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Mr Zirk Jansen

Acting Chief Executive Officer

Zirk Jansen holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Degree in Transport Economics. He has also completed courses in Industrial Marketing, Production Management and Business Logistics. He is experienced in a variety of business disciplines having held management positions in Logistics, Procurement, Marketing, Sales and Business Development within the Automotive Sector as well as the public sector and now also the Aerospace, Defence and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors.


He has experience in various-scale projects from conceptualization, inception through to completion. He worked on high value, high impact strategic infrastructure projects across South Africa such as the Automotive Supplier Park in Rosslyn, the Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park in Uitenhage, the Automotive Supplier Park in East London IDZ. He also has extensive experience in management of departments such as Logistics, Supply Chain Development and Business Development.


His current experience takes him into Senior/Executive Management where responsibilities included managing Sector Development as well as Business Development and Marketing.

Mr Edwin Mtshali

Operations Manager

Edwin Bongumusa Mtshali holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering. He has also completed a B Tech Degree in Civil Engineering (specialising in Construction Management) as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management. He recently completed the first year of studies (course work) towards a Master of Management qualification with a mini dissertation outstanding towards finishing the Masters’ degree.


He has 15 years of working experience within the engineering and construction industry. His experience ranges from a construction company, quantity surveying & project management consultants, social infrastructure department of a water board, CAPEX implementation within another water board up to working for a private water services company in Operations & Maintenance of water infrastructure for a District Municipality. He joined the CAV on 1 February 2017 as an Operations Manager.

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