Dr. Lynn A. Keeys is the President, PMI South Africa Chapter since November 2016. A PMP and PMI member since 2005, she has been a committed volunteer with the PMI South Africa Chapter since 2012. A creative visionary and strategist, Dr. Keeys is enthusiastic about the importance of the work of PMI South Africa Chapter to grow the profession and achieve positive organizational and societal impact through the management of projects. A former diplomat with US Agency for International Development,
Dr. Keeys draws on 30 years of experience in strategy, portfolio, program and project management, benefits creation and organizational leadership in the international and sustainable development field and as an international consultant. She is adjunct faculty at the Skema Business School, Paris Campus and a visiting research fellow at the Project Management Group, WU Vienna University of Economics. She is a published author and international conference presenter. She is an academic journal reviewer and a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Project Management.
She is a lover and collector of African art, loves the outdoors, enjoys a sports challenge and loves creating in her vegetable garden, when she finds the time. She is a film buff, especially of old cinema and independent films, which will keep her talking for hours.