Instructor's Summary

Mr. Evert Louw


Mr. Evert Louw, PE, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Electrical Engineer with over 20 years of industrial experience in Power Systems, Instrumentation, Control, Maintenance and Materials management. He is an expert in the Commissioning, Maintenance, Protection & Repair of Power Plants, Substations, Auxiliary Plants, TeleControl Equipments, HV/LV Electrical Equipment (Circuit Breakers, Switchgears, Transformers, Generators, Motors, etc) and Process Control Systems (DCS, SCADA PLC etc). All his experience is within Power, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Petrochemical industries in the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia.  Currently, he is managing a prestigious international electrical consulting company providing technical & engineering services, safety requirements, testing & commissioning for a large list of clientele.  As the Head Consultant, he handles numerous field testing teams and the training, coaching and mentoring thereof of these groups.  

Previously, Mr. Louw was the Manager of Sabur at their headquarter for many years, where he took control of all operations including electrical consulting, testing & commissioning service to different industries and municipalities.  He also took charge of Power projects (electrical generation and distribution) and was responsible for projects engineering and commissioning supervision including system conceptual, functional and wiring diagrams for Power, PLC controls, HMI and SCADA.  Before that, he was the Senior Engineer & Head of Protection for Eskom, where he was in charge of Process Control & Instrument specifications, SAMA diagram design, Loop drawings, schematics and PLC and DCS interfaces. Further, he was also in charge of Planning maintenance activities and strategies as Preventive, Corrective, Predictive, Quality and Safety inspections, Materials planning, Specific plans development etc.  

Mr. Louw has Master and Bachelor degrees in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.  Further, he is a well-regarded member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and has attended numerous courses in engineering and management during his long career life.