Meet the team standing behind our structures

Our (mostly) young and dynamic team draws on broad industry experience to create the most powerful outcomes for our clients.

Our Team


John Smith

Director, Structural Engineering Technologist

John is a skilled Professional Engineering Technologist with a B. Tech Degree in Structural Engineering and more than 30 years of exposure in the industry.

He has a strong background in analysis and designing of both simple and complex structures. Experienced in managing projects from conception to completion.


Naomi Smith

Office Manager

I was introduced to the world of Structural Engineering over a decade ago by John who has a beaming passion for the industry. It only made sense joining his venture to contribute towards the administration and management.

Contributing to the growth of John Smith & Associates has been such a positive experience; having the pleasure of working alongside an A-Team of colleagues who learn every day from an unselfish tutor like John.


Elzanne le Roux

Structural Engineer

Elzanne started her career in 2015. She has extensive experience in the design of concrete and structural steel structures, as well as light steel frame structures.


Rohan Compion

Structural Engineer

Rohan has been working in the Civil Engineering Field for more than three years. He has extensive site experience as well as in the field of quantity surveying. 

Rohan has mostly been involved with concrete works such as beams, slabs, columns, retaining walls, thrust blocks, foundations, etc. 

He has a keen interest in designing concrete structures and is starting to specialise in concrete works.


Olaf Prinsloo

Drawing Office Manager

Olaf is a senior draftsman, drawings office manager and field technician at JSA and has proficient knowledge in AutoCad. He also dabbled in Revit Structures, SolidWorks and Caddie.

But his real skill lays in steel connection, as built and processing plant drawings.

And when our keyboards get stuck, he’s the guy we call on as our  in-house IT support fundi.


Marzanne van der Merwe


Marzanne joined John Smith & Associates two years ago as our receptionist at a very challenging stage with the onset of the Covid-19 Global Lockdown.

She has extensive experience in administration and organisational aspects of the business.

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