PMI® Switzerland Chapter

Member Profiles

Members Introduction

Jonathan Brünggel - October 2021

Jonathan Brünggel

Jonathan has roughly ten years experience in developing and managing projects, some in complex environments. He has worked with different organizations including the United Nations, government organizations and NGOs in Switzerland, East Africa and Southeast Asia.

Jonathan has a degree in International Law and recently deepened his knowledge in the field of sustainability and environment with a Certificate of Advanced Studies.

With the intention to focus on his project management skills and transition to new areas of work, Jonathan is looking for networking opportunities and eventually for new job opportunities.

Jonathan loves to be out in nature and enjoys outdoor activities from scuba diving, hiking to skiing.


You can learn more about Jonathan by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Brendan Hanley - October 2021

Brendan Hanley

Brendan is passionate about change and it`s positive impact on businesses and people. He is Head of PMO for a Canadian based IT company and services clients all around the world.

He is an Australian citizen living and working in Switzerland. He is fluent in English and German (some Swiss German also).

Over the past 15 years, he has enjoyed working in the banking industry where he helped large institutions with change within their businesses. After leading large scale project teams for a global custodial bank, he moved to the "other side" and is now supplying clients with world class software solutions.

His motivation to join the PMI Switzerland chapter was to stay engaged in market trends within project management and not only to learn from others but also share insights into his own success story.

When not working overtime or in lock down, he enjoys golf, cooking and travelling.

You can learn about Brendan by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

 

Ethel Mendocilla Sato - October 2021

Ethel Mendocilla Sato

Ethel has a background in Life Sciences with a doctoral degree in Biology. In 2014, she joined the unit of Plant Developmental Genetics at the University of Zurich as a postdoctoral fellow.
Thanks to cross-sectional courses offered by a Swiss national qualification programme, Ethel reinforced her knowledge in Project Management. During that period, she joined a start-up and worked as a project and product manager. She was involved in product development, stakeholder management and procurement.

Since June 2021, Ethel holds the PMP credential. She is currently working on a personal project and looking for new opportunities to grow as a Project Manager. She joined the PMI Swiss Chapter to expand her professional network, collaborate and keep up to date with the latest Project Management trends.

Apart from her passion for books, Ethel enjoys very much practicing yoga and fitness training.

You can learn more about Ethel by visiting her LinkedIn profile

Alessandro Gadaleta - October 2021

Alessandro Gadaleta

Alessandro is a Senior Project Manager with 15+ years of international experience in various industrial sectors.

Alessandro is a Chartered Engineer CEng and a PMP Certified Project Manager, who views operational problems as business challenges and opportunities waiting to be discovered.
Alessandro’s passion about Project Management was the primary driver for him to join PMI Switzerland Chapter. He would like to connect with PMI professionals for sharing knowledge and best practices, to increase his professional network circle and to become more involved with the organization.

In his free time, Alessandro spends time with his family and likes to be active enjoying running and winter sports.

You can learn more about Alessandro by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Nicolas Robatel - October 2021

nicolas robatel

Nicolas is a Swiss citizen. He is passionate about the energy transition and digital business models. He has a background in electrical engineering, an extensive experience in IT management, IT service delivery and project management with a focus on delivering added values to customers. He currently works for a Swiss utility as an IT business partner and manages several strategic projects. He obtained his PMP in March 2021.


Nicolas has 30+ years of initiating and delivering sustained results in enterprise software, processes, and profitability. He enjoys the close collaboration with business stakeholders, leading cross-functional teams, coaching individuals, and managing organizational changes both as a leader and expert consultant. Experience in corporates and start-ups. He believes in the power of dedicated people, diversity, and collaboration to innovate and overcome challenges.

Nicolas has 20+ years of working experience in Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and India) with a base in Japan.
Industries knowledge:
- power grid management, smart grids, VPP, microgrids, flexibility, IoT and energy market
- machining-tools industry (manufacturing and sales)

He is curious, flexible, highly adaptive, and a problem solver. He is fluent in French, English, German and Japanese

In his spare time Nicolas practices kendo, badminton, ocean activities (diving, beach cleaning...) and hiking.

You can learn more about Nicolas by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

Thiago Di Matteo - October 2021

Thiago Di Matteo

Thiago is a Clinical Operations Manager with extensive experience in clinical trials in the Pharma sector. He has a wide range of experience in different therapeutical areas such as Oncology, Cardiovascular, Digestive System, Central Nervous System, Respiratory, and Urology. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, and is currently studying to improve his Italian and German as well.

He has a degree in Chemistry as well as a master’s in Clinical Monitoring, Marketing & Sales, and Statistics.
He obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification in July 2021 to further his leadership and project management skills.
Thanks to his career, he has been able to travel the globe and work with colleagues from all around the world, giving him the opportunity to work in diverse environments and learn from different cultures.
Thiago loves sports. He used to play basketball on a team in Allschwill (Basel – Land) until it was put on pause due to COVID-19. In his free time he also plays Tennis, Padel, or goes cycling.
You can learn more about Thiago by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

 

Eric Jelenje - September 2021

Eric Jelenje

Eric has 9 years’ experience leading and executing public sector and donor-financed rural livelihoods, governance and social protection projects in Malawi, Central Africa.
 
He will soon be relocating to Geneva with his family and has joined PMI Switzerland for the networking and learning opportunities. He recently obtained his PMP certification and is looking for new project management opportunities. He also
hopes to contribute through taking on volunteering assignments.
 
An avid Liverpool FC fan, Eric enjoys watching football and listening to music.
 
You can learn more about Eric by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

William Stamato - September 2021

william stamato

William is a Global leader with extensive international expertise leading strategic transformation projects and cross functional teams.

He has over 13 years of experience mainly in deploying strategic, tactical and operational programs and projects with expertise in operations and cross functional management as well as business excellence project management office.

He is currently the Global Deployment Leader of a chemical industry business. As a global leader of an operational and business process excellence team, he strives to deliver value via an international mobilized continuous improvement program, implementing strategic multidisciplinary value stream business improvement projects acting as a transformation office.

He possesses a MSc in Chemical Engineering, a MBA in Project Management and he’s currently pursuing a MSA in Management Technology and Economics at ETH Zürich.

He’s motivated to join the PMI Swiss chapter to network, to collaborate and to enrich his project, program and portfolio management knowledge.

He is very interested in languages/different cultures, cuisine and sports in general.

You can learn more about William by visiting his LinkedIn profile.

 

Giorgio Ricci - September 2021

Giorgio Ricci

Giorgio is 47-year-old. Pragmatic able to work in team and focus to meet the project objectives.

He studied engineering and then soon started to work first as deputy PM, then gradually acquired know-how and become Project Manager in several Companies mainly in the Industrial sector. During the last years has worked in projects in the Medical, Aviation, Aerospace and Robotic industry.

With more than 15 years of experience of Project Manager, he got the PMP Certification in 2020. He considers the Certification essential to have a common language with all people involved. With projects involving hundreds of people distributed around the world, it is necessary a guide to follow.

He thinks that the projects are the same, but the tools and methodologies continue to evolve, so thanks to PMI he can continue to be aligned to the evolution.

You can learn more about Giorgio by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Línic Almeida - September 2021

Linic Almeida

Linic holds a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from INSA Lyon, specialized in Lean Management, and with a solid background in Project Management, Supply Chain Planning and Process Improvement.

Linic is fluent in Portuguese, English and French with more than 4 years of experience in managing process improvement projects in supply chain and operations.

His biggest accomplishment is the delivery of a new distribution center for the EU region after the GE O&G merger with Baker Hughes.

Linic is currently working for a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain finance compliance and setting new processes after a spin-off. He wants to learn and exchange interesting discussions with other Project Managers across Switzerland.

In his free time, Linic loves running, skiing and travelling with friends.

You can learn more about Linic by visiting his LinkedIn profile.