Paulos MahlanguDirector

As a seasoned engineer and projects implementation specialist, I leverage my vast industry experience in engineering, maintenance, and production operations management to drive people development and business transformation. My expertise includes:

  • People development and transformation initiatives that maximize company return on investment
  • Operations implementation at shop floor and management levels
  • Training and skills development, refined through my role as Group Operations Training Manager at Scaw Metals
  • Innovative solutions that drive company performance and business transformation

Qualifications and Accreditations:

  • National Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • Accredited Assessor with MerSETA and ETDP
  • Registered Chartered HR Professional with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP)

Co-founder and Managing Director of:

  • Thuthukisa Advisory and Consulting
  • Thuthukisa Institute NPC (a specialist advisory, consulting, and projects management non-profit organization)

Thuthukisa Institute NPC empowers communities through skills development and inclusive growth solutions, offering tailored programs and expertise in:

  • Skills Development
  • BBBEE
  • Human Capital

Contacts:

paulos@thuthukisa.co.za

Homera KadwaDirector

A Human Capital and Talent specialist having worked in various management positions, ranging from Human Resources in a Generalist, Talent and

Succession and the BBBEE portfolios.

She has expertise in Administration, Recruitment, Remuneration Strategy and Salary payroll, Project Management and Talent Management. She served for many years as a Trustee on the Scaw Metals Pension Fund Committee.

Homera is a business improvement practitioner that analyes current systems and uncovers inefficiencies for improvement, while bringing fresh new ideas for process improvements and creative ways to engage with internal and external customers.

She holds the following qualifications: BCom (Human Resources) and is a Chartered HR Professional with the South Africa Board for People Practices (SABPP).

Contacts:

homera@thuthukisa.co.za

Preggy ChettyDirector

A Human Capital specialist with extensive corporate and public sector experience.

He has worked at a senior Level within various organisations and has implemented a range of strategic interventions to maximise people and organisational development, as well as to enhance bottom line returns.

He is an experienced, internationally accredited coach and change management specialist.

His organisational roles include Senior Management positions in the HR and Training & Development Divisions of the following large corporate organisations: Scaw Metals; Murray & Roberts, Mondi, Deloitte Consulting, City Power and Rand Water.

Preggy is a Chartered HR Professional with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP), and he holds the following qualifications: BCom (Human Resources); BCom(Honours) (Human Resources Development); Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Advanced Programme in Labour Relations.

Contacts:

preggy@thuthukisa.co.za

Eugene VermaakDirector

A qualified Fitter and Turner with vast industry experience in Engineering Manufacturing, Maintenance Engineering and Production Operations Management.

He is a projects implementation specialist with a focus on Technical specialisation.

He has knowledge in skills and training, project planning and management.

He successfully set up a Production Technology simulation plant where the learners were trained and given the necessary knowledge and business-critical skills.

He holds the following qualifications: Qualified Fitter and Turner, National Diploma in Occupational Developing Educational Practitioner, Accredited Asessor with MerSETA and ETDP and Accredited Moderator with MerSETA and ETDP.

He is currently a QCTO specialist for accreditation of Public and Private Technical training Centres.

Contacts:

eugene@thuthukisa.co.za

Emile JacobsDirector

A Qualified Fitter and Turner with extensive Industrial experience in the Engineering and Manufacturing sector.

He has worked in specialised chemical and radiation plant maintenance and tool rooms for the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA), for a number of years. He subsequently pursued a career in Engineering Training & Projects Implementation and completion, including specialised projects such as building training equipment for training centres, at Phelindaba Skills Institution at NECSA.

He then joined the SEIFSA Training Centre as a Senior Engineering Training Consultant and Section Head in the Mechanical Engineering Section. He has worked in close collaboration, and continues to work, with the Qualifications Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and the

National Artisan Moderating Body (NAMB), in developing & implementing new artisan qualifications,  accrediting Skills Development Providers and Training Centres, to offer accredited technical and artisanal qualifications.  He is currently a senior project manager, on the Department of Higher

Education’s, Centres of Specialisation Project. The Centre of Specialisation Project involves setting up Artisanal Skills Centres at 26 TVET colleges across the country, to offer the new QCTO Occupational qualifications for the mechanical, electrical, construction and related trades.

He is a Qualified Fitter and Turner, holds a National Diploma in Machenical Enginering  and is an accredited Assessor and Moderator with MERSETA, NAMB and QCTO.

He is currently one of a select  group of verification specialists for QCTO and NAMB, in accrediting public and private technical training centres.

Contacts:

Emile.stc@seifsa.co.za