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Petra Skapa


President, Alluvial Consulting

Location: Victoria, Canada


Certified Scrum Trainer
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Registered Education Provider

My Courses

Certified ScrumMaster®
14-15 November, 2016
Location: Paris, France

Certified Scrum Product Owner®
16-17 November, 2016
Location: Paris, France

Certified ScrumMaster®
7-8 December, 2016
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada

Groups I belong to

Agile Victoria



I've been working in Agile methodologies since 2001.  I did a career change from Social Worker to Developer through the Object Oriented Software Techology post graduate program at St Mary's University in Halifax.  I did my internship at TransCanada Pipelines where I worked with ThoughtWorks.  I met Ken Scwaber there in 2002 as he was teaching us Scrum and helping us kick off a large project.  I joined ThoughtWorks in 2003 as an consultant.  I was on the road for years working in many client sites mostly across North America.  I was able to travel to the India and Uk offices as well.  I joined Gap Inc Direct in 2007 as their Chief Agilist and lead organization transformation efforts, which is my specialty now. I moved to Paris in June 2009 and am now consulting in France.

Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses


  • Certified Scrum Developer Workshop (Technical)


  • Certified ScrumMaster


  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Work experience

Lithespeed LLC, Senior Agile Consultant & Trainer
March 2014 - Present, , US
A cadre of leading scrum trainers, agile team coaches, and enterprise agile consultants on a mission to transform workplaces into environments that promote self-management, continuous improvement, and high morale. We believe in learning cultures over ultimatums, custom solutions over a one-size-fits-all approach, and community over competition.

Alluvial Management Consulting, President and co-founder
February 2011 - Present, , CA
Alluvial consulting provides Agile training, coaching and organization transformation consulting.

Valtech, Senior Agile Consultant
January 2009 - January 2011, Paris, France
Valtech is a pioneer and a thought leader in the field of Agile software development. They have developed a unique Agile adoption methodology by building on the extensive experience we have accrued over the past 11 years.

ThoughtWorks, Consultant
January 2003 - January 2007, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
A global IT consultancy with an exclusive focus on end-to-end global software development and delivery, specializing in the application of Agile


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