Claude Tshimbidi | General Secretary

Mr Tshimbidi has 28 years of engineering experience in the fields of Petrochemicals, Refinery, Oil & Gas industries. He has lead mechanical engineering in several Mega-Projects in several African countries and one in North America. Mr Tshimbidi has extensive international dealings with manufacturers of equipment and facilities used in the above industries.

He has worked as an Engineering manager and middle management in mechanical and metallurgical engineering in South Africa and Mozambique. His experience spans from various countries including the development and operation in an Oil field in DRC through projects in Petrochemical and refinery plants in South Africa to the development of a few Oil and Gas fields in Mozambique; and Engineering of a mega-project gas-to-liquid facilities in Canada.

Mr Tshimbidi holds a Master degree in Mechanical engineering from the University of Kinshasa and a MBA degree from the University of Potchfestroom. He is a registered Professional Engineer with ECSA since 1996 and a member of the South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE).