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Meet The Team

Executive Team

Exco

Don is a registered Professional Engineer and has 30 years of experience in civil engineering, of which more than 15 years have been in the conceptual planning, design and construction administration of many large and iconic road and railway projects.

Don is the Chief Executive Officer of HHO, a position he has held since 2018.

Fred is a registered Professional Engineer and has 22 years of experience in multi- disciplinary and municipal engineering projects, for a diverse group of clients, in both the public and private sectors. He has been instrumental in the success of a wide range of road and urban infrastructure projects, and is an excellent project and team leader.

Fred holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at HHO, and is the head of the Urban Infrastructure Department.

Brentt is a registered Professional Technologist and has 19 years of experience in a number of fields ranging from local access roads to Category II dams and Bus Rapid Transit systems. He has a wealth of experience in the fields of urban and rural infrastructure.

Currently, he heads up the company’s Gauteng operations and focuses on the contract management and implementation of projects. His key areas of specialisation are institutional support, contract documentation, roads, water and transportation.

Andre holds a Masters degree in Transportation Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has 28 years of experience in leading complex multi-disciplinary teams, and delivering traffic and transportation engineering projects to clients in the public and private sectors. He excels in solution orientated conceptual design and all aspects of public transport planning.

Andre has been recognized in particular, for his work on the planning and design of Bus Rapid Transit infrastructure. He is the head the Traffic Engineering & Transportation Department at HHO, and is the Chief Business Development Officer.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

Naseema has been with HHO for nearly 35 years and oversees the various administrative functions of the company, which include Human Resources, Employment Equity, Skills Development and Training, and the BBBEE Scorecard. She establishes and maintains policies, systems and procedures for the effective management of the HR and administration functions of the company.

Naseema is a director of the company and is the Chief Administration Officer, a position she has held since 2017.

Andy is a registered Professional Engineer and Project Manager, with 32 years of experience in civil engineering. Andy is the lead pavement engineering specialist for all road, airport, harbours and railway pavements for HHO. His specialist range of pavement design spans major freeways to rural roads, specialised bus rapid transit pavements and depots, heavy duty stacking facilities at national ports, airport taxiways and aprons.

Andy is the Chief Financial Officer of HHO, and is head of the Pavement Engineering Department.

Traffic Engineering & Transport Planning

Traffic Engineering & Transport Planning Team

Andre holds a Masters degree in Transportation Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has 28 years of experience in leading complex multi-disciplinary teams, and delivering traffic and transportation engineering projects to clients in the public and private sectors. He excels in solution orientated conceptual design and all aspects of public transport planning.

Andre has been recognized in particular, for his work on the planning and design of Bus Rapid Transit infrastructure. He is the head the Traffic Engineering & Transportation Department at HHO, and is the Chief Business Development Officer.

Stef Naudé is a professionally registered planner and has Masters degrees in Planning and Engineering Management from the University of Cape Town. He has 28 years of experience in a wide range of transport planning and traffic engineering related projects. He has led research projects, which include the investigation of appropriate design guidelines for public transport interchange facilities, formulating guidelines for public transport impact assessments and evaluation frameworks for the assessment of “mega projects”, as well as an international review of light rail transit systems.

Stef is a director at HHO in the Traffic Engineering and Transportation Department.

Makotsene has a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and has over 10 years of experience. A key strength is her technical adaptability, due to her varied experience in Transportation Planning, Design of Roads; Civils Services, Contracts Engineer and Project Management. She has successfully led complex multi-disciplinary projects under pressurized conditions.

Her passion for Engineering started from experiencing how life-changing having the appropriate infrastructure can be. She is a director at HHO and in 2014 won the title of “Young Engineer of the Year” in South Africa.

Lihan is a registered Professional Technologist and has 18 years of experience in Traffic Engineering. He is actively involved in a range of projects including Traffic Impact Studies, Road and Intersection Planning & Design, Capacity Analysis, Traffic Modelling, Road Scheme Designs, Road Safety Audits and Bus Rapid Transit Planning & Design.

Lihan is an Associate at HHO in the Traffic Engineering and Transportation Department.

A Regional and Town Planner by qualification, Susan has more than 20 years’ experience in the public and private sector working in planning, development management and project facilitation. Since joining HHO in 2009, she predominantly contributes her skills in transport planning, process facilitation and project cost management to multi-disciplinary projects. Most recently she enjoyed the creative process associated with the conceptualization and design of accessible pedestrian wayfinding.

Susan is an Associate at HHO in the Traffic Engineering and Transportation Department, and is also the Business Development Manager.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

 

Brentt is a registered Professional Technologist and has 19 years of experience in a number of fields ranging from local access roads to Category II dams and Bus Rapid Transit systems. He has a wealth of experience in the fields of urban and rural infrastructure.

Currently, he heads up the company’s Gauteng operations and focuses on the contract management and implementation of projects. His key areas of specialisation are institutional support, contract documentation, roads, water and transportation.

 

Road Engineering

Roads Engineering Team

Don is a registered Professional Engineer and has 30 years of experience in civil engineering, of which more than 15 years have been in the conceptual planning, design and construction administration of many large and iconic road and railway projects.

Don is the Chief Executive Officer of HHO, a position he has held since 2018.

Brentt is a registered Professional Technologist and has 19 years of experience in a number of fields ranging from local access roads to Category II dams and Bus Rapid Transit systems. He has a wealth of experience in the fields of urban and rural infrastructure.

Currently, he heads up the company’s Gauteng operations and focuses on the contract management and implementation of projects. His key areas of specialisation are institutional support, contract documentation, roads, water and transportation.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

Pierre is a registered Professional Engineer and has 17 years of experience in the design of highways. He also brings international experience to HHO, having spent five years at a UK based consultancy, which focussed on road restraint systems, new technologies and intelligent highways.

Pierre is a director at HHO, is head of the Roads Department and leads a vibrant team of young professionals, together working to achieve safer and more sustainable roads.

Lihan is a registered Professional Technologist and has 18 years of experience in Traffic Engineering. He is actively involved in a range of projects including Traffic Impact Studies, Road and Intersection Planning & Design, Capacity Analysis, Traffic Modelling, Road Scheme Designs, Road Safety Audits and Bus Rapid Transit Planning & Design.

Lihan is an Associate at HHO in the Traffic Engineering and Transportation Department.

Bridges & Buildings

Bridges & Buildings Team

Andrew is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a Masters degree in Structures from the University of Cape Town, where the focus of his postgraduate research was the repair and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures. He has 15 years of experience, during which he has worked on several high profile bridge projects. He is an accredited Senior Bridge Inspector, and specialises in both the design of new bridges, and the refurbishment and repair of existing structures.

Andrew heads the Structures Department at HHO and is passionate about providing solutions for clients that are optimised, rational, constructible and durable.

Allan Benn is a professional civil engineer specialising in structures. He has over 29 years’ experience in buildings, bridges, water, industrial and historical structures. He thrives in environments where innovative solutions and creative thinking is required. He has specialist skills in grain handling facilities and has presented at international conferences on the unique structural solutions he has developed.

Allan is a director at HHO and leads the Buildings Structures team.

Brentt is a registered Professional Technologist and has 19 years of experience in a number of fields ranging from local access roads to Category II dams and Bus Rapid Transit systems. He has a wealth of experience in the fields of urban and rural infrastructure.

Currently, he heads up the company’s Gauteng operations and focuses on the contract management and implementation of projects. His key areas of specialisation are institutional support, contract documentation, roads, water and transportation.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

Pavement Engineering

Pavement Engineering Team

Andy is a registered Professional Engineer and Project Manager, with 32 years of experience in civil engineering. Andy is the lead pavement engineering specialist for all road, airport, harbours and railway pavements for HHO. His specialist range of pavement design spans major freeways to rural roads, specialised bus rapid transit pavements and depots, heavy duty stacking facilities at national ports, airport taxiways and aprons.

Andy is the Chief Financial Officer of HHO, and is head of the Pavement Engineering Department.

Keyaam is a registered Professional Engineering Technologist and has 22 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in pavement analysis and design of flexible and rigid pavements.

Keyaam is an Associate at HHO in the Pavement Engineering Department.

Rirhandzu holds Bachelor of Technology: Civil Engineering (Geotech) and a Bachelor of Technology: Project Management degrees from the Tshwane University of Technology. She has 10 years of experience in the design of roads, geotechnical engineering and project management. Prior to joining HHO in 2012, she gained valuable experience as a project and programme manager, working with both private and government sectors.

Rirhandzu is an Associate at HHO and is based in the Johannesburg office.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

Water Engineering

Water Engineering Team

Fred is a registered Professional Engineer and has 22 years of experience in multi- disciplinary and municipal engineering projects, for a diverse group of clients, in both the public and private sectors. He has been instrumental in the success of a wide range of road and urban infrastructure projects, and is an excellent project and team leader.

Fred holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at HHO, and is the head of the Urban Infrastructure Department.

Brentt is a registered Professional Technologist and has 19 years of experience in a number of fields ranging from local access roads to Category II dams and Bus Rapid Transit systems. He has a wealth of experience in the fields of urban and rural infrastructure.

Currently, he heads up the company’s Gauteng operations and focuses on the contract management and implementation of projects. His key areas of specialisation are institutional support, contract documentation, roads, water and transportation.

Makotsene has a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and has over 10 years of experience. A key strength is her technical adaptability, due to her varied experience in Transportation Planning, Design of Roads; Civils Services, Contracts Engineer and Project Management. She has successfully led complex multi-disciplinary projects under pressurized conditions.

Her passion for Engineering started from experiencing how life-changing having the appropriate infrastructure can be. She is a director at HHO and in 2014 won the title of “Young Engineer of the Year” in South Africa.

Paul is a registered Professional Civil Engineer and has 18 years of experience in multi- disciplinary and urban infrastructure engineering projects, for a diverse group of clients, in both the public and private sectors. He is an expert in the conceptual planning, design and implementation of large and small infrastructure engineering projects. He has been involved in Bus Rapid Transit projects in Cape Town and Durban, amongst others. His roles vary between Employer’s Agent, Project Leader and Lead Design Engineer.

Paul holds the position of Associate at HHO, and oversees technical staff in the Urban Infrastructure Department. He is also involved in various corporate management and industry initiatives.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

Urban Engineering

Urban Engineering Team

Fred is a registered Professional Engineer and has 22 years of experience in multi- disciplinary and municipal engineering projects, for a diverse group of clients, in both the public and private sectors. He has been instrumental in the success of a wide range of road and urban infrastructure projects, and is an excellent project and team leader.

Fred holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at HHO, and is the head of the Urban Infrastructure Department.

Paul is a registered Professional Civil Engineer and has 18 years of experience in multi- disciplinary and urban infrastructure engineering projects, for a diverse group of clients, in both the public and private sectors. He is an expert in the conceptual planning, design and implementation of large and small infrastructure engineering projects. He has been involved in Bus Rapid Transit projects in Cape Town and Durban, amongst others. His roles vary between Employer’s Agent, Project Leader and Lead Design Engineer.

Paul holds the position of Associate at HHO, and oversees technical staff in the Urban Infrastructure Department. He is also involved in various corporate management and industry initiatives.

Makotsene has a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and has over 10 years of experience. A key strength is her technical adaptability, due to her varied experience in Transportation Planning, Design of Roads; Civils Services, Contracts Engineer and Project Management. She has successfully led complex multi-disciplinary projects under pressurized conditions.

Her passion for Engineering started from experiencing how life-changing having the appropriate infrastructure can be. She is a director at HHO and in 2014 won the title of “Young Engineer of the Year” in South Africa.

Gustav is a registered Professional Engineer and, for the bulk of his 19 years of experience, he has been working in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, on technically demanding projects such as the Ugie – Langeni Mountain Pass. As a roads and infrastructure project manager, he has extensive experience in contract management, design, documentation and administration.

Gustav is a director at HHO and is based in the East London Office.

Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering Team

Don is a registered Professional Engineer and has 30 years of experience in civil engineering, of which more than 15 years have been in the conceptual planning, design and construction administration of many large and iconic road and railway projects.

Don is the Chief Executive Officer of HHO, a position he has held since 2018.

Bruce is a Professional Engineering Geologist registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions and has 22 years of experience in engineering geological projects. He has worked throughout South Africa and other African countries, as well as the Republic of Ireland. Bruce completed a Master of Engineering in 2015, specialising in geotechnical engineering. Bruce’s key areas of specialisation are planning and implementation of subsurface investigations, geotechnical interpretation and analyses of founding conditions, excavations, slope stability and construction materials as well as geotechnical design.

Bruce holds the position of Associate at HHO, and is the geotechnical specialist within the company.

Rirhandzu holds Bachelor of Technology: Civil Engineering (Geotech) and a Bachelor of Technology: Project Management degrees from the Tshwane University of Technology. She has 10 years of experience in the design of roads, geotechnical engineering and project management. Prior to joining HHO in 2012, she gained valuable experience as a project and programme manager, working with both private and government sectors.

Rirhandzu is an Associate at HHO and is based in the Johannesburg office.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.

Construction & Contract Administration

Construction & Contract Administration Team

Andy is a registered Professional Engineer and Project Manager, with 32 years of experience in civil engineering. Andy is the lead pavement engineering specialist for all road, airport, harbours and railway pavements for HHO. His specialist range of pavement design spans major freeways to rural roads, specialised bus rapid transit pavements and depots, heavy duty stacking facilities at national ports, airport taxiways and aprons.

Andy is the Chief Financial Officer of HHO, and is head of the Pavement Engineering Department.

Don is a registered Professional Engineer and has 30 years of experience in civil engineering, of which more than 15 years have been in the conceptual planning, design and construction administration of many large and iconic road and railway projects.

Don is the Chief Executive Officer of HHO, a position he has held since 2018.

Brentt is a registered Professional Technologist and has 19 years of experience in a number of fields ranging from local access roads to Category II dams and Bus Rapid Transit systems. He has a wealth of experience in the fields of urban and rural infrastructure.

Currently, he heads up the company’s Gauteng operations and focuses on the contract management and implementation of projects. His key areas of specialisation are institutional support, contract documentation, roads, water and transportation.

Randall is a registered Professional Engineer and has 28 years of experience in civil engineering. His main areas of expertise are in urban and rural bulk water and reticulation planning and design, and the planning, design and construction administration of rural roads.

He is a director at HHO and heads up the company’s Eastern Cape operations.