Vertika Sukhwal leads the IT Portfolio Management (PMO) at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). She is responsible for governing IT project delivery at the RBA and ensuring the IT PMO capability is embedded and integrated with the rest of IT. Her journey from Software Developer to Service Desk Analyst to leading the IT PMO at the RBA is an inspiration for young women who are keen to enter the portfolio and project management.
Vertika holds Masters in Information Technology. She is a member of the RBA Women in Technology Committee and is passionate about recognising, empowering and promoting women in Technology. She was a finalist in Contribution to Women in Project Management award at the National PMI conference 2016 and nominated for the Bank’s outstanding achievement award in first year of her leading the IT PMO. The RBA IT PMO was nominated for the PMI PMO of the Year 2016 (PMO Symposium, CA) and is nominated for the PMI PMO of the Year 2017 (Sydney).