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Viewed 8944 times | Published on 2020-04-20 | Updated on 2022-06-08 23:00:00



Most recent update: 2022-06-08

Available for new roles/missions from 2022-07-19

Worked since 1986 in multinational environments, on management data-related, cultural / organizational change, project / programme / PMO / vendor management roles

About me: since the 1980s, worked in multinational companies in Italy and abroad across various industries, working mainly in English, French, Italian, also as negotiator/PM/vendor coordination&audit

Main activities: data-driven decision support since the 1980s; cultural/organizational change since 1990

Citizenship: Italian / EU (born in Turin, Italy); to schedule a meeting: https://robertolofaro.com/schedule



Currently main target roles: PMO roles up to 2 years (negotiable) in multinational contexts

Open to: permanent roles in organizational development, but only for final customer companies

Main target industries: automotive, banking, logistics, outsourcing/BPO, retail; interested in start-ups

Personal related interest: social/political impacts digital/green transformation, UN SDGs, ESGs, related

Based outside Italy from late 1990s (London first, then Brussels), re-registered in Italy 2012

Main languages: business-fluent (also as negotiator) in English, French, Italian (mothertongue); various levels also in German (B1 active; B2/C1 passive depending on subjects), Spanish (B2/C1 passive, B1 spoken), Dutch (see CV for details); basics of Russian and Mandarin

Announces on new publications, articles, videos on change: https://twitter.com/changerulebook

Video presentations on change: https://robertolofaro.com/ctr-channel

If you work in project, program, portfolio, product, change, service, vendor management, you are welcome to connect on PMI's ProjectManagement.com https://www.projectmanagement.com/profile/aleph123

If you are a recruiter, please do send me an email message or book a phone/videocall , do not send an invitation, as I add only recruiters I already worked with

For further information / meetings availability: robertolofaro.com/schedule
Professional skills:


CV (in English, updated as of 2022-06-08)
_2-pages CV (includes sample customers/employers by industry, publications, sample certifications)
sample projects under "projects" on Linkedin
List of OpenSAP certifications 2017-current
List of Kaggle certifications 2020-current


Career summary
_started working in 1986 as Mainframe Programmer, then also Business analyst (automotive and banking), first QC/QA/PMO/vendor control role in 1987 (banking), first Project Management activities in 1988, Senior Project Manager and Management Consultant since 1990, Negotiator and Account Manager since 1990, Program Manager since 1993 (cultural and organizational change)
_since 1990 two main lines: cultural/organizational change and data-related activities, working as Management Consultant, Partner, Account Manager, Negotiator, Project/Program Manager, PMO
_multinational/multicultural experience across industries mainly in English, French, Italian, working with CEOs, CFOs, CIOs since 1988, both for customers and service or product vendors
_used to work also remotely across timezones (as team member or manager/coordinator)
_mainly in Italy 1986-1997, based abroad from 1997, resumed full-time in Italy 2012


Profiling tests results
_2008-05-09 in French (banking role - management)
_2020-01-27 in Italian (banking role - data)
_2020-04-23 in English (cross-industry culture fit from CWJobs/Good&Co)
_2021-05-05 in English (update to check the impacts due to COVID-induced constraints and ensuing initiatives adopted, same source)


Social media presence



Sample experiences by industry (1986-2020)
_Automotive/Mobility CNH/Iveco 1999-2001/2012/2015-2018/2021-2022, SKF, FIAT 1986/2002, Magneti Marelli 1988
_Banking Arcafondi, Cedacri, Banco Santander Finconsumo, Credit Suisse Private Banking, Credit Suisse, Crédit Agricole du Var,UK-based risk/ALM software companies, Federazione Toscana Casse Rurali ed Artigiane, Sanpaolo Invest, Sanpaolo
_Software Brio, MIP, Applix, Retek, TM/1, Comshare/Arbor; support to other UK-based
_Gas/Logistics Sappi, DHL, Novogas/Liquigas, Intertransport, SAV; see also "Retail"
_Government Sviluppo Italia, Ministero dell'Interno, office work within the Italian Army
_Retail Filasport, EPA/Coop, Carrefour, Retek, Comshare, CEDIS Migliarini, GS, Autogrill
_Start-ups Watchbook/kanshu, TOHF, TheCruize, Teknemedia, others; support mainly in B F IT UK USA
_Consulting Sys-Tek 2004-2007, Reply (various business units), Client Focus; CGI; Andersen/Coritel 1986-1990
_Non-profit Trees of Hope (USA/Rwanda) 2008-2010 and support to start-ups 1998-2011 in Italy, UK, USA