About Us

Crystal Consulting is a best practice project management consulting business. We are based in Christchurch and offer our services throughout New Zealand (and parts further away upon request). We provide a full range of proven portfolio, programme and project management consulting and training services to assist you deliver portfolios, programs, projects and strategy more successfully.

Our expertise is built upon years of proven consulting and delivery experience. We have worked with some of the worlds leading banking, telecommunications, mining, space exploration, defence, construction, IT, health and R&D organisations to deliver tangible improvements in the way they deliver any sort of initiative. At all times we work in your best interests and you will find us easy to work with.


Sean Whitaker | About Us | Crystal Consulting
Sean Whitaker, BA, MSc, MBA, PMP, ACC

Sean Whitaker

Sean is the driving force behind Crystal Consulting. His extensive international experience in project management consulting and delivery, across a multitude of industries such as mining, defence, banking, energy, space exploration, public service and telecommunications, brings a truly global perspective to your business. He is an expert practitioner in assessing and improving organizational maturity and practitioner competency. In 2016, he was recognized as one of the Top 100 Global Influencers of the profession of project management. He has been granted the status of Fellow of PMI New Zealand in recognition of significant and sustained contribution to the profession. He is known for his passionate and professional style. Sean has published several books and papers on the practice of project management, and is a world-renowned project management trainer, university lecturer and presenter.

In addition to his academic qualifications (BA, MSc, MBA), Sean is also a Project Management Professional (PMP), and an Associate Certified Coach (ICF). You can read his full LinkedIn biography by clicking this LINK.