Brendan D'Cruz at DBT Enterprises Ltd
Brendan D'Cruz at DBT Enterprises Ltd

About Brendan

My professional career started in education progressing to senior academic management positions. This included teaching, research, third stream and consultancy work involving collaborative and international programme development. I have been a Project Management and Education Consultant since 2011 alongside work on event management and social enterprise activities.

 

I studied at the University of Plymouth and gained a B.Sc. (Hons) in Computing & Informatics and completed a Ph.D. on 'Reinforcement Learning in Intelligent Control: A Biologically-Inspired Approach to the Relearning Problem'. I am a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Registered Project Professional (RPP) and a Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM), and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

 

I held senior academic leadership positions at the University of Northampton and the University of East London before becoming Head of Department: Business & Computing at the University of Wales, Newport now the University of South Wales (USW).

 

I now focus on being the Creative Director and 'Omnipreneur' for DBT Enterprises Ltd undertaking primarily consultancy work, and occasional Visiting Lecturer work when required. I am a Trustee at a charity - Trinity Childcare and Family Centre - based in Aberfan.

 

I have been actively involved in the development of the project management profession working with the Association for Project Management (APM). I am currently a Registered Project Professional (RPP 2nd Edition) Assessor, and was Lead/Verifier and Assessor (RPP 1st Edition) from July 2011 to July 2017 working with other verifiers and assessors to assure and enhance the quality of the RPP designation. I am a former Chair of the APM Education Network Advisory Group (ENAG) that is now the APM Education Network, and I continue to work on educational initiatives.

 

From 2007-2013, I was on the committee of the BCS Project Management Specialist Group (PROMS-G) including as Regional Coordinator for Wales and Event Development Manager. I also helped establish and coordinated the PROMS-G social media channels e.g. the LinkedIn group and the 'Project Eye' blog.

 

I am politically active in the South Wales area, for more details please see my 'Political and Community Activities' page.

 

My other interests include football (including as a coach at Treharris Athletic Western FC), tennis, travel and tourism, creative industries and film, darts, wine production and tourism, and the delivery of large-scale sporting mega-events.

We are based at:

 


Elim House, John Street

Treharris

CF46 5PS

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:

 

+44 7939 574047 +44 7939 574047

info@brendandcruz.org.uk

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