Brendan takes after his father Kieron having entered into the same line of work. He studied Economics and Business Management at university and then applied himself to a short apprenticeship program with Tube City International at their site in Saldanha Bay to gain some practical field work experience. During this time he worked on the heavy equipment as part of the maintenance crew.
Brendan then went on to work for Babcock Construction Equipment in their first graduate program designed to develop candidates into possible senior management roles within the company. On completion of the program, he moved straight ahead into the African market heading up to the Democratic Republic of Congo to build his own business.
He is now the International Operations Director of Egelquip having established his own solid foundation outside of South Africa in Lubumbashi, DRC. Brendan is the Chief Operating Officer of Egelquips sister company and local regional partner for central Africa – Finn MacCool DRC SARL. Finn MacCool DRC SARL provides services in fuel transportation, waste management, oil recycling and mining scrap material recycling.