Elizabeth Harrin works as a project manager and project leader in healthcare technology in the UK. She is the author of three books about project management and also Director of Otobos Consultants Ltd, a project communications consultancy specialising in supporting project-based firms
Elizabeth spent eight years working in financial services (including two based in Paris, France) before moving into healthcare. She has experience leading multi-million pound projects with large teams and also knows the challenges that come with getting smaller initiatives off the ground and completed.
Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Association for Project Management and a member of PMI.
She is the author of three books about project management:
- Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World (which was a finalist in the Management Book of the Year Awards 2014 and is now in its second edition)
- Collaboration Tools for Project Managers
- Customer-Centric Project Management.
Elizabeth has also produced several ebooks including one on Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and an online course on project reporting.
She’s particularly interested in stakeholder engagement and team communications and coaches mid-grade project managers looking to improve their skills.
Elizabeth is the award-winning blogger behind A Girl’s Guide to Project Management, a blog aimed at helping teams get work done and improving project communication. She is widely published on project management topics and has contributed to numerous websites and magazines.
Elizabeth holds degrees from the University of York and Roehampton University in the UK. She is a PRINCE2, MSP and P3O Practitioner, and holds the ITIL Foundation certificate.
"Everything is easier when you have total clarity about what you are trying to achieve because every decision supports the journey to get there."