Robert McCutcheon is a Professor Emeritus and Honorary Professor. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Employment Creation and Development Specialist. Malani Padayachee and Associates (Pty) Ltd, Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers, Randburg, South Africa:


Research Associate: Centre of Full Employment and Equity, The University of Newcastle, Australia.

His work focuses on skills development, employment creation and programme management in the field of public works, with special reference to modern labour-intensive construction and small contractor development. He is currently engaged in research, consulting and implementation in this field.

Married to Carol. Three sons: Keir, Ian and Martin.

On this site you will find contact details, a biographical sketch and CV, and several selected papers, which can all be downloaded.


Contact details:
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Postal: PO Box 43, Wits 2050, South Africa

Text Messages: +27 83 629 4783