President

Krishnan Srinivasan, PMP

BSc (Econs) Hons, MBA, ACMA, CGMA, CA (M)

Krishnan is a 4 term Chapter Leader. After 2 terms as Treasurer he assumed the Presidency in October 2015 was re-elected unopposed in April 2017.

He holds a BSc in Accounting & Financial Management from the University of Buckingham & a MBA from the University of Edinburgh. He is a CIMA Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), AICPA Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) Chartered Accountant (CA(M)). He is a PMI PMP. 

Krishnan has 33 years of wide working experience in a variety of industries obtained through companies like EY, Sungai Way, Raytheon, Schlumbrger, Vivendi, CIMA, NCR and Dell. He has held increasingly responsible roles that have evolved from Country based to Regional and even Global roles in Asia and Europe. 

He currently is CEO of his own company with a focus on Health and Wellness products. He uses his entrepreneurial spirit to make a difference to individuals and society

His passions include the Environment (Energy Reduction & Sustainable Forestry), Education and Wellness.

Krishnan is known to be a Serial Networker

 

Email: krishnan.srinivasan at pmi.org.my


 

 

Deputy President

William Wong, PMP

William is currently on his second term as the Deputy President of PMI Malaysia Chapter. His first term in this role saw a tremendous growth in membership numbers within the Malaysian Chapter, which he credits to exceptional team work within the chapter leaders and volunteers. He also acts as an advisor for the 3rd and 4th PMIMY International Symposium.

Before elected this role, he was elected as Director of Planning in PMIMY for the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 terms, and during his tenure, he has been the Chairperson of the inaugural and second editions of the PMIMY International Symposium which attracted more than 350 local and international delegates combined.

William works as a full-time Project Manager with PETRONAS ICT Sdn Bhd in the Operational Excellence division. He is responsible for managing projects on detailed engineering designs and implementation of Plant Information System throughout PETRONAS' offshore, onshore and production facilities in Malaysia and the Middle East. He is currently managing PETRONAS’ corporate and downstream IT projects with the aim of automating and digitizing manual processes within the company.

Prior to PETRONAS, he has over 10 years’ experience in multinational companies in the manufacturing industry, managing projects in new product introductions. The products range from computer optical drives to hard drive manufacturing robotics automation and test equipment. He has participated and led various technology transfer projects in South Korea, Japan, and the United States to Malaysia.

William is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). He graduated with a Bachelor's degree (with Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK.

 

Email: william.wong at pmi.org.my


 

 

Secretary

 

Wan Syamilah Wan Ismail, PMP
 

Wan Syamilah is a professionally certified Project Director with 18 years of working experience across multiple and diversified IT projects in the financial services and plantation industry specialized in software implementation, business intelligence, infrastructure design, and managed operation services. 

She was elected as Secretary unopposed in April 2017. Prior to her current role, she was elected as the Director of Planning in PMIMY for the 2012/2013 term and as an Auditor for the 2013/2014 term. While serving her terms, she has attended the PMI Region Meeting and represented Malaysia to the Annual Symposium in Singapore and Indonesia.

Graduated from Marquette University, Wisconsin, with BSc. in Information Technology, she started her career in the banking industry as an IT Executive and rose up to the Managerial level. Developing a profound interest in project management, she pursued and obtained several certifications such as PMP®, SCRUM Master, PRINCE2 Practitioner, IBM Rational Unified Process v7 and ITIL v3 over her working years. 

Wan Syamilah is currently attached to Felda Prodata Systems Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Felda Global Ventures) as the Head of Project Portfolio Management Office. She was transferred from FGV Group IT department to establish the Project Division in Prodata, drive the company’s projects, enforce the usage of industry-standard project management process, and execute cross-functional process improvement. One of her biggest achievement is creating awareness within Prodata by collaborating with PMIMY in the PMIMY’s Outreach Program in September 2016.

An energetic, positive minded, and exceptional interpersonal communicator, Wan Syamilah is also an avid hiker/mountain climber, an adventurous outdoor enthusiast and a true-born ‘nature freak’.

Email: syamilah.ismail at pmi.org.my

 


 

 

 Treasurer

Khairul Annuar bin Mohd Saffian, PMP

Khairul has over 24 years of corporate experience doing Business Development, Procurement, Product Development and Project Management within industries ranging from IT to Hospitality. He has several years of experience in starting up new companies and developing IT solutions, and has also international work experience in implementing projects in Uzbekistan and Myanmar.

He has a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University (Australia) and MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University (Wales). He has also been a PMP certified Project Manager since 2007 and a certified ISO9001 Lead Assessor since 2003. 

Khairul has been a PMI Malaysia Chapter volunteer since 2014. He held the Director of Planning position in the last Council where he contributed as the Chairman and MC for the PMIMY International Symposium 2016.

Email: khairul.annuar at pmi.org.my

 


 

 

Director of Public Relations

Alvin Anand, PMP

Alvin is a regional program manager leading the support services business and project implementations. He has more than thirteen years of leadership experience and hands-on exposure as an ICT professional.

Alvin is a volunteer in PMI Malaysia chapter since 2015 as a Director-at-Large and a happy EMCEE during their events. He has been actively involved in organizing evening talks, seminar and outreach events for the local chapter. Alvin has managed merchandizes of the local chapter as well. He was also the Project Manager for the 3 days One Build Exhibition in November 2016. He believes in life-long learning and enjoys creating platforms to share knowledge.

Alvin obtained his bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons) from University Technology Tun Hussein Onn and Master of Management from University Malaya. He pursued his interest in Project Management with PMP & PRINCE2 certifications.

During his free time, Alvin loves traveling and meeting new people. Alvin’s favourite subjects are history and anthropology.

Email: alvin.anand at pmi.org.my


 

 

Director of Professional Development

Eric Ku Yee Fei, PMP

Eric Ku has been in the IT industry for the past 20 years. He has extensive experience in the IT and project management consulting and training space. He is the co-founder of iTrain - Asia's No. 1 Tech Training Centre, a Google Authorized Web Academy Training Centre, Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Registered Education Provider, CompTIA Authorized Training Centre, Unity Authorized Training Centre and Microsoft Certified Partner. He was involved in managing IT related projects in various sizes during his engagements with banks and public listed companies. He was an independent project consultant before starting iTrain and continues managing training engagement projects in the region. He was awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Project by Microsoft Corporation USA for the 6th consecutive year on his contribution on Microsoft Technologies. He is the only MVP for Project in South-East Asia. He also speaks for Microsoft USA in TechNet webcasts and contributes articles in local technology magazines.

Eric has also established Project Management Competency Development Center (PMCDC), a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Project Managers Success in the region. He has organized Project Management related workshops and conferences since 2010 under PMCDC platform. One of his popular programme is PMO (Project Management Office) Learning Series where it has been conducting with the partnership with various government agencies like MDeC and INTAN (National Institute of Public Administration). Some of the prominent conferences that Eric has organized yearly are Microsoft Project Conference, PMO Conference and Project Leadership Conference.

Eric is also the Chairman of the Green ICT Promotion and Awareness for the Malaysian Technical Standards Forum Berhad (MTSFB), Committee Member, IT and Youth Committee of Kuala Lumpur - Selangor Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KLSCCCI) and the Project Director of the International Council of SME and Entrepreneurship Malaysia. Eric started his career with a Singapore based bank and subsequently worked as the Head of IT with a public listed company where he was responsible to lead the IT department team across 8 branches spanning 6 cities.

 

Email: eric.ku at pmi.org.my


 

 

Director of Programmes

Thamilselvan Munusamy, PMP

Thamil is a Senior Manager with Aker Solutions Malaysia in Quality & Continuous Improvement department. He has an extensive experience spanning 16 years in Project Quality and Quality Engineering functions. His forte is in Oil & Gas Downhole and Subsea Systems. He is an expert at analysing and solving the most complex process related problems. Thamil is a self-motivated professional, capable of working independently or as part of a team. He is results-oriented with proven skills and established track record.

Thamil is a energetic leader with positive attitude and hands-on management style.He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the McGrath Institute of Business Australia & currently pursuing Master of Science in Project Management in International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) a subsidiary of University Malaya. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and an active Director in the Malaysia Chapter

Thamil is a big fan of cycling and nature lover

Email:  thamilselvan at pmi.org.my


 

 

Director of Membership

 

Alex Lim, PMP

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Email: alex.lim at pmi.org.my


 

 

Director of Planning

 

Nicole Yap, PMP

Nicole has 15 years of professional experience, which spans from Training, Consulting, Project Management, Change Management and Business Continuity Management.

She is an Associate Member of the Business Continuity Institute and certified in PMP.

Her current job includes planning and managing the Business Continuity Management Awareness campaign for Group CIMB, with a target audience of over 40,000 people (around 400 via face-to-face training/ seminars/ workshop and about 40,000 via e-learning), where she was one of the speakers and trainers for the said campaign. She oversees Wholesale Banking BCM program in CIMB as a BCM practitioner where her role includes assisting business owners to develop Business Impact Analysis and Risk Assessment in order to identify the potential risks threatening a business and its impact (both financial and non-financial) and develop Business Continuity Plan.

She is currently the appointed Project Manager for two major projects; an awareness initiative to spread the business continuity message throughout the organization, and a full Business Continuity Test involving the relocation of CIMB Investment Banking business units to their alternate sites. Prior to this, she was involved in driving a change initiative throughout CIMB Group to utilize CIMB’s new Customer Relationship Management system by maximizing employee engagement and minimizing employee resistance through various communication modes and following a change management methodology. Her experiences also expand beyond the banking line, in which she had worked for a technology company to restrategize their sales product line by introducing and providing training for two distribution Customer Relationship Management products. Her project management experience includes working in a multinational and multicultural environment, where she has worked with different race & culture locally as well as with foreign colleagues from America, Australia, Barbados, Brunei, India, Iran, Philippines, Cambodia and Thailand.

Prior to joining the PMIMY Council, she was part of Toastmasters International from 2011 to 2015 and had served as Club Secretary for one term and Vice President of Public Relations for 2 terms for a reputable Toastmasters club in Malaysia, Crystal Toastmasters. She was part of the organizing committee and served as a mentor for Youth Leadership Program (YLP) of the Club since 2011 – 2015. She was the Champion for the Humorous Speech Contest category at the Club and Area level, and 1st Runner Up at the Division level in year 2013.

Email: nicole.yap at pmi.org.my


 

 

Director of Publications

Ahmad Zakaria Md Ali, PMP

Ahmad Zakaria has been trained in Computer Science. Over the last 23 years he has been involved in various IT areas such as IT Audit, System Development, IT Operations and IT Planning. He has worked in few organisations; private and government such as Telekom Malaysia Bhd, Uniphone Sdn Bhd, Perodua Manufacturing Sdn Bhd and Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia.

 

Email: zakaria.ali at pmi.org.my

 


Chapter Membership

Total Members 1286
New members this year 109
PMP® Members 863
CAPM® Members 18
PgMP® Members 2
PMI-SP® Members 5
PMI-RMP® Members 22
PMI-ACP® Members 16
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1254
Student Members 27
Other Members 5
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