Age 24

Where are you based at the moment (who do you work for)?

Ndola, Zambia - Zambian Breweries PLC, Ndola Phase 2 Expansion Stefanutti Stocks (Pty) Ltd.

In what year did you complete your honours degree?


What is your current position and what does the role entail?

Site Engineer B, I am gaining enormous amounts of knowledge by interacting with professionals and managing the construction process on site.

What advice would you give a current construction management student?

Remember there is a reason you are attaining a degree other than just passing modules!

Start seeking work opportunities for next year now, cast your net far and wide and don’t be afraid to do the hard yards on site first before moving into an air-conditioned office.

What was your favourite module?

Construction Management 4 (KBM441 & 442)

Who was your favourite lecturer?

Prof. John Smallwood

What are your plans for the next 5 to 10 years?

Gaining as much experience as possible from the old brass on site. Once I have attained adequate and relevant on-site experience, I am planning to move into a more consultancy role, making use of my international (African) on-site experience, within a Project Management firm once the opportunities arise.