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About Simon Angling

Simon Angling is a British born IT specialist living in South Africa.

Before driving to South Africa in Land Rover in 2002, he had a career in graphic design and communications and later specialized in web development in account management and project management roles.

Since being in South Africa he has owned and ran a boutique design company, an online business, and a Microsoft Certified Learning Solutions Partner training company.

He currently works at Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in the ICT department where his primary interest is in Azure Cloud, Modern Workplace and Security.

He holds a wide range of certifications, including:

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Foundations
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) (currently Alumni)
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner 2017 Certificate in Project Management
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
  • COBIT 5 Foundation

He is also a member of the following organizations:

  • Computer Society of South Africa (since 2004)
  • Mensa (since 1998)