YOUR MISSION AND SPACE INFRASTRUCTURE
Our team has diverse backgrounds, ranging from science to programme management, systems engineering, space product assurance finance to business formation – our combined expertise and experience creating a perfect mix in custom-making technological and socio-economic space enabling solutions. We have always been motivated by the application of space technology.
Meet the Team
Has worked with and provided Financial Risk Advisory to companies, banks and government. Held various consulting and corporate roles in financial services at listed Financial Institutions with a global presence. Years of experience in developed and emerging financial markets, structuring financial risk solutions, evaluating investments and mitigating investment risk through protection strategies.
Dr Sias Mostert
Founder and CEO
Dr Mostert, co-founder of SCS Space, has been active in the space industry in South Africa since 1992. He has a keen interest in bridging the digital divide with space technology and is passionate about using space technology as a catalyst for development.
Abrie Nel graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He has worked on various projects
where multiple objects had to be coordinated for the purpose of joint navigation. He has also
been the system architect for various large scale reorganisation of acquisition systems. He is
very capable system- and software engineer.
Turcia Busakwe is experienced in the space and defence industries. She has experience in project and program management. Her current responsibilities include designing satellite program training programs and relationship management. She has recently been appointed as Operations Manager within SCS Space.
Herman van der Merwe
Herman van der Merwe is a chartered accountant with 40 years' experience in different fields. He has experience in starting his own business and holds a number of positions on different Boards. Herman’s fields of expertise include, corporate structuring, taxation, ethics and risk management. He is the company secretary for SCS Group of companies.
Kennedy converts the significance of space technology into practical soft resources that communicate the usability of datasets offered by space infrastructure into, applicable and usable data by ordinary citizens. His primary Focus is on how Space infrastucture fosters economic development.
SCS Space (Pty) Ltd, established in 2009, is a private South African company. We are a Space Engineering Systems Bureau for complex Satellite Technology solutions, specializing in the facilitation of Technical Solutions with Value Add. Our role is that of Mission Partner and Technology Integrator. We have an active nano-satellite technology program in support of a number of constellation missions and mission partners. We also provide product assurance and online training.
We recognize that effective program management and execution combined with key systems engineering and technical capability leads to accelerated and cost-effective program implementation, along with improved quality and reliability, optimized utilization and revenue return.
Through our network of collaborators, SCS Space is ideally situated to understand, define and assist with management of space acquisition projects in its entirety. Taking into consideration our advisory role, we can source best of class solutions from various suppliers, ensuring unbiased and optimized program execution, ensuring that each program is customer-centric.
SCS Space builds on the following pillars to ensure its continued success:
Space Program knowledge and experience
Program management experience in high-tech, advanced international programs
Space systems engineering experience
Access to broad technology specialist base
Strong international partner network
Continuous development and maintenance of core competences
Maximum value addition to client endeavours