Engeli Team
Dr Ricardo Dames

BSc. and MBA; PhD: Business Incubation, 18 years experience in SME development. Managed COMSEC (Incubator), ILO SIYB and Social Enterprise Master Trainer.

Bronwynne Boswell

B Com: 12 years experience in Business Skills Development and B-BBEE Consulting. Expertise includes development of skills and compliance from B-BBEE perspective. She uses strategic solutions to ensure that companies achieve optimal scores for all elements of the B-BBEE.

Wayne Oosthuizen

MSc (ITFM-Warwick University), MDip Tech (Elec Eng) 21 years Enterprise Development experience including the National Manufacturing Advisory Centre (NAMAC). Last 8 years involved in the design and management of technology/innovation business incubators.

Barry Wiseman

B.Com, LIAB: 27 years Corporate Banking (FNB), 8 years self employed where he assisted business owners with capital raising & business development services.

Rene Howlett

B-BBEE MDP, Member of ABP with recognition as EEP. Experience as an Analyst, Technical Signatory of SANAS Accredited B-BBEE Verification Agency. Assists with cost effective B-BBEE solution, SETA Submissions, EE compliance.

John Rankin

BPsych (Registered Counsellor): 14 Years’ experience in Transformation and Development work. Individual, Youth, Community and Business advancement experience through bespoke solutions. Previously worked at a SANAS accredited B-BBEE Verification Agency and as a B-BBEE Consultant. Currently fills role of Business Development Manager and B-BBEE Specialist.

Farhaad Sain

B.Com Business Management and Economics (NMU), B.Com Economics (Hons) (NMU). Work experience abroad at a Fortune 500 Global Financial Institution. Former years’ experience in local operation retail banking. Experienced as an Analyst at a SANAS accredited B-BBEE Verification Agency.

Nontuthuzelo "Pinky" Samela

Started her career at M Secure cleaning services where she completed various training that specialises in Cleaning and Hygiene. Pinky showed great potential and Engeli offered her a position as the Receptionist. Pinky currently assists a few of the group companies and manages the reception area and its associated tasks.

Kenneth Jooste

B.Com, LLB: Previous experience includes Corporate Governance, Compliance and Legal, HR and Financial Management.

Trevor Hayter

B Com, FIFM, CAIB: Banking, Financial Markets, Risk Management. Trevor has a background in Banking, International trade and Financial Services. Entrepreneur for past 25 years and founding member of various companies including listed company IQUAD, in partnership with the PSG Group.

Sivuyisiwe Msebi

Completed the Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) in 2012 and went onto KPMG to complete her learnership as a trainee accountant. During her learnership at KPMG, she passed both SAICA qualifying examinations and registered with SAICA as a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining Engeli Enterprise Development, she worked at PwC as a manager in the Service Delivery Centre."

Lutho Gwili

Dip (Banking), PGDip (Applied Economics), MCom (Economics). Youth Employment Services Coordinator. Experienced as an SME Advisor and Business Skills Trainer

Chumani Maqina

BMus, MBA: Experienced Management Professional within SME and Business Development enviroments. Also successfully managed own procurement solutions business.

Liezel Hayter

Liezel spent 3 years with a wealth management company and 4 years with a boutique financial services company, as personal assistant to the respective CEOs. Liezel then joined Engeli as an Executive Assistant, but she also plays a leading role in the administration of the Supplier and Enterprise Development Fund managed by Engeli, as well as assisting the Financial Director with the preparation of the Group’s Financials.

Alfred da Costa

Entrepreneur, Ex CEO and appointed president of the Port Elizabeth Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Served on a number of JSE listed entities such as Bidvest. Currently serves as an independent non-executive director on numerous boards.

Donna Kramer

BA Hons Human Resources (NMU), BA Psych (NMU). 10 plus years’ experience as a Corporate HR Generalist with extensive knowledge on Employment Equity, Skills Development and Recruitment & Selection.

Yibanathi Maqina

Dip Accountancy, BTECH Cost and management accounting, ILO SIYB trainer. Experienced as an SME advisor as well as a business and personal development skills trainer. Currently fills the role of a skills development facilitator.