Director: Programme Management

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Vannesa Vermeulen


A strategy execution specialist; with a focus on large scale programme / portfolio management. 13 with Deloitte in the Strategy & Innovations division. Managed many significant engagements across industries, recently focusing on Financial Services. Experience in corporate strategy execution, demand management, procurement optimization, post-merger integration, shared services, business process re-engineering, project and programme management including the establishment of PMO's/ Result Offices, strategic change management and target operating models. 


Large scale programme management, Portfolio Management and setting up programme offices

Positions Held

5 years as an independent consultant


13 years with Deloitte – Leader of programme management P&L


Managed 2010 FIFA World Cup South African™ reporting directly to the COO of the Local Organising Committee

Key Strengths

Programme Director / Manager 

Project assurance reviews (outcome & impact assessments) 

Portfolio assessments and prioritisation 

Project Fast Start / set-up 

Planning Facilitation (agile & waterfall) 

Independent Steerco / Project Board member

Business Case development and review 

Pre-go live assessment 


Benefit tracking / project closeout 

Business strategy execution

SDLC / Agile project delivery 

EPMO / Results offices

Client Experience Management  (CX/UX)

Procurement optimisation

Business process reengineering

Post Merger integration