Age 34

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

Aveng Grinaker-LTA (South – Port Elizabeth)

In what year did you complete your honours degree?


What path did you follow before ending up with your current company?

Joined A-GLTA for my practical year, returned for Honours and have been here since. Started as a Trainee to Junior to Site Engineer, then Site Manager.

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

Project Manager – Single Point of Responsibility in delivering large construction projects. My role includes all contract management responsibilities with a strong focus on Package Management and MEP delivery. I have been fortunate to have been involved in some of Port Elizabeth’s more prolific construction projects:

  • Volkswagen Paint Shop
  • Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
  • The Boardwalk Hotel
  • Aspen Pharmacare SVP Phase 1 and 2
  • Borbet SA Paintshop

What advice would you give a current construction management student?

Never study to pass – study to grow. Never stop growing.

What was your favourite module?

Structures (KBS)

Who was your favourite lecturer?

Andre Malherbe

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

Keep delivering, diversify base of influence and experience within the local industry.