Automation in South Africa


More than 20 years experience in Automation, acting as Project Manager, Engineering Manager and Senior Software Engineer working on large EPC projects.
Industries include Railway signalling, Mining and Manufacturing. Technical specialist in Siemens PLC, WinCC Scada, PCS7 and communication networks. Other automation experience include Mitshubishi PLC, Adroit and MAPS Scada, Wonder warehouse Scada.
Attained NHDP in Electrical Engineering in 1996. Qualify as Engineering Technologist at Engineering Council.





At present I am the Director and Lead Technical Engineer of the engineering consultancy company SYPEC (SYstem & Process design Engineering Consultants), focused on assisting clients in various industries by providing them access to talented engineers and managers who have served mainly in the Mining, Railway Signalling and Manufacturing industry for many years.

The services offered to end clients include assisting with the tender specifications & evaluations, plant control & automation system assessments and recommendations, as well as project management. Services to main contractors include acting as the Senior Software Engineer, Project Manager or Engineering Manager. For further information and a complete list of services, refer to the SYPEC website:

I have more than 20 years’ experience in EC&I and Railway Engineering, being employed by companies including Siemens, CBI Electric and SAM Engineering. I have acquired all the relevant skills and technical insight for account and business management, project management, management of technical staff or senior engineering positions.