is a PMI Educational Foundation Engagement Committee Member. He received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in 2010 and the PMI Fellow Award in 2011. Mr. Bucero has a computer science engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica (Madrid), and he is now finishing his PhD in project management at the University of Zaragoza in Spain. He has 27 years of practical experience and 22 of them in project management worldwide. Since 1994, Mr. Bucero has been a frequent speaker at international project management congresses and symposiums. He has delivered project management training and consulting services in Spain, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, France, Denmark, Costa Rica, Brazil, the United States, and Singapore. As project management believer, he defends that Passion, Persistence and Patience as keys for project success. He authored the book Dirección de Proyectos, una nueva vision published by IIL Mexico in 2003. He also is a contributor to Creating the Project Office. Mr. Bucero co-authored with Randall L. Englund Project Sponsorship, The Complete Project Manager and The Complete Project Manager Toolkit and authored the books Today is a Good Day– Attitudes for Achieving Project Success and The Influential Project Manager. He has also contributed to some professional magazines in Russia, India, Argentina and Spain. Mr. Bucero has published several articles in national and international project management magazines. He was a contributing editor of PM Network, writing the Crossing Borders column.