Yolandi has been in the construction field for the past 16 years with vast experience in multiple aspects of contract and project management and on-site execution. This includes the full spectrum of related activities from the bidding process to the handover of the product to the end user. Yolandi is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and obtained her qualification through PMI in the United States. In addition, she is in the process of obtaining her membership with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP). Her expertise lies mainly in providing fibre optic solutions for the high voltage overhead powerline industry. She is passionate about Health, Safety and Quality systems that are in line with OHSAS 18001 and ISO9001, and is a certified internal auditor of these systems.
Yolandi is currently a director of a highly successful engineering consulting firm, and holds the South African agency for an international firm that is one of the preferred specialists in the fibre optic market.
Yolandi is passionate about continuous development and finding practical solutions. Her commitment and enthusiasm are evident in the projects she manages as well as her on-going efforts to train and mentor people about construction. She is currently a mentor for an established NPO foundation programme that focuses on Women in Business and recently had the opportunity to present training for a government institution programme that was hosted in the Mpumalanga Province for Women in Construction.