President: David Leukes

David Leukes, who hails from Upington in the Northern Cape, holds a B Tech degree in Civil Engineering (1999) and is a registered Professional Technologist with ECSA since 2002. He earned an MBA degree from the University of Stellenbosch Business School in 2006.

In 2003, David became a Director at BVi’s Northern Cape Branch in Upington, later serving as the Upington Branch Chairperson for SAICE and on the SAICE Council. Relocating to Bloemfontein in 2013, David assumed the role of Regional Manager for the Free State Region. As the MD of BVi, he also is currently a member of the BVi Operational Committee and serves on the BVi Board of Directors.

In 2018, David joined Consulting Engineers South Africa – CESA – as a Board Member and was elected Deputy President for 2022 and 2023 on 24 November 2021.

David believes it is important, as a dynamic built environment professional, to always broaden your skills, expand the boundaries of your knowledge, stay passionate and wake up every morning with a positive attitude.