Efious Mugwagwa’s decision to pursue mechanical engineering at the University of Zimbabwe was inspired by some sound advice received from his cousin Wonder Mutebuka who insisted his strength in mathematics would enable him to do well. That conversation happened in Harare in the mid-nineties shortly after Mugwagwa had moved to the Zimbabwean capital city from

Chris Blair – has consulted to over 500 organisations – both in Southern Africa and internationally. Chris holds a BSC Chem. Eng. and MBA in Leadership & Sustainability and is registered as a Chartered Human Resource (CHR) Practitioner with the South African Board for Personnel Practice (SABPP). He is also accredited as a Master Reward

WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have announced their new Managing Director in Africa for the newly formed company, following WSP’s acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff last year. The company will be led by Mathieu du Plooy, who took over the role of managing director for WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff, Africa from 1 March 2015.   Mathieu has

What are your thoughts on being voted by a panel of your peers to be The South African Professional of the year 2014 at the South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA)? The news was both humbling and surprising. This kind of recognition is unexpected, much like the two honorary doctorates that have been conferred upon

One need only look around to see exactly how much engineers and the profession in itself have contributed to society.  About 99% of what one sees was designed, optimised, and inspired by engineers.  Most of what we take for granted today would not be possible without engineers.  We can attribute sound engineering structures of all