Executive Team

Richard van der Heijden

RT Systems founder and managing director


With hands-on experience in controls and building management, Richard founded RT Systems in 2000. He possesses an intrinsic understanding of the industry, having grown RT Systems into the leading independent provider of integrated data centre and other infrastructure products and services in Africa.

Robert Eustace

Product and sales director


Brings to RT Systems the entrepreneurial experience of running his own business as well as intensive customer service insight gained as a commercial product manager in the dynamic Internet Solutions telecoms environment.

Andrew McKenzie

Director and head of operations


Rounds out RT Systems’ technical expertise and monitoring capabilities with 22 years of experience in IT infrastructure gained at IBM South Africa and at Imperial Online’s infrastructure division. His experience includes voice and data reticulation, project management, server room and data centre design, and network deployments.

Graham Beyleveld

Managing director of RT Power


Adds to RT Systems’ capabilities with more than 30 years experience in the UPS and standby power industry, including 15 years at Meissner/Eaton where he became general manager.

Tshepo Chiloane

Head: software


Via his years at Yarona Management Consulting, Netralink (now part of VOX Telecoms), Lefatshe Technolgies, and Complex Development, contributes to RT Systems his broad exposure to the ISP sector, networking and security, and broadcasting. At RT he has been involved in the deployment of over 20 DCIM solutions for customers in the financial services and telecoms sectors.