SEMINAR SPEAKERS

CHRIS ROOS (ADV)

Chris Roos is the founder and CEO of CHRIS ROOS & ASSOCIATES. He holds a Bachelor in Law Degree (LL.B) from the University of South Africa, MDP (Diploma in Business Management) from the University of Manchester (United Kingdom), a National Diploma in Project Management, a National Diploma in Advanced Project Management (Cum Laude) and a Diploma in Advanced Contract and Construction Law from the University of Pretoria. He has further received modular training in the academic fields of Psychology, Sociology and Public Administration. His profile includes 29 years’ experience in the programme, project and commercial management environment. He is a highly sought after speaker in the field of engineering and construction law and is considered a specialist in the four CIDB approved contracts (JBCC, GCC, NEC and FIDIC). Delegates attending seminars often express their appreciation of his understanding of the law, knowledge of the contracts, practical experience and references to numerous case studies and case law. When not conducting workshops he leads a team of highly skilled commercial advisors and continues to represent clients in adjudication and arbitration proceedings.

JONITA STEYL

Jonita holds a B.Tech Architecture degree from the Tshwane University of Technology and CBP Project Management from APMG through CTU. In addition she has also obtained the PMP and Prince 2 Foundation & Practitioner Certifications. Jonita is also an Associate Member of the Association of Arbitrators amongst her various other professional memberships. Jonita has a passion for Project Management, and her 23 years experience as architectural technologist in the construction industry, together with her Project Management skills has led to the successful completion of projects in the construction industry of various types and complexities. She has managed projects from initiating to closing and has relevant experience in multi-disciplinary coordination, scheduling, quality and cost control, as well as contractual management. She has vast experience in contract administration (JBCC & GCC), and coupled with her risk management skills and Architectural training ensures a comprehensive service to clients. As a commercial specialist in her own right she has established herself as the go-to advisor for engineering and contracts in the Limpopo province.