The ProjectLink Team

ProjectLink-Core-ValuesProjectLink is built around a set of core values. These values are upheld by every one of our consultants and they strive to apply each of these values in their everyday work. The follow values are what guide us at ProjectLink;

Discipline – We are disciplined self-starters who deliver more than expected and take pride in all our activities;

Professionalism – We deliver a high standard of work, backed up by leading practice project management, and on-going training and improvement;

Trust – We trust each other, and continuously enhance our trust relationships with our clients;

Respect – We recognize diversity, and always respect other peoples’ culture and views;

Life-Long Learning – We are self-motivated in the pursuit of life-long knowledge for personal and/or professional reasons;

Passion – We are passionate about managing projects, and treat each project as our own; and

Value Chain Driven – We recognize the business value chain, and we prioritize our decisions accordingly.

Meet the ProjectLink Team

Werner Meyer

Werner Meyer

Founder & Senior Consultant

Werner Meyer has been a project management consultant for the past 21 years and has consulted to companies in information technology, airlines, banking and finance, mining, manufacturing, construction, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industry. He founded ProjectLink in 1998 and still continues to consult on projects. Most of his work has been in developing the project management capability in organisations through maturity assessments, methodology development, skills and competency assessments, portfolio and project models, policies and procedures, and training.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Certified Cost Professional (CCPTM) – AACEI
  • OPM3® – Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner- Office of Government Commerce
  • MSP Practitioner (Managing Successful Programmes) – Office of Government Commerce
  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Doctorate (PhD) in Project, Portfolio, and Strategic Management- SKEMA Business School
  • Masters of Science (MSc) Project and Programme Management
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • National Higher Diploma Electronic Engineering
Hannes van den Berg

Hannes van den Berg

Managing Director

Hannes van den Berg is a highly skilled and qualified professional in the project management industry and has over 24 years of experience in various industries such as; mining, agriculture, military, automotive, engineering and transportation. He has held the position of project manager on the majority of the projects that he has been involved in and he has performed numerous project reviews, estimate reviews, and maturity assessments regularly. As the Managing Director, Hannes leads the ProjectLink team with honesty and integrity, and his ability to inspire others is what drives our consultants to provide the best possible service and to constantly develop their project management skills further.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • OPM3® – Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)- University of Pretoria
  • Bachelor’s Degree- University of Pretoria
Kobus Kok

Kobus Kok

Head of Project Delivery

Kobus Kok has been part of the ProjectLink team for 10 years. He is currently the Head of Project Delivery and has 16 years of experience in the project management industry. Most of his work has involved feasibility studies as well as scoping, planning, scheduling, project controls, project risk assessments and setting up PMO’s. Majority of his experience is in the mining, military and the oil & gas industries

Qualifications & Certifications

  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Logistics Management Programme- University of Pretoria
  • Total Quality Management Programme- UNISA
  • Management Development Programme-UOFS
Jacques Gouws

Jacques Gouws

Head of Consulting Services

Jacques Gouws is the Head of Consulting Services at ProjectLink and has been part of the team for 9 years. He has experience in project reviews, project audits, project management methodology customization, project controls, project management competency assessments and project planning workshop facilitation. He has also presented numerous project management training courses on several occasions and to a variety of clients at various locations. Over the past 25 years, Jacques has gained experience in telecommunications, military, government services, aviation and the mining industries.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Master of Science (M.S.c.) in Project Management Degree- University of Liverpool
  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education- University of Pretoria
  • Bachelor in Military Science (B.Mil.) Degree- University of Stellenbosch
Johan Maartens

Johan Maartens

Principal Consultant

Johan Maartens has been working in the project management industry for nearly 12 years. He has a passion for project controls and has extensive experience as a Project Controls Manager. Over the years, he has  gained experience as a Scheduler, PMO manager, and a Project Manager. When he has the opportunity he also enjoys presenting corporate project management training and has been the trainer for numerous ProjectLink courses. The main industries that Johan has been involved in are the; automotive, mining and military.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • CMII – Arizona State University School of Engineering
  • B.Mil Degree – University of Stellenbosch
Pieter Human

Pieter Human

Principal Consultant

Pieter Human is a highly skilled General Manager / Project and Programme Manager with over 8 years in Project Management, Financial management, Project Office Management and General Divisional Management, he has a relentless drive to have a broad impact rather than just deliver results. Possessing vast experience in coordinating and managing all project activity, providing clear guidance and leadership to a team. He has gained experience in the various industries, such as; mining, military, construction and security services.

Qualifications & Certifications:

  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Total Quality Management Certificate – UNISA
  • B.Mil (Management Science) Degree – University of Stellenbosch
Willie Van Rooyen

Willie Van Rooyen

Principal Consultant

Willie van Rooyen has been part of the ProjectLink team for 10 years, before joining ProjectLink he worked on 12 different projects at SANDF. The majority of his experience is in the mining, construction and military industry. During his career, Willie has gained extensive experience in project planning, project management, and project controls. He has been involved in numerous projects that have all been in different phases.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • PMP®– Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Programme in Project Management – University of Pretoria