OUR PEOPLE

 

  • Pr Eng, B Sc B Eng (Mech Eng),
  • M Eng (Industrial Engineering), Stellenbosch University.
  • MD Autplastic (Pty) Ltd 1990 to 2002
  • Winner of several Automotive Supplier of the Year awards
  • MD and owner of Vynide 2003 to 2006
  • MD of SCM Systems 2002 to date; an independent business consulting unit specialising in turn-around and strategic planning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Sipho is the managing director of Khabokedi Waste Management (Pty) Ltd. He has 15 years’ experience in solid waste management with special emphasis in landfill management.
  • Sipho is a graduate of the University of KwaZulu Natal with B Uris degree.
  • Previous assignments include being the Technical Advisor for the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa, a membership is still held, and former board member- Buyisa – e – Bag.
  • Sipho’s passion is training & mentoring waste practitioners in all aspects of integrated waste management including best practise landfill operations & management, Occupational Health and Safety and community initiatives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • BBusSc (Marketing), University of Cape Town.
  • Founding member of Selectra Farm Tech, a leading innovator of sustainable agricultural solutions in Africa.
  • Eight years project development and implementation experience in Central and West Africa.
  • Past experience includes senior positions in the Heavy Engineering, Industrial Gas and Non-Ferrous Industries.
  • Inaugural Vice President - African Bioenergy Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Rob loves innovative technology and his main objective is to ensure that the technologies Selectra represents are the best in their respective applications and ensure that we are able to meld them seamlessly in a site specific architecture to deliver a sustainable solution, financially, socially and environmentally.  Nothing excites Rob more than the implementation of projects, which have been designed and developed in house - after all, as a wise man once said "Vision without execution is no more than a hallucination."
  • Rob is steering committee member of SABIA, helping to direct the fledgling Southern African Biogas Industry in the right direction.
  • Rob is the chairman of the Wanderers Rugby Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Ignus has ten years’ experience in project and quality management. He has a qualification in Project Management (PMBOK) and is a member of the Project Management Institute.
  • Ignus has a passion for community development through projects that are aimed at food security, energy independence and skills development. He is a member of COMENSA and believes in forging lasting working relationships with community members through coaching and mentoring them to be entrepreneurs in their own right.

LIESL MNTAMBO

Manager: Accounting & Administration

 

 

 

 

 

DWIGHT ROSSLEE

Commercial Director

ROB CLOETE

Technical Director

IGNUS POTGIETER

General Manager: Projects

IZAK KRIGE

Non-executive Chairman, Head Coach

 

SIPHO MAKHASANA

Director

  • Liesl has 17 years experience in accounting, administration and procurement fields at a diverse range of companies from SMME’s to major corporates.
  • Liesl joined Selectra from one of the largest South African tool importers and distributors where she rose to the position of Junior Financial Manager with a staff complement of 10 debtors/creditors/administration staff with exposure to HR & payroll, imports and distribution over and above her accounting duties.
  • Liesl’s responsibilities at Selectra includes accounting & administration, procurement and import/export administration.

 

BEÑAT ARAUCUA

Lead Engineer

LOUW DREYER

Regional Manager

DIRK WESTENSEE

Product Manager H2E Wastewater Systems

 

  • MSc Process Engineering specialising in Termoenergetics, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
  • Beñat focus and passion is renewable energy engineering having successfully completed solar, biomass and biogas assignments since graduating in 2009
  • Beñat was awarded the first prize in the third edition of “Eco-Logics Competition for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in MERCOSUR”, awarded by I.D.E.A.L. (Institute for the Development of Alternative Energy in Latin America)
  • Diploma Agricultural Management, Cape Peninsula University of technology.
  • Major subjects include, Animal Production, Plant Production and Agricultural Practices.
  • Louw has spent the past 9 years gaining experience in product and business development within the private sector.  With an agricultural background and technical mind set he finds pleasure in the challenges that lies within moulding technology into a healthy, feasible business models with the focal point on sustainability.
  • BSc Conservation Ecology, Stellenbosch University
  • MSc Environmental Biotechnology, Rhodes University
  • Co-authored various articles and reviewed papers on Wastewater Treatment Systems
  • African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Science and Technology Programme participant in the biofuels study group
  • Submission of various reports to the Water Research Commission (WRC) with regard to Integrated Algal Pond Systems (IAPS)

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