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Olu is a Professional Engineer and Professional Construction Project Manager with 30 years experience.

He started AOS Consulting Engineers in 2008. In 2009, the company won an award as the Young Company of the Year from CESA/Glenrand MIB and various international awards.

He is currently serving as the GAC Chair and the President for ASHRAE South Africa Chapter.


Richard is currently the business owner of HFW Consulting (Pty) Ltd and actively consults throughout South Africa and Africa on mechanical, fire, wets services and sustainability. He is a Faculty member for the Green Building Council of South Africa and serves as an assessor for them as well.

He currently serves as the Chapter Treasurer, a Board of Governors and is the Subregion 1 Chair for Region At Large.


Currently working for Baltimore Aircoil Company as Head of Marketing, Garid has a passion for sustainability which reflects in his Masters topic on Water vs Energy saving in HVAC installations.

Garid is 1 of 5 current BOG members as well as the membership promotions and nominations chair for ASHRAE South Africa.


Declan is currently working for Spoormaker and Partners based in Centurion. He holds a Masters in Engineering, is a Professional Engineer as well as a BOG member and The Chapter Technical Training Committee Chair. The CTTC provides efficient and effective transfer of current and relevant information throughout the HVAC&R industry.


Dick is a member of the ASHRAESA Board of Governors with a focus on communications. Most of his life he has worked in a managerial position in a large multinational consulting practice and he now has his own small practice. Whilst he takes on projects of all types, data centres and sustainable building designs are his passions.

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