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Fifth (5th) Term Council
June 2018 - May 2020

SACPCMP is a juristic person enacted by Act of parliament to regulate Construction & Project Management Professions

The council consists of the members appointed by the Minister of Public Works according to Section 3 of Act(Act No 48 of 2000) and the term of office serving as a Council Member is four (4) years.


Isaac Mzumara Nkosi (President of Council)

Mr. Isaac Mzumara Nkosi is a Registered Professional Construction Project Manager and a Member of the Association of Construction Project Managers of South Africa. Mr. Nkosi is the President of the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP). He is the outgoing Chairman of the Council for the Built Environment (CBE). He holds a Master of Science in Project Management (University of Pretoria), a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (University of Pretoria) and a Diploma in Civil Engineering (University of Malawi). He has also undertaken courses in Financial Management, Strategic Management, Economics and Corporate Governance.

Mr. Nkosi is currently Team Leader on a number of large-scale, mixed-used developments and student accommodation projects within the SADC Region. Mr. Nkosi has gained extensive experience in corporate governance and leadership in private and public entities, both as a member and chairperson of Boards of Directors where he is currently serving. He has also gained experience in strategic management as CEO of a large-scale black-owned construction firm. As CEO, he contributed to the growth of the company, establishing a functional structure, providing leadership in operations, commercial, finance and human resources aspects of the company.

Mr. Nkosi has also acquired vast experience in project and construction management on various projects including urban and rural infrastructure; office buildings; retail complexes; housing developments; and casino and entertainment developments. He has been involved in a number of urban renewal projects as a project manager. He has been involved in a number of projects for planning, establishment and capacity building of project management offices/units for public sector clients. 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 planning and delivery. Mr. Nkosi also worked for SIP Project Managers and Diagonal Projects Africa as a Project and Construction Manager on a number of retail, casino and office development projects with very tight budgets and deadlines.


Mr Bafikile Bonke Simelane (Vice President of Council)

Bonke Simelane possesses a rich breadth and depth of experience as well as an intimate knowledge and understanding of the Built Environment acquired in over 20 years in a variety of senior management and leadership roles as a committed, diligent, conscientious and passionate Built Environment Practitioner who believes in authentic, intentional, collaborative partnerships based on professionalism, trust, integrity and mutual respect.


He holds a National Diploma in Building from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and a Construction Management Degree from the University of Johannesburg (UJ).


He has completed post-graduate studies like the Construction Management Programme (CMP) at Stellenbosch University as well as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Project Management for Built Environment Professionals with the University of Pretoria. He is registered with the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) as a Professional Construction Project Manager. He is also Vice-President of the SACPCMP and its Construction Management Champion to raise the profile, professionalism and prestige of the Construction Management Profession in South Africa.


He is a member of Industry Advisory Boards at the University of Pretoria and at the University of Cape Town. He is a firm and strong believer in active professional engagement to promote ethical leadership, good governance, best practice, excellence and transformation in the Built Environment.


Bonke was the first Black President of Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) and authored MBSA’s Transformation Declaration. He initiated Thought Leadership through his monthly ‘President’s Comment’ column in SA Builder, MBSA’s official journal. He is a strong proponent of transformation through SMME Development interventions like Mentoring, Coaching and Incubation initiatives which he spearheaded during his time at the erstwhile NMC Construction Group. He wrote the BBBEE and Transformation Policy for this business with special emphasis on diversity and inclusion through his HR Value Proposition of “Igniting Passion, Unleashing Potential and Nurturing Talent”. He played a leading role in its implementation.


Career and professional development highlights include being Technical Assistant (TA) on the Infrastructure Delivery Improvement Programme (IDIP) where he was involved in the conceptualization, initiation and implementation of the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI) through the Infrastructure Delivery Management System (IDMS) which evolved into the Standard for Infrastructure Procurement and Delivery Management (SIPDM) including the roll-out, implementation, institutionalization and mainstreaming into National, Provincial and Local Government Departments. This is now also being used by some SOCs.


Other career highlights include working as Project Leader on some prominent flagship TOD (Transit Oriented Projects) and related infrastructure projects in preparation for the FIFA 2009 Confederations Cup as well as the FIFA 2010 World Cup. He was also Programme Manager for the City of Tshwane’s Township Regeneration Project under the auspices of National Treasury’s Neighbourhood Development Partnership Grant where he also wrote Project Plans and Business Plans for various catalytic projects for Mamelodi, Soshanguve, Mabopane, Saulsville and Ga-Rankuwa Townships some of which have been and are being implemented. He also worked on the Domestic Terminal Expansion Project at OR Tambo International Airport.


Bonke is a highly skilled and competent professional who adds tremendous value through his track-record and experience in construction project management, mainstream contracting, business strategy advisory, strategic marketing, customer relationship management, problem-solving, optioneering, compliance monitoring, change management, transformation as well as stakeholder engagement.


He is highly driven, resilient, energetic and passionate about building legacies as well as making a positive contribution and lasting impact in all his endeavours through his inherent attributes of leadership, empathy and emotional intelligence amongst others

Ms Hazel Noluthando Molao

Noluthando is an Associate Director at Turner & Townsend responsible for Business Development in the Public Property and Infrastructure Sectors and has been involved in the built environment for 15 years. She is extensively involved in the Built Environment where she is a 5th Term Board Councillor on the South Africa Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP), is the current Finance Committee Chairperson and served as a co-opted Finance Committee member on the SACPCMP for a period of 3 years. She serves as a Board Member (NED) Johannesburg Social Housing Company (JOSHCO). She is a professional Construction Project Manager registered with the (SACPCMP) and have successfully planned and delivered projects in the various sectors including Infrastructure and Property projects. She has successfully implemented high value capital infrastructure projects; had the privilege to work on some of South African iconic projects such as the construction of the New Orlando Stadium and recently the Gautrain Station Platform Extensions at OR Tambo International Airport.

In recognition of her work over the past ten years, she was awarded the Women in Construction Pioneer of Innovation Award 2016, Women in Property Network Professional of the Year (Private Sector) 2016 and the South African Construction Awards Women in Construction 2016. Her technical abilities are founded on extensive work experience with qualifications in a BSc Quantity Surveying (honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Economics, Property Developmentand Management and iscurrently finalising herresearch report for an MBA qualification.

She has served as a Body Corporate Chairperson for the Greenwood Board of Trustees for 2 years and is currently an Independent Non-Executive Trustee on the Arup Education Trust. She is passionate about education and skills development; she has been appointed as a mentor by the Council for the Built Environment for a 3-year period ending in 2021 and is a Facilitator for Gordon Institute of Business Science as an industry expert.

Dr Claire Deacon

Claire Deacon is the Managing Member of OCCUMED cc, also trading as claire deacon and associates (cd&a). Claire has practiced as an Occupational Health Practitioner [OHNP] since 1982, with OCCUMED cc formed in 1994, and trading as cd&a since 2008. cd&a is an Associate of Coalition Trading 517 cc (t/a Construction Research Education and Training Enterprises (CREATE)) with Professor John Smallwood of Nelson Mandela University [NMU]. Claire is a Professional Construction Health and Safety Agent (PrCHSA), no: CHSA 010/2013.


Claire’s career commenced with a General Nursing Diploma at Groote Schuur Hospital, she qualified in Occupational Health at the University of Stellenbosch. Other post graduate training includes a B. Tech in Occupational Health at Peninsula Technikon; a BSc Med [Honours] in Biomedical Engineering/Ergonomics at the University of Cape Town, and a master’s in nursing [MCur] [by research] at the then University of Port Elizabeth (now NMU) that considered the Health Status of Construction Workers. Claire was admitted to the prestigious Research Capacity Initiative [RCI] with the South African Netherlands Partnership for Alternative Development [SANPAD], which was completed cum laude. Claire obtained her PhD (Construction Management) at NMU in 2016. Claire currently presents the H&S modules on the MSc Construction H&S programme at the NMU and publishes on construction H&S issues in the South African context. Work from her Masters (Occupational Health) has been used by the Green Building Council as part of their Social Responsibility points, and currently being considered by the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) for a standard in primary health care.


Claire currently has dual registration with SA Council for Project and Construction Management Professions [SACPCMP], and the South African Nursing Council [SANC]. Claire has just completed a term on the 4th term council and has been re-appointed to serve on the 5th term council until 2022. Roles within the SACPCMP have included: EXCO Committee, CPD, and HR Chair, and Registrations and Programme Accreditation Committees, and CHS Committee. Other roles include examiner and moderator for the CHS officer and manager categories, as well as any other roles and representations required in the duties of the Council.


Claire is a member of a number of Voluntary Associations that includes: President of the Section 21 voluntary association [VA], the Association of Construction Health and Safety Management [ACHASM]; the SA Society of Occupational Health Nurses [SASOHN]; the Chartered Institute of Building [CIOB]; the Institute of Safety and Health (IOSH) in the UK, and the Ergonomics Society of South Africa [ESSA] (General Board Member).


Claire has worked as a CHSA since 2004, on projects ranging in value from R500 thousand to R4billion.


Her present interests are mentoring other, research and development in Health and Safety. Many research papers have been presented and published nationally and internationally. Over and above all that, Claire attempts to balance work and life, enjoying good food and wine with family and friends, and mountain biking.

Mr George Mbuthia

George Mbuthia is the General Manager at Procurement Dynamics (PD) Consulting, a multi-disciplinary consulting firm that focusing on the planning, and delivery of infrastructure and economic development projects and programmes. A construction project manager by profession, George has long been interested in the advancement of the profession and the industry in general. George started his career as a construction manager and quantity surveyor and has over 23 years’ experience in the field. He has also lectured to undergraduate and postgraduate students on project management at the University of KwaZulu Natal, UNISA and the Tshwane University of Technology.


Currently, he heads a team that provides research and advisory on project and programme management, infrastructure planning and development, as well as Public Private Partnerships. George has also researched and published on infrastructure, project management and construction industry issues. He is passionate about understanding and driving the evolution of the construction management professions and their role in economic development of the African continent.

George holds a BA in Building Economics, a MSc (Construction Economics and Management) and a master’s in business administration (MBA).

Mr Tjiamogale Eric Manchidi

Tjiamogale Eric Manchidi is a construction project manager registered with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions, where he has also served as the 4thterm council's president. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Construction Industry Development Board of South Africa.


He is the CEO of Procurement Dynamics (Pty) Ltd, a Pretoria based built environment consulting company. During his vast career, he has held several directorship positions both in the public and private sector, including serving as a Director: APOPS for the Department of Public Works. Eric brings 22 years of interdisciplinary skills and experience in construction policy.








Mr Itumeleng Harry Molosi

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 University of Technology - DUT).


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 on large scale contracts – N3 Toll Concessionaires in Warden – Freestate as well as Inanda Dam to Wiggins Viaduct and Tunnel in KZN.


His 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 built environment professionals in various disciplines to deliver on Infrastructure Projects. Also, as a Director of Projects he manages the implementation of the Expanded Publics Works Programme (EPWP).


Mr Indrasen Siven Naidoo

Siven’s career in Health and Safety began in 1997 when he joined JT Ross & Son Construction. After 9 years with them he joined Stefanutti and Bressan now Stefanutti Stocks Building KZN where he currently serves as their Divisional SHEQ Manager. Siven has served on various committees over the years some of which include; The Master Builders KZN OHS Committee, The Institute of Safety Management KZN Branch Committee and is a founder member of and currently serves on the Council of Saiosh.


Advocate Rosha Rai Dehal


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