Hesper Engineering team

Great people, great possibilities

Adil Rodgers
Adil RodgersDivisional Executive
With over 28 years of experience in the petrochemical, iron and steel making, offshore gas, condensates and oil and port operations sectors, Adil joined Hesper Engineering recently where he has specialised in ship repair.

Adil holds qualifications in Mechanical Engineering as well as Commerce, with a specialisation in finance, business management and administration. He is currently completing a post-graduate qualification in project management.

Richard Abbott
Richard AbbottOperations Manager
With over 10 years of experience in the machine shop, production, plant maintenance and equipment repair environments as well as a further 5 years of experience specialising in the marine sector, Richard brings his operational strength to Hesper Engineering.

As a Red Seal Trade tested turner machines, Richard holds a Mechanical Engineering qualification and has vast experience in repairs and maintenance in both hydraulic and mechanical equipment, marine diesel engines as well as other marine specialised products. He has a background in machining and production operations as well as marketing, costing and estimating engineering services.

Marco de Klerk
Marco de KlerkKey Accounts Manager
With over 20 years of experience in the marine ship repair, oil and gas, industrial and steel construction sectors, Marco has an in depth knowledge of technical and commercial estimating/tendering, project management, resource planning and projects cost control.

Marco holds a B.Com (honours) in Business Administration supplemented with a National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering and a University Certificate in Project Management and he has a keen interest researching market trends and developments.

Mogamat Davis
Mogamat DavisOperations Manager
With just under 30 years of experience at Hesper Engineering, Mogamat joined the company as an artisan in 1991, with existing experience gained in the industrial piping, steel manufacturing and dredging sectors.

Since joining Hesper, he has worked his way up from artisan and foreman to his current position as Operations Manager where he is tasked with customer liaison, quoting, project management and invoicing.

Bruce Silson
Bruce SilsonTechnical Manager
With more than 22 years of experience, Bruce has worked within Africa as a maintenance supervisor for the Expro Group in Gabon on contract to Shell; maintenance technician at Murray and Roberts and Chief Mechanic in charge of the propulsion plant on board the South African Naval Meko Class corvettes.

Bruce is a qualified Marine Diesel Fitter who brings a wealth of experience to clients requiring engine and propulsion knowledge.

Breched de Kock
Breched de Kock Sales and Key Accounts Specialist
With more than 15 years of experience in the senior management environment within the steel manufacturing and construction sectors, Breched manages employee relations as well as team building within the change environment.

With a number of qualifications to his name include BCom (Hons) in Business Administration and N3 Fitting and Turning, Breched is skilled in manufacturing, sales and marketing, project management, supply chain management and at ensuring that the necessary changes are implemented for improved quality and customer services. He is also currently a MBA Candidate.

Rob Mark
Rob MarkSenior Project Manager
With a strong technical and commercial background and extensive management experience at senior level within the project engineering-construction and asset care management fields, Rob has managed many complicated, capital-intensive engineering projects from inception through to the commissioning phase.

Rob is a qualified Marine Engineer with a solid foundation that has enabled him to develop a sound practical and theoretical understanding of engineering principles and practices. He has experience within asset care management at a senior level and assumed responsibility for managing the entire plant engineering and asset care functions through the use of a fully comprehensive computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).

Hesper Engineering accreditations

Assuring quality and excellence

hesper engineering is trace certified.

We have robust in house anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and insist on transparency in all our dealings. We are TRACE certified.

  • Across the board transparency
  • Constant lines of communication
  • Complete support & documentation
hesper engineering iso 9001 Certified

Hesper Engineering is certified to the ISO 9001 Quality Management System Standards.

We have maintained this certification, without lapse. We are continually improving our quality processes and procedures to adapt to our customers’ needs.

Hesper Engineering is a B-BBEE Level 2 Contributor.

Hesper Engineering is a B-BBEE Level 2 contributor.

Our belief in BEE awareness, training and development is our driving force to empower the nation.