More about NWE Consulting Engineers

We are a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering company with extensive experience in the disciplines of civil, structural, roads and transportation, mechanical, electrical, dam & hydropower and mine related infrastructure engineering in collaboration with trusted specialist sub-consultants.
We offer sustainable and cost effective engineering solutions with additional support to help our clients find all the engineering services they are looking for under one roof. View More

How Clean Is The Air We Breathe Indoors?

Indoor air can be five times more polluted than outside air. For a generation that spends most of our time indoors, not to mention our now locked down reality, a better understanding of indoor air quality (IAQ) and healthy lifestyle changes can make all the difference.

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The art of preserving our heritage buildings

The tricky truth to how NWE preserved the Jazz Workshop Building when designing the new City Depot on the corner of Buitengracht Street and Hout Street, Cape Town.

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Get To Know Our CEO & Founder

In many ways the culture of an organisation finds its roots from its founder and his unique perspectives and business beliefs. Wouter Engelbrecht, founder and CEO of NWE Consulting Engineers has a wealth of experience and is an entrepreneur at heart. He shares advice for young entrepreneurs, various challenges he has faced as a CEO and future plans for NWE.

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World Leading Student Accommodation

NWE is excited to be part of a student accommodation initiative in Cocody, Abidjan that is to be a catalyst for future student accommodation developments throughout the country.

The 5 residences is to provide accommodation for 10 000 students of the Université Félix Houphouêt-Boigny.

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Why work with us?

1-Stop Shop

We want to keep the process simple and save you time and money by providing all the main engineering disciplines under one roof. Have a look at all the services we offer.

Team of Experts

We lower your risk by being excellent at what we do. We adhere to the highest standards. We are bold and driven to solve the problems that can seem complex and stressful, we’ve done it many times before…

Every Client Matters

We are relationship focused and in it for the long hall. We want to help our clients to be successful and to grow so that we can work together for years to come. 

Our size allows us to be small enough to give the personal attention every client deserves, but still big enough to take on projects of any size. 


Your project will me handled with the best methods, using the latest technologies and clever programs.

Property Development Edge

With the help of our own in-house property development software and our experience in the field, we can support your project from planning and feasibility phases to completion.  

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Founded and managed by a true entrepreneur, Wouter Engelbrecht (CEO), it is clear to see why our culture promotes innovation, big dreams and a track record of breaking new ground.  

NWE ISO Certigicate


“NWE has been a compass to us and helped us find our way in several areas. Your continuous support and contribution to our project is valued greatly. Thank you for taking hands with us in areas that was completely new to us.

Thank you that we could learn and grow with you, we truly witnessed your years of experience first hand. Without your integral part in our project, we would not have been where we are today. Thank you for your enormous input, it was a pleasure working with you and your team.” – Breëland Marais Family Wines