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The ECS Team

ECS management team
ECS company profile

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
DR MARK RAWLINS
Executive Chairperson and Chief Engineer

Mark, as a registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Energy Manager, and a Measurement and Verification Professional, has been deeply active in energy management and energy performance verification for over 35 years.

Mark has a unique blend of experience, skills, and know-how in engineering, technology, energy systems, process design, and optimisation. He is also an accomplished data science practitioner dealing with advanced analytics, process modelling, simulation, and statistical analysis.

Under his leadership and with his experience, our team provides an array of specialised services and engages in innovative research and development of our products.

“At ECS, we believe that business operational excellence and value creation are driven by data based insights – there is simply no other way.”

Rory Sharp ECS Energy Combustion Services
RORY SHARP
Managing 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.”

Simmie Reddy ECS Energy Combustion Services
SIMMIE REDDY
Chief Operating Officer

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. ”

Peter Meyer
PETER MEYER
Sales and Marketing Director

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

His relationship 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.”

Morena Sithole ECS Energy Combustion Services
Morena Sithole
Non-executive Director

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 served as Chairman from 2016 to 2020, and brings his expertise to the table to the benefit of ECS.

Peter Potgieter ECS Energy Combustion Services
Peter Potgieter
Technical expert: engineering

Peter has been with ECS for over 20 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
TECHNICAL EXPERT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS

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.”

Akshay Singh
AKSHAY SINGH
TECHNICAL EXPERT: ANALYTICS

With five years of experience in the Analytics field, Akshay excels in leveraging data for business growth. His extensive knowledge and technical expertise, coupled with strong analytical acumen, set him apart in the field of data analytcs. Additionally, he holds a Master’s in Mechatronics, further enriching his skill set.

“Contemporary businesses harness analytics to craft data-driven strategies, identify trends, enhance efficiency, and personalize customer experiences.”

Laveena Munsamy
LAVEENA MUNSAMY
TECHNICAL EXPERT: DATA TRANSFORMATION AND ANALYSIS

Laveena joined the ECS team in 2008 and over the years has gained valuable experience in data analysis and measurement and verification for enabling energy and operational management. She has a BTech in Chemical Engineering and is currently pursuing a MPhil in Engineering Management with a focus on application of analytics on a mining architecture.

"At ECS we love working with data and bringing together engineering principles and 4IR technologies to guide you on the path towards sustainability."

Devi Pather
DEVI PATHER
aNALYST
(MSC: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING)
Muhammad Saib, Energy Solutions Engineer, ECS
MUHAMMAD SAIB
ANALYST
(BSC: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Yureshin Naicker, Engineer, ECS
YURESHIN NAICKER
PROJECT ENGINEER
(BTECH: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING)
Johan de Bruyn
Johan De Bruyn
Customer SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Daniel Kulik
Daniel Kulik
Machine Learning Developer
(BSc Hons: Astrophysics)
Mfundo Potolwana ECS Energy Combustion Services
Mfundo Potolwana
SQL Developer
(BTech: Information Technology)
Dylan Singh ECS Energy Combustion Services
Dylan Singh
FULL STACK Developer
(BSc: Computer Science & Information Technology)
Swelihle Memela is a developer at Energy Combustion Services (ECS)
Swelihle Memela
FULL STACK Developer
(Nat.Dip: Information Technology)
Jeslin Ganasen, Sales Representative, ECS
Jeslin Ganasen
SALES AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
Naisha Ramlal
Naisha Singh
Marketing SPECIALIST
(MCom: Entrepreneurship)
Annemarie Rawlins is the knowledge manager at Energy Combustion Services (ECS)
Annemarie Rawlins
Knowledge ManageMENT SPECIALIST
(B.Bibl (Hons): Library and Information Science)
Melona Moodley
Melona Moodley
People, Capabilities, and QMS SPECIALIST
VIOLA MBOKAZI
Viola Mbokazi
Financial Controller
(Postgraduate Diploma: Finance, Banking and Investment Management

FIELD SERVICE AUTOMATION MANAGEMENT

MEASUREMENT AND VERIFICATION SERVICES

SmartOSR Service

TIME SCALES: Review

OBJECTIVE: Prioritisation Value & Opportunity Potential/Scoping

FOCUS:

  • Initiative & Project Technical Review for Energy and Carbon
  • Key Value Driver Review
  • Initiative & Project Prioritisation and Ranking by Type and Impact
  • Abatement Cost Profiling

S-ARID Solution

TIME SCALES: Continuous/Internal

OBJECTIVE: Energy Management

FOCUS:

  • IIoT & Sensors
  • Fuel Energy (Traditional)
  • Fuel Energy (Green & Renewable)
  • Electrical Energy (Grid Traditional)
  • Electrical Energy (Local & Grid Renewable)

SmartEPS Solution

Time Scales: Long

Objective: Strategic

FOCUS:

  • Global Simulations and Assessments
  • Target Achievement Simulation
  • Scope 1,2 & 3 Emissions
  • Carbon Abatement Assessments
  • Project and Technology Option Assessments
  • Prescription Analytics
  • Performance Tracking (Long-Term)
  • Life of Operations Greenhouse Gas Assessments

SmartRoad Solution

Time Scales: Continuous/Internal

Objective: Energy Measurement

Focus:

  • IIoT & Sensors
  • Fuel energy (traditional)
  • Fuel energy (green & renewable)
  • Electrical energy (grid traditional)
  • Electrical energy (local & grid renewable)

SmartFEMS Solution

Time Scales: Continuous/Internal 

Objective: Energy measurement

Focus: 

  • IIoT & sensors
  • Fuel energy (traditional)
  • Fuel energy (green & renewable)
  • Electrical energy (grid traditional)
  • Electrical energy (local & grid renewable)

SmartDSM Solution

Time Scales: Continuous/Internal 

Objective: Energy Management

Focus:

  • IIoT & Sensors
  • Fuel Energy (Traditional)
  • Fuel Energy (Green & Renewable)
  • Electrical Energy (Grid Traditional)
  • Electrical Energy (Local & Grid Renewable)

PEMS Solution

TIME SCALES: Short /Medium 

OBJECTIVE: Early assessment of actual performance

FOCUS:

  • Short Interval Control
  • Automated Reporting
  • Performance Verification
  • Predictive Analysis
  • Diagnostic Analysis
  • General Prescriptive Analysis
  • Unit Operations Simulation
  • Demand Profiling
  • Statutory Emissions Reporting Support
  • Feeds into other Reporting Systems