Ebrahim Mutuli | Master’s Student in Project Management

Where did you grow up? 

I was born in Nairobi, Kenya. I lived there until I was 9 when my family moved to Geneva, Switzerland. I was there for 5 years before moving back to Nairobi at age 14. I moved to Montreal when I turned 18 to go to McGill University. I moved to Toronto 3 years ago.

What did you study at the bachelor’s level?

I completed my bachelor’s degree at McGill University. I did a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering.

Tell us about your professional experience to date. 

I’ve worked in e-learning since I graduated. I started as a Quality Assurance Analyst at a company called Language Research Development Group (LRDG) and ended up as the Quality Assurance Manager. I’ve taken a new position at LRDG-Techinnov—a company in the LRDG group of companies—as a Project Manager. I’ve been in this new position for two months.

How will the Master’s in Project Management help you to advance your career? 

In the short-term, I would like to gain a better theoretical understanding of Project Management to become a more skilled and effective Project Manager. In the long-term, I’d like to lead large-scale technical projects in the area of renewable energy. I’ve always been interested in the field, it’s why I initially got my electrical engineering degree and I believe an MS in Project Management, coupled with my electrical engineering degree, will put me in good stead to pursue that career path