Erik obtained his National Diploma (Civil) at the Cape Technikon in 1995. He joined a Consulting Engineering firm in Cape Town in December 1995 and graduated with a B Tech degree at the Cape Technikon in 1999. In September 1998 he joined EKCON and became a shareholder and director of EKCON in April 2005.
He assumes responsibility for the design and documentation of civil engineering services and road projects related to infrastructural and multi-disciplinary projects. These responsibilities include conceptual design inputs, cost estimates, local authority approvals, final design and construction drawings, tender documentation, construction supervision, project management and administration, financial administration and reporting, quality control and project cost control.
Recently he has also been responsible for the design of civil infrastructure for various renewable energy projects especially in the wind industry. Projects include: Amakhala Wind Farm, Gibson Bay Wind Farm, Nxuba Wind Farm and Oyster Bay Wind Farm amongst others.
Project experience includes: various township developments, road design projects (geometric improvements as well as new design), residential high density (apartment) projects, offices, retail and motor retail projects, medical and industrial projects.
Profession: Civil Engineer
Position in Firm: Director
Academic Qualifications: National Diploma (Civil) – Cape Technikon 1995 and B Tech (Civil) – Cape Technikon 1999
Professional Membership: Member of the Engineering Council for South Africa (No 200670132) and Member of the South African Institute for Civil Engineers (No 202556).