DIRECTORS

Wimpie van Rensburg

Wimpie van Rensburg | Managing Director

B.Sc (QS) (Hons), AA Arb

Wimpie graduated from the University of the Free State with a B.Sc (QS) degree. He is professionally registered with both the South African Council of Quantity Surveyors and the Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors.  In addition, he is an Associate Member of the Association of Arbitrators.

Wimpie joined Venn + Milford Incorporated in 2001 and has extensive experience in the management of design consultants, project compilation, project execution controls and project close-outs.  He has been involved in numerous projects including process plant expansions, materials handling, vertical and decline shaft sinking, mini-pit mining, underground development, infrastructure and electrical reticulation.

Gerhard Prinsloo

Gerhard Prinsloo | Director
B.Sc. (QS) (Hons), AA Arb

Gerhard was born in Paarl and completed a B.Sc. in quantity surveying in 1997 at the University of Port Elizabeth. He started his career at Venn and Milford in 1998. He is professionally registered with both the South African Council of Quantity Surveyors and the Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors.  In addition, he is an Associate Member of the Association of Arbitrators.

Gerhard is responsible for project delivery through the study phases of Concept, Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Phases followed by Project Implementation. He has further experience in pollution control funds, insurance evaluations and asset registers.

Quintin Rooza

Quintin Rooza | Director
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), AA Arb

Quintin was born and raised in Kimberley in the Northern Cape. After completing his quantity surveying degree at the University of the Free State in 2000, Quintin started his quantity surveying career at Venn and Milford.

Quintin has extensive experience in Water Treatment Projects, Major Project Studies and Implementation, Stay-in-business type projects, Opencast Contract Mining Projects and Mine Closure Projects (including Mine Closure Estimating).

Dries du Plessis

Dries du Plessis | Director
B.Sc Quantity Surveying (Hons) | Director

After completing his B.Sc (QS) (Honours) degree at the University of the Free State, Dries started his career as a quantity surveyor in the petrochemical industry. As a quantity surveyor and contract administrator, Dries has contributed to the successful completion of numerous construction projects, including process plants in the petrochemical, cement, glass, rubber and various mining industries. His project experience ranges from pre-feasibility studies through to project close-outs.

Dries is registered as a Professional Quantity Surveyor and is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Niroshni Moonsamy

Niroshni Moonsamy | Director
B.Sc Quantity Surveying (Hons)

Niroshni started her career at Venn and Milford in 2004, after graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand with a B.Sc (QS) degree. She is professionally registered with both the South African Council of Quantity Surveyors and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. In addition, she is currently completing a B.Com degree specialising in Financial Management.

Niroshni has varied work experience in the management of consultants as well as project delivery from inception to completion. She has been involved in numerous projects including process plant expansions, materials handling, vertical and decline shaft sinking, underground development and infrastructure development.

Kwaku Kyereh

Kwaku Kyereh | Director
B.Sc. (QS) (Hons); M.Sc. Project Management; AA Arb

Kwaku completed his Quantity Surveying degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2002 and started his career at Venn and Milford the following year. He also obtained a Master’s degree in Project Management from the University of Pretoria in 2008.

Kwaku has extensive experience in opencast mining projects and associated infrastructure development, and he is responsible for Venn and Milford’s Opencast Contract Mining Service Division, as well as coal discards dump contracts.

ASSOCIATES

Brian Schmidt
Brian Schmidt
– NHD Building Surveying | Associate

Brian was born in Witbank and raised in both Middelburg and Witbank.

He qualified in 1986 and worked in the civil and mining contracting fields as a contractor’s quantity surveyor on gold, platinum and coal infrastructure projects in Cartonville, Rustenburg, Northam and Witbank areas as well as Botswana and Mozambique. Brian joined Venn + Milford Incorporated in 2006 and was appointed associate in 2012. He is currently responsible for mining infrastructure feasibility and implementation projects in the coal mining sector.

Hannes Strydom
Hannes Strydom
– B.Sc Quantity Surveying (Hons) | Associate

Hannes was born and raised in Polokwane and completed his B.Sc (QS) (Honours) degree at the University of Pretoria in 2000. He registered as a professional member of the South African Council of Quantity Surveyors (PrQS) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Hannes worked 8 years abroad in the United Kingdom.

He gained varied knowledge and experience, from a consultant and contractor perspective, while working as a quantity surveyor on major engineering, infrastructure and mining projects, which include the Lesotho Highland Water Scheme – Mohale dam, Heathrow Terminal 5, Euro Channel train link, Heathrow M25 highway, Basingstoke Rail Signalling upgrade, London Northern Line Rail upgrade to the London 2012 Olympics and minor and major process and mining capital projects in South Africa.

He has experience with FIDIC, NEC, IChem, MF/1 and bespoke type contracts based on fixed lump sum, re-measurable bills of quantities, target cost and cost reimbursable commercial models.

Sheema Kajee

Sheema Kajee

B.Tech Quantity Surveying | Associate

After graduating in 2001, Sheema worked on various commercial and building projects. She joined Venn + Milford in 2006.

Sheema has experience in managing and delivering projects in study phases from Concept Study through to Pre-Feasibility Study and Feasibility Study Phases. She has also been involved in various infrastructure and process plant implementation projects.

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