Monique Aubry Ph.D. is professor at the School Business and Management, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). Her principal research interest bears on organising for projects and organisational design, more specifically on Project Management Offices (PMO). Her second important research area is on polar expeditions where she scrutinized the planning process to learn on flexibility. The results of her work have been published in major academic journals and presented to several international conferences, both research and professional. She is member of the Project Management Research Chair (www.pmchair.uqam.ca). Before joining UQAM, Monique Aubry was project manager in a major Canadian financial group for more than 20 years. She is member of the PMIs Standards MAG. She is involved in the local PMI community of practices on PMOs where she contributes to reinforcing the links between professionals and researchers.