Alexis received his bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2007. He has written several technical articles and provided training courses in lightning and surge protection in several countries around the world.
While working for Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, Alexis filled numerous roles as an electrical engineer. In 2012, Alexis was appointed as Managing Director of DEHN Africa and in 2017, he was appointed as Area Director for DEHN & SOHNE+Co for the Americas, Middle-East and Africa regions where he was exposed to different standards, design philosophies, and technologies.
He currently serves on various national and international standard and technical committees such as IEC TC81 and SANS 10142, and is chairing the SANS 10313. Alexis is a founding member and serves as vice-chairmen of Lightning Protection Practitioners. Throughout his career, Alexis has gained an indepth knowledge as an electrical design engineer, systems engineer and lightning protection engineer across several different industry sectors.