OUR TEAM

Dr Phetole David Sekete

Medical Doctor


Dr Phetole David Sekete is a Medical Doctor in Katlehong with a special interest in environmental health. He has been practicing medicine for over 30 years. He has a BSc from the University of the North, a MBCHB from the University of Natal and a MSc Med from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a founder and CEO of Buhle Waste (Pty) Ltd. and its subsidiaries.

Mrs. Evelyn Mokope Masedi

Operations Director


Mrs. Evelyn Mokope Masedi is currently the Operations Director at Buhle Waste (Pty) Ltd. She has 5 years of experience in waste management prior to Buhle Waste (Pty) Ltd. having worked for Kulungile Waste Contractor. She is the driving force that inspires enthusiasm amongst all Buhle Waste staff ensuring they perform their jobs to exceptional standards

Ms. Nancy Maake

Shareholder


Ms. Nancy Maake is a shareholder in Buhle Waste (Pty) Ltd. bringing numerous years of cleaning and pest control experience having worked at Mrs. Rubble and Rubbish for over 10 years, playing a key role in contracts with Spoornet and Ekurhuleni.

Mr Sam Mabudu

Chief Financial Office


Mr Sam Mabudu is the Chief Financial Officer for the Buhle Waste Group. He has been at the helm of the company’s finances since 2010. Mr Mabudu has been a professional accountant for over 25 years, specialising in accounting, internal auditing and tax consulting. Mr Mabudu is an essential asset to the Buhle Waste group with his contributions to the entire organisation’s financial health and well-being.

Ms. Portia Mabote

General Manager


Ms. Portia Mabote has been with Buhle Waste since its inception. In 1997 she joined Buhle Waste as an office assistant; after 2 years with the company she was promoted to Payroll Clerk where she dealt with the finances. Her meteoric rise continued for 10 years, wherein she became Buhle Waste’s General Manager, and 2nd in command only reporting to the CEO. She is therefore an invaluable asset to the company with the potential to take the business to greater heights.

Mr Nkoko Sekete

Regional Manager


Mr Nkoko Sekete is the Regional Manager for Buhle Waste Central and Cape Regions, based in the Free State, after having proven himself as the Project Manager for the Gauteng Department of Health contract. He has a Masters (MPhil) in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), and a BCom (Honours) in Economics from the University of Cape Town.

Mr Thabang Sekete

Business Development Manager


Mr Thabang Sekete is the Business Development Manager for Buhle Waste. He has a BSocSci (Honours) in Psychology (UCT), a Masters in Programme Evaluation (UCT) and a Masters in International Business (HULT, Shanghai). Since January 2016, Mr Sekete has been developing the business of the company by sourcing clients and ensuring a strong operational base for servicing those clients.

Ms. Nomathemba Themba

General Manager


Ms Nomathemba Themba is the General Manager for Biomed Disposal Services. She holds a BSc (Honours) in Environmental Management (UNISA), a BTech in Environmental Health from the Durban University of Technology, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Environmental and Sustainable Development Law (WITS), an Occupational Safety and Health Management and Work Environment Improvement Diploma from Japan, and is currently studying towards her Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from UNISA.

Motlatso ‘Billy’ Mabeba

Safety, Health Environmental and Quality Assurance (SHEQ) Officer.


Motlatso ‘Billy’ Mabeba is the organisation’s Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Assurance (SHEQ) Officer. He has over 11 years’ experience in implementing and auditing environmental systems such as ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Billy has a BSc (Honours) in Environmental Management and a National Diploma in Mining Engineering (UNISA). Mr Mabeba has been with the organisation since 2005 and continues to grow and learn in his role.