Nathi’s role in the company is split into two i.e. strategic and technical. Strategic responsibilities include: company strategy, business development, risks management, governance and financial management. With the closure of NGT Corporate Affairs office in December 2018, Nathi also assumed the responsibilities of Corporate Affairs office: operations management (incl. HR); implementation of company strategy, marketing communication (incl. PR) – both with internal and external stakeholders. Technical responsibilities include: acting as the Principal Consultant for NGT Infraco, Reviews and Quality Assurance for projects managed through NGT ESH. As when required by the clients – conducting some of the specialist studies across NGT subsidiaries and their service offering. He is an experienced consultant and strategist in Project Advisory, Development, Implementation and Management. He has managed and executed multiple projects in the environmental and heritage management sector, social development and in the built environmental sector. Nathi is also involved in prospecting and mining rights applications providing socio-economic strategies and developing social labour plans. He has worked in large capital projects which include: railway infrastructure modernisation, water augmentation, roads, power generation, transmission and distribution, municipal development and rehabilitation. In his appointment as the Acting Director and Principal Consultant for NGT Infraco, Nath is responsibility is to develop business systems for this subsidiary, help it access the market and develop a solid project book that will enable the company to hire a permanent Director and Principal Consultant in the future with experience and expertise in Engineering and Construction Project Management as part of NGT Infraco growth and development strategy and in line with the NGT Holdings strategic direction. Nathi holds a Master of Science in Rock Art Studies, a BSc Hours Degree in Archaeology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from the University of Witwatersrand (Wits). He is currently enrolled for Master of Architecture Sustainable and Energy Efficient Cities (MArch SEEC) with Wits. He is passionate about: (a) rejuvenation of historic towns and the economic role they could play in the developing economies; (b) business ethics and corporate governance in developing economies; (c); enterprise development and socio-economic development.
Ms Sarah has been active in the environmental management profession for over 20 years in various spheres. She has worked both within the Governmental and the private sector undertaking a wide range of duties from providing strategic direction for the environmental component of KZN Provincial Environmental Affairs and has contributed to environmental policies, strategy and legislation provincially in KZN and nationally. Her consulting experience includes applications for environmental authorization, mining matters, and conducting external reviews. She specializes in the resolution of compliance issues between authorization holder and competent authority. Sarah is a long-standing registered member of the International Association for Impact Assessment – South Africa and the Environmental Law Association of South Africa. She is accredited Cert.Sci.Natwith SACNASP (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions).She has always advocated responsible environmental management in KwaZulu-Natal and served as a member of various strategic advisory committees in provincial government. In addition to the above, Sarah has extensive knowledge and understanding the complexities of National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) and EIA Regulations, 2006, 2010, 2013; National Environmental Management: Waste Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008) and associated Regulations National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004) and associated Regulations; National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008); National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004); National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003).
Ms Cherene de Bruyn is a hardworking Archaeologist who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task she undertakes. She completed her BA General, BA Honours (Archaeology) and a BSc Honours (Physical Anthropology) at the University of Pretoria. In 2014, she was placed at the Forensic Anthropological Research Centre, Pretoria as part of the DST-NRF Internship Programme.
In 2016 she received the British High Commissions Chevening Scholarship to complete her Master’s degree in Archaeology at University College London, UK. She is skilled in excavating and analysing archaeological artefacts such as pottery and skeletal human remains. She has an interest in Egyptian, African and burial archaeology. Cherene is a motivated individual who gained relevant professional experience in the heritage sector through Internships as well as through volunteering on archaeological projects.
Through her hardwork and commitment to the NGT brand, Cherene has been promoted to head the Archaeology and Heritage Unit within NGT ESH. NGT ESH is a subsidiary of NGT Holdings responsible for the implementation of environmental, socio-economic and heritage projects. Cherene has proven beyond any reasonable doubt to be an asset to the company with high growth potential.
Ms Kuni Mosweu is a Candidate Environmental and Sustainability Officer with a wide range of skills in Geography, Environmental Science and Anthropology. She holds a BA degree in Geography (University of Johannesburg), BSc Honours in Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies (University of the Witwatersrand) and is currently finalising her Master of Science in Landscape Archaeology (University of the Witwatersrand). She is skilled in using ArcGIS, QGIS, Google Earth and total station, as well as analysing and integrating various types of spatial data. Her MSc degree focussed on modelling past landscapes and analysing the effects of topography and environmental factors on movement patterns of past people. She was part of the team leading data collection and processing as well as excavation and analyses of archaeological material at the Klasies River excavations project in 2017 and 2018. Kuni is passionate about landscape analysis, palaeoenvironments, GIS modelling and the relationship between the natural environment and human behaviour.