Janus Basson is Knight Piésold Southern Africa’s Technical Director: Water and Power. He has more than 20 years of experience in water and power engineering, including project management. Most of his experience was gained from working on large engineering projects across Southern Africa. His fields of expertise include proposal development, project planning, project management, and design on several multidisciplinary engineering projects, with particular emphasis on dams and hydropower.
His design experience ranges over all facets of design from feasibility studies, to detailed design, including the development of detailed client specifications for tenders as well as design reviews as owner’s engineer or independent engineer. Janus also worked on a number of water resources planning projects that involved all disciplines within the field of water engineering, including pipelines and pump stations.