As business owner Japie still believes in a hands-on approach, bringing his expertise, experience and knowledge to application level. Personally involved in managerial as well as day to day technical decisions. Corporately he is responsible for Costing, Sales, Marketing and Project Management and still engages in design and engineering. Japie has a passion for doing the job right the first time -: Expertise Through Precise Management.
After a formal technical education Japie started his career with Impala Platinum in the Instrumentation and Projects department. He furthered his project career at Mosgas, Sappi and Mondi Board. A Diploma in Project Management enabled him to be appointed as Project Manager for the AECI group in the early 90’s, managing projects across the Southern African continent. His expertise has taken him to projects in the UK, America, Australia, Italy and Spain amongst others in recent years.