Zaayman Leon Dr (PhD)

Dr Leon Zaayman began his career in 1990 in the field of Aeronautical Engineering and maintenance before moving into the Railway Engineering and maintenance field in 1996; first with Plasser South Africa and later launching Kimba Consulting in 2008. Over the last 10 years Leon, has gained international experience completing track and maintenance related contracts in Europe, Southern America and Africa. Since the early 2000’s, Leon has delivered technical lectures at Railway Operators, throughout Southern and Northern Africa, as well as having presented at a number of local and international conferences. Leon, holds a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and received his PhD in Engineering Management from the University of Johannesburg. Leon has written and produced technical articles on all things track, published in a variety of local and international trade and technical journals. He has also produced three reference manuals which have been distributed to a global audience, the one book having been translated to Spanish.