NDip Mech Eng (VUT), BTech Mech Eng, (VUT) BSc Hons (UPta), PgC in Pipeline Integrity management (Northumbria University, UK)
What is your management style?
I believe in Democracy, thus a strong believer in consultative, transformative and coaching of others. I am also assertive and very respectful to everyone.
What do you like most about working for Egoli Gas?
Less hierarchy and freedom to be innovative
Operational challenges and diverse cultures
Opportunity to study flexible power - MBA
How would you describe the work environment?
Very challenging and fast paced, which requires keeping an eye on the ball and practical approaches.
What is the most valuable career lesson learnt?
Never stop learning and sharing what you know.
Leader who has impressed you the most?
Rev. Frederick Samuel Modise, the founder of IPHC church
Who was / is your mentor in life?
Lou Croukamp, Mechanical Engineer specializing in Fitness for Service & Director at Loumeg Engineering Consulting.
Rob Bos, Statistical analyst, & CEO at PIMS International
What is your philosophy on life?
Work smart with Integrity, in order to have peace of mind.
Travel the world and do not put all your eggs in one basket.
How do you view the future energy landscape in South Africa?
South Africa should consider unlocking the availability of Shale gas in the Karoo which covers Western Cape, Northern Cape and the Free State provinces. The energy source is huge and has the potential of providing low Carbon economic benefits compared to the current coal based high Carbon economy.
What is a fun fact about you that people do not know?
I am a proudly South African Pecan nut farmer, self-taught beekeeper and married to a beautiful Chef. Truly blessed.