The ECS Team

Management

A wealth of experience combined with industry leading qualifications and a drive to develop our team, our customers and all who work with us.  

Dr Mark Rawlins – Managing Director

Dr Mark Rawlins

Managing Director and Founder

With over 29 years of experience in engineering and manufacturing and Energy Management, Dr Mark Rawlins is the MD and business lead for technology development and innovation at ECS. Under his leadership, our team provides research and development as well as process performance testing services.

Mark is a Registered Professional Engineer (Mechanical), a Certified Energy Manager (CEM),  Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), and a member of the Council of Measurement and Verification Professionals of South Africa (CMVPSA). He is also a SANAS-accredited technical signatory for verifying energy savings.

“At ECS, we believe in operational excellence driven by data and information to effectively run organisations and demonstrate value – there is simply no other way.”

Peter Meyer

Peter Meyer

Operations Director

Over his more than 25 years in sales, marketing and business management, Peter has worked in areas such as lubricants, fuels, IT and financial services in the business, mining and industrial sector.  

He leads ECS’s operational team, and his relationship management and offer management skills have benefitted the company since his appointment in 2006.  His focus is on the delivery of ECS’s products and services to customers.

“ECS has developed exceptional skills and expertise, providing the ability to do the difficult and enable best in class performance on a sustainable basis. This is consistently achieved through passion and commitment.”

Simmie Reddy

Simmie Reddy

Analytical and Reporting Services Director

A Chemical Engineer with expertise in the areas of data analysis, mathematical modelling, data analytics, energy management, energy efficiency, Measurement and Verification, data handling and data transformation, Simmie has been key in the development of ECS’s Analysis Team, which she leads.

She is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional, and is a SANAS-Accredited technical signatory for SANS 50010 under SANS 17020.

“Our core values of Tenacity, Connectedness and Excellence are fully embraced by our teams and shine through in the professional, innovative solutions we offer our customers. ”

Rory Sharp

Rory Sharp

Commercial Director

Rory joined ECS with 25 years’ experience in the commercial business environment with competency in financial and commercial management and reporting, contract management, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, risk management, procurement, and project costing and control. He is a CA (SA) and provides ECS with strategic financial management.

“Our ability to take complex business processes and data sets and convert them into focused outcomes provides our customers  with the requisite tools to drive their businesses forward.”

Morena Sithole

Morena Sithole

Chairman of the Board (Non-Exec)

As Managing Director of Masana Petroleum Solutions, Morena has over 15 years’ industry experience in roles spanning sales, commercial operations and general management as well as Executive business leadership.  He has been Chairman since 2016 and brings his expertise to the table to the benefit of ECS.

Louw Swartz

Louw Swartz

Mining Solutions Manager

With a BSc (Hons) in Industrial Technology Management, a B.Eng (Electrical Engineering), a Government Certificate of Competence: Mines and Works, and a CEM, Louw has expertise and deep experience of more than 12 years in the mining field.  He is ECS’s primary interface with mining customers, delivering Productivity and Energy Management programs involving project opportunity scoping and monitoring and targeting of equipment and plant, with the focus on improved productivity and energy efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction and delivery of value.

“Entrenched in ECS’s DNA is our ability to consistently look to and deliver on our customers’ core business needs and operational value drivers. This, together with our passionate team of highly skilled personnel, has allowed us to be a global leader in identifying effective operational levers and delivering innovative efficiency optimisation programs and solutions to our customers and partners.”

Peter Potgieter

Peter Potgieter

Senior Engineering Specialist

Peter has been with ECS for over 15 years and has overseen our engineering projects for most of that time. He has extensive engineering knowledge and project management skills, has a BTech (Mechanical Engineering) and is a CEM.  His in-depth understanding of our customers is of great benefit to ECS.

“I take pride in working at ECS because it is an excellence oriented company where we always strive to deliver world class services.”

Charl Viljoen

Charl Viljoen

Technology Manager

ECS is a very technology-driven business, and as such the management of IT is of great importance.  Charl’s passion for his work ensures that this side of the business is well taken care of.  He has a National Diploma in Information Technology together with over 12 years’ experience in both mining and software development.

“ECS endeavours to deliver progressive solutions to our clients from various industries. This is achieved by continuous learning by our team of professionals who are driven by excellence to produce solutions that exceed our clients’ requirements.”

Laveena Munsamy

Laveena Munsamy

Senior Analytical Performance Specialist
(BTech: Chemical Engineering)

Shikar Rajcomar

Shikar Rajcomar

Analytical Performance Specialist
(BSc: Chemical Engineering)

Sameshan Pandarum

Sameshan Pandarum

Analytical Performance Specialist
(BSc: Chemical Engineering)

Devi Pather

Analytical Performance Specialist
(MSc: Chemical Engineering)