CEO of the Gautrain Management Agency

Jack van der Merwe CEO of the Gautrain Management Agency Mr Jack van der Merwe, a Civil Engineer, obtained the degrees B.Sc. (Eng.) Civil and B.Sc. (Eng.) (Hons.) Civil, from the University of Pretoria. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s SED programme.

He has been providing a service to the public transport sector for more than 41 years of which some of the highlights were his appointment, in 1994, as the team leader of the Strategic Management Team (SMT) tasked with developing, structuring and establishing the new Department of Public Transport and Roads in Gauteng.

A Department he headed from 1995 until 2004. He is currently the CEO of the Gautrain Management Agency tasked with overseeing the building and operation of the Gautrain, overseeing the implementation of the Concession Agreement with the Bombela Concession Company.