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Physicist

The Aveng Group
Phone: +27 *********  
Local Address:  South Africa
Aveng Limited
204 Rivonia Road
Sandton , 2057
South Africa

Company Description: We pride ourselves on our commitment to enhance the skills and knowledge of our people. We empower them to be actively involved in identifying and driving their...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Group Executive : Nuclear and Africa
    Aveng Limited
  • Chairman
    NECSA
  • Chief Executive Officer
    NECSA
  • President
    Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Statutory Nuclear Technology Organization
    South African Nuclear Energy Corporation
  • Chief Executive Officer
    South African Nuclear Energy Corporation
  • Professor of Physics
    University of Pretoria
  • Professor of Physics
    University of South Africa

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • PhD , theoretical nuclear physics
    University of South Africa
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Aveng Moolmans
www.avengmoolmans.com, 15 Aug 2015 [cached]
Prominent Physicist Rob Adam joins the Aveng Group 30th November 2011
The Aveng Group today, announced the appointment of Dr Rob Adam to bolster its leadership within the burgeoning power sector. Having identified the power value chain as a strategic area for growth, leading infrastructure group, Aveng is well positioned to capitalise on the global demand for power. This includes new capabilities in more environmentally-friendly renewable solutions such as wind energy, as well as alternative solutions such as geothermal and nuclear power. With government starting to roll out its energy infrastructure build programme through to 2030, South Africa is a key target market.
Dr Adam, who will join the Aveng Group on 1 February 2012, has a long and distinguished history in academia, the policy arena, and more recently, the nuclear industry. He will join Aveng from the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA), where he has been widely recognised for turning around the organisation during his six-year tenure as CEO. His achievements include the establishment of a globally competitive manufacturing division at NECSA, as well as the establishment of skills development and apprenticeship centres, where hundreds of artisans are trained and tested annually for the broader manufacturing sector, and trebling the NECSA Group turnover during his tenure.
Prior to this he was Director-General of the Department of Science and Technology. He is the President of the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa, and chairs the steering committee for the South African bid to host the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope. He is an extraordinary professor of physics at both the University of Pretoria and the University of South Africa (UNISA).
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Roger Jardine added: "Rob is an extraordinary intellect with a stellar history in the technology field.
Former Necsa CEO Dr Rob ...
www.engineeringnews.co.za, 30 June 2015 [cached]
Former Necsa CEO Dr Rob Adam By: Kim Cloete Although South Africa could procure more energy from other African countries to help plug its energy gap, nuclear energy would be a more secure option in the long run, says former South African Nuclear Energy Corporation CEO Dr Rob Adam. He told attendees at a South... Send to Friend Comment
Dr Rob Adam, ...
www.ndtnews.org, 3 April 2010 [cached]
Dr Rob Adam, Necsa's CEO and Chairman of the NTP Board, concurred that NTP has shown consistent growth in revenue, profitability, product portfolio, personnel strength and markets since its inception as a commercial division of Necsa. He added that after 12 years as NTP's distributor of sealed Ir-192 sources in international markets and growing the business substantially in this time, Gammatec is now part of the NTP subsidiary family, which comprises of AEC Amersham (Pty) Ltd (100%), NTP Logistics (Pty) Ltd (51%) and Cyclotope (Pty) Ltd (100%).
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Dr Adam said this is a change in shareholding, and not a change in process or operations. Strategically, the partnership will enhance the NTP-Gammatec position in the global NDT environment. It will undoubtedly allow for expansion of operations into certain areas and to further develop the product exposure in existing territories.
Dr Adam welcomed Gammatec and its highly experienced, skilled and motivated team to the NTP fold and, on behalf of NTP, said that the organisation looks forward to an exciting time developing the business into becoming the World's No 1 NDT Equipment and Sealed Source Supplier!
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Dr Adam congratulated NTP Radioisotopes for strategically following its mandate. He said that one hopes to see more of these kinds of mergers flourish!
Rob ...
www.wna-symposium.org, 28 Nov 2011 [cached]
Rob Adam
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Rob Adam Chief Executive Officer South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa)
Professor Rob Adam is Chief Executive Officer of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), South Africa's statutory nuclear technology organization. He has held this position since 2006.
He holds the title of Extraordinary Professor of Physics at both the University of Pretoria and the University of South Africa. Prof Adam also serves on the Council of the Academy of Sciences of South Africa, on the board of PBMR (Pty) Ltd and chairs the steering committee for South African bid to host the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope.
Before joining Necsa, Prof Adam was Director-General of the Department of Science and Technology, a position he held for 7 years. In this capacity he was responsible for driving all major national science and technology initiatives of Government.
Prof Adam has held various academic positions in Europe and South Africa, and has published 30 refereed articles on theoretical physics.
Aveng in the News | Aveng Moolmans
www.avengmoolmans.com, 15 Aug 2015 [cached]
Prominent Physicist Rob Adam joins the Aveng Group 30 November 2011
The Aveng Group today, announced the appointment of Dr Rob Adam to bolster its leadership within the burgeoning power sector. Having identified the power value chain as a strategic area for growth,... READ MORE
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