About us

Who We Are

Fenco Fire Engineers & Consultants was established in 2005 by Bert Evert. Alwyn de Klerk joined the company in 2006 and Boet Hamman in 2018.
Bert, Alwyn and Boet together boast a collective experience of 83 years in the Fire Safety and Fire Services.
Bert is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa with the registration number 201270329.




Our Team

Our team is ready to consult.

/ Bert Evert

Bert held from the most junior to eventually one of the most senior officer’s positions in the Fire Emergency Services. Fire operations, fire training, fire safety and communication systems formed part of his responsibilities and activities. He also lectured Fire Fighting, Fire prevention and Fire Safety to the National Diploma Safety Management RSA Technicon students.

He also served on the SAESI Training Committee for creation and its new curricula.

Total fire protection experience to date: 30 years


ECSA registered Fire Engineer 2012 70 329

Pr Tech Eng NDIP Fire Technology

Chairperson of FEASA (Fire Engineers Association of SA)

/ Alwyn De Klerk

He started working as a fireman in Westonaria in 1993. He later moved to Roodepoort Fire department in 1994. In 2005 he spend a year working for a company contracted to the United Nations in providing all airport related fire services to UN flights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Responsibilities included fire operations, training, communications and running of a shift.

He is currently a Fire Consultant in the employment of FENCO since 2006 and has been advising on fire related matters for a wide variety of facilities.

Total fire protection experience to date: 24 years


Higher Certificate in Fire Technology

/ Boet Hamman

Boet held various positions in Krugersdorp Fire Department from the most junior to eventually being appointed as the Chief Fire officer before he left the service at the end of 1995.  He spent most of his time in the Fire Safety Division and headed this division from 1981 until 1992.

He was part of the examination committee of SAFSI that travelled the country to lecture and prepare the firemen for annual examinations of the Institute.

Total fire protection experience to date: 27 years


NH Diploma in Fire Technology

/ Cathy Hamman

Cathy has been employed in various positions in the Administration Department of different companies.  She has more than 30 years experience in all facets of office admin & accounting.  Punctuality and efficiency is of utmost importance to her.

/ Karen Evert

An entrepreneur at heart, after seven years working in the banking industry, Karen dedicated fifteen years to building
her own successful marketing consultancy.

In 2010, she sold the business to take up the reins as
Fenco’s marketing manager.

Karen loves cooking, mosaic art and furniture painting,
and is mom to eight fur-babies.