SANDE - Key Persons
Elaine Macdonald has been managing the school for 14 years. She has an MA, an AICB (SA) and is also the Chairperson of ASNT SA. She is currently on the committee of TETA representing the SA Aerospace industry.
The founder, Eric Guest, presented several papers on Non Destructive Examination - to the First African Conference on Non Destructive Examination in Nairobi in June, 1994 and to the Fall Conference of the American Society of Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) in Seattle in October, 1996. He held ASNT/ACCP/EN 473/ISO Level 3 certificates until mid-2008. Mr Guest retired after 52 years in NDT. Mr Guest compiled and presented courses in Ultrasonic Examination, Radiography, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Liquid Penetrant Inspection and Eddy Current Inspection. He also qualified as a commercial pilot in 1982. He sadly passed away in 2016.