About Us


Your Enterprise Asset Management Partner.

Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, Optimal has established  operations in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are focused on delivering solutions to physical asset intensive organisations to deliver their business value. Our offerings encompass all policies, processes, operating models, management, and sustainability aspects that relate to these assets. With a team of highly experienced Asset Reliability Engineers and Asset Management Specialists, we have the knowledge and the tools to look after the entire lifecycle management of your assets.

Our solutions are based on Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) principles and are designed to optimise our clients’ asset management practices as they move up the asset management maturity ladder. Understanding an organisation’s maturity is a key part of the journey to optimising the existing asset management practices and gaining a line of sight for effective decision making.

Optimal’s solutions will help you to:

  • Maximise equipment uptime
  • Reduce Maintenance Costs
  • Increase Productivity
  • Increase Asset Life
  • Increase Safety

Our solutions are aligned with ISO 55000 standards and allow asset owners realisation of continuous value and return on investment (ROI) through achieving the optimal balance of cost, risk, and performance.

With quality being at the forefront of our service delivery, we have accredited systems and processes in place to ensure the highest level of service standards and continuous improvement as we expand our business.

Stronger Together

Optimal is proud to partner with other organisations that share our values of pioneering and excellence in asset maintenance, reliability and integrity by successfully collaborating and sharing cutting edge technology, knowledge and expertise.

Our Partners


Yotta is a connected asset management provider that enables organisations to turn data into decisions that drive digital transformation, competitive advantage and business success. By providing cutting-edge software and expert advice, we ensure your systems, assets and people are connected, and the data they produce is structured and captured to provide you with the operational insight you need to make better, more informed decisions around infrastructure management. Innovation, inspiration and expertise, from our team to yours.

An Australian multinational company that provides engineering design and project management services to the minerals & metals, oil & gas and industrial sectors internationally. The company has operations in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe, Canada, South America and the United States.


Headquartered in Lyon, France- Cosmo Tech is a global software company that helps senior management and the C-suite make optimal decisions by transforming the way that decision-makers in the energy, utilities, and mobility sectors optimise their asset management and operations strategies through utilisation of Enterprise Asset Digital Twin technology.


A US Software-As-A-Service company (SAAS) serving customers worldwide who offer a platform that enables users to manage SAP processes and workflows for productivity and data management.


A South African technology company which assists companies, engineers and maintenance personnel to benefit from cost-effective condition-based asset management, by integrating complete, easy to use condition monitoring solutions to support business objectives.


AVEVA is a British multinational information technology company headquartered in Cambridge. The company provides the largest industrial software ecosystem and is a global leader in engineering and industrial software; driving digital transformation across the entire asset and operational life cycle of capital-intensive industries.


RPMGlobal are industry leaders in mining industry software, consulting and training, delivering mining productivity through technology enablement. RPMGlobal integrates the planning, design and scheduling, with maintenance and execution, and simulation and costings, on RPMGlobal’s Enterprise Planning Framework. This digital platform delivers insight and control across these core processes.


eMaint CMMS is a Fluke Reliability brand product providing groundbreaking maintenance software for Enterprise Asset Management. eMaint CMMS is a robust EAM software program that provides tailored features to meet an organisations’ needs across industries.

NRX AssetHub

KloudGin is the only mobile-first, cloud-based field service and enterprise asset management solution that automates work management processes, enables customer self-service, increases worker productivity, unlocking new revenue streams and business models. Serving companies with complex, asset management and field service requirements, KloudGin connects customers, employees, sub-contractors and assets with AI-powered access to information on any device.


NRX AssetHub, powered by HubHead Corp., provides maintenance, reliability, and operations professionals at asset-intensive businesses with world-class software solutions for visualizing, building, editing, organizing, approving, and sustaining high-quality Asset and Maintenance Data for their Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).

Tshwane Institute

Assettrac specialises in digital asset and process management through a configurable cloud portal providing one centrally secure, accessible platform for all asset information to be stored and interrogated for efficiency, oversight and real-time decision-making.


Tshwane Institute for Continuing Education (TICE) is a commercial arm of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). Through the partnership with TICE, Optimal develops and delivers Asset Management training programmes for the African market, aimed at upskilling the workforce to implement effective Asset Management Systems.

The University of Aberdeen

Heriot-Watt is a world-leading university with 5 campuses around the globe, educating leading professionals of tomorrow and generating pioneering research. Its degrees are highly regarded for their professional relevance and the University has an excellent record of preparing students for successful careers. In partnership with Heriot Watt University, Optimal is taking part in a Graduate Apprenticeship scheme – the scheme allows young professionals to gain a degree whilst gaining in industry experience at the same time.

Robert Gordon University

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495, making it the third oldest university in Scotland and fifth oldest in the UK. In partnership with the University of Aberdeen, and Innovate UK through the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funding programme, Optimal is completing a KTP project which developed a library for the maintenance strategies for the assets in the Oil and Gas sector based on Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) principles.

Robert Gordon University provides industry led undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to highly relevant awards and degrees. In partnership with RGU and Innovate UK, Optimal is undertaking one of the first Management Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects for business process innovation through implementation of Design Thinking principles.

Parsec is a leading industry provider of TrakSYS Manufacturing Execution System designed to help Manufacturing Industry Operators with the management of the full Manufacturing Operations process through real-time insights, reliability, availability and quality management. Through a strategic partnership with Parsec, Optimal is expanding their solution offering in the Asset Performance Management (APM) space by enhancing its ability to address manufacturing industry challenges and implement world class asset management and maintenance strategies. 

Board of Directors

Our People

Billy Wilson  |  Academy Delivery Manager  |  LinkedIn

Jan Myburg  |  Academy Manager  |  LinkedIn

Mike Hobbs  |  Technical Manager UK  |  LinkedIn

Kamal Raj  |  Technical Manager SA  |  LinkedIn

Shalom Ndlovu  |  Principal Asset Reliability Engineer SA |  LinkedIn

Lizile Xulu  |  Principal Asset Reliability Engineer – APM SA |  LinkedIn

Jabran Khan  |  Principal Solutions Consultant UK  | LinkedIn

Monika Gerrie  |  Asset Care Centre Manager  | LinkedIn

Zipho Nzama  |  Business Development Executive SA  | LinkedIn

Our Clients