National board members


Kosam Nyamdela 

President – CEO

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


Brian Belworthy

Vice President, Secretary, and Vice President of ICT

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. 


Samantha Samuel

Vice President of National Operations

Samantha supports the branches within New Zealand.



Matt Harris

Vice President of Finance (Treasurer)

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.


Ashleigh Waters

Vice President of Membership and Volunteers

Ashleigh sponsors the 'People steering group' focusing on sustainability and benefits to membership and volunteers.



Vice President of Governance

This role manages PMINZ governance requirements including policy and process reviews, ensuring alignment to PMI global and NZ legislation.


Matthew Percival

Vice President of Events

Matthew is the sponsor of the Conference and any other special national events. His role is to ensure PMINZ successfully delivers professional development opportunities through events of interest for the project management community.


Incorporated non-voting board directors


KevinKevin Jones


Kevin utilises his expertise in finance and convening past conferences along with his vast experience of PMINZ to drive special projects assigned by the president and board.



Vice President of Education and Research 

Professional Development is an important area for PMINZ with a focus on educational opportunities and research in the field of project and programme management. 



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TerinaTerina Graham


Terina oversees operational and commercial activities, with a focus on improvements for organisational efficacy and sustainability. One of Terina's key focus areas for 2019 is the Project Management Conference, managing relationships with sponsors and partners to strengthen PMINZs strategic goals and outcomes. 

Terina is an executive member of the board advising across all areas of the organisation. 

 Contact Terina 



Portfolio leads


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 branches.


Lindsay-AddieLindsay Addie


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.



Gina Barlow Gina Barlow


Gina is the 2019 Project Management Conference convenor. This year we celebrate our 25th conference and PMI's 50th anniversary and so are striving to put on the most thought-provoking and special PMINZ event yet.  See the conference website.

Contact Rhys or Lindsay


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See who is on the various PMINZ committees

Read who the held the leadership roles from 2000 – 2015 

Chapter Membership

Total Members 1646
New members this year 203
PMP® Members 837
CAPM® Members 103
PgMP® Members 4
PMI-SP® Members 3
PMI-RMP® Members 3
PMI-ACP® Members 27
PfMP® Members 2
PMI-PBA® Members 2
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1616
Student Members 24
Other Members 6
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