Geoff Harmer, PhD is an independent consultant specialising in IT governance and best practices for IT service management based on COBIT, ITIL, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO/IEC 38500 and other lesser-known frameworks and standards. He is the principal and founder of Maat Consulting Ltd (www.maatconsulting.com) and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).
For over 30 years he has worked as network manager, technical trainer, consultant, training manager and presenter of courses, workshops and seminars in 33 countries.
Since 2001 he has specialised in communicating and developing ideas and approaches around standards and frameworks for information technology through courses, workshops, seminars and consultancy. He is an accredited lecturer in ITIL, COBIT and ISO/IEC 20000 and he has been an associate lecturer in Technology with the UK Open University since 1999.
He is the author of the book “Governance of Enterprise IT based on COBIT 5 – a management guide” published in 2014.