Mr Rob MacKenzie Pr.Eng.

PR. ENG ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ENDRESS + HAUSER

Rob MacKenzie is born in Ndola, Zambia and qualified as an Electronic Engineer with the University of Natal in Durban South Africa.  Rob has worked in automation and process control for more than 30 years since starting work with Siemens in 1986. 

Rob is a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa and the Vice President of the Society for Automation Instrumentation Measurement and Control (SAIMC) in South Africa.  Since 2007 Rob is the Managing Director of Endress+Hauser South Africa, the local subsidiary of Endress+Hauser AG in Switzerland.

Synopsis of topic: The SAIMC is engaging with education and government in the identification of scarce skills and development and recognition of Automation Engineering in South Africa.  As the SAIMC we believe that a skilled engineering workforce is critical to the sustainability of the automation and process control industries in Africa.