Riaan is an experienced leader with over 25 years’ experience across multiple sectors. His career started in engineering and project management and developed into management of large multidisciplinary projects/programmes, departments and business units.
He has strong track record in project delivery, especially in Western Australia, having worked as senior project / program manager, experienced project director and principal engineer in the provision of professional technical and project management services to clients in the Power, Energy, Mining and Industrial sectors. Throughout this time, he has been involved in, and been responsible for developing and leading multidisciplinary project teams through all stages of concept and definitive engineering studies, design, construction and operation.
In more recent years Riaan has focussed on operational leadership where he held roles as Group Manager and Director of Operations with responsibilities including driving business strategy and growth, financial performance, recruitment, staff development and career planning, sales management and client relations.