Chris is a civil engineer with extensive experience in road construction, water sanitation, SAP implementation and land and rights. His experience was gained through his association with Eskom Capital Expansion Division, where he was responsible for building power lines and substations, expansion planning of networks, budgeting and project management of civil projects. Chris also worked at Eskom’s land and rights division where he was responsible for negotiating with land owners for power line servitudes and was also involved in the roll out of their SAP R3 project and the setup of the human resources shared service centre. Prior to joining Eskom, Chris worked for Raphael & Mongwe Civil Engineering Consultants, where he was a Resident Engineer, mainly involved in improving the areas where there was great need for facilities. Chris started his career with the Council of Scientist and Industrial Research (CSIR) as a Junior Engineer in the Water Technology department in 1995.