5 September 2019 | Duration: 00:54:46
Khiyam Fredericks is an electrical engineer who, from 2010 to 2019 was National Technical Manager in charge of managing Old Mutual’s campus at Mutual Park, Pinelands, Cape Town. Prior to joining Old Mutual Khiyam worked for Transnet and was responsible for the electrical design of the new 10M3 and 10M5 class suburban coaches. In September 2019 he joined Amazon Web Services to oversee their regional installations. Khiyam has a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from UCT and is an accredited professional with the Green Building Council of South Africa for Existing Building Performance. During the drought he led Old Mutual’s multi-faceted drive to become a net contributor of water to the community and in the process pioneered the installation of the country’s first closed-loop water recycling system, which treats effluent to potable standard.