Andries joined Grit in 2019. Prior to this position, Andries served as Managing Director of Benir, where he was responsible for the successful execution of multi-million Rand projects across multiple sectors. His oversight duties included compiling client briefs and determining the scope of work, representing clients at professional team meetings, managing the execution of construction projects against timelines, as well as co-ordinating the relocation arrangements of corporate departments.

Prior to joining Benir, Andries was the Managing Director of Motseng Selmec, a specialist facilities management and infrastructure group where he gained experience in telecommunication infrastructure management, as well as FMCG facilities management.

As a former director of Comserv Mozambique Lda, an infrastructure maintenance company, Andries has first-hand experience of operating in that country.