Ernest van den Hoven

Project Manager

Ernest van den Hoven is a highly experienced construction and project management professional with a diverse background in construction and civil engineering. With over 20 years of experience delivering large-scale infrastructure projects across Africa and New Zealand, Ernest has developed exceptional expertise in managing complex projects and leading teams to achieve outstanding outcomes.

Throughout his career, Ernest has had the privilege of working with some of the world's largest mining and construction companies, including BHP Billiton, Harmony Gold, Rio Tinto, De Beers, Fraser Alexander, Fletchers, CPB, and KiwiRail. His extensive portfolio encompasses projects of varying scopes and complexities, such as tailings dams, rail, bridges, roads, and marine structures. Ernest's meticulous approach ensures that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality and safety.

Ernest is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a proud Member of Engineering New Zealand. His qualifications in civil engineering, coupled with an MBA, provide him with a strong foundation in both the technical and business aspects of project management. This combination has equipped him with keen business acumen and an excellent understanding of practical systems and processes

Known for his ability to relate to people at all levels, Ernest excels in effective communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams. His adeptness at navigating the challenges of large-scale projects ensures that all stakeholders are aligned and project goals are met.

With a proven track record of delivering high-quality results, Ernest is committed to driving excellence in construction and project management, continually contributing to the success and advancement of the industry