Brian Osman

Brian Osman,

Knowledge Engineer

Brian Osman is a trainer and consultant for SoftEd specialising in Agile and Software Testing. His expertise lies in Agile development, Software Testing, Test Management, Exploratory Testing, Session-Based Test Management and Risk-Based Testing.

Brian has worked in a variety of industries including government departments, the financial industry and software development organisations, working on a number of diverse projects.  He has over 20 years of experience in Agile and Software Testing and has led various initiatives and workshops to help improve Agile adoption and implementation. His key skills include Agile and Testing leadership, strategy, team building and building better processes, frameworks, and governance structures.

Brian has a proven track record of helping customers improve their Agile and Software Testing capability and bringing ‘good practice’ Software Testing techniques into their software development process.


  • National Certificate in Business Studies, Whitireia Polytechnic


  • BBST- Foundation, Association for Software Testing
  • BBST- Bug Advocacy, Association for Software Testing
  • ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Manager
  • Rapid Software Testing
  • Rapid Software Testing for Managers
  • ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional Agile Testing 
  • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Team Facilitation
  • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Coaching

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