PrEng Seponono Kekana

Miss Kekana is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at SITES-AFLA. She previously held the positions of Managing Director and General manager at the same company. She is responsible for the overall growth of the company in Africa having been involved in the company from its conception in South Africa. She holds various qualifications including a BSc Electrical Engineering, MSc Industrial engineering, Short certificates in financial management, Payroll and tax administration, compliance management, Women in boards certification as well as management training. She has studied in three universities including the University of the Witwatersrand, The University of Cape Town and Advacia Negocia in France. She has worked in engineering related companies in South Africa, Germany and France.

Mr Julien Baron

Technical Expert
Mr Baron is a senior civil engineer and expert in preventative maintenance of civil structures including nuclear plants (maintenance strategy, periodical monitoring, studies and recommendation). He has worked for SITES group, since 2000 initially as structural engineering inspector and then as office manager in different branches or departments. He was director of the French operations department (around 300 technicians and engineers) before joining SITES-AFLA in July 2016. Mr Baron’s main responsibility is to support and advise the CEO by steering all SITES technical activities and operations. He provides technical expertise in any engineering activities related to maintenance of large civil engineering structures (bridges, viaducts, tunnels, dams, industries, central power generation, storage sites, infrastructure, and environment.