Portia Msamo

Project Manager

Portia has taken on the role as Project Manager at Bitprop to drive growth across all areas as the team grows. She manages the first active project in the Bitprop Foundation, and is planning multiple additional projects that will have a deep impact in the areas that we are based in. Her hands-on approach ensures smooth day-to-day operations of ongoing projects.


Portia studied towards a Bachelor of Administration degree at TSiBA and has five years of project management experience in the social and skills development sector with the Hout Bay Partnership. She ran five projects simultaneously across the areas of Tourism, Enterprise Development, Community Development, Industrial Regeneration, and Environmental Sustainability and Communications over a five-year period. She is a confident public speaker and is inspired by new technology. Portia has also worked in the medical field, the film industry and the advertising industry as a medical laboratory technician, production coordinator and a global talent manager respectively. She is most passionate about enabling people to reach their true potential, exposing them to new skills and opportunities through partnerships and collaborations between corporates, government and the informal sector.