Christopher (Chris) Campbell appointed as CESA CEO

10 November 2015

Consulting Engineering South Africa (CESA) has announced the appointment of Christopher (Chris) Campbell as its new Chief Executive Officer. Campbell assumes office effectively from 1 December 2015.

CESA President Abe Thela says: “Chris understands the industry, having worked for several consulting engineering companies in various capacities, is the immediate Past President of the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), has several years of experience in the Transnet Group and most recently held an Executive position in the Precast Concrete business unit of the Aveng Group, Aveng Infraset,” adds Thela.

Campbell also has a wealth of experience in the international engineering institutional environment, having held the position of Vice President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations, a UNESCO related Non-Government Organisation, which has had ongoing interaction with FIDIC, the International body to which CESA is affiliated.

Campbell, is a registered Professional Enginee. Having matriculated as a bursary student from St. Barnabas College, he located to Sophiatown, Johannesburg, in 1980. He progressed to the level of Senior Technician, with a Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering in 1986 and subsequently obtained a BSc Civil Engineering degree (Summa Cum Laude) in 1995 at the Florida A & M University in the USA. In addition, he holds various certificates and diplomas in management and leadership.

Campbell says “I am deeply honoured to have been chosen to be the new CEO of CESA and humbly accept the challenge of steering the organisation to new heights”.

More information from Dennis Ndaba, Tel: +27(0)11 463 2022 or 073 981 2066/[email protected]

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