Andre qualified as a mechanical engineer in 1994. He joined Airports Company South Africa as an engineer in training and was appointed the head of mechanical maintenance at O.R. Tambo International Airport in 1997.
In 2001, Andre was appointed as the maintenance and engineering manager at O.R. Tambo International Airport where he was responsible for engineering systems in major projects such as the new domestic terminal building at the airport.
In 2005 Andre was promoted to group manger airport operations and has since been responsible for g systems within operations countrywide and delivered the new Airport Management Centre for O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Andre has 14 years’ airport experience in all disciplines of engineering and more recently focused on developing integrated IT platforms for operations.
Andre joined Airports Company South Africa in 1995 and was appointed to Exco in 2011.