PMI Singapore Chapter

Announcement of Successful Candidates (2020-03-20)

Announcement of Successful Candidates (2020-03-20)

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Announcement of Successful Candidates
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Position Candidate Name
Candidate profile summary Description of intended contribution to the Chapter and PMI

 President (1)

Declared unopposed

 Harihara Subramanian

Harihara Subramanian Subramanian

I am Harihara, a PMI Certified Project Management Professional since year 2008 with keen interest in managing capital industrial projects and programs, PMC, strategy development, sales, and business development.          

Over the past ~20 years, I have successfully delivered multi-million-dollar projects. I have hands-on experience in managing Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC), industrial projects across wide industrial segments involving multi-disciplinary project design engineering for the following sectors: Infrastructure, hi-tech industrial segments such as Microelectronics, Photo-voltaic (Solar) industries, Petrochemical, Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Energy, Pharmaceuticals and Environmental projects. Currently, I am working as Project Manager for a major engineering company, Worley. Prior to this I have worked in leading other MNCs such as JACOBS, CH2M, Foster Wheeler in various roles across Singapore, France, and India.

I am highly passionate about volunteering with PMI Singapore for the development, training of the vibrant PM community in Singapore. I have completed MBA, Rutgers Business school, State university of New Jersey USA and Master of Science, NTU, Singapore.

On a volunteer role, currently serving as Vice President, PMI Singapore chapter. I am residing in Singapore since year 2002. My strong support is to influence skill development for the team, for greater understanding of general business processes and project management methodologies, value engineering with broad interest in technology developments and practical solutions which ultimately helps to achieve project economy. In past, I have received, twice the SPMI President award, for exemplary leadership & extraordinary commitment, twice the, PMI Singapore extra-mile award, for supporting PM community in Singapore.

Over the past years, volunteering services with SPMI since year 2015, has become part of my routine! With all your support, I have served as EC member and officer, where I have successfully delivered my duties:

Year 2015-16 (Director – Professional Development) 

Year 2016-17 (Project of the Year Awards – Chair)

Year 2017-18 (Project of the Year Awards – Chair)

Year 2018-19 (Project of the Year Awards – Chair)

Year 2019-20 (Vice President & Project of the Year Awards-Chair)

I look forward to contributing as a President further at the leadership front to serve the SPMI members, the SPMI board, and the PM community in Singapore, aiming to provide Governance, aligning to the PMI global strategic chapter goals, getting tangible recognition from Corporates from various industrial segments in Singapore.

I will strive along with the new board to bring values to SPMI members through focus-group based professional development programs and seminars, Project of the Year program, Annual Symposium, and continue the new initiative that the current board has given such as Mentor-Mentee program, PMP coaching program, boot camps for PgMP & PfMP, to ensure that members get value for the time, with larger networking opportunities, exchange of ideas with companies and sharing of best practices of project management. This, I strongly believe will help SPMI members significantly.

I wish to continue my best efforts and work together as ONE TEAM with the upcoming new committee, 2020-21, and take SPMI and the PM community in Singapore to the next level!

Vice President  (2) 

Declared unopposed

Frankie ShuaiZhenZhong (Frankie) Shuai (2053722)

Frankie Shuai is the active PMI Singapore chapter (SPMI) Executive Committee Officer/ Member/ Volunteer:

From 2019 to 2020, he’s Secretary of SPMI to make sure the SPMI is operating well and SPMI is being the best for

2000+ members. From 2018 to 2019, he’s board member of SPMI and annual symposium (Mar 2019) chairman. PMI global CEO and senior speakers from Amazon, IBM, Siemens, Standard Charter Bank, PwC, Singapore Airline, etc have been invited to deliver the best speech for 600+ audience. He received SPMI Extra Mile award in 2019. Prior to that, he’s active member / volunteer of SPMI. Frankie has contributed and would like to continuously promote the project management network building, knowledge sharing and competitive advantage development for SPMI members.

Industry Professional Record: Frankie has 15+ years working experience in Banking/IT industry involving IT project management, R&D, risk and control, business development and service delivery, etc. Frankie is working in one of the largest foreign banks and has also provided consulting & service to multiple fortune 50 companies in the region before. He’s new technology innovation advocator and practitioner with patent about next generation wireless networking filed at U.S.A patent office as the sole inventor when working in HP.

Academic Record: Frankie has the Master degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore with book prize awarded and Bachelor degree from National University of Singapore (NUS) with scholarship awarded.

Frankie has been PMP certified in Singapore in 2011.


Promotion, Promotion and Promotion!

1st promotion: Promote project management professional knowledge and best practice in the evolving industry in

Singapore. Frankie would like to be the catalyst of project management and evolving technology combination in the workshops, panel discussion and industry engagement organized by SPMI to deliver the best value for members.

2nd promotion: Promote the network building among the project management professionals. As the chairman of

2019 Mar’s SPMI symposium and Secretary in 2019-2020, happy to see hundreds of SPMI members have participated all kinds of successful events SPMI organized. Will continuously to promote the project management network building, knowledge sharing and competitive advantage development.

3rd promotion: Promote the PMI Singapore chapter continuously to be the leading chapter in the region and globally. Numbers tell the story. 20 years history and more than 2000 SPMI members have demonstrated the successful milestone of PMI. Wish to have the chance to continue to be part of this big family and continue the successful story.

John Lee

John Lee

John is the MD of an Information Sharing and Analysis Centre. He has more than 20 years of experiences in the ICT and Information Security profession. In his current role he deals with Intelligence sharing for Operational Technology. operators. He engages both public and private sector organizations.

He had also worked as a Regional CIO covering APAC and the Middle East. He was leading the IT team for the region and also having the role of Information Security Officer for the companies in the business region. He was also involved in the management of global projects for business transformation. The global projects cover the country organisations and serve to standardise its processes through the use of global templates. He was involved in the management of the projects in the APAC and Middle East regions.

He was on the GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) committee for another organization and managing a security incident response centre. In his GRC role he aligned the ISO27001 and IEC62443 standards for the company by mapping the clauses that are applicable to the organization. He also reviewed the Information Security policies and wrote some of the internal standards and instructions.

He had volunteered for SPMI for the years 2014 to 2016. Prior to that in 2013 he was the Vice Chair of the Constitution Revision Committee. Other volunteering roles include being the past president of an InfoSec society and a member of its Audit Committee. He is a certified APMG trainer for certain Information Security certifications.

If given the opportunity to serve SPMI again, these are the areas I would like to help out in.

First I would like to help review the processes in place and tighten on the governance of the Chapter. One area is the review of its’ Constitution. I believe that the chapter by laws needs to be reviewed regularly to give the current board an opportunity to make changes that will benefit its’ members in the changing landscape.

The second area is outreach to members, getting feedback and creating content for the members, This may be in the form of seminars, networking events, workshops, white papers etc. I believe that the members’ engagement is an important aspect of governance as the chapter activities needs to be aligned with the member needs. Volunteers are also important as they form the pipeline for future leadership. Volunteers is one area I like to tap on to help on the outreach activities.

The third area is supporting best practices in the project management discipline for the Information Security industry. With the advent of Industry 4.0 and the Digital Economy, cyber security needs are an integral part of project management. This is an important consideration as most projects now are technology driven or uses some aspect of technology.

Honorary Secretary  (1) 

Up for election

Welcome Suria!



Suria Raghavan



I am currently working as Senior Director, Project Management in Emerson Process Management, leading a team of Project Managers, Project Analysts, controllers & Administrators. Also leading the Digital Transformation

program for Asia Pacific in my organization.

Having graduated in Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.,) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.,), I have about 34 Years of working experience in Project Management, Service Management & Operations Management.

Since graduation, have worked in various multinational companies such as Engineers India Limited,
Yokogawa Engineering Asia, Emerson Process Management etc., managing projects and programs in Industries such as Oil and Gas, Chemicals, marine, Mining, Pharmaceutical, Power, Water treatment, Pulp & Paper etc., The value of projects and programs range from 1 MUSD to 100 MUSD.

Have been a Toastmaster with Competent Communicator and Competent Leader credentials and have a passion for Public speaking, conducting seminars & Training.

I am privileged to be part of SPMI from 2015 to 2017 as Board member and from 2017-2019 as Honorary Secretary.
As Board member (2015 ~ 2017), I conducted Programs such as Focus Group, Boot Camps and workshops and was the Co-Chair for Symposium 2016. During the term 2016 ~ 2017, I was Chair for Symposium 2017. All the events and the Symposium had been conducted successfully, drawing much satisfaction from all chapter members.
As Honorary Secretary (2017~2019), I discharged my responsibilities with focus and commitment. Conducting business as per the SPMI constitution.

My goal for this term will be “Commitment to add value to our members”

In this term, I will focus on the following:

• Discharge the responsibilities of the Honorary Secretary per the PMI / SPMI guidelines
• Ensure the SPMI chapter business are conducted in compliance to the SPMI constitution
• Work closely with all SPMI and PMI stakeholders to ensure smooth functioning of the board
• Communicate closely with SPMI members to address to their aspiration, expectation and concerns
• Conduct the AGM as per the SPMI Constitution
• Keep the records appropriately
• Ensure Members’ satisfaction is high

In essence, my focus will be “Adding value to our members” by effectively coordinating with various stakeholders”.

Praveen Dayal

Praveen Dayal (765257)

Praveen is a seasoned executive, brings more than three decades of valuable business and technology leadership, with a track record of setting and delivering strategies, managing large scale transformation and optimization agendas, Governance, Information Security, Assurance & Operations for Public & Private organizations.

Praveen currently advises and helps organizations on business strategies, information security compliance & audits and Program & Project Management. He has been conducting workshops & training programs on Project Management, Information Security & Audits. Praveen is also passionate about lifelong learning, and enjoys enrolling and participating in various learning programs. Colleagues see him as a mentor, a positive, optimistic, diverse, inspiring leader capable of diffusing any adverse situation.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations and holds a variety of specialized credentials across multiple disciplines, including Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), a Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Agile Scrum Master (ASM) and ITILv3 Foundation. He is pursuing WSQ-ACLP Program as well.

Praveen is an enthusiastic volunteer and served the Singapore Chapter of ISACA & PMI for the last 13 years in various capacities. He is currently in the board of PMI Singapore Chapter and taken a responsibility to lead 15th Regional Symposium 2020. He is also an associate member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and member of Adult Education Network (AEN).


For a sustainable future, I believe it is important for projects to be delivered as efficiently as possible with the desired benefits. The Project Management profession plays a key role in making this happen and PMI underpins our profession, helping professionals develop skills, advance careers, and maintain standards. 

As a part of SPMI leadership team, I intend to contribute as follows:

1. I have taken the responsibility to lead our chapter’s 15th Regional Symposium 2020 which was originally planned for Feb 2020. However, due to COVID-19 spread, as advised by the authorities, the symposium has been rescheduled for Aug 2020. With our careful planning, teamwork, and foresightedness, the impact on our chapter is minimal. I wish to continue to shoulder this responsibility and lead the Symposium 2020 for a successful closure.

2. To the advancement of the PM community. I am keen to look at ways where we continue to add value and benefits of Project Management to our members, our sponsors, our associates, and social communities.

I enjoy working with motivated people and proud to be a part of professional networks that not only add value at personal level but also at professional level.

The personality I possess allows me to positively impact on the dynamics of the SPMI team and my moral and professional aptitude helps me to follow the line between legal, governance and ethical matters with ease.

Honorary Treasurer  (1)

Up for election 

Welcome Rupali!

Nithin Bomirasipeta

Nithin Kumar Bomirasipeta

A self-motivated & seasoned IT Professional, having over 20 years of rich and extensive experience, including over 18 years in International (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Japan) environment, involved in Project execution for implementation of Enterprise solutions, mainly SAP and now seeking senior level leadership challenges, utilizing the acquired skill/experience for driving IT initiatives, in Manufacturing sector, for Comprehensive Growth

Currently engaged as IT Application Consultant with Celestica., Singapore since, Sep 2019. Leading as SME for SAP implementations, enhancements and upgrades at multiple geographies and for several clients, involving enhancement to suit dynamic requirements as well as for fresh roll-out of various modules including PP, MM, SD, FICO & WMS, as required by business.

Also an associate lecturer at SUSS (Singapore University of Social Sciences) teaching SAP via the ICT graduate programs.

Deft Team Leader enforcing team performance excellence, knowledge sharing, Skill upgrade, issue resolution, motivation and mentoring. An innovative Team Player with analytical, problem solving, planning, communication & interpersonal skills.

Key achievements: Symposium Co-chair 2012, Migration of SPMI website to the new platform in 2012, IT support. Received the Extra mile award and appreciation awards from the President of SPMI during my tenure in the board. 

Have been serving the memberships in various positions based on my availability through the years. 

This year would like to take up the position of Honorary Treasurer to continue my support to the SPMI Board and Membership.

As in-charge for the finances, would ensure the detailed planning of Revenues and Expenses to be prudent in our spending. Work with the Board members to create innovative ways to reduce costs and drive healthy finance situation for the SPMI.

Align with global PMI initiatives and tap on to the available budgets for the Local chapter. Ensure membership are kept informed as needed throughout the year.


Rupali Londhe

Rupali Londhe (2851196)

• I have completed my masters in Operation Management and Bachelor’s in Physics and have about 12 Years of experience in Project Management, Supply Chain Operations in various industries such as logistics, Oil & Gas, Automation and Services. I have worked in Multi-National organizations such as Aker Solutions, Honeywell Automation etc., and currently working as Program Manager in Schneider Electrics.

• During the term 2016 to 2017 as Board member, I was the Co-Chair of 12th Annual Symposium 2017, that had been completed successfully on March 16th and 17th and chaired the Workshop conducted on March 18, 2017. In addition, I was part of the Membership team, tasked with reaching to our members and bringing value add to them which resulted in Membership Growth and Retention.
• After the great success of the 12th Annual Symposium, I lead the team as the Chair of 13th Annual Symposium 2018. This Symposium conducted on 22-23 March 2018, was also a huge success. During that Symposium 2018, there were many distinguished speakers and the highlight being The GPS girl delivering the Key note speech.


After a gap of year , I realized I missed the volunteer work I had been doing in SPMI for last 4 years and would like to join back the Executive committee in this year.

As Treasurer, I will focus on the following:
• I will make sure I discharge the roles and responsibilities of a treasurer per the PMI / SPMI guidelines
• Ensure that the accounts are maintained accurately
• Will work with internal and external auditors to ensure that the accounts are audited and records are maintained properly
• Ensure the Singapore Registry of Society requirements are met
• Will work with the Executive Committee members to meet the PMI and SPMI objectives
• Ensure the financial transactions (including that related to our members) are processed swiftly.

In essence, my focus will be to add value to SPMI and PMI in general and especially to our members.

Assistant Secretary   (1)

Declared unopposed

Aishwarya Prasad

Aishwarya Prasad

I have been a practising project manager for the last 12 years. A project manager with a diverse and well equipped toolbox, I am driven by a mantra of "Making Things Work" I have managed a variety of projects from concept to operations. These include
- Infrastructure: Wireless, wired network planning and implementation, data center consolidation and operations, cloud computing
- Applications: ERP, HRIS, PTV,e-commerce portals
- Process change: Strategic alignment, Innovation, outsourcing, document management, quality implementation, creation and integration of project teams within functional verticals. I am personally interested in the role of project management and tech leadership in Sustainability projects in the region.


I would love to give back to the community and bring representation from women and Agile practitioners in general. Certifications alone does not make a fully rounded project manager. I would love to enable more resources for project managers within Singapore to access shared experiences and knowledge bases to round out and add value to the project management profession.

 In my previous stint on the board I worked on updating and integrating the SPMI website in line with other PMI chapter sites. I would like to participate in any capacity that the board seems fit.

Assistant Treasurer  (1)

Declared unopposed 

Rama Mamidi

Rama Mamidi

Rama’s experience and expertise covers Transition & Transformation Program Management, Delivery Assurance Service Management, Operations Management, and Datacentre migration.

Rama is currently working with Citibank in its Cyber Security space as Program Manager. Last year Rama successfully completed USD 250m datacentre migration.

At Gemalto, Rama was in strategic leadership role for Gemalto to improve Operational efficiency, seamless service availability and Program governance. Mission for this role is to bring back the Customer satisfaction ensuring reliable services. During his tenure, Rama improved Customer confidence by raising productivity. Introduced operational controls using Service Management approaches such as ITIL and complex change management using DevOps methodologies.

At IBM, Rama was taking care of Delivery Risk Management, Service Management (Incident Management, Service Reporting). He spearheaded USD 12m program, Organizational Change, that ensures the faster turn-around time for RFCs. This is one of the major milestones for IBM.

Before moving to IBM, Rama was a Regional Manager for Service Management at CSC (a.k.a. DXC). During this tenure, Rama played Regional Outsourcing Management role in leading and directing USD5M projects. He also managed applications support team for CSC’s critical applications such as Service Desk (Unicenter Service Desk), Asset Management Systems (AMI) etc …

Other key roles for Rama include, Strategic project leadership role in positioning and capturing significant market-share for AdXplorer’s suite of advertising solutions

Rama contributed to PMI and SPMI over past 12 years in various areas with the only objective to help fellow project managers in the community. Started career in SPMI as an external volunteer to support events, annual conferences especially at critical times, when SPMI was in a dire need for volunteers. SPMI immediately recognized the contributions and offered me to be part of the board.

Since then I worked in various roles such as Board Member, interim Secretary, and Vice President. My first assignment, Annual Symposium 2009, brought in many laurels to SPMI with remarkable speakers, volunteers. Selected for President Award in 2009-10. As a Secretary, I brought in many ideas to maintain SOPs, unique programs like boot camps, facilitated Focus Group sessions. In 2010-11 and in 2012-13 board identified my services and awarded me with President and Extra-mile Award.

When working with IBM, with the support of IBM management, used its facilities for free-of-cost for SPMI. I left no opportunity to serve the PMI, Board and fellow professionals.

Given a chance, I would like to contribute to the chapter in a key role, Assistant Treasurer, and help the chapter to standardize the books and support annual Audit function.

Thank you for your kind attention and support.

Committee Members  (9)
Up for election 

Welcome Andrew, Watana, JY, Sanjay, Lee Koon, Alicja, Anna, Marco, Ruchi!

Andrew CoatesAndrew Coates

With over 20 years of Project and Programme Management experience, Andrew utilizes the appropriate frameworks, methods and industry best practices to lead teams, coach and deliver systems that drive business value.

Before moving to Singapore in October 2019, Andrew worked in Hong Kong for 9 years with HSBC, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, AXA Asia and Standard Chartered, applying his Agile and Waterfall delivery skills for over 50 projects. He has helped implement Jira for all Agile deliveries, as well as develop dashboards in Confluence. He coached the Scrum teams on story decomposition, sizing, backlog grooming, velocity tracking and progress reporting.

A resourceful and active member of the Project Management Institute in Canada and Hong Kong, Andrew has also been a member of the PMI’s Technology Member Advisor Group (TechMAG), giving back to the PM and Agile community in his spare time.


Distributed Agile Champion – one of the Chapter volunteers responsible for serving as advocate and the primary link between the PMI chapter and Disciplined Agile. According to PMI, this role is responsible for:

• Serve the Chapter to communicate and raise awareness in the practice of Disciplined Agile
• Deliver member value through the promotion/advocacy of chapter events and educational programs with DA
• Design and promote educational and focused events that will serve community needs that are requested by chapter board members
• Harness and share DA’s no-cost resources (learning resources, tools, white papers, awards, careers in DA, DA newsletter, etc.) that support continued engagement with the Chapter Community
• Engage fellow chapter volunteers through DA educational and special programs and opportunities for developing their skills and participating in the community
• Engage fellow chapter volunteers through DA educational and special programs events, and in doing so may gain opportunities to develop skills while participating in the chapter events
• As invited, participate in chapter annual planning and propose a yearly business plan specific to Disciplined Agile
• Provide chapter board members with regular updates on Disciplined Agile training and programs being carried out locally and virtually
• Be familiar with content related to role as published on DA Website
• Promote Disciplined Agile initiatives organized by the chapter through different channels (press, social media, etc.) to increase visibility among your PMI chapter members and local community and provide reports on their impact
• Collaborate with and communicate regularly with designated PMI staff on a variety of DA chapter programs and planning efforts
• Inform PMI designated staff administrator periodically regarding DA programs that are being carried out and those initiatives that have been suggested/proposed by your chapter
• Stay informed with DA trends
• Continue to be knowledgeable about DA programs, products, resources and partnership opportunities
• Attend DA virtual trainings, webinars and periodic teleconferences
• Subscribe to and remain up-to-date with DA e-newsletters
• Participate in global liaison community in development of and sharing of best practices

Watana ChongWatana Chong

Watana was born in Bangkok, grew up and educated in Sydney, and relocated to Singapore in 2012.

Project Management Journey:
Watana has been a project manager in IT since 1999.

She joined PMI and Sydney Chapter in 2000.
She completed her MBA in 2002 and became a PMP since 2005.
She became a member of Singapore Chapter since 2013.

Key Professional Experience:
Watana has delivered successful projects, across diverse Industries, for both software development and infrastructure building.
She has International experience across APAC, EMEA and north America, with strong cross-cultural awareness.
Her expertise is in managing transition and transformation projects.
She enjoys team building, coaching and mentoring junior staff.

Watana believes in self-improvement, continuous learning and adapting to change, in order to keep pace with emerging technologies and our forever evolving world.
She is passionate about mentoring, service excellence and service innovation in everything she does.

Volunteers and Interests:
Elected VP Membership, Toastmasters Club of Singapore 2018-2019
Secretary, Toastmasters Club of Singapore 2019-2020
Director of Membership (EC Member) of Singapore Chapter 2019-2020.

Watana hopes to continue her contribution to SPMI by serving as a board member (Director of Membership in 2020-2021, to carry on initiatives that she started during her first term.


Watana Chong, MBA, PMP, having gained one year experience as the Director of Membership on the board, she intends to contribute to the Chapter by the following:

- Mentoring Program was initiated by Watana in Oct 2019 following Melbourne Chapter’s model. After receiving extremely positive feedback during the Half-Way review by the 12 Mentor- Mentee pairs, she intends to grow Batch #1 into their 2nd year (2020), as well as to expand Mentoring Program to the 2nd Batch, and beyond. The opportunities to apply for Mentor or Mentee candidates are now open in VRMS, with the program Kick-Off planned for Tue 21Apr20.

- New Members Orientation were organised 3 times during 2019-2020. The objective is to continue organising 3 more New Members Orientation events in 2020-2021. The events help new members to understand how to maximise the chapter benefits and to networking with other chapter members.

- Initiate Recognition program for reaching 20, 15, 10 & 5 years of membership to improve retention. Selected members from the program will be given opportunities to share their chapter experiences with new members during the New Members Orientation, with the objective to increase the retention of 1st year members as well.

- Reach out to PMI members in SG who are not yet chapter members, as a possible option to expand our members footprint.

Rakesh SharmaRakesh Sharma Mahalingam

Completed B.Tech (EEE) from SASTRA University, India & Master’s degree from NTU, Singapore. I am working on Software & Systems verification and validation. PMP helps me to implement practices faster than other as a practitioner with good hands-on practice in implementing of Agile-Scrum project management practices in my workplace. I completed my PMP certification on 2017 and served board as Director of PMIEF and co-director of Membership in SPMI chapter and by volunteering, I am trying to give back to the society.


I completed PMP in October 2017 and I am a member of the Singapore Chapter for more than 2 years, which include 1 year as Executive Committee Board member. As a board member, I hold the responsibility as Director for PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) and Co-Director of Membership together with Ms. Watana Chong. During last board term, we have done one PMIEF event in one of the polytechnic colleges. PMIEF is about reaching youths and create awareness about Project Management through Seminars, Events and Workshops. Last time the event happened in ITE West and the seminar created a good impact among students. There was a lot of positive feedback about that seminar. Two new collaborations were made to extend the PMIEF activity to other institutions. Also Mentoring session 2 has been planned for next year ahead. Also providing support to PMI Singapore Chapter Symposium on student volunteers to conduct the event. I would like to continue the successful effort and therefore hope to be elected again.

Jian Yuan LeeJian-Yuan Lee

Dr. Jian-Yuan (JY) LEE, PMP
JY is currently working as a Research Scientist and Project Manager at the Rolls-Royce @ NTU Corporate Lab with close to 4 years of project management experience. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Sustainable Earth from the Interdisciplinary Graduate School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential in 2019 and actively involved in the events and workshops organized by the Project Management Institute Singapore Chapter (SPMI).
JY started his career in the research and development domain and has exceptional problem-solving skills with strong industrial & academic credentials. JY demonstrated his capabilities within different industries and universities. In-depth knowledge of metal & polymer 3D printing technologies in terms of design, process, and material. Good understanding of powder metallurgy and the mechanical & chemical properties of metal 3D printed parts. Strong business development and engineering background with many years of hands-on experience ranging from material science & applied chemistry, to chemical engineering and materials engineering. Proficient in leading and supporting cross-functional and diverse project teams.


1. SPMI Coaching for PMI-PMP® Certification 

a. Programme Outlines: This PMI-PMP® certification coaching programme is specially designed to support participants in their journey to prepare for the PMI-PMP® certification exam and aimed at guiding them along this journey. The programme will be delivered in 4 sessions, covering the 5 project management phases.

b. Learning outcomes: On completion of this PMI-PMP®certification coaching sessions, the learning outcomes are as follows:

- Completed a personal PMP EXAM study plan;
- Better understanding of PMBOK 6th Edition;
- Comprehension and appreciation of the PMI methodology;
 - Comfort with the examination format and typical question styles.

2. SPMI – Student Chapter @ Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
a. This first initiative is to create a new student chapter at NTU and promote the awareness of SPMI at university level.

b. This initiative can be further extended to other universities, such as National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) as well.

Sanjay RawatSanjay Singh Rawat

Sanjay is currently serving Dir. Of Professional Development for 2019-2020 board term.
During this time, he has successfully facilitated 5 PD events, 4 Webinars, 1 PMP coaching sessions. 2nd Coaching session is starting from March 2nd week onwards.
So far, we have 3 successful certified PMP’s that came out from first January month batch.
Sanjay is Global Program Manager, having 14 years of IT management & consulting experience. His experience is spread across various sectors such as EPC, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and BFSI with current focus on leading and delivering complex business transformations program resulting in significant and sustainable results.
He is seasoned PMO Professional with multi-industry experience in IT Governance, Business and Strategy Planning and Project-Portfolio Management.
Currently he is leading a multi-million dollars and multiyear program that is making organization more resilient and modernized using GRC and cybersecurity technology.
Sanjay is certified PMP, ACP, PgMP and PfMP from PMI-US. he is also PMO certified professional from PMO Global Alliance.
He has a broad and in-depth knowledge of project, program and portfolio management. As a continuous learner, he keep is abreast of both project management and agile related governance bodies such as PMI, Axelos, Scrum Alliance, and SAFe.
Sanjay has MBA from Sikkim Manipal University and Mechanical Engineering from JNTU India.
Sanjay has been awarded by “Volunteer Award” for his outstanding contributions to PMI Singapore Chapter for year 2018-19 during POY event that was held on April 2019


Sanjay is very passionate about spreading project management concepts and always look for opportunities to give back to community. He is strong advocate about volunteerism for development of vibrant PM community & Networking in Singapore.
Lee Koon ChuaLee Koon Chua

I am a track record Project Manager with 20 years career history in IT and banking industry. I have demonstrated how things can be done quickly and correctly, with the right determination and teamwork. Built performing team across diverse locations and cultures. PMI and Singapore Chapter offers the platform for me to meet my peers, network and build knowledge. I want to contribute to PMI Singapore Chapter by investing my time and energy to plan the activities for my peers and do good in the community. I believe my qualities and strengths could offer good support for Singapore Chapter. Will be quick to learn and work with Executive Committee to drive the Chapter to newer heights. Please choose me to serve the community. You can count on me!
Alicja KocandaAlicja Kocańda

I am a culturally astute PMP with multifaceted, cross-functional international experience, who made Singapore her home in 2013.

As a natural organiser - attentive to detail and acutely aware of cause and effect – being the bridge between subject matter experts and business development or sales has been a constant throughout my career. Open and effective communication granted me access to influence C-suite decision makers and engage stakeholders throughout organisations. Breadth of international experience and exposure to multiple industries lets me empathise with different individuals and appreciate their viewpoints. People feel at ease working with me and entrust with sensitive activities.

During 2019-20 term, I successfully ran communications & marketing, which is a two person job. PMI recognised this effort by selecting our Chapter as an early adopter (alongside a handful worldwide) to introduce their new global branding. Additionally, I provided the background research to designers so they could produce a better quality chapter logo. As co-chair of Chapter’s 15th Regional Symposium, I advocated the right decision to postpone the event and keep our community safe. I am pleased we received very positive feedback about managing this crisis. What is more, my main goal was establishing socially responsible notification and focus on the big picture to stop random messaging. I hope you noticed the change. Lastly, I led the introduction to e-voting so all of our members can finally have an equal say in matters that are relevant.


Thank you for the opportunity to present my application for re-election. I would genuinely like to build on the effort from my previous term as Director of Communications & Marketing. Contribution will revolve around the following:
1. Continue enabling local / regional structured multi-channel presence - as the sole lead on comms, I drove engagement with our fledgeling LinkedIn page of under 300 to apx. 3100 followers in just 9 months. I made our profile available for connections to help PMs grow their network. With an audience this size, I can start mixing in more customised, non-marketing content. I also launched an Instagram channel, brought Facebook, Twitter & Google presence up to speed and look forward to exploring further development. I commit to maintaining a socially responsible notification strategy and keep members informed in a coordinated, planned manner, which requires forethought and effort.
2. Regional Symposium Co-Chair Appointment - bring this mega project to a successful close at the new date.
3. Women in PM - continue collaborating to enable professional development of our members.
4. Facilitate events management – I enjoy supporting people organise and have been doing this regularly in various countries I lived in. I find that regular meeting opportunities help with networking and creating a feeling of community and belonging. This is why it is my imperative to finally kick-off the “Bring Your Idea to Life” project.

Anna MariaAnna Maria Caber

Anna is a resilient Banker with track record of achievement in governance, risk management, compliance and service excellence gained from leading banks namely: Citibank, Standard-Chartered, ABN-AMRO, RBS, ANZ and OCBC.

Armed with multi-discipline education and collaborative style, Anna became seasoned in comprehension of complex issues while drawing insights for stakeholders’ engagement. She embraces "learning as a life-long journey," and harness competitive advantage from the following disciplines:

* MBA, Law, Psychology
* Operational Risk Management
* Governance, Risk & Compliance
* Project Management

From mix-racial background, Filipino-Chinese-Spanish, she’s a natural advocate of diversity. As sports enthusiast, she aims to lead as a coach with agility to score high!

In 2016, she volunteered with PMI-Global to share her Psychometrics skills. Her face became familiar when she endorsed PMI in a video-advertisement.

In May 2019, you elected her as Honorary Auditor and the Board designated her as Director of Governance & Policy. Always present during Board meeting except for one which coincided with her flight. During her tenure, she was instrumental in the following accomplishments:

1. Preparation of the First Internal Audit Report showcasing useful risk insights on the financial and qualitative status of PMI-SG.

2. Enforcement of Ethics & Dispute Resolution which echo PMI-Global due process for behavioral concerns.

3. Initiation Stage: Constitutional Review. She initiated a gap analysis and drafted the volunteers’ responsibilities useful in mobilizing the proposed constitutional review.

4. Compliance. She liaised with relevant organizations to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements.


With the conclusion of Anna’s term as Honorary Auditor, she is seeking mandate from all of you to serve as Board member. She is highly motivated to add value to the strategic work of PMI-Singapore Chapter.

Throughout her tenure, she observed several operational risk events and communication breakdown that could have been mitigated to avoid a negative reputational impact. She is optimistic to strengthen the organization’s proper governance, risk management and compliance.

If elected, she is committed to implement the following:

1. Alignment of PMI-SG to PMI-Global starting from Constitutional Review. You can capitalize with her educational background in Law and familiarity with PMI Global framework.

2. Periodic Audit/ Risk Assessment as tool for health check. Her domain knowledge in operational risk management and analytics will be essential.

3. Balanced Performance Scorecard of all Executive Committee positions to recognize efforts based on merits.

4. Regular Forum to deepen engagement among PMI-SG members

5. Complaints & Compliments structured mechanism to foster transparency.

Anna is a contemporary volunteer, aware of the developments in the socio-economic, technological and environmental.

While our organization is not-for-profit, it is not for loss. Loss can take the form of financial or non-financial which can be triggered by external or internal factors that need to be assessed periodically to detect inadequacy of people, process and systems. It will be catastrophic if these issues will be neglected.

These are the challenges that Anna is willing to face with your collective support.

Marco ChungMarco Chung

Mr. CHUNG KAM WING also know as Marco, has been the General Manager of Panasonic Asia (PISCAP) in Singapore since Nov. 2018 and he was the Regional Project Director in APAC for the US based companies in the past 10 years. He has worked in Hong Kong, Melbourne, Bangkok, Malaysia and China before. He supervised over 20 program/ project managers, scrum masters and change managers for various IT solution projects. He holds the MBA & MSc Degree from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and possess the professional qualification for PMP & CISA. He is very sportive and energetic person, he loves scuba diving and snowboarding, and achieved the instructor level in both sports. He is married with 2 little kids and they are all living in SG now. He is enthusiastic about the project management activities and corresponding public services in Singapore and hope to contribute to the SG society in return of various kind of the supports from his career life. He has a wide human network with the senior executives in the region, like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Grab and the key player in the telecom industry. He is trustworthy, reliable, experience and mature advisor & leader in the region. I am pleased to nominate him as the board member in the PMI Singapore Chapter and believe him can contribute to our chapter with high quality advice and integrity to our management.

Ruchi SinghalRuchi Singhal

Ruchi Singhal is a professional in IT programme management and Project Management with 19 + years of experience. She specialises in delivering large complex platform & product engineering solutions for enterprises. She is currently working as a Client Principal for ThoughtWorks Pte. Ltd Singapore. Ruchi Singhal would like to help members of project management institute Singapore build a strong PM community . She would like to strengthen the chapter & corporate partnership.

Honorary Auditor (2) 
Declared unopposed 

Kathrarina Baudouin

Katharina Baudouin-Goerlitz (6097532)

Katharina has ten years of external audit experience with PWC where she was responsible for private and public company audits in France and the US. She also trained many auditor teams in France in performing US GAAS and PCAOB rules as part of the PWC France Methodology team. With a strong interest in the Healthcare sector and a desire to work on strategic initiatives that allow people to live a healthier life, she now enjoys her work as a Project Manager of cross-functional teams across borders in the Healthcare industry to ensure speedy delivery of innovative products to the market.


Relatively new to the Chapter, I’d like to become more involved and active with the Chapter and PMI, meet and exchange more with members of the profession, to further my learning and as a result be able to better promote the profession outside of the Chapter and Institute.

Although I’ve changed career from being a former financial auditor (external audit) with PWC in the past to managing innovation projects more recently, I’m familiar with the auditing profession, the internal audit function, and methodologies and would bring in an inquisitive mind that knows and dares to ask the right questions, which helps to pinpoint issues.

As an auditor, one has to be quickly adaptable to people, new situations, new clients, new industries, and show a genuine interest and willingness to learn. This helps in understanding the internal workings of an organisation and identify improvement areas. I am familiar with analysing processes and suggesting improvements to make internal processes and procedures safer and more efficient so to prevent issues rather than having to fire fight. Being very detail-oriented yet able to see the bigger picture, I can help the Singapore Chapter uphold assurance not only regarding its financial risks and statements but also its reputation and growth.


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