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The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) has appointed Prof Hu Hanrahan as its new acting CEO with effect from mid January 2009.

A former Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at With University, Prof Hanrahan spent most of his working life as Wits University, where he was head of the Electrical Engineering Department prior to his appointment as Dean.

A holder of a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Prof Hanrahan has been with ECSA a number of years in both a volentary role as well as a consultant to various committees within the Council.

Aside from his long stint with Wits, Prof Hanrahan has had stints with other academic institutions like Sussex University and Southampton University and has also consulted widely in his chosen field.​