Core Management Team
Our highly responsive team of technical directors, project managers and engineers have considerable experience in delivering conventional and turnkey projects, offering the highest levels of scientific, technical and operational expertise. Our core management team, led by COO William Emslie, ensures that tight management and adherence to our service strategy is in place on every project.
AfriCoast Consulting Engineers actively recruits the best engineering talent on offer in the country. Our staff profile reflects this and we are always searching for the best and brightest to welcome onto our team.
Kevin McRae Pr Tech (Eng)
Kevin heads AfriCoast’s Water and Sanitation Division. In over 25 years’, he has chartered the course of an impressive consulting engineering career, specialising in the fields of water and wastewater treatment and supply.
Clarine Coltman (BCom)
Executive Office Manager
Clarine has been a valued member of the AfriCoast team for more than a decade, primarily in the areas of Finance, Human Resources and Administration, and has sound knowledge of both the business and its multi-disciplinary industry.
Thomas Jachens (Pr Eng)
With more than 25 years in the civil engineering industry, Thomas brings extensive experience to his position as technical director of Roads, Transportation, Infrastructure and Civil Engineering at AfriCoast.
Wessel Vosloo (Pr Eng)
Wessel’s extensive list of engineering project involvement since 2002, with a particular focus on concrete-related works, advantageously equips him to manage AfriCoast’s Structural market sector.
Rieyaad Salie (NMech)
Manager: Concrete Rehabilitation
Rieyaad’s expertise includes concrete diagnostics investigations, bridge diagnostics and recommendations, and concrete rehabilitation, as well as durability index testing and laboratory services.
Sizani Mrwetyana (BTech: Civil Eng)
Manager: Water & Sanitation
Sizani is Manager of AfriCoast’s demanding Water and Sanitation Division. He has been a valued member of the AfriCoast team since 2006, and has extensive civil engineering experience both in the private and local government environments.
Clement Ofori BA Hons (Soc Sci)
Clement specialises in social research and environmental management, air quality management, feasibility studies, water quality assessments and environmental rehabilitation. Originally from Ghana, he joined AfriCoast in 2008.
Gerrie van de Merwe BTech (Civil)
Manager: General Engineering
Gerrie has over 3 decades’ experience and in the design and construction of roads and stormwater systems, water operations and sewerage, including large diameter sewer main rehabilitation. He has a longstanding involvement with the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa and has served in various leadership portfolios.
Administration & Finance Manager
A past chairman of the Office Professionals of South Africa (PE), Elsabé is right hand person to AfriCoast’s COO as well as managing staff, office, finance, marketing and ISO quality management responsibilities.