the JEDD directors

Director

Dave Chapman – Chairman

Dave is a registered Professional Engineer and Professional Construction Manager with a Diploma in Financial Management. He has more than 35 years’ experience in the civil engineering and construction industries, having worked for various companies before starting his own businesses. His contract experience is vast and varied and ranges from: the building of concrete bridges, roads, reservoirs, sewage and water works, township infrastructure, welded pipelines, houses and office buildings, to secure lifestyle cluster complexes, sectional title developments, retirement villages, industrial warehousing, commercial office park and property developments.

Director

Nigel Shoobridge – Director

Nigel has spent 30 years working across all segments of the construction industry and has extensive experience in the mining, materials handling, industrial and agricultural sectors. He holds qualifications in Business and Project Management and his areas of specific expertise include: process plants, conveyors, weighbridge foundations, warehouses, waste paper plants, concrete floors and roads, silos and tunnels. Nigel is the Director in charge of Small Works and Business Development.

Director

Jason Chapman – Director (Managing)

After qualifying as a Mechanical Engineer, Jason spent six years in mechanical design and materials management. This provided an excellent grounding in systems, processes, manufacture and operations – and his subsequent experience in the project management, property development and construction fields led to his appointment as Project Manager for the JEDD Group in 2006. His responsibilities now include the full spectrum of activities in the Jedd Group. Construction fields led to his appointment as Managing Director for the JEDD Group in 2016.

Director

Walter Mgiba – Director

Walter joined Jedd whilst still studying at Vaal Technicon for his Diploma in Civil Engineering, and he has since qualified for his B Tech Engineering (Civil). The ten years that he has spent with JEDD have given him invaluable experience in all aspects of Civil Engineering construction, both technical and managerial, and he now holds the position of Contracts Director, Large Works.