About us

Nugen Technologies was founded by Mr. Karl Smith; he would later attain a partner in Shadrack Sibiya, the two have maintained a healthy growing Organisation that thrives in an ever dynamic and technologically driven industry.

This plan has been created to ensure that Nugen Technologies has a clear perspective of the direction/s it will need to take to become the market leader in the Niche Market applicable to Power generation capacity systems and further penetrate into the entire mechanical, electrical, civils and structural; specifically on Power Transformers & Power Generator & Auxiliaries Solutions, scope within Southern Africa & Africa as a whole. The plan promotes a platform to plant, develop and sustain a healthy competitive advantage.



Shadrack Sibiya

Position: Operations Director

Fellow friend and partner of Karl Smith, Shadrack Sibiya boasts more than 30 years of experience within the entire spectrum of Construction, specialising in Electrical Engineering.

Shadrack is an essential part of the organisation, inspiring & ensuring accuracy, effectiveness and efficiency in all of the Nugens’ works. Shadrack is a profound leader, able to be the frontrunner in all aspects of any and all projects. He is characterised as peaceful and humble, yet fierce in his approach executing and completing projects.

Karl Smith

Position: Managing Director

Karl is the co-founder of Nugen Technologies, he has over 15 years of transformer refurbishment and installation experience within the Rotek and Electrical Power Engineering industry as well as the establishment of successful SMME repair facilities across the country. In addition Mr Smith has established successful companies that provide Transformer and Generator monitoring solutions, products and services within this market.