Simon John Pearson
From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
Cadet, Third, Second & Chief Officer with Safmarine Cape Town.
Training Officer at sea with Safmarine. Navigating Officer at sea with Union Castle Passenger Service.
Joined the S.A.N.A. General Botha (later the Cape Technikon) lecturing staff in April 1978.
Obtained a post graduate diploma in adult education from the University of Cape Town, 1980.
Studied further to obtain part A of the Master Special Grade Qualification.
Has sat on various government committees and advisory boards, also served as the outside Vice President of the Society of Master Mariners of South Africa,
June 2004 retired from the Cape Technikon.