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PEOPLECERT’s Australian partner receives Life Membership Award at LEADit2014

Peter Cross, Managing Director of the Global Certification Institute (GCI)

August 2014 – Peter Cross, Managing Director of the Global Certification Institute (GCI) (, valued partner of PEOPLECERT ( in Oceania, has been awarded Life Membership of itSMF Australia at LEADit 2014 Industry Awards ceremony, as a recognition for his continuous exceptional contribution to the IT Service Management industry.

GCI operates as PEOPLECERT’s ‘Operational Hub’ in the region since December 2013, when the two organisations signed an exclusive agreement for the delivery of the Global Best Practice portfolio, including ITIL®, PRINCE2®, MSP®, M_o_R®, P3M3®, P3O®, MoP® and MoV®, establishing the PEOPLECERT- GCI partnership as the market leader in Australia and New Zealand.

‘PEOPLECERT’s quality of services, strong growth and global presence have been decisive factors in proceeding with the partnership, which has offered GCI opportunities to expand and grow our business’, says Peter Cross, GCI’s Managing Director.

‘We are very proud to be partners with Peter and GCI. This Life Membership award to Peter Cross is another proof of the PEOPLECERT-GCI partnership’s strong commitment to the industry. PEOPLECERT is the fastest growing Examination Institute, delivering more than 60% of ITIL exams in Oceania and through the partnership with GCI, the organisation has already achieved the market leader status in the region’, says Dimitris Nicolaides, PEOPLECERT’s Business Development Manager.

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With millions of exams delivered in over 135 countries across the globe, PEOPLECERT offers globally recognised certifications (such as ITIL®, PRINCE2® & various ISO qualifications) as well as customized assessment tools and validation services for government & private-sector certification and licensure programs around the world.

Through flexible & secure exam management systems, PEOPLECERT offers a suite of online services that simplify the exam process, including multilingual online proctored exams & online exam booking, e-certificates, and online certificate verification.


About GCI

The Global Certification Institute (GCI) provides professional certification and examination services that enable customers and strategic business partners to effectively support the achievement of their key business objectives and outcomes in the delivery of services to their customers. GCI delivers a broad array of internationally-recognised business and IT industry certification programmes and qualifications with local assessment.


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