Hilton is a professionally registered engineer (Pr. Eng) following completion of his mechanical engineering degree at Stellenbosch University in 1991. He has +25 years work experience dedicated to project management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and also a member of the South African chapter of PMI. He completed his executive MBA (EMBA) through the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town in 2015. Hilton has spent most of his working career managing engineering and construction projects, within the energy sector and within the nuclear domain whilst managing and growing the operations of the business since inception.