Meet the team that make TECC the best.
Hulisani Netshisaulu is an Environmental Assessment Practitioner at Tshikovha Environmental and Communication Consulting. Prior to working at Tshikovha Environmental and Communication Consulting, Netshisaulu worked as an Intern for the Limpopo Economic Development and Environment and Tourism Department.
She holds a Bachelor of Earth Science in Mining and Environmental Geology honours degree obtained in 2010 from the University of Venda and a certificate in Project Management obtained in 2013 from the University of South Africa.
She is currently working on the following projects: The proposed development of the Londindha Lodge in Bushbuckridge Local Municipality, Mpumalanga Province; the proposed development of a filling station in Heildelberg under the Lesedi Local Municipality, Gauteng Province; the proposed development of a Resort in Mangwazi Nature Reserve under Bushbuckridge Local Municipality in Mpumalanga Province and the proposed development of Segakwaneng Bridge 2 in Moses Kotane Local Municipality, Northwest Province.
Belindah Kolokoto is an administration officer at Tshikovha Environmental and Communication Consulting. She attended and matriculated at New Dawn College in Pretoria. She is currently studying with University of South Africa, where she is doing her second year of Bachelor of Education. At TECC, her roles include all administrative work from answering to human resources activities. Below are some of her duties:
Mufaro Nyamande is a holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree double major in Geography-Environmental Science and International Studies from Monash University. He also holds the following certificates from institutions based in South Africa and the United Kingdom; Project Management for Environmental Impact Assessments, Development, Disasters and Sanitation, Municipal Waste Water Treatment and an Executive Certificate in Projects and Programmes Monitoring and Evaluation. Soon after graduation, Mufaro was employed by Optimum PM in South Africa as a green consultant which afforded him the opportunity to work in the field of sustainable living. Much of the projects in this role were commissioned in partnership with local government and it allowed Mufaro to grasp the concepts of local government business processes. Furthermore, in this role he was responsible for the inception of the EIA process from the tendering stage up until the completion of the project.
In his five years of experience, Mufaro has been highly instrumental in the environmental departments of the companies he has been engaged in. His experience spans between three countries, namely South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe, in different environmental companies and consultancies. He has been previously employed in his capacity as an environmentalist who spearheaded environmental impact assessments for projects in alternative energy, mining and quarry development and waste water. He also specializes in conducting environmental impact assessments for projects in construction both residential and commercial developments, schools, small dams and filling stations.
Mufaro’s working experience has allowed him to create a valuable network over the years as well as understand the dynamics of the environment in different urban contexts. He also understands different environmental policies that are utilized in the different countries he has worked in
Gudani Carlos Mudzielwana is an Environmental and Engineering Geologist with over two (2) years of experience in Engineering Geology. Currently Gudani is employed by Tshikovha Environmental and Communication Consulting as an Engineering Geologist. He holds a BSc Environmental and Engineering Geology degree (2013) and a BSc (Hons) Engineering Geology (2015) both from the University of Pretoria.
His skills includes good understanding and knowledge of South African National Standards, SANS 633, 634, 1936-1, 1936-2, 1936-3, 1936-4 and 10400 as well as SAIEG, SACE and other guidelines for Geotechnical investigations.
To lead a passionate life, Gudani started doing work as a student employee in geotechnical division of Kimopax for six month in (2013), where he was involved in investigations for a high rise building in Pretoria Central called Mandela Heist.
Since 2014, Gudani’s work at Tshikovha Environmental and Communication Consulting has seen him working in site investigations for projects such as: housing development, landfill feasibility studies, filling stations, applications for mine permits and prospecting rights as wells as remediation and monitoring projects for Transnet Freight Rail. During this time Gudani also completed a short course in soil profiling, core and chip logging (2014).
While working for Tshikovha in 2015 he registered for BSc (Hon). Engineering Geology, as part of the programme he was involved in projects such as geotechnical investigation for Kriel Power Station (Core logging), Modderfontein Filling station and Dolomite Stability Assessment (Protea Glen) all under the supervision of professional lectures at the University of Pretoria (Prof. L.J Van Roy and Dr. Matthys Dippenaar).