APRIL 2014 – APRIL 2018
Mr Eric Manchidi (PRESIDENT)
Tjiamogale Eric Manchidi started his career with Grinaker Properties and
Projects (Pty) Ltd, a Construction Project Management and Property Development
Company, in December 1994 where he was employed as a construction site
engineer. He later joined Blue Circle Cement and McDonalds SA as Business
Development Consultant and a Construction Project Manager respectively.
He joined the National Department of Public Works as a Director of APOPS
(Asset Procurement and Operating Partnership Systems), a public private
partnership programme in August 1998. He is the founder and Chief Executive
Officer of Procurement Dynamics (Pty)
Ltd (also known as PD Consulting). The company focuses on project and programme
management, construction policy, planning and delivery management support; and
obtained BSc (Building) and MSc (Building) from the University of the
Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.He is Professional Construction Project Manager
registered with the SouthAfrican Council for Project and Construction Management
Mr Isaac Nkosi (Vice President)
Mr. Isaac Mzumara Nkosi is a Professional
Construction Project Manager and Practitioner in the Built Environment. Mr.
Nkosi has an MSc in Project Management and BSc in Construction Management from
the University of Pretoria; and a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the
University of Malawi. Mr. Nkosi has attended courses in Economics, Financial
and Strategic Management with the University of Pretoria. He is a registered
professional of the South African Council for the Project and Construction
Management Professions and a member of the Association of Construction Project
Managers. He has served as an Assessor
with the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management
Professions since 2009.
Nkosi currently owns and manages his own Project and Construction Management
consulting practice, I.N. and Associates Project Managers, which is based in
Tshwane, South Africa. Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Nkosi worked for
SIP Project Managers and Diagonal Projects Africa where he gained extensive
experience as a professional Construction Project Manager.
Mr. Nkosi has more than 20 years experience in
the Built Environment, working in various capacities as a Construction and
Project Manager on, among others, multi-billion rand projects including urban
and rural infrastructure projects; office building projects; retail facilities
projects; upmarket and affordable housing projects; and casino and resort
developments. These projects include the Vodacom Head Office Park, Midrand;
Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Cape Town; Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World,
Durban; the OR Tambo Office Campus, Department of International Relations and
Cooperation, Tshwane; the Silverstar Casino and Entertainment World, Mogale
City; and the MIO-Liviero Mixed-use (Residential, Commercial and Light
Industrial) Developments in Ga-Rankuwa and Centurion, Tshwane.
addition to practising as a Construction Project Manager, Mr. Nkosi has been
involved in a number of initiatives aimed at building project and programme
management institutional capacity for public sector clients at Provincial and
Local Government levels. He has a very good understanding of government policy
and the legislative framework at National, Provincial and Local government
levels in so far as infrastructure development and delivery. These initiatives
include; Diagnostic Study of the Programme Management Capacity within the
Independent Development Trust (IDT); Project Management Unit Support and
Capacity Building for the Bohlabela District Municipality (currently Bushbuck
Ridge and Maruleng Local Municipalities); and Project Management Support in the
Roads and Stormwater Division, Department of Transport and Roads, City of
Mr. Nkosi is currently serving as Council member on the South African
Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) and
as a representative member of the SACPCMP on the Council for the Built
Ms Claire Deacon
Claire Deacon is the Managing Member of OCCUMED
cc, established in 1994, and has practiced in Occupational Health since
1982. OCCUMED cc has been trading as
claire deacon and associates [cd&a] since 2008. OCCUMED cc is an associate of CREATE with
Professor John Smallwood (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU).
Claire completed her General Nursing Diploma
from Groote Schuur Hospital, followed by a B.Tech in Occupational Health at
Peninsula Technikon. She then
completed BSc Medicine, (Honours) in Biomedical Engineering at UCT, and
finally a Masters in Community Nursing (MCur) (by research) at the University
of Port Elizabeth (UPE).
admitted to, and completed the prestigious Research Capacity Initiative (RCI)
with the South African Netherlands Partnership for Alternative Development
(SANPAD) in 2006 (cum laude). She is
currently registered at NMMU for a PhD in Construction Management.
Claire practices as Construction H&S Agent,
and obtained her Professional status (Pr.CHSA) with the South African Council
for Project and Construction Management Professionals (SACPCMP) in 2014. She has a number of areas supporting
H&S with the SACPCMP, which include examiner for the CHS Manager and
Officer categories applying for registration, and on the examination and CHS
task teams. Claire further represents
ACHASM on the Built Environment Professionals (BEP) Council, and on the
SACPCMP CHSA task team.
Further registrations include: Chartered
Institute of Building (CIOB); the Ergonomics Society of South Africa (ESSA);
SA Nursing Council, (SANC), and the SA Society of Occupational Health Nurses
(SASOHN). She is a Director of ACHASM, and the Institute of Occupational
Safety and Health (IOSH) (UK) and SAIOSH.
Her work focuses on Construction H&S, particularly
in the civil engineering field, on projects ranging in value from R500
thousand to R750 million. Claire and
her team have been instrumental in supporting the Eastern Cape Department of
Roads and Public Works (ECDRPW) over the past few years to raise the bar in
CHS, supporting both regions and head Office (Bhisho). She presents widely across a range of
organizations and programmes. She is passionate about the H&S of the
Construction Worker, and the consideration of H&S through the
Construction life cycle.
Her present interests are research and
development in Construction H&S and completing an elusive PhD. Many
research papers have been presented and published nationally and
Balancing family and work are a priority.
Mr Tseliso Makhetha
Mr Tseliso Makhetha is a Professional Construction
Project Manager& Professional Construction Mentor. Thirty-seven years
professional experience in both the construction and private practice
environments in quantity surveying, construction and project management.He
studied quantity surveying through UK based professional institutes, PG Cert in Cons
Adjudication(UP) and post graduate studies in construction management
at the University of Bath. His practise is currently providing a Qauntity
Surveying Support Service to the Limpopo Department on the Department of
Education projects. The practice also offers governance services to the CIDB in
terms of the CIDB Act 2000 and the CID Regulations 20104.
He is a registered Business Administrator, Project
Manager and Quantity Surveyor, with local and international professional
institutions. He has worked for two of Transnet’s business units, Protekon and
the Essellen Park Development, as Deputy Executive Manager and Project Manager:
Construction and Technical, respectively.He is registered as an accredited
mentor for the dti’sKhulaThuso Mentorship Scheme, and provided skills transfer
training to emerging contractors. Mr Makhetha has also been registered as an
accredited Construction Adjudicator by the CIDB.
Mr Bonke Simelane
Bonke was born
at the Oliver Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg in 1972. He grew up in
Daveyton, Benoni and went to school there until he matriculated in Davey High
School after which he went to Cape Town to study and obtained a National
Diploma in Building from the Cape University of Technology (CPUT). He then
proceeded to the University of Johannesburg where he obtained his Bachelor of
Technology in Construction Management.
his career at Murray and Roberts as a bursary student where he stayed for 5
years and worked on projects such as the Gold Reef City Casino and Sheraton
Hotel. He then had a short stint at Abcon Construction as a Site Engineer and
In 2001 he
joined Development & Engineering Consultants as a Project Manager working
at the Johannesburg Regional Office of the National Department of Public
Works on the Programme for Accelerated Capital Expenditure (PACE). He also
worked as Project Co-ordinator on the Domestic Terminal Expansion Project
(DOMTEX) at OR Tambo International Airport for Airports Company South Africa
In 2003 Bonke
became a Director at DEC and the Programme Manager for PACE where he managed
three regions, Johannesburg, Nelspruit and Mafikeng.
worked as a Technical Assistant (TA) on the Infrastructure Delivery
Improvement Programme (IDIP) where he was initially based at the Gauteng
Department of Education where IDIP helped to initiate the Accelerated School
Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI).
He was later placed
at the National Treasury within Inter-Governmental Relations (IGR) reporting
to the Chief-Director and Deputy Director-General responsible for IDIP at the
While at DEC he
also worked for the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) and the Passenger
Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) on BRT and Station Upgrades for the 2010
FIFA World Cup.
In 2009 he
joined Focus Project Management as a Director and worked on the City of
Tshwane’s Neighbourhood Development Partnership Grant (NDPG) as Programme
Manager. He also worked as Project Director at Eastgate Shopping Centre for
In 2012 he
relocated to Cape Town to join NMC Construction Group’s Procurement and
Business Development Department.
completed various Post-Graduate Courses at University of Pretoria,
Stellenbosch University and GIBS.
Vice-President of the ACPM (Association of Construction Project Managers) in
2011/12. He is a Member of the CIOB in the Western Cape. He is also a member
of SABTACO and SAIBPP in the Western Cape.
Bonke is also a
Board Member of Life Choices, an NGO working in education with High School
youths from disadvantaged townships in Cape Town.
Bonke is married
and has three children, two boys and a girl.
Mr Douglas Mitchell
and Safety career commenced in 1983. During that period he has been involved
with the Mossgas project, Lethabo Power Station and numerous Refinery
expansion projects. Currently contracted to the Master Builders Association
North where his duties include all matters
relating to legislated Occupational Health, Safety.
Special projects include, establishing and
facilitating a cadet programme for construction health and safety officers
based on SAQA learnership principles. Active member of the Development
Quality Partner established for the development of an Occupational Health
Member of the South African Council for the
Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) – Registration for
Served on the Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety (ACOSH)
reporting through the Chief Inspector to the Minster of Labour.
| Mr Itumeleng Molosi|
Mr Itumeleng Molosi
matriculated at Orlando West High School in Soweto, Johannesburg in 1977. As
a bursary holder of LTA Ltd he obtained a National Certificate in Engineering
at Technikon SA (currently UNISA) in 1982 and in 1987 he obtained National
Higher Diploma in Building Survey (QS) at Natal Technikon (currently Durban
Institute of Technology). He is registered with SACPCMP as a Professional
Construction Project Manager (Pr CPM). Since 1987 he has worked as a Site
Contract Quantity Surveyor (QS) in major Construction companies namely LTA
Ltd and Murray and Roberts Civil in large scale contracts – N3 Toll
Concessionaires in Warden – Free state and Inanda Dam to Wiggins Viaduct and
Tunnel in KZN.
work as a Project Manager started at Engen Petroleum Ltd from 1994 where managed
a construction of several greenfield and retrofit Service Stations in
Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo. In 2004 he joined the Department of Public
Works as a Senior Project Manager, a position he held until he was promoted
to a position of Director of Projects in 2011, a position he currently holds.
As a Director of Projects he manages a team of Project Managers as well as
other professionals in various disciplines to deliver on Infrastructure
Projects as well as the implementation of the Expanded Publics Works
| Mr Rowan Crowie|
Rowan is currently the majority Shareholder,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Crowie Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a property
and infrastructure group that comprises of subsidiari3es operating in the
property development, infrastructure development, construction, project
management and property asset management space.
Rowan previously headed up the Property Division
of the South African Reserve Bank where he was responsible for the
development management of major capital projects; the facilities management of
the Bank’s capital assets; the property management of a property portfolio
valued at R3.5 billion. Prior to this,
he worked for Murray and Roberts Construction (Pty) Ltd, where he managed the
construction of a number of prestigious projects including the five - star
Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town.
Rowan’s key competencies include the Formulation
and Development of Policy and Strategic Planning; the conversion of Strategic
Initiatives into Broad policy Frameworks; the Implementation of Affirmative
Procurement Initiatives; Property Development and Development Management;
Stakeholder Identification and Liaison; Client Liaison.
Crowie Holdings is an Investment Holding
company, providing integrated property and construction solutions through its
various subsidiaries and investments. The organogram below outlines the
structure of the group and its spheres of influence.
The group currently employs approximately 500
staff with a turnover in excess of R1 Billion.
Rowan’s experience within in a corporate environment
includes his chairmanship and directorship within the group environment as
well as acting as a non-executive director of a JSE listed civil construction
business. In addition, Rowan was appointed by The Minister of Public Works as
a Councilor to the South African Council for the Projects and Construction
Management Professions (SACPCMP).
Mr Makgati PhaladiMakgati Jacky Phaladi started his professional career in the built
environment with the National Department of Public Works at its Head Quarters in Pretoria in
2000 as a Young Professional in Project Management, and after completed his
programme he was appointed as a Project Manager in Pretoria Regional Office in
2001, since then he has served several Portfolios within the Department in its
different Regional Offices. Currently is the Chief Construction Project Manager
in Johannesburg Regional Office responsible for the Department of Correctional
addition as a Chief Construction Project Manager, Mr. Phaladi has been involved
in a number of initiatives aimed at building project and programme management
in the National Department
of Public Works and one of his highlights in the Department is the management
of the development of Skilpadhek Border Post in the North West Province.
He has obtained B-Tech in Architecture
from Tshwane University of Technology and M-Tech in Construction Management
from the University of the Johannesburg. He is a Professional Construction
Project Manager registered with the South African Council for Project and Construction
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