Manager, Technology Station (CPUT)
Shamil started his career working in design and product development with mens’ and boys’ outer and underwear for companies such as Cashworths and Ackermans. He then started, and continued lecturing in Pattern and Garment Technology
at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) for the next 10 years. After which, in 2002, he set up the Technology Station in Clothing and Textiles based at the CPUT campus in Bellville, Cape Town, to support the Clothing Textiles Sector and related industries with Innovation Support. Shamil currently lectures Product development and Innovation at the Technology Station and is also a Board member of the Cape Clothing Textile Cluster and CLOTEX.