JOHANN FOURIE
Web developer | IT Specialist

Johann has been with the PATC team for more than 15 years. His experience within the web development field eventually led him to become a highly skilled IT specialist. He is the key person ensuring that all the staff at PATC can work efficiently and productively.

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting South Africa, Johann was quick to assist all the staff within the PATC group to work remotely by upgrading and installing the relevant software and hardware whilst ensuring that there was little to no downtime.

1. What is your position at PATC?
Web developer | IT Specialist
2. What are your qualifications?

Qualified Web developer and IT Specialist

3. What led you to this career path?

I have always had a keen eye for technology and pursued it just as I finished school. Having studied web development, I started lecturing at universities which eventually led me to join the PATC team.

4. What are the top 3 skills that you rely on the most to be successful in your career?
  • Constant Research
  • Upskilling
  • Organisational skills
5. What did you dream of becoming when you were a child?
I wanted to become a GP (Doctor)
6. How do you typically spend your leisure time?
Definitely with friends and family or enjoying a good series on Netflix
7.What are three things you cannot live without?
  • My animals
  • Cell phone
  • My Land Cruiser Bakkie
8. What are you most thankful for in life?
I would say that I am most thankful for being married for more than 17 years.
9. What do you think is the first thing people notice about you?
My height as I am 1.98m tall
10. How would you sum yourself up in three words?
  • Understanding
  • Laid back
  • Compassionate