PMI® Switzerland Chapter

New Members Introductions

Shalini Krishnan - February 2021

Shalini Krishnan

Shalini has been working in international sport management for the past 6 years, in Canada, Namibia and Switzerland. She holds an International Master's in the Management, Law and Humanities of Sport (FIFA Master) and is actively looking for a new role. She joined the Swiss Chapter to meet more people in Switzerland with similar interests

Shalini decided to complete the PMP certification in 2020 to strengthen her knowledge of the specificities of project management. She moved to Switzerland in 2017 and is enjoying the beautiful scenery and outdoor adventures available throughout the country. Shalini is a keen football player and tap dancer

You can learn more about Shalini by visiting her LinkedIn profile

Vorasith Khieu - February 2021

vorasith khieu

Vorasith has been working in financial industry focused in Business and Project Management, FinTech, Funds Operations, Trust management, Financial Control and Reporting for more than 15 years in France, Netherlands and then headed Global Long/Short Equity Funds’ Trading & Operations in two Hedge Funds based in Geneva, Switzerland.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management & Administration with major in Business Project Management and obtained the Oxford Fintech Certificate.

He is currently working as Director for Union Bancaire Privée S.A. ( in COO Funds Division managing projects related to Client Reporting. He is also co-founder of Confluences Consulting Asia ( ), incubating dozens of startups and providing accommodation and support for European companies in the ASEAN region. He has been engaged with digital transformation projects related to Blockchain technology, Trade Finance and Commodities Trading solutions including an ICO with an emission of a crypto-currency.

On Philanthropy side, he has been appointed Social Media Coordinator and Board Member at Impact Switzerland (, based in Geneva, an NGO resulting of the genesis of a unique partnership between WHO, UNICEF and UNDP and also volunteering in the Kamboo Project ( based in Zurich.

Early 2020, he has been appointed as Economic Diplomacy Advisor for the Cambodia Embassy in Switzerland ( to contribute to advancement of economic relationship between the Kingdom of Cambodia and Swiss Confederation.

As former France’s Karate-Do Vice Champion he keeps the same spirit by taking up challenges with self-confidence and self-control, pushing himself to the limit. He is fluent in French and English with a basic knowledge of Khmer. His favorite quote is “Investment in knowledge pays the best interest” and he is always keen to learn new things as long as it’s positive.

After obtaining his PMP qualification to improve his skills in project management he joined the Swiss PMI Chapter to connect and exchange with people having same interests, especially in making life easier in a fast paced digital world and/or by connecting Western countries with Asia.

You can learn more about Vorasith by visiting his LinkedIn profile 

Laura Convertini - February 2021

Laura Convertini

Laura is a project manager with 12 years of HR experience in multinational environments.

She works as Digital HR Transformation Responsible at Groupe Mutuel and leads development projects within Digital HR such as HRIS implementation, process automation and data analytics. She drives and secures harmonization and standardization together with process owners by developing best practice expertise to ensure ongoing development of service delivery models and concepts, but also high-quality end-user experience.
Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Public Management and is PMP certified since July 2019. Her motivation to join the Swiss Chapter is to share knowledge and best practices in project management, meet inspiring people and learn from their insight.

In her free time, Laura likes practicing sophrology, yoga and spending time with her family.

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

Mabel Lee - February 2021

mabel lee

Mabel was working as a Consultant at United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) till yearend 2020.  

She holds a master’s degree from Syracuse University in USA for Public Administrations and also owns a PMP credential. Her main working domain is Project Management / Finance / Business Intelligence / Public Goods and Services. 

Mabel is delighted to join the Swiss family of project management. She has a strong background in Finance gained mainly from major international banks and global commodities companies.  Mabel has also strong reporting background in particular with Business Intelligence tools like Tableau.  Mabel is currently available to offer her skills to both private and public sectors.  She looks forward to any openings that can use her competences.  Rich in professional experience equally on risk management, international trade, data & reporting, Mabel hopes she can get to know many of chapter members and explore potential mutual benefits through constructive collaborations.  Mabel speak English, French, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese) and currently based in Geneva.


Rahul Banik - January 2021

Rahul Banik

Dr. Rahul Banik has a PhD in mechanical engineering and PMI certified PMP (Project Management Professional) having more than 14 years of research & development experience in leading high end motion system & related component industries. With a successful background in leading diverse cross functional teams, he is more than capable of realizing deliverables within the planned budget & time ensuring business benefits to stakeholders.

Dr. Rahul Banik has been living and working in Switzerland since December 2015. He works as a research and development engineer at ETEL SA Switzerland in the system application group (R&D). His main job function is mechatronics System Engineering and technical development lead. Before, Rahul worked at VDL ETG Netherlands and at Soonhan Engineering, South Korea also as technical development lead.

Rahul is now actively looking for new challenges as Technical Project Manager.

Rahul joined the Swiss Chapter to connect with people having same interest and to exchange knowledge with others.

You can learn more about Rahul by visiting his LinkedIn profile