SIMERA prides itself in the quality and skill of its members and partner suppliers. In addition to our core members, we also make use of a network of specialized consultants and suppliers we select on a per project basis, based on our client’s project specific requirements. This collaborative approach guarantees that our clients receive the best in class support from various different design, analysis and test authorities, with the ease and convenience of maintaining a single key supplier relationship.
For SIMERA management, it is of utmost importance that all activities at SIMERA, albeit working internally with colleagues, or externally with clients and suppliers should be a fun, creative and successful endeavor!
Col. (Dr.) Alan Nelson
Lifelong passion for Aerospace Electronics, particularly Applications Engineering.
Albertus van der Merwe
I enjoy the creativity at work and the outdoors on weekends.
Ansoné du Toit
I have a keen interest in gadgets and love a good read.
I am a mechatronic engineer with a passion for optical design and a love for reading and family and friends.
Up for a challenge!
Dalene van Staden
Optical engineering and design are my passions at work. In my free time, I enjoy running and hiking.
I have a passion for Mechanical engineering and in my free time I enjoy doing some horseback riding.
I love Finite Element Analyses Simulations and my passion is culinary experimentation.
My practical mechanical skills are my life and I enjoy outdoor excursions.
At work I’m all about appreciate, respect and assist - at home the same values apply.
I constantly challenge myself and I love spending time outdoors. I consider every day as a gift.
Johan du Plooy
I am passionate about structural engineering and enjoy mountain biking.
I am passionate about Software-based design, using different techniques in finding the best solution.
Johann du Toit
Engineering and development is my biggest passions, and fortunately enough also my work!
I am Passionate about Engineering, Multi-disciplinary challenges, Systems and Teamwork.
Josias van der Westhuizen
I am passionate about Innovation, Shop Floor Management and LEAN. I enjoy all things aeronautical.
I am enthusiastic about problem solving as well as mechanical design and always eager to learn.
Striving towards the truth. What, how & why is it?
In memory of one of our founding members who passed away on 6 January 2015.
Professionally I strive towards understanding the “WHY?” behind technical challenges and their solutions.
I have a passion for creating innovative designs and enjoy carpentry.
I use my skills to drive innovation. Good food, sport and watching the world from a hill top.
My passion is the discovery of knowledge and wisdom, and its practical application in every aspect of life.
My professional passions are Mechatronics, control systems and software-based problem solving.
I am passionate about my job and strive to learn and grow and in my spare time relaxing with a really good book.
Rosca de Waal
I love challenging myself and to keep pushing the boundaries we create for ourselves.
Mechanical engineering & natural sciences are my passion and I enjoy spending time outdoors.
My field of expertise is Taxation, accounting and auditing. I have a passion for farming and enjoy hunting.