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Colin Grace


Colin Grace has over twenty years' experience of managing large-scale business and IT projects and ten years' experience of delivering major programmes of work in the private and public sector. He is passionate about driving forward the implementation of shared services in the public sector to deliver cost savings for the taxpayer. In many of his articles Colin highlights the challenges faced by organisations, stakeholders, management teams and suppliers in designing and delivering the appropriate shared service solutions.<br /><br />In addition to his active involvement in programmes of work, his network of independent shared service specialists working across the whole of the public sector provides him with valuable real-world insights. He has many case studies and examples of how shared service practitioners are delivering and managing shared service centres.<br /><br />Colin is a director of Praktis Solutions, an independent consultancy practice delivering high-quality value-adding services to clients in the private and public sectors, and specialising in:<br /><br />·    Programme and Project Management (PPM)<br />·    Project Offices (PMO)<br />·    Business Change Management<br />·    ERP Implementations – Oracle and SAP<br />·    Procurement Management<br />·    Bid Management Services