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ECS Associates (Pty) Ltd follows on from Engineering Contract Strategies CC, founded in 1993 by Andrew Baird. He is one of NEC’s authors and panel member for over 20 years, who is acknowledged as the leading expert on NEC based procurement in southern Africa. The combined experience of the ECS Associates team exceeds 100 years achieved in the engineering and construction industry in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.

We have been awarded NEC Commercial Partner status by ICE-UK for delivery in Southern Africa of NEC’s accredited training programmes.

Vision

VISION

To be recognised as a leading, fully empowered organisation that delivers the most effective professional contract and project management services in the engineering and construction environment.

Values

VALUES

Integrity
Professionalism
Collaboration
Courage

Mission statement

MISSION

We bring solutions to our clients through a combination of expert knowledge, hands-on experience and best practice by being responsive to their needs through collaboration in their business endeavours and challenges.

DIRECTORS

Andrew Baird

Founder & Chairman

PrEng, CEng, FICE, FSAICE

Zola Hlatshwayo

Director

BSc, PGDip, MSc

Shireen Crosson

Director

BA, MBA

Joseph Keogh

Director

BSc, MRICS, FAArb, AMSAICE

Mile Sofijanic

Managing Director

PrEng, BSc, AMICE,  AAArb NECReg

ASSOCIATES

 

Willem van der Merwe

Contract Management

 

Mahdi Goodarzi

Project Management Training

 

Elvis Pillay

Quality & Compliance

 

Paul Vester

Capital Projects Commercial Specialist

 

David Edwards

Expert Risk & Program Management

 

Dr Antje Berlin

Executive Coaching

 

Nicholas McCarthy

Project Lead

 

Michael Neves 

Senior Project Lead

ASSOCIATES

 

Kim Dennill

Project Management & Proposals

 

Mbali Mbuli

Contract Training 

 

Zdravko Kuruzovic

Forensic Delay Analysis

 

Jacques Wilken

Quantity Surveyor & Cost Engineer

 

Luna Jevremovic

Financial Analyst

 

Danny Eastes

HSE Leader

 

Helen Andrews

Operational Manager

 

Frans Jooste

Project Lead

 

Joel Gilbert 

Lead Planner

EXPERT CONSULTANTS

 

Shirley Mahlase

Organisational Development & Learning 

 

Peter Higgins

NEC

 

Dr Raj Raina

Business Strategy

 

Dr Ron Watermeyer

Construction Procurement

 

Ivan Vos

JBCC & GCC

 

Paul David Cheshire

Oil & Gas

EXPERT CONSULTANTS

 

Dr Kelvin Kemm

Energy & Business Strategy    

 

Harvey Galliard

Insulation, Cladding & Scaffolding

 

Helga Hugo

Legal Expert

 

Christian Dumas

Commercial & Contract Specialist

 

Johan Louw

 Fourth Industrial Revolution

 

Steven Golding

 Project Advisory & Digitalization 

 

Achievements