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Our core team was carefully selected for their individual skills and expertise, strategically arranged to ensure that all in-house skills are optimised to the client’s advantage. Each member brings a unique and specialised set of abilities to the team, collaborating to provide the client a comprehensive professional service.
Henning & Harvey has various skilled- and semi-skilled middle management individuals with years of experience. Henning & Harvey employs a Standard Operations Procedure that is structured according to site-specific requirements that all staff adhere to in terms of its discipline.

Charles Billett - MD
Charles has a Mechanical Engineering Qualification with a Total of 42 Years in the Engineering, Construction, Building & Civils, Automotive Cable as well as Low and Medium voltage Cable Manufacturing Industries. He brings with him extensive Mechanical & Process Engineering experience, including Research and Development on all Factory related Processes, factory layout, Project planning & Design. Development & implementation of Standard Operating Procedures, Process Improvement, Capex Administration & Control in the Sub-Sahara Region.
He has Extensive experience with saucing, Equipment installation & Commissioning, as well as comprehensive Planned Maintenance Systems. Charles has Developed & Controlled strategic planning & long term business Strategies, as well as the implementation and auditing of Quality Management System.

Ernest De Kock - Chief Financial Officer
Ernest is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Zambian Institute of Chartered Accountants, with extensive broad based experience in financial management, commercial management, general management, project/contract management, treasury Management, procurement & buying, logistics management (inbound & outbound), Internal controls and systems implementation and control. Experience gained in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, mining, agricultural construction and operational environments.
Extensive involvement in mergers, acquisition, new business development, closing businesses down and starting operations (Greenfield operations) from inception.
Operated in South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, DRC, Kenya and Tanzania
Ernest & Charles have a longstanding working relationship over the past 7 years, resulting in Ernest taking leadership of Henning & Harvey's financial division

Andy Khumbanyiwa – Executive Officer (Malawi)
Andy G. Khumbanyiwa has worked on diverse multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams. He is results-driven, client responsive and has strong analytical, leadership, networking, problem-solving and inter-personal skills. He has vast experience in strategic policy planning, advocacy and implementation; project/ program cycle management, monitoring & evaluation (M&E), as well as human and financial resource management skills.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Business Administration; Lancaster University, Management School, UK, 2005.
  • Master of Science (MSc.) Degree in Forestry Management; University of Aberdeen, UK; 1987
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Degree and Diploma in Agriculture; University of Malawi, Bunda College of Agriculture (now Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources – LUANAR); 1982
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Timber Studies Pass with Distinction – Winner of Price and Pearce Award as the Best Student in the course; Buckinghamshire College of Higher Education, UK; 1986
  • Certificate in Management, Buckinghamshire College of Higher Education, UK; 1986
Andy has vast experience in project management having worked for the African Development Bank for 12 years (1998 – 2010). During that period he worked mainly in the agriculture, agribusiness, natural resource management, environmental, climate change, and integrated rural development sectors. He successfully worked on many multi-million US Dollar projects in many countries across Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Kenya, Uganda, Lesotho and Angola. He has delivered in these projects and achieved the intended project goals/ objectives on time and within budget.