Colin Davies

Colin Davies

Director, Land Surveyor

Master of of Science (Survey), University of Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, 1998 Bachelor of Science (Survey), University of Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, 1993 RICS Commercial and Built Environment Mediation Certificate, 2013, MC1013-7

Phone Number
087 357 7051
Address Info
East London, South Africa

Personal Information

South African Geomatics Council Registered Professional Land Surveyor Member of GISSA


Cadastral 95%
Topographic 85%
3D Scanning 70%

Education & Qualification


Colin was born in Pietermaritzburg and studied land surveying at the then University of Natal in Durban. He completed his articles at the Buffalo City municipality and registered as a professional land surveyor in 1994. He joined NPM Geomatics in 2002 as an associate and become a director in 2003. Colin has previously served as president of the Institute of Professional Land Surveyors and Branch chair of the Eastern Cape Branch of SAGI.


Colin’s work experience includes large scale topographic surveys for school and clinic upgrades; land reform surveys; rural settlement/rural housing projects; setting out and monitoring for construction projects; infrastructure projects including road, airport, water pipeline and sanitation surveys; and cadastral projects including large and small residential developments, beacon relocations and certificates of identity, and subdivisions of the national road network. Colin has also gained experience in negotiation and informal dispute resolution through helping clients and communities deal with property and boundary disputes. In addition to his professional career in geomatics, Colin has experience in commercial retail, real estate, professional speaking and executive coaching.


Colin’s specialisation is in developing business systems and business administration. He is also an accredited built environment mediator.

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