We are built on the strength of our people. In every region where we operate, our local leaders guide the mission, drive the vision and uphold our collective beliefs.
Mathieu du Plooy

Managing Director, WSP in Africa

Mathieu du Plooy

Mathieu du Plooy, chief executive officer of WSP in Africa.
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Mathieu was appointed as chief executive officer of WSP in Africa in 2010. He joined the company in 2007 as head of department for the refrigeration division, before being appointed office director for Building Services. 
Alida le Roux

Finance Director

Alida le Roux

Alida is a chartered accountant with over 20 year's experience in the engineering sector.
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Alida is a chartered accountant with over 20 year's experience in the engineering sector. She was appointed as commercial financial director at WSP Africa in January 2014, before being promoted to her current position as financial director four months later.
Francois van Rensburg

Director, Customer Experience & Strategic Growth

Francois van Rensburg

Francois is a Director with WSP in Africa responsible for new business development, growth and client engagement.
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Francois is a Director with WSP in Africa responsible for new business development, growth and client engagement. He leads the execution of larger multi-disciplinary projects for various clients, incl. private property developers, industrial production facilities, financial fund managers, large scale infrastructure developments.
Elaine Porter

Director, People Culture & Engagement

Elaine Porter

Elaine is a communication specialist with over 20 years' experience.
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Elaine is a communication specialist with over 20 years' experience. Elaine Porter joined WSP Africa as communications and marketing manager in 2013. In 2017 she took over strategic leadership of Human Resources in addition to her Marketing & Communications role.
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COO, Environment and Energy

Sean Doel

Sean Doel is one of South Africa’s leading environmental risk management specialists.
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Sean Doel is one of South Africa’s leading environmental risk management specialists. With nineteen years of experience in both government and private sector work, he has worked at national policy level as well as on a wide range of environment and sustainability projects as both a specialist and project director.
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COO, Power & Industrial

Paul Grota

Paul has more than 12 years experience in management, and was appointed Director: Power at WSP in 2015.
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Paul has more than 12 years experience in management, and was appointed Director: Power at WSP in 2015. Paul has a B.Eng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Johannesburg, and MBA, Business Management, GIBS. 
Peter Hodgkinson

COO, Property Western Cape

Peter Hodgkinson

Peter is a mechanical engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the design of large multi-disciplinary commercial and Industrial projects.
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Peter is a mechanical engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the design of large multi-disciplinary commercial and Industrial projects. He has international experience in masterplan development of engineering services to industrial and commercial developments throughout Africa and the Middle East, and specialises in co-ordination across all services; including architectural, civil, structural and building services.
John Truter

COO, Property Gauteng (incl KZN)

John Truter

John is a civil engineer with over 30 years of experience in the field of structural and civil engineering.
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John has over 30 years of experience in the field of structural and civil engineering. His project management and design experience includes office park developments, hotels, regional shopping centres, major casino and entertainment complexes, exhibition centres, parking garages, sports pavilions, industrial developments, warehouses and township developments.
Terence Milne

COO, Transport & Infrastructure

Terence Milne

Dr. Milne is a professional engineer with over 29 years' experience in civil engineering.
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Dr. Milne is a professional engineer with over 29 years' experience in civil engineering. In his role as Managing Director for the Transport and Infrastructure division, he oversees critical aspects of projects for WSP in Africa to ensure quality and safety.
Dinesh Buldoo

Director, Power (Alt)

Dinesh Buldoo

Dinesh is a professional engineer with over 11 years’ experience in the power sector.
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Dinesh is a professional engineer with over 11 years’ experience in the power sector. He has worked primarily in the field of transmission, distribution and renewable energy engineering and has extensive experience in substations, high voltage lines and cables, substation automation and switchgear, including high level and detailed design, construction and commissioning.
Yusuf Hajee

Commercial Finance Director (Alt)

Yusuf Hajee

Yusuf is a financial director with extensive experience in managerial finance, management and financial reporting.
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Yusuf is a highly experienced financial director, with extensive experience in managerial finance, management and financial reporting.
Vishaal Lutchman

Director, Transport & Infrastructure (Alt)

Vishaal Lutchman

Vishaal is a civil engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the ports, maritime and rail sector.
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Vishaal is a professional engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the ports, maritime and rail sector. He has extensive experience in project management, port terminal planning, short- and long-term strategy development, rail logistics, corridor planning, capacity planning, viability and business case development, best practice project governance and risk management. 
Devashni Rajdave

Director, People Culture & Engagement (Alt)

Devashni Rajdave

Devashni is a highly experienced human resources manager with a demonstrated history of working in the civil engineering industry.
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Devashni is a highly experienced human resources manager with a demonstrated history of working in the civil engineering industry. 
Martin Mkhabela

Director, Customer Experience. & Strategic Growth (Alt)

Martin Mkhabela

Martin is a professional engineer with over 13 years’ experience in the power generation sector.
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Martin is a professional engineer with over 13 years’ experience in the power generation sector. 

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