Mark Ponsonby, Lead Consultant for Desalination & Wastewater Treatment
- I am a chemical engineering graduate with more than 30 years’ experience in water & wastewater management & projects in the utilities, chemicals and explosives industries in South Africa, USA and Saudi Arabia. I believe that my 15 years of international experience managing and working in multinational & multicultural teams will a great benefit to any company.
- I am looking for a technical or project manager position in the water & wastewater industry preferably in South Africa. I want to use my 11 years’ technical & project experience & trouble-shooting skills with a major water & power services company in Saudi Arabia to help solve the present and future water supply issues that South Africa is currently facing. I also want to train recent graduate engineers in the water & wastewater industry using my project and operations experience. I also have more than 10 years' experience in environmental management which including negotiation and liaison with the regulatory authorities in South Africa & Saudi Arabia.
- I am a hands-on engineer with very good troubleshooting skills and can think on my feet. I am a self-starter who can work independently and as a team player. My troubleshooting skills have led to many solutions to improve process efficiency and product quality that meets my customers’ requirements. As a chemical engineer I will bring extensive knowledge & understanding of water chemistry & treatment technologies as well as my experience in chemical manufacturing to help any water & waste water treatment or engineering company to expand its market share.
- Working with water has been my passion since started working in 1984. My work philosophy is solving the impossible problems are easy but miracles take a little longer.