Olivier Lazar is the Vice President for Youth & Social Impact at PMI and is the COO of the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF). His team support’s PMI’s membership to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and he drives PMI’s thought leadership and tools around sustainable development readiness and volunteer opportunities for social good and sustainable development programs. In his work with PMIEF, Olivier sponsors the Foundation’s efforts to partner with youth-serving nonprofit organizations that support and enable youth worldwide with the project management skills they need to succeed.
He is an active PMI member, holding various leadership roles locally and globally over the past 10+ years, and is a graduate of the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2013. The author of "The Four Pillars of Portfolio Management," Olivier is regularly published in the media and presents in number of project management conferences around the world. Olivier graduated with a master’s degree in Strategy, Project and Program Management and an Executive MBA from the Lille Graduate School of Management.