Trainers

Gert Booyse

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Gert Booyse started in 1969 in motor and metal industry. Was a full time lecturer as well as after hours at various colleges. Gerrie was a project manager at Krygkor for 4years and from there worked at the MEIETB and MerSETA for 18 years. Gerrie’s qual…More

John Sykes

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As an experienced engineer he has worked in a variety of industrial sectors at both technicial and supervisory levels having specialized in reliability engineering and condition monitoring for the last eleven years, involving high level machinery diagn…More

Willem van der Westhuizen

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The applicant has 24 years’ experience in power plant critical pumps and associated equipment and mechanical engineering. Willem joined Eskom in July 1982 as a Pupil technician. Willem joined the Turbine Plant Engineering Department in Megawatt Park as…More

Simon Mills

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Simon has many years experience of machinery operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. He has presented over 140 training courses in condition monitoring, vibration & balancing, reliability and FMECA, and installed CMMS at over 25 organisations….More

Dr. Chris Carmody

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Chris started his career as a maintenance engineer in the chemical and process industry and joined AESSEAL as the companies first full time mechanical seal designer and development engineer.  Chris went on to academia for a bachelors degree, a master o…More

Fahim Shadid

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Fahim Shadid, P.E has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and MS degree in Engineering Mechanics. Over the years and with his association with ASME he has attained expert knowledge of the ASME codes Sections VIII Divisions 1 and 2 and Sections II A a…More

David Stevens

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David Stevens has been actively involved in the field of Condition Monitoring and Predictive maintenance for over 25 years and is a fellow Member of the Institution of Diagnostic Engineers. He started his working career as an apprentice mechanical engi…More

Steve Rose

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Steve Rose has more than 19 years of experience in the pump industry. He joined Mono Pumps in 1994 as Transvaal Sales Manager, later he specialized in the product management of both industrial and agricultural Positive Displacement pumps. This involved…More

Claire Soares

CLAIRE SOARES is a registered professional engineer in Texas, USA and Alberta, Canada and graduated with a B.Sc.Eng and an M.B.A. in 1993. Her career began in computational fluid dynamics working for Brian Spalding in Imperial College, London, on the C…More

Darren Chetty

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Darren Chetty is a qualified BSc Mechanical Engineer and has achieved the MBA qualification via the Gordon Institute of Business Science. He is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) and is employed…More

Fred Geitner

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Process Machinery Engineering Services Mr. Geitner is presently the principal engineer of PMES (Process Machinery Engineering Services), an independent consultant and expert litigation witness in the area of process machinery reliability.  He has over…More

Alex Fereidooni

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Dr. Alex Fereidooni has over 20 years experience as both an owner-user and a consultant providing engineering support to refineries and chemical plants, storage facilities worldwide. He is a specialist in Storage tanks, pressure vessel and piping desig…More

David W Spitzer

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David W Spitzer has over 35 years of broad instrumentation and control experience. An ISA Life Fellow and Professional Engineer, David has written over 10 books including the seminal text Industrial Flow Measurement and other books on specific flowmete…More

Kurt Huber

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Kurt Huber is currently Chairman of the Standards Generating Group – Value Engineering (part of the Engineering SGB of the Engineering Council of South Africa). Kurt graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand as an Industrial Engineer in 1991 a…More

Riaan Breedt

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Riaan Breedthas a BSc Eng (Mech) from Pretoria University followed by a 20 career perfecting rotordynamic design and developing high speed test equipment. Riaan founded the company Vibrakon in 1984 that mainly dealt with machine rotordynamic design; th…More

John Tonkin

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2015 sees John’s 45th year in engineering. Initially he had exposure to plant maintenance (steam, water, pneumatics, ash handling, boilers, turbines and pumping systems) and marine steam plant. A number of years in the selling, commissioning and troubl…More

Walt Sperko

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Walter J. Sperko, P.E. is President of Sperko Engineering Services, Inc, a consulting firm specializing in metal fabrication technology, including material selection, welding, heat treating, inspection, quality assurance and failure analysis. He has pa…More

Kamran Mokhtarian

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Kamran Mokhtarian PE, is a consulting engineer with 38 years of experience in design and fabrication of pressure equipment. He is the Vice-Chairman of Subcommittee VIII of the ASME Code Committee, as well as member and former Chairman of several Subgro…More

Larry Bachus

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Larry Bachus has over 40 years experience working with industrial pumps. His areas of expertise include diagnosing pump problems and seal failures. Larry is highly regarded for his ‘hands on’ personalised consulting and actively pursues pump-upgrading…More

Bob Wilson

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Bob Wilson is a practicing piping design engineer. For more than 40 years he has been involved with the drafting, design, stress analysis, layout, support and construction of piping systems, working with petrochemical, power, steel, mining & proces…More

Harry Rosen

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Harry Rosen has recently been appointed as an International Pump Expert for the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)  delivering expert pump training programmes in South Africa, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines.  He has also re…More

Glynn E. Woods

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Glynn E. Woods, P.E. is the Course Director for the ASME B31.3 Code Design Seminars for ASME Continuing Education Institute of New York. He is a consultant with experience in piping design, stress, supports, and failure analysis as well as piping compo…More