Instructor's Summary

Mr. Sydney Thoresson


Mr. Sydney Thoresson, PE, BSc, is a Senior Projects Manager/Engineer with over 40 years of extensive experience. His specialization highly evolves in Project Management, Contracts Management, Cost Engineering, Value Engineering, Estimation & Costing, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Planning, Budgeting & Cost Control, Document Management, Record Management, Negotiation Management, Risk Management and Quality Assurance Accreditation (ISO 9000 and Standard BS 5750).

During Mr. Thoresson’s career life, he has gained his thorough and practical experience through various challenging positions such as a Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Managing Director, Technical Director, Divisional Manager, Plant Automation Engineer, Senior Consulting Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer, Consulting Engineer, Service Engineer and Section Leader from several international companies such as Philips, FEDMIS, AEG, DAVY International, BOSCH Instrumentation and Control, Billiton, Endress/Hauser, Petronet, Iscor, Spoornet, Eskom and Afrox.

Mr. Thoresson is a Registered Professional Engineering Technologist and has Bachelor degree in Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering from the Witwatersrand Technikon. Further, he is an active member of the International Society of Automation (ISA) and the Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC).