PMI® Switzerland Chapter

Member Profiles

Members Introduction

Charalampos Kostaras February 2020

Charalampos Kostaras

Haris is a Digital Transformation Specialist with 12 years of experience in research, development and design applications focused on web technologies. His current position in the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, as Organisational Development Specialist is giving him the opportunity to collaborate with more than 11,000 clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals, which are dedicated to improving the health of people affected by allergic diseases.
Haris spend his early years in Athens, Greece and now living in Zurich the last 4 years. His hobbies are reading tech blogs, cinema lover, enjoy short walks in the nature with his beautiful wife and in a daily basis spending little bit of time with his OnePlus device.
His long-term goal is to establish again a creative team of Full stack developers and Marketing managers which they will be able to offer any kind of digital services in small businesses. Haris was doing that successfully back in Greece for more than 10 years and he is planning to do that again. This is one of his reasons joining the Swiss chapter, as Haris believe this will help him to reach his goal, by giving him the opportunity to meet creative professionals which love their work and which want to implement and deliver customized/complicated services and solutions to future clients. Not forget, that through the process friendships will be made which Haris is really looking forward to.

You can learn more about Haris by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Miguel Hurtado Gallego January 2020

miguel hurtadogallego

Miguel is originally from Madrid, Spain but he lives in Switzerland since 2012. He is a project engineer mechanical with wide experience in Oil & Gas Sector, PET polymers plants and Milling Plants. Miguel previously worked in Bühler and actually He is employed in Alten.

Miguel is very interested in the PMI Switzerland chapter and he is preparing for CAPM exam to pass it in the following months.

During his free time Miguel enjoys taking pictures with his Analog Cameras, happy about analog film is still alive and very healthy .

Miguel is looking forward to contacting Swiss Chapter members and sharing knowledge.

You can learn more about Miguel by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Raul Schweizer January 2020

Raul Schweizer

As Head of Strategic Project Office, Raul works as a direct report to the CEO of Regent Lighting. Projects selected into their Portfolio typically have a large impact on several functions of the Company. Therefore, Raul established the PMI Framework as primary reference for portfolio & project management excellence.

You can learn more abour Raul by visiting his LinkedIn page

Katalin Juhasz January 2020

Juhász Katalin

Katalin has been working as an organizational development expert for the past ten years leading a wide variety of HR projects aiming to help organizations to develop their capabilities to increase their organizational effectiveness.

Katalin’s projects have been covering the whole HR spectrum, focusing mainly on change management, employee engagement and organizational culture shaping, combining the project- and change management practices as per the PMP and PROSCI certificates. The beauty of her field is to demonstrate a balancing act between the “hard” and “soft” elements of project management.

In the past three years, as a global lead employee engagement Katalin have been leading the people survey portfolio in Telenor Group (a global telecommunications company being present in 11 European and Asian countries with 22.000+ employees). In her current position Katalin works with advanced data analytics, like text mining methodology, helping executive teams to better understand the dynamics of organizational health.

Katalin moved to Geneva at the beginning of this year, exchanging beautiful Budapest to the beautiful mountains and lake view here. She decided to join the Switzerland PMI chapter to be part of a professional community to find opportunities for knowledge sharing, inspiration and socializing.

Katalin likes any kind of sport activities and recently she was participating in long distance triathlon competitions. Her other passion is aromatherapy, which ultimately resulted in establishing her own company, launching a product line aiming to help people tuning to the right emotional or mental state.

Katalin is very much looking forward to get know the members of the chapter.

You can learn more about Katalin by visiting her LinkedIn page. 

Peter Chadwick December 2019

peter chadwick

From the UK originally, but living and working worldwide out of France and Sweden since 1994. Peter has the classic career progression from Mechanical Engineering to Project, Program & Portfolio Management, mainly in the automotive industry.

Just over 10 years ago, Peter took a complementary, parallel track to his project management career thread: he studied and obtained qualifications as a Coach with a speciality in the domain of Applied Cultural Intelligence. Peter has coached, trained and mentored both in the organisations he has been working for and independently which has taken him to many countries over the years

These days, Peter concentrate his energy on the company he created in 2010 – Island Hoppers (continents are just big islands, “no man is an island”, island-hopping should be fun!). Peter particularly appreciates assisting with opportunities to leverage cultural and technological intelligence in order to address some of the issues facing the world today.

Peter is enjoying his life with family and friends. Above and beyond that, Peter enjoys walking in the mountains, flying (he has a Private Pilot’s Licence from France and a float plane qualification from Canada), scuba diving or snorkelling when he is near the sea and classic car and motorcycle tinkering.

You can learn more about Peter by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Damien Gautier December 2019

Damien Gautier

Damien has extensive experience in IT project/product management and team management, and he had to manage large and complex projects involving more than 50 people. A continuous-learning mindset enables Damien with the latest facts and bright ideas, so he can be a leader in creating value for clients and helping teams to excel and get noticed. What his clients, colleagues and managers appreciate are the trusted relationships Damien can create with all stakeholders in a project.

Damien has used internal methodologies and then Prince2 for project management. Now Damien is preparing for PMP Certification and would like to play a role in the Swiss Chapter of the PMI in the coming months...

Damien is very happy to join a large community that speaks about the heart of his profession.

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

Rémy Stoll December 2019

Rémy Stoll

Rémy is a material engineer with 20+ years of experience in developing products and processes for the plastics industry. Portfolios he managed ranges from the launch of new product generations to international, full factory relocations. He is now freelancing as a Technology Manager for industrial projects and organizations.

Rémy is a long-distance bicycle commuter and enjoys any kind of outdoor activity. His personal vision is to improve people’s quality of life through technology.

He has joined the Swiss chapter for accessing a great local network of smart people who make things happen.

You can learn more about Remy by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Patryk Nosalik November 2019

Patryk Nosalik

Patryk is moving to the Alps in the Geneva region Feb 2020 to provide his children Michelle (nearly 4) and Stan (nearly 2) a healthy lifestyle. Patryk has 20 years of experience in various business roles and currently in his 3rd year as Project Manager within BNP Paribas.

Patryk would like to share his enthusiasm, commercial acumen and professional experience with an employer in the area whose values include care for the environment, providing exemplary service to its clients and investing in new technology. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast outside the office.

Patryk has been blown over by the warm reception and invigorating content of the Swiss Project Management Conference in Zurich on 5th September and so keen to continue involvement in the Swiss chapter.

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


Hector Jara November 2019

Hector Jara

Hector is a senior project manager for a multinational company specialised about technologies in renewable energies.

Hector joined the Swiss Chapter to share experience and learn from others, to join the different events in the area, to network with other PMs and to get involve in promoting clean energies in the community.

In his free time Hector enjoys photography, hiking and sports

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

Ruediger Schulz October 2019

Ruediger Schulz

Ruediger is currently working as a Partner at Detecon Consulting for Telco, Energy and Financial Services sector. He is living in Switzerland for about 10 years. He manages business transformation projects and post-merger integration projects specially focused on Finance and Controlling in the past 14 years. He also has a special focus on business model innovation within the energy business and customer centricity.

Ruediger has being working for global corporations predominantly in Switzerland and Germany, but also in Australia, South Africa and the UK.

Ruediger is familiar with PMI methodology for quite some time and obtaining PMP certifications is one of his focuses for 2019.

In his free time Ruediger enjoys hiking in the Swiss Alps.

You can learn more about Ruediger by visiting his LinkedIn page