Archives: Speakers

Neels Van Niekerk

Neels van Niekerk is an Executive Director at EQUATE and a registered Professional Quantity Surveyor. Neels has nineteen years’ experience working alongside industry leaders in the built environment, but specialising in the commercial aspects of Data Centre construction and has been involved in Data Centre projects across five continents, majority of them having been constructed… Read more »

Tim Genders

Tim Genders is the Head of Commercial at Project Isizwe and passionate about bring the next billion online in Africa. He has been with Isizwe for the last 7 years taking responsibility for the sustainable development of WiFi connectivity. Tim graduated from Oxford University (St Peter’s College) in 1989 with a 1st class honours degree… Read more »

Justin Wimbush

Justin Wimbush is a director of Kambuku Consulting, a boutique consultancy which provides independent, specialist technical advisory services to parties involved in the development, procurement and installation of infrastructure, particularly renewable projects procured using EPC contracts and project finance approaches. Justin is a renewable and sustainable energy expert with extensive experience of project development from… Read more »

Stephen Rose

Stephen leads a large Mission Critical Facilities Africa team at Royal HaskoningDHV. With a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Science (cum laude) and a master’s degree in Engineering Management (cum laude), he has a proven track record of driving results and delivering innovative solutions that drive efficiency, cost savings, and improved performance for his clients. He… Read more »

Henning Rasmuss

An Architect living in South Africa, with completed project experience in 23 countries in continental Africa and in Brazil. Henning is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about fast-developing African capital cities, and have spent the past ten years of my working life with continental African clients and their projects. In this setting, he has worked more as… Read more »

Bernard Lecanu

Bernard Lecanu began his professional Career as a teacher, after 5 year of which he joint AMP Group (Now part of TE Connectivity) where he continue for 15 years and became Division Director. Between 1984 and 1993 he was Managing Director of different companies for the BICC Group mainly in South Europe for components and… Read more »

Heath Anderson

A mechanical engineer and data centre project director and design manager.  Heath leads teams, develops designs and supervises data centre construction. His strength and passion is in strategically developing and managing data centre design, from feasibility through to operations. He works with data centre operators, enterprise clients, property developers, private equity firms and consulting teams…. Read more »