Edson Marinho

Executive Director

Canada / Brazil

Edson is a Brazilian passionate project/program manager who has headed up PM4NGOs since 2015. He is also the founder and director of Teoria da Prática in Brazil and a senior member of the Project DPro (PMD Pro) Trainers Network.

International Relations Bachelor, MBA in Project Management, post-graduated in Distance Learning, Project DPro Practitioner, Program DPro, and AgilePM Practitioner certified, he has over 15 years’ experience in managing projects and programmes.

Edson has been involved in training and developing the PMD Pro since the very first training group in Brazil. In his words: “I truly believe that we must empower professionals by disseminating project management tools and techniques to the community-based organizations. In the other hand and most importantly, it is from the community that we will learn how and which of these techniques and tools really work“.