The Team

Meet the Emanti Management Staff.

  • Directors

    Mr. Grant Mackintosh

    Managing Director

    Mr. Grant Mackintosh

    Grant is the Managing Director and the driving force behind Emanti.  Grant holds various degrees from Cape Town: BSc (Eng) in Civil Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering, MSc in Engineering, and an MBA (achieved Cum Laude) at the University of Stellenbosch.
    Grant is an active sports man, enjoying jogging and cycling (completed the Cape Epic in 2008) in his spare time.

    Mr. Mziwabantu Ramba

    Director & Chairman

    Mr. Mziwabantu Ramba

    Mziwabantu joined Emanti Management as a Director and Board Chairman at the company inception in 2003. He, however, started working full-time for the company at the beginning of 2004. Mzi brings invaluable abilities, experience and skills to Emanti which he gained from many years in the construction and water industry.
    As a young man Mzi participated passionately in rugby, boxing and table tennis. His participation is now limited only to games of chess, checkers and table tennis.

    Mr. Philip de Souza

    Director

    Mr. Philip de Souza

    Philip brings a wealth of knowledge to Emanti having achieved a BSc (Eng) in Chemical Engineering with Honours at the University of Cape Town as well as achieving Honours (with distinction) in Water Utilisation Engineering at the University of Pretoria.
    Philip joined Emanti Management at its inception as a Director in 2003. To relax, Philip enjoys a good glass of red wine and his other interests include books and music.

    Mr. Shawn Moorgas

    Director

    Mr. Shawn Moorgas

    Shawn completed his ND Civil Engineering at Cape Peninsula Technikon and obtained a distinction for the National Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering through Peninsula Technikon. Shawn has gained a wealth of experience over more than 11 years within Local government focusing on areas of Water, Sanitation, Operational and Capital Management of Municipal budgets and Project Management.
    Shawn is an avid motor sport enthusiast and is still actively involved in the administration and development of wheelchair basketball in Africa.

  • Staff

    Ms. Unathi Jack

    Engineer

    Ms. Unathi Jack

    Unathi obtained her National Diploma in Chemical Engineering in 2000 at Peninsula Technikon. She further obtained a B Tech and M Tech (Chemical Engineering) in 2001 and 2005 also at Peninsula Technikon.  She became an intern at Emanti Management in 2004, and joined Emanti as a permanent member of staff, after completing her post-graduate studies in 2005.
    Unathi has a keen interest in art and is an enthusiastic boxing supporter.

    Ms. Thabisa Manxodidi

    Engineer

    Ms. Thabisa Manxodidi

    Thabisa obtained her National Diploma in Chemical Engineering (2000) and B Tech (Chemical Engineering) in 2001 at Peninsula Technikon.  She joined Emanti in 2004 and completed her B Eng Honours (Water Utilization) at the University of Pretoria in 2008.
    Thabisa enjoys the outdoors (hiking and jogging), Stage Theater and family time (with my daughter).

    Mr. Warren Retief

    Technician

    Mr. Warren Retief

    Warren obtained his National Diploma in Chemical Engineering (2005) at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). He joined the company in 2005 as a technician and data controller and completed his B Tech Degree (Chemical Engineering - Environmental) in 2010 at UNISA. Warren also completed several IT related short courses at UNISA and is currently in the process of completing his M Tech. 
    In his spare time, Warren enjoys the outdoors, loves sports and spending time with his friends and family.

    Mr. Gregory Bailey

    Technician

    Mr. Gregory Bailey

    Gregory joined Emanti Management at its inception in 2003 as a water sampler and field technician. He is an enthusiastic rugby supporter and other interests include books and jazz music.

    Ms. Beryl Guy

    Personal Assistant

    Ms. Beryl Guy

    Beryl joined Emanti in 2005.  She started in administration as Personal Assistant to Grant, and through her keen interest in IT and Project Management, has become more involved with the business and currently assists the Emanti team with Web-based and other project management.  Beryl has a degree in Conservation Ecology (BSc Agric and BSc (Hons - Physiology)) through Stellenbosch University.  
    She loves animals, gardening, art, music and “chilling” with her children.

    Mrs. Franka Humphreys

    Project Administration Support

    Mrs. Franka Humphreys

    Franka joins Emanti as Project Administration Support. The experience gained from working in the UK and Holland, as well as her travel consultancy background, has provided her with good administration, organisation and communication skills. She is a mother of two daughters and some of her hobbies are exercising, hiking, decoupage and mosaic, with her passion being photography.

    Mr. Matthew Damons

    WWF Graduate Intern

    Mr. Matthew Damons

    Matthew Damons has a BSc Hons Environmental and Water Science through the University of the Western Cape (UWC) (2012). He has been appointed as an intern through the WWF-SA Learnership Programme. Matthew is in the process of completing his MSc Environmental Science through UWC, “An assessment of the contributions of surface and subsurface flows to river flows of the Sandspruit River in the Berg River Catchment, South Africa”. Matthew enjoys hiking, reading, swimming and watching movies in his spare time.

How much water does it take to...
To grow one kilogram of wheat needs 1300 litres of water - The Water Wheel September/October 2010
How much water does it take to...
To produce one litre of milk requires 1000 litres of water - The Water Wheel Sept/Oct 2010
What's on your mind?
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much - Helen Keller
How much water does it take to...
One kilogram of maize requires 900 litres of water - The Water Wheel Sept/Oct 2010
What's on your mind?
"Izandla ziyagenzana - People depend on one another, just like the mutual interdependence in the act of hand washing" Zulu parable
What's on your mind?
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships" Michael Jordan
Your Water Footprint
Close the tap when shaving or brushing your teeth. You can save up to 45 liters of water!
What's on your mind?
"Ubukulu abubangwa - A man is judged by his actions, not his boasting" Xhosa saying
What's on your mind?
"Action is the foundational key to all success" Pablo Picasso
How much water does it take to...
It takes 4650 litres of water for one steak (300g) - The Water Wheel Sept/Oct 2010
How much water does it take to...
More than 140 litres of water goes into every cup of coffee - The Water Wheel September/October 2010
A dripping tap can waste up to 30 liters of water an hour, wasting 10 000 liters of water per year!

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General Contact Details

Tel: +27 (0)21 8802932
Fax: +27 (0)86 5710609
Email: info@emanti.co.za

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