Dr. Angus Hay
General Manager Africa Data Centres

Dr Angus Hay is General Manager for Africa Data Centres’ facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, where he has overseen major expansion projects at the data centres commercially and operationally.

Dr Hay joined Neotel at its inception in 2006 and later became its Chief Technology Officer. He has also served as Chief Technology Officer for Transtel and was chair of the management committee of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) in 2012.

He is currently director of the Number Portability Company (NPC). Born and educated in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr Hay has a BSc (Eng) Elec (1987) and a PhD in digital transmission (1998) from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Dr Hay was President of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) in 2010, and has served on the Council of the Institute for the past 15 years. As a postgraduate student in the early 1990s, he took part in the establishment of the Internet between academic institutions in South Africa.