About the Chapter

Chapter Vision
PMI Switzerland Chapter is recognized as the leading association in Switzerland for advancing excellence and professionalism in project management.

Chapter Mission

  • Foster project management practitioners in their career by providing them with PMI and localized services and knowledge.
  • Promote Project Management to contribute to organizational success and business results.
  • Foster a community of project management practitioners and organizations in Switzerland to promote professional contacts, share experience and knowledge.
  • Develop the chapter toward organizational maturity.

Chapter Organization Chart

20180120 chapter org chart

2017-2018 Elected Board of Directors

The Chapter Board of Directors manages and enhances the Chapter services as a leadership team, facilitated by the chapter president. A large group of over eighty volunteers in various teams assist them in achieving the chapter vision and delivering the services proposed to members and professionals.

More information and board members contact details are available in the PMI Switzerland Chapter Members list (Members only). For general Chapter-related inquiries, please use the contact form.

2017-2018 Chapter Officers

Elected Officers:

  • Stephane Juillard: Financial Auditor
  • Martyna Wisniewska, PMP: Financial Auditor
  • Angel Carlos Martinez Arteaga: Elections Committee
  • Marina Satapathy, PMP: Elections Committee

Appointed Officers:

  • Ala Lutz: Membership Director
  • Aliah Blackmore, PMP: PM@CH Director
  • Aristeidis Matsokis, PMP: Regional Events Director (Zürich)
  • Carlos Caceres Heinz, PMP: Sponsoring Director
  • Carlos Valentin, PMP: Technology Director
  • Daniele Pinto, PMP: PMIEF Director
  • Daniel Rodellar, PMP: Publications Director
  • Elena Milusheva, PMP: Volunteer Engagement Director
  • Filippo Meloni, PMP: Marketing Director
  • Fredy Wehrli, PMP: Learning Seminars Director
  • Prasanth Krishnankutty Nair, PMP: Regional Events Strategic Director (Zürich)
  • Sasha Lazarevic, PMP: Regional Events Director (Romandie)
  • Sumon Vangchuay, PMP: PMO Director
  • Stefan Vesenmeier, PMP: Regional Events Director (Basel)
  • Thijs Wijnands, PMP: Regional Events Strategic Director (Romandie)

Department Missions

  • Communications & Marketing
    • Promote a community spirit through established (Newsletter, PM@CH) and new (Twitter, blogs) communications channels
    • Promote chapter events and event participation
    • Encourage members to share experience and knowledge with each other
    • Have fun with volunteer colleagues across Switzerland and beyond
  • Events - Foster PM community and awareness of the profession by bringing people together and exchanging ideas
    • Define event Cconcept - speaker and topic
    • Arrange logistics - venue, date, time and preliminary agenda; verify sponsor agreement, post event on PMI site
    • Manage all processes on event date - registration, facilitating the session
    • Close event project - financial reporting, issuing receipts and PDUs certificates, surveys
  • Finance
    • Plan budget of all departments within PMI Switzerland
    • Improve financial processes to control payments
    • Monitor, consolidate and report of the actuals x budget to the board of directors
    • Report the financial results to PMI-CH auditors
  • Members - Provide value to our members, create attractiveness and retain them inside our chapter
  • Operations - Provides internal services to the board, to the members and to the general public. It counts three main areas:
    • VP Operations: department-lead and support for board meetings and chapter governance
    • Technology team: allows information-sharing within the chapter (website and sharing-platform)
    • PMO Team: covers the administrative tasks and projects for the chapter (day-to-day tasks are outsourced to an outside company)
    • As such, mostly invisible, but the necessary oil in the wheels for a well-functioning association
  • Special Projects - Organize professional project management events with the best speakers around in their field on exciting topics to our PMI members and future members in various formats (master class, project management conference, ...)
  • Sponsoring - Discover and treasure sponsors to enable PMI swiss chapter to succeed in their goal to promote project management best practices and knowledge sharing to empower individuals and communities
  • Volunteers - Deliver value by attracting, engaging and recognizing volunteers who in turn will drive forward the PMI Swiss chapter

Chapter Address
PMI Switzerland Chapter
Bollwerk 21
3011 Bern
Tel.: +41 (0)31 311 53 08
Fax: +41 (0)31 311 53 01
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