Susanne Yvonne Dittke

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61 Peninsula Road
Zeekoevlei 7941
Cape Town
South Africa 
Phone:  +27 21 532 0940 (office)
Fax: +27 86 647 1475
Cell: +27 71 859 0829
Skype: envirosense

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German (RSA permanent residence permit since 1997)

Date of Birth:

23 May 1966

Professional Background:

Chemical Engineer  (M.Sc.)
Managing Member: EnviroSense CC

Other Skills: Driver’s Licence (RSA and International)
German and English - excellent                                                    
French and Afrikaans - poor 
Computer: All Microsoft Office programmes   


Date (from - to):

1986 - 1988

LUFA Augustenburg (Germany)
Miscellaneous employers:


June 1986 apprentice ship for “Biological Technician” at LUFA Augustenburg (Agricultural Analysis & Research Institute)
3 years of practical work in the field of Laboratory Medicine   (Radiology, Immunology, Toxicology etc.)

Date (from - to):

1988 - 1990

Carl-Engler Technical Highschool:

Matric from Technical High School (June 1990)

Date (from - to):

1991 - 1997

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) University(Germany):

Obtained German Chemical Engineering degree equivalent to a M.Sc. (Dipl.Ing.) in 1997 (final year thesis at the Chemical Engineering Department at University of Cape Town (UCT)



EXECOACH (Executive Coaching/Faciliation)

 Obtained ETDP SETA accreditation as a qualified and registered “Assessor" and “Facilitator”


Working History:

1986-1989: Finalised apprentice ship for “Biological Technician” and worked for three years in the field of Laboratory Medicine (Radiology, Toxicology etc.)
1990: Matriculated and enrolled at Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany for Chemical Engineering.
Obtained German Chemical Engineering degree equivalent to a M.Sc. (Dipl.Ing.) in 1997 after finishing the final thesis at the Chemical Engineering Department at  University of Cape Town (UCT) (Topic: Bio-leaching of pyrite ores with Thiobacillus ferrooxidans
1997-1999: Employed at Peninsula Technikon (Chemical Engineering Department) as a Junior Researcher. Supervision of B-Tech students, exploration of biotechnological pollution control and clean-up options
1999-Current: Founding and Managing Member of  “EnviroSense CC”