University of Limpopo August 2014 - at PresentAs a senior Lecturer, responsible for the :
1. Water Resource Management and Soil conservation module,
2. Project Management Module,
3. Curriculum development,
4. Acting as the Head of the Depatrment of Water and Sanitation.
University of South Africa January 2012 - February 2013Responsible for the Honors Module: Integrated Environmental Management;
Research supervision for Honors and Masters students,
Member of the School of Agriculture and Environmental Science Research Committee representing the Department of Environmental Science; Participated in the in the School of Agriculture and Environmental Science Strategic Planning Workshop representing the Department of Environmental Science.
Scientific Manager (Program Manager)
(Ministry) Department of Water Affairs July 2007 - December 2011For the operation of Water Resources (e.g. Rivers, Dam and Ground Water in various Provinces. Some of my responsibilities involved the liaison and engagement of multi-stakeholders (e.g. Water Boards, energy sector, Irrigation Sector, Dam /river System Operators). I have been responsible for river systems operation of the Vaal and Orange River Systems among others.
I was a member of the Bilateral and Multilateral Trans-boundary River Commissions namely: Permanent Water Commission (PWC) (between South Africa and Namibia) and the Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) (between South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Lesotho) , which were donor funded through GTZ and USAID. I also represented DWA at the 10th Kovacs Colloquium Conference held in UNESCO, Paris (2010); at the Stockholm World Water Forum in Sweden in (2011), and in Sri-Lanka (2006) through f the South Africa Water Sector (SAWS) in Support for the Tsunami Disaster Relief Program.
Water Resource Planner (North)
(Ministry) Department of Water Affairs (DWA) March 2003 - June 2007• I was responsible for integrated management of projects in the different provinces and catchments, the coordinating multi-stakeholder meetings with various water users from the
mining, power generation, industrial, urban, domestic/municipal and agricultural sectors, Water Resource Management Institutions, DWA Regional Offices, Provincial and Local government.
• I also attended various summits and workshops relating to National Spatial Development Perspective (NSDP), Integrated Development Planning (IDP) workshop, and development of Internal Strategic Perspective (ISP).
• My work entailed the the management of Professional Service Providers (PSP)
for current and future National Water Resource Planning.
• I served as a Chairperson for the Transformation Committee (TC) for our division
(2005/2006), reporting on the Employment Equity on Quarterly basis. I also represented our division at the National Transformation Forum in 2004/2005 and 2005/2006.
Production Management Trainee and Brewing Team Leader (Designate)
SAB Miller (Polokwane Brewery) January 2001 - February 2003a. Production Management Trainee:
Completed an International Organization for Brewers (IOB) / International Guild for Brewers (IGB) Board exams (Raw Material and Yeast Metabolism).
b. Brewing Team Leader (Designate):
Production planning, management and running day and night production shifts, involved in weekly Quality, Safety, Health and Environmental meetings.
I got exposure to Human Resources Management (incl. SAP-HR and Industrial Relation issues) during my leadership role;
I learned about the manufacturing process from the raw material to packaging stage of production,
I also gained the experience on total quality control ( HACCP, ISO 14000 and ISO 9000) from raw material (including Labs) to final product; Supply Chain Management with our internal and external customers,
Problem solving skills, and the integration of the natural science, chemical engineering, manufacturing, and the sales and distribution knowledge.
PhD: Development and Management
University of Limpopo
2014 - 2017
(3 years) Limpopo
Master in Business Leadership
University of South Africa
2007 - 2009
(2 years) Gauteng
M.Sc. Water Resource Management
University of Pretoria
1999 - 2000
(1 year) Gauteng
B.Sc. (Honors) in Microbiology
1998 - 1998
(1 year) Gauteng
B.Sc in Microbiology and Botany
1992 - 1997
(5 years) Gauteng
Matric (Grade 12)
Daliwonga High School
1987 - 1991
(4 years) Gauteng