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). Claire was 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 Internationally. Balancing family and work are a priority.
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.
Bonke started 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 Site Agent.
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 (ACSA).
In 2003 Bonke became a Director at DEC and the Programme Manager for PACE where he managed three regions, Johannesburg, Nelspruit and Mafikeng.
Bonke also 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 time.
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 Liberty Properties.
In 2012 he relocated to Cape Town to join NMC Construction Group’s Procurement and Business Development Department.
Bonke also completed various Post-Graduate Courses at University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch University and GIBS.
Bonke was 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.
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 economic development.
He 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 Professions.
Rowan is currently the majority Shareholder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Crowie Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a property and infrastructure group that comprises of subsidiaries 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 Tseliso Makhetha is a Professional Construction Project Manmager& 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.
Occupational Health 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 Safety qualification. Member of the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) – Registration for CHS practitioners.
Served on the Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety (ACOSH) reporting through the Chief Inspector to the Minster of Labour
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.
Mr. 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.
In 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 Tshwane.
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 Environment (CBE).
Makgati 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 Services Portfolio.
In 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 Management Professions.
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 – Freestate and 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 other professionals in various disciplines to deliver on Infrastructure Projects as well as the implementation of the Expanded Publics Works Programme (EPWP).
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