Marco Aldera


    Position Title: Associate
    Qualifications: BSc (Building) Pr.CPM
    Experience: 38 years

    Career History:
    Marco Aldera is registered as a Professional Construction Project Manager with the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP). He graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1977 with a BSc (Building) degree, achieving the top position of his class. He has been in the in the construction industry since 1978.

    He joined the employ of Murray & Stewart and was exposed to a wide array of projects as a site-based construction project manager and services co-ordinator.  After six years Marco joined the Urban Foundation, an organisation formed by big businesses to influence change to Government’s thinking – primarily in the fields of housing, education and land tenure. It was here with the Urban Foundation that he was involved in the pioneering delivery of the first self-help, site and service, and leasehold ownership housing projects nationally. With the political changes in the early 90′s, the Urban Foundation had no longer a role to play, so Marco went on to join Anglo American Properties as Project Manager: He was responsible for the completion of the five 2004 Olympic Bid Priority Projects in Cape Town.

    In 1999 Marco joined Proman Project Management Services as Project Manager and during the 12 years here, he was responsible for a wide variety of projects: hotels, casinos, office blocks, libraries, student residences and three leisure resorts in Rwanda. The most significant projects were the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the multi-storey Parking Garage at Cape Town International Airport, the Clock Tower Precinct at the V&A Waterfront and hotels for Sun International and the Holiday Inn Express Group.

    Marco lives by the maxim ‘on time, on budget, on quality’. He joined AL&A in 2011. Since then he has implemented projects for the upgrading and expansion of infrastructure of the Electricity Department of the City of Cape Town, including the new Department Head Office in Bellville, which is a 4-Star Graded Green Building and a new training centre in Brackenfell.

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