Gil Nolan is an experienced process reengineer, project manager and governance advisor currently serving as a Senior Consultant with Quantum Governance. In partnership with clients, Gil works to conceive, understand, plan and implement success, believing that many great ideas already exist in the hearts and minds of the people in client organizations.
Gil’s started his career as an engineer developing hardware and software products for high- performance real-time embedded processing applications for Draper. Gil designed electronic chips, boards and systems from concept through manufacturing for several other companies including Mayflower Communications, Pixel Magic and Doble Engineering. Products developed include flight control, data management and communication systems for aircraft, spacecraft and submersible vehicles as well as GPS receivers, high volume consumer and professional document imaging products, test equipment and oceanographic instrumentation.
Gil moved into project management and process work taking on clients in the US and Bermuda. He has worked with several business sectors including Technology, Utilities, Professional Services, Construction and Health Maintenance. He has conducted business dealing with government and industry standards compliance and policy development for safety, electrical, fire and building and land use planning standards. Gil has experience in organizing, defining and developing Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd., which provides for-profit vehicle testing services for the government and people of Bermuda. He later started his own process reengineering and project management consulting firm, Business Analytics Consulting.
Gil’s process reengineering services for nonprofits include: mobilization, diagnosis, process redesign, implementation and transition, change management and communicating change. He is certified in process redesign, and his additional skills include business and operational planning, work plan development and project management. In the nonprofit sector, Gil co-founded BEST, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce, as an NGO Company Limited by Guaranty. This included liaising with legal counsel to develop a memorandum of association of the company, assisting with the nonprofit registration, developing the original bylaws, acting as the initial board secretary and organizing the founding Board meetings. Gil has served as the Board Governance Chair for BEST and the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS). He served as the BZS organizational representative to the Environmental Coalition.
His service tasks have included revising and gaining approval of bylaws for all three NGOs, and the development of value statements, a Board of Directors handbook and supporting documents for good governance including: vision and mission Statements, committee charters, conflict of interest statements, non-disclosure agreements and Board member agreements. Gil’s NGO operational tasks have included research and writing, editing and coauthoring position papers, policies and newspaper articles.
Gil holds a BSEE from Tufts and an MSEE from Boston University. He is certified in Process Redesign by Hammer and Company and is trained in ARM Risk Analysis by the Bermuda Insurance Institute. Gil is trained in the Art of Hosting, AOH, facilitation and community conversation techniques. Gil is embarking on training in Worldview Intelligence.