What did you study and why?
I studied Construction Management, skills in infrastructure are highly valued in my hometown. We all seek value and relevance in our endeavors.
What was the most difficult experience as a PM in your first year of working?
Chairing project meetings, I guess it was difficult because many of our sub consultants are very experienced and during my studying I never imagined myself working at such a high level so early on.
What is your most rewarding experience in Aquila Projects?
Being given an opportunity to fail/make mistakes. This may sound like mediocre answer but I find that I have grown from these experiences.
What would be your ideal project assignment?
Ideally I would like to be involved on a mega high rise project from inception to close-out.
Your net worth in 10 years?
I would like to be worth at least R15 million that means R1.5 million per year going forward.
What do you do in your spare time?
I am a body builder, I sing in choirs and play sport.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I always wanted to join the military and form part of the special forces deployed on one-man missions. I have always been highly focused as an individual.
Who would you consider as a role model?
I’ve never met a better person in my life than my father, often in the things I do, I realise elements of him in me. I have learnt a lot from Mabandla, he gave me a lot if not life itself.
Favorite song of all time?
In my current circles native African music is less appreciated by my peers as a form of art which I could attribute to the influence of western culture. My choices of music are quite personal if I had to choose one song however it would be “Jonny Dyani – Ntyilo Ntyilo”.
What is your favorite quote?
“Until a lion learns to speak, the hunter shall remain the king of the jungle”. Nigerian Proverb