National board members

Kosam Nyamdela 


         Kosam is responsible for leading the PMINZ Board in strategy and external relationships to meet the aims and objectives of PMI New Zealand. 

James West

Vice President

James supports the PMINZ President in leading the PMINZ Board with a focus on governance to meet the aims and objectives of PMINZ.  

Brian Belworthy


As Secretary, Brian is custodian of the PMINZ Constitution, responsible for offical records and oversees proceedings of the AGM. Brian is the Sponsor for the ICT Steering Group, driving key operational initiatives to support the Board's strategic goals for 2018-2020. 

Matt Harris


Matt is responsible for all the fixed assets and financial records of PMINZ. He oversees all aspects of financial management, working closely with the Operations Manager, Board, and the treasurers in the regions. 


Ashleigh Waters

Northen Branch Chair

Ashleigh leads the northern region which includes sub-branches, Auckland, Northland, Waikato, and Bay of Plenty.  

Elise Adams

Central Branch Chair

Elise leads the Central region which includes sub-branches, Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui and Hawkes Bay.  

Matthew Percival

South Island Branch Chair

Matthew leads the South Island region which includes sub-branches, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Nelson.  


Incorporated non-voting board directors


KevinKevin Jones

Director at Large



Garry Millar

Education and Research


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TerinaTerina Graham

Operations Manager 

Terina manages operational activity, with a focus on improvements for organisational efficacy. Terina works closely with the board as a member and adviser on the Strategy Integration, Governance, ICT, People and Continuous Improvement Steering Groups.

 Contact Terina 



Portfolio leads

title358811573Tania Cotter 


Tania developed and implemented the national communications strategy and provides guidance and support to the coordinators who manage and deliver communications within the regions and branches. She is a member of the ICT Steering Group. 



RhysRhys Watson 


Rhys oversees all aspects of PMINZ membership, including attracting new and retaining exisiting members. Rhys is a member of the People Steering Group and provides guidance and support to the membership coordinators who look after these portfolios within their regions and branches.


Lindsay-AddieLindsay Addie

Information Technology

Lindsay heads the IT requirements for the PMINZ, and is a member of the ICT Steering Group. He is responsible for the deployment and integration of systems and provides advice and support on all IT related matters.
Contact Rhys, Tania or Lindsay


 Download the 2017 PMI New Zealand Organisational Chart


See who is on the various PMINZ committees

Read who the held the leadership roles from 2000 – 2015 

Chapter Membership

Total Members 1612
New Members Added 2
PMP® Members 843
CAPM® Members 97
PgMP® Members 4
PMI-SP® Members 4
PMI-RMP® Members 6
PMI-ACP® Members 27
PfMP® Members
PMI-PBA® Members 2
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1590
Student Members 16
Other Members 5
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