PMI® Switzerland Chapter

Member Profiles

Members Introduction

Hannes Unterspann November 2020

hannes unterspann

Hannes is a motivated Project Manager with more than 6 years of experience in leading projects in the real estate sector, especially office refurbishments and fit-outs. He holds a Masters Degree in Construction and Real Estate Management. During his studies he was awarded with multiple scholarships, allowing him to work on projects around the world. Recently, Hannes has achieved one of his long standing goals and became a certified PMP.

Hannes always strives for Quality and Excellence, delivering the best possible outcome to the client. He is solution oriented, goal driven, with focus on processes and compliance. Self-motivation and self-discipline are not new to him, also in private life he enjoys challenges and pushing the limits. Just last year, Hannes completed the Ironman in Zurich and finished among the top 25% overall.

Currently he is looking for a new beginning as freelancer or Project team lead.

Hannes joined the Swiss Chapter to connect with people with the same interests, and to exchange knowledge with others.

You can learn more about Hannes by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Andrea Reto Wieland November 2020

Andrea Reto Wieland

Andrea has been working in management consulting and financial controlling for more than eight years. His main field of exposure are the banking and the insurance sector. In his last role as senior business manager he had the full responsibility of steering the financials, the processes and the financial reporting of the asset servicing business unit.


He has always been interested in the field of finance and accounting. He has earned the CFA designation in 2012 and is a Swiss Chartered Expert in Financial and Managerial Accounting and Reporting. He has also been engaged with digital transformation projects related to banking solutions. In 2020 he decided to pursue to PMP qualification to advance in the field of project management and to join the Swiss PMI Chapter.


Andrea is actively looking for a new challenge in project management or in financial controlling.


You can learn more about Andrea by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Ivan Szabo November 2020

Ivan Szabo

Ivan is a senior executive with a proven track record in delivering large cross-functional programs within the highly regulated aviation industry.
He works as a senior director with SWISS International Air Lines and set up and leads the SWISS Future Intercont Experience Program. He provides leadership, coordination, and management for the new cross-divisional program organization consisting of multiple projects and sub-projects with around 200 members to implement the "New Premium" cabin interiors. The first phase of the program includes the introduction of Premium Economy seats on the Boeing 777-300ER and A340-300 fleets. Key challenges include integrating the timeline of the technical retrofit with the entry into service of the seat class – ensuring not only that all IT, revenue management, sales and marketing activities are completed and ready when the retrofit aircraft are delivered, but also that the flight & ground operations departments introduce the required processes to operate the aircraft in the new configuration. Media Release
In a previous line management role, he was responsible for setting up and leading a new department to harmonize pilot training standards across Lufthansa Group airlines.
As the program manager for the Boeing 777-300ER introduction, he set up, directed and aligned the program organization to ensure the on-time delivery and seamless integration of the Boeing 777-300ER into the SWISS fleet. SWISS B777 first aircraft manufacturing video
Ivan originally studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University in Darmstadt, which he supplemented with an Executive MBA from Ashridge in Berkhamsted, UK. This combination of a technical background with the general management knowledge has enabled him to bridge the communications gap between different stakeholders across multiple functions. He achieved his PMP certification in July 2020.
On a personal note, Ivan’s family originally comes from Hungary. They fled Hungary during the 1956 revolution. Ivan was born in Belgium, grew up in the United States and Colombia. He graduated high school went to university in Germany and has been living in Switzerland since 2013. He is fluent in English, German and Hungarian with a working knowledge of Spanish and basic French.
You can learn more about Ivan by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Serge Moukouri November 2020

Serge Moukouri

Serge is a project manager with 12 years of experience in broadcast company.

He works as project manager at Radio Television Suisse and leads broadcast projects as building or updating studios to satisfy editorial needs. Leads IT project as developing transversal editorial systems to facilitate information exchanges between Newsrooms TV, Radio, Sport and Online members.

Serge holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Studies. Apart form PMP obtained in July 2020, he is a certified Business Analyst. His motivation to join the Swiss Chapter is to develop, exchange knowledge in project management and meet interesting people.

In his free time, Serge likes Obstacle Course Racing, biking and motorcycling.

You can learn more about Serge by visiting his LinkedIn profile

 

 

Vikram Ravindran November 2020

Vikram Ravindran

Vikram manages all services delivery of InfoKrafts A.G. for a global customer based in Switzerland.


A certified SAP professional, Vikram brings a demonstrated track record of leading several SAP and non-SAP service transitions, transformation programs and steady state engagements. He has worked with several global companies in manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries.


Vikram holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Anna University, India. Vikram is an amateur photographer, he enjoys watching movies, reading books, and playing cricket during his free time.


You can learn more about Vikram by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Aude Scheibli October 2020

Aude Scheibli

After about 10 years of crafting complex solutions with Cap Gemini first throughout Europe and later in the US, Aude has been a PMO Lead as well as a Program Manager since 2008. She recently relocated back to the old continent to lead the PMO for the OCSIN at the Geneva state & canton.

Aude has been a continuing member of PMI in the US since 2006 when she obtained her PMP and in the last 12 years of the Southwest Ohio Chapter. In 2018, Aude obtained the PgMP. She also holds an SMC (Scrum Master Certification) from SCRUMstudy, a Certified Change Management Professional from the Association of Change Management Professionals, a Certified Change Practitioner from Prosci, and a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt from Fifth Third Bank.

In addition to PMO and Program Management, Aude is passionate about culture and change. She led multiple cultural change workshops for PMI and the ACMP. She has also taught a PgMP preparation 3-day class.

Outside of the professional realm, Aude is an avid practitioner and instructor of Tai Chi.

You can learn more about Aude by visiting her LinkedIn profile

Ajay Bandlamudi October 2020

Ajay Bandlamudi

Ajay Bandlamudi is a results-driven professional with more than 15+ years experience, proven man-manager with good attention to detail to ensure that the design and final outcomes are fit for purpose. Program, project and change management expertise at a Regional and Global level with extensive knowledge of current implementation methodology developing mid-level and detailed plans from blueprint through to go-live.

Well versed with the complete software development life cycle and software testing life cycle in various domains such as Banking, Investment, Life & Pensions, Insurance, Billing system, Telecom, Securities, Aviation Services, Procurement and IT. Specialist in Data migration (ETL), Upgrades and changes management programs & Projects.

Now working for Bank of England as Project Director, The Bank of England (BOE) is the central bank of the United Kingdom. And also CEO and founder of Victorian Money Limited in UK and Symfil Limited in Ireland both companies are Payment service providers serving B2B customers.

Ajay Bandlamudi motivation to join the Swiss chapter is to meet interesting people and exchange on the recent trends in project management. Joining the Swiss PMI Chapter came immediately for me because of passing the PMP exam back in July.

In addition to PMP Ajay is a certified PRINCE2® Practitioner & MSP® Practitioner (Certificate in Programme Management) now preparing for PgMP."

You can learn more about Ajay by visiting his LinkedIn profile

 

Kate Szafranska October 2020

Kate Szafranska

Kat is a project manager and a business consultant with +10 years of progressive experience in a deadline-driven pharmaceutical/ healthcare industry. In the last 10 years she was actively engaged in several project management and business consulting roles, while working with pharmaceutical corporations, NPOs and governmental institutions.

Currently, she works with clients as a business consultant in healthcare markets to identify opportunities and formulate a strategy that transform their businesses across people, process and technology. She is passionate about developing innovative project management initiatives and building strong professional relationships in a global healthcare ecosystem. She is actively looking to work with organization that values passion, integrity, creativity, innovation and boldness to challenge a status quo.


Kat holds an MBA degree in Healthcare management and MSc in Clinical Research. She became a certified PMP professional in January 2020 and believes in continuous improvement on a professional and personal level.

Kat enjoys exchanging PM ideas and is looking forward to meeting other inspirational and like-minded members of the PMI Switzerland chapter to exchange on the recent trends and promote best practices in project management.

In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, snowboarding, horse-riding, and giving back to a society by engaging herself in a variety of business networking and charity initiatives.

You can learn more about Kat by visiting her LinkedIn profile

Jonathan Gall October 2020

Jonathan Gall

As a chartered engineer and project manager, Jonathan works on civil engineering studies for new particle accelerators at CERN. Having moved to France to work at CERN, 2 years ago, Jonathan has developed his expertise in tunneling, industrial and scientific infrastructure.

Previously Jonathan managed a project management office at a Council in the UK, overseeing project delivery of a capital programme of around 150MCHF annually covering highways, IT, infrastructure, schools, offices and more. Jonathan has over 13 years of experience delivering major infrastructure schemes with 8 years in project management. Jonathan recently received his PMP credential.

Outside work Jonathan is a keen footballer and sportsman with a love of music, literature and board games.

You can learn more about Jonathan by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Kindy Sylla October 2020

Kindy Sylla

Kindy Sylla is a Project Manager and Business Analyst with progressive working experience in telecommunications, banking and IT services spanning public and private sectors.

She started her career in Montréal, Canada as Java Developer and then as C++ System Designer in the telecommunications industry. Later, she joined the banking industry and worked as business analyst, project manager and head of IT Department in Benin and Guinea.

She is passionate about handbags and has founded SYBA Designs, a startup specialized in designing and selling contemporary ethical bags.

She has worked and lived in Africa, America, Asia and Europe. Since 2017, she has been living in Founex , Vaud. She is now looking for a job opportunity. She is open minded and would love to meet others project managers.

You can learn more about Kindy by visiting her LinkedIn profile.