PMI Sydney Chapter

Directors and Associate Directors

PMI Sydney is an organisation run solely and entirely by volunteer members. We have no paid staff.

We comprise of PMI members who are both passionate and involved in the day to day delivery of projects.

We provide a networking platform for a large community of practitioners to interact and grow in this profession. The team continuously works towards increasing industry wide project management capabilities.

The prime governing body for PMI Sydney is the Board of Directors. Each Director is responsibile for a specific portfolio and is aided by a team of Associate Directors and member volunteers. You can reach out to any of these members by visiting their profiles and using the contact form.


 President Julia Checchia PMP
Associate Director Steve Tompkins
 Vice President    
Associate Director Haroon Qureshi
Associate Director Jenny Dolden
Associate Director David Stead
 Associate Director Ellie Barkhordar PMP  
 Treasurer Sandra Vaz  
Director of Marketing and Communications Gianluigi Bortoluzzi  
 Associate Director Pem Zhipeng
 Associate Director Marco Pellegatti PMP PMI-ACP
 Associate Director Ayten Huseynova
 Director of Events Phil Redding  
 Associate Director Gerry Mackenzie
 Associate Director Swarvanu Chatterjee
 Associate Director Ivan Ong
 Associate Director Adriana Rueda
 Associate Director Cynthia Leung
 Director of Technology
Sean Ryan  
 Associate Director Aniruddha Diwakar  
 Associate Director Evgeny Trushin
 Associate Director Alan Hamdan  
 Associate Director Patricia Diaz-Harada  
 Director of Professional Development    
Associate Director - Certification Chris Stevens PMP   
Associate Director - Certification Dr Richard Stejer PMP  
Training Coordinator Mohammad Bin Babar PMP  
Associate Director - Education Kayla Pomroy  
Associate Director - Mentoring Jess Tayel PMP  
Associate Director - Mentoring Jessy Bon-Dov PMP  
Associate Director - Mentoring Mostafa Marey PMP   
Associate Director - Quality Assurance Faheem Jafar PMP  
Associate Director - Registered Education Providers  Willie Krause PMP  
 Director of Membership Hammam (Marshal) Alkouz
Associate Director Manish Mahajan  
 Director of Academic Outreach and Volunteering Gaurav Wadekar
Associate Director Dr. Louis Taborda