Welcome to PMI South Africa Chapter

PMI South Africa Chapter

Welcome to PMI South Africa Chapter

Sonia Vaessler

Sonia has 27 Years' corporate experience in Management, Project Management and Leadership roles.

Employers include MTN, Nedbank, Cell C, ABSA, Standard Bank, FNB, DiData, Vodacom and DataCash. She has a background of excellence in delivering large, international ICT projects.  

Sonia is adept at 'driving the vision', mobilizing people, planning, and leading the achievement of goals and objectives. She is an IIBA member and part of the SA Chapter.

Sonia is well known for injecting energy, for tenacity, a 'can-do' attitude, a forceful drive, and for a calm and confident approach.


Lutendo Magoro

Communication Specialist

Lutendo Magoro is a Project Manager with 12 years of experience in the Transportation Sector.

Lutendo is a Communication Specialist in the Volunteer Management Team at PMI (South African Chapter) and has been in the position for a year. Lutendo was inspired to volunteer to build a professional network while giving back to a good cause.

Ellie Courts

Ellie has a technical and compliance background, and has been a Project Manager for 15 years in various industries. 

Most of her involvement has been in New Product Introduction and Strategic Business projects. 

She enjoys a challenge and a balanced lifestyle. She participates in running, and serve on the TrailWP and Friends of Table Mountain committees.


Henry Nkarenbi Nkwenti PrEng PMP

Henry is a Professional Mechanical engineer and Project Management Professional with 23 years of experience in various industries amongst which:

5 years in Shipyard & Offshore Oilfields;

4 years in construction and

14 years in Primary Aluminium smelter, where he currently practices.

Being a catholic, he enjoys faith sharing and is currently the catechism coordinator for his parish. He also enjoys gardening.


Get Involved

Earn PDUs by giving back

Giving Back to the Profession is a unique opportunity for you to expand your knowledge and skills while growing both personally and professionally. Although not required for recertification, earning Giving Back PDUs are a great way to expand your horizons. Giving Back PDU opportunities include working as a practitioner, giving a presentation, volunteering and sharing knowledge.

Find a volunteer opportunity

Make your mark. Members and volunteers are invited to collaborate on and lead activities that advance the profession, and support business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role, and apply online.

Did you know?

Did you know that the PMI South Africa Chapter regulary hosts free monthly webinars featuring industry leaders from South Africa and abroad?  These webinars provide a unique opportunity for members to earn valuable PDU's.

PDU's are critical to ensure the maintenance of your certification, and are divided into two broad groups: 

  • Education PDUs can be earned at professional seminars, webinars, classes, or even self-directed learning.
  • Giving Back PDUs are for time spent volunteering, mentoring, working with professional groups, and more.

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