I am an accredited Professional Engineer, having qualified with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Adelaide University in 1979.
I joined Murray & Roberts from Australia and worked in various disciplines, including civil engineering, engineering design, prefabricated building and residential development and construction. In 1998, I opened Cudmore & Potter with Chris Cudmore, focussing on the social housing environment.
In the same year we entered into a joint venture with Dr Thandi Ndlovu, which culminated in the formation of Motheo Construction Group in 2007.
The highlights over the later years has been the empowerment and development of smaller enterprises with which we have partnered, to create the projects we have been contracted to do. This has gone hand in hand with growing a truly new South African company by combining the youthful exuberance of young black professionals with the vastly experienced "grey heads" of the previous dispensation.