Reg Engelbrecht has an Honours Degree in Accounting and is a Chartered Accountant. He spent his three training years as an auditor after which he decided to get into commerce. In 1998, he moved to London where he worked for Lloyds TSB Bank and Axa Investment Managers respectively.
In 2000, Reg returned to South Africa and spent the next two years working for a start-up IT company after which he joined a company called Waco International as a project accountant.
During his time with Waco, Reg had different roles which ranged from purely operational to purely financial. His last position was Financial and Commercial Director for one of the subsidiaries in South Africa.
In August 2007, Reg moved to his current position of Country financial Director for Alstom in South Africa in May 2009 Reg was appointed Managing Director of the operating company Alstom S&E Africa (Pty) Ltd.