Fatimah Abbouchi is the Founder and CEO of Agile Management Office®; a thought-leader providing governance solutions for organisations to manage and govern projects in the agile era. Fatimah is also founder of Return of the Panda®, a not for profit focused on improving the mental health of the millions of anxiety sufferers worldwide. As a successful businesswoman, Fatimah has been supporting businesses from start-ups to enterprise internationally for the past 18 years as an advisor, educator and award-winning thought leader.
Fatimah’s professional passion has seen her successfully transform how businesses govern and deliver change across portfolios up to $1B and over 18 industries globally. Utilising this industry experience, Fatimah’s PROVEN AMO method® is showing how business can not only align but enhance agile delivery methodologies with flexible governance.
A writer, speaker and host of the ‘Agile Ideas®’ podcast, Fatimah has appeared in The Age, UK Business Telegraph, PM Review Magazine China, Business Chick’s ‘Latte Magazine’ and featured on CIO.com.au. Fatimah has been invited to speak at dozens of events globally. She is also a guest lecturer at Aarhus University in Denmark in the International Project Management Programs and acts as a Corporate Governance Advisor to them. Fatimah has previously been named as one of the Top 100 LinkedIn Power Profiles in Australia. Fatimah was also nominated as a Top 3 finalist in the World PMO Global Awards, as voted by her peers and was Australia’s first PMO Influencer of the Year. In 2020, she also led her team to victory securing the Australian Institute of Project Management’s awards for Australia’s Professional Services of the Year Nationally and Project of the Year for her state.
Personally, Fatimah is passionate about supporting those in the community with anxiety and depression through beyondblue; having spoken at 45 events aimed at raising awareness, reducing stigma and encouraging others to similarly get involved.