Chief Executive Officer | Chairman of the Board
Mr Dexter Madlala has been involved as a project leader in many of infrastructure projects and has sound experience in selecting staff with appropriate technical skills and experience to deliver a successful project outcome, to budget and on time. He has an excess of 16 years’ experience in the Civil Engineering industry. Dexter obtained his B-Tech Degree in Civil Engineering in 2006, and is registered with ECSA as a Professional Engineering Technologist.
Escongweni BPH’s diverse leadership is representative of our country’s demographics, in line with the company’s goal of realizing its brand profile as a forward-thinking, gender equitable South African company.
From left to right:
N Nhleko, M Howard, N Dyasi, N Sankar (COO), D Madlala (CEO)
With Pieter Boorsma and Gons Poonan each having up to around forty years of experience in the engineering industry, they offer exceptional skill and expertise, particularly in bridges and building designs.
Pieter Boorsma is well known in the industry as an expert in the design of long multi-span bridges constructed by means of incremental launching techniques and thus has advanced experience in temporary-works requirements and associated bridge construction techniques. Over the years he has published papers and received numerous awards for technical excellence.
Pieter was awarded an MSc degree by Durban Natal University in 1978, specialising in structural engineering, and registered as a Professional Engineer in the same year. He has specialised in the planning, design and construction of bridges and structures.
Gons Poonan obtained his BSc (Civil Engineering) at the University of Westville in 1977 and registered with ECSA as a Professional Engineer in 1982. Gons has 33 years of post-graduate experience, most of which has been in the design of building and bridge structures. He has extensive experience in structural engineering and maintenance, site supervision, project management and business administration, including contract documentation.
He is a registered, professional Construction Project Manager and has memberships with SAICE (Fellow), Associate of Institute of Structural Engineers, Chartered Engineer and SABTACO.