Don Lowe


Voluntary work:

Organisational Development
Through the Swedish organisation Almi, I work with one Swedish start-up company each year acting as a sounding board for the owners to discuss different aspects of their business. For 2015 and the early part of 2016 I have had the please of working with Richard Sundien who owns Timjan & Träd AB.


Do is actively involved in two Swedish registered companies Don Lowe AB and Forbytes AB. Through Don Lowe AB he focuses on delivering organisational improvements with a focus on Portfolio, Programme and Project Management. Forbytes AB is a software development company supplying client dedicated teams to companies and organisations that see a business advantage in outsourcing their software development and maintenance.

Don Lowe AB Portfolio, Programme and Project Management

Don thrives on helping organisations to become more effective and focuses on delivering results. He is experienced in managing programmes of Lean & Agile projects with a hands on doer attitude, combining technical project management skills, leadership skills and strategic and business management skills to deliver exceptional results. He has worked with programme and project management in a wide range of business sectors for 20+ years.

During the last few years Don has managed programmes and projects within eCommerce and software application systems development for B2B and B2C solutions. He has been involved through the whole life cycle from business analysis to delivery of capability, achieving outcomes and realising benefits.

In addition to hands on management Don also mentors and coaches project and programme stakeholders in their roles and responsibilities within the organisation.
He helps businesses to restructure how they work with their IT and Development teams, Transforming the project management practices from ad-hoc to a lean and agile way of working.

Don has had management positions in companies varying in size from 10 to 400 employees giving him an excellent background in people skills relating to leadership, management and motivation. He has administration skills relating to, budgeting, management accounting, logistics’ planning and reporting. Strategic planning skills, risk management and other essential skills needed to lead and manage an organisation successfully. Mr Lowe has the experience to help organisations implement changes to their working methodology and culture to enable the whole organisation to become lean and agile.

Don updates and maintains his expertise through internationally recognised qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional PMP (Project Management Institutes certification)
  • Management of Portfolios Registered Practitioner MOP (OGC)
  • Managing Successful Programmes Registered Practitioner MSP (OGC)
  • PRINCE2 Project Management Registered Practitioner (OGC)
  • Management of Risk Registered Practitioner MOR (OGC)
  • Professional Scrum Master
  • Software engineering 84 points (Two year KY course)
  • Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (Wye College, University of London)
  • Agricultural Economics for Development (Wye College, University of London)
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