Franco Pucci is the technical consultant for the STSA and owner/director of LAP Systems cc. as well as an independent test authority for STS product certification. After graduating from the University of Natal with a Bachelor of Science (Electronic Engineering) in 1980 he proceeded to complete a Pr. Eng. in 1983 and an MBA through the University of Wales Business School in 1998.Franco worked at Conlog since 1980. in the capacity of Systems/Projects Engineer (1980 – 86) Automotive Engineering Manager (1986-96) Engineering Divisional Manager (1996 to 2006) and Engineering Director (up to 2013). He has been involved in the technical aspects of the prepayment metering business for 30 years with 38 years experience in product development and over 25 years management experience. He is now self employed and is technical consultant to the STS Association.