South African Road Federation Director’s Profiles

Vusi Tshabangu

SARF President
3M Technical Manager in Transport Safety Division, supporting the reflective sheeting business.  Vusi has 6 years industry experience in traffic and road safety specializing in the reflective products and technology.  He is constantly working with municipalities in KZN, Limpopo, Northern Cape and Gauteng on road sign improvement by helping with the drafting of specification on reflective material and road markings. He further works with various sign manufacturers on sign fabrication and introduction of new technologies as well as introducing new 3M reflective sheeting to the industry. He has trained municipal engineers on the Science of Reflectivity and its use on the road signs. He also made presentation at the road safety drive with Brake and Tyre Watch. In 2016 he was a driver of the 3M Taxi Conspicuity Tape Campaign promoting Taxi compliance and visibility with the SANTACO and JMPD for the Gauteng taxi industry. He is advocating for the use of fluorescent technology for Vulnerable Road Users safety, which is at testing stage with the Botnar Challenge in Mogale City Vusi started actively participating in SARF activities in 2013 and he has served as the reginal chairperson for the Northern Region (2015-2016). He is an active member on the SABS technical committee as well as South African Road Traffic Sign Manufacturers Association (SARTSMA). He holds a National Diploma in Chemistry from Wits Tech and Management Development Program from Gibs. Have served over 16 yrs in Gas and Chemical industries holding positions of Laboratory and Projects Manager.
Londeka Ximba

Londeka Ximba

Honorary Treasurer
Candidate Engineer with 3+ years of experience in Traffic Engineering, Road Safety Initiatives, Overloading and Weighbridge Operations. Experience Candidate Engineer - 02/2016 to Present N3 Toll Concession, Irene, Centurion Traffic Develop and maintain a network strategy to monitor and analyse traffic Maintain a traffic database. Analyse traffic impact studies, origin and destination studies conducted by developers Compile and review traffic projections for the traffic model in order to update from time to time Calculate and submit toll tariff adjustments. Revenue loss calculations as a result of varies incidents on the route Road Safety Compile and analyse road incidents Route Analysis identifying accident hotspots and trends Generate Incident Management Systems Reports Overloading Monitor Operations of Traffic Control Centre Develop and maintain a network strategy to monitor and analyse overloading Laboratory Assistant – 01/2015 to 12/2015 UKZN, Durban Prepare samples for testing using various laboratory equipment. Conduct laboratory tests, analyze results, and document findings. Supplemental Instructions Leader- 02/2015 to 11/2015 UKZN, Durban Prepare handouts, quizzes, and other learning aids for SI sessions. Education Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering – 2016 University of KwaZulu Natal, KZN Certifications Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering Turtle Life Support (Certificate): Health and Safety Representative Course

Mirriam Mosia

SARF Deputy President
Name of Firm: SANRAL Education: BSc (Engineering) Civil – UCT (2002) BEng (Hons) Transportation Eng – UP (2014) Registrations: ECSA – Professional Engineer No.20120321 SAICE Associate Member No.20085212 Member of the World Roads Association (PIARC) Technical Committee D.2: Pavements Experience: Graduate Engineer Gauteng Department of Transport and Public Works (200) Under Supervision Design Engineer Resident Engineer Goba (Pty) Ltd (2003 – Sept 2012) Contracts Engineer Project Manager Assistant Engineer Royal HaskoningDHV (Pty) Ltd, Haywards Heath UK (2007) Project Manager Coega Development Corporation (Oct 2012 – Feb 2013) Project Manager South African National Roads Agency Limited (Current)
Melanie Hofmeyr

Melanie Hofmeyr

SARF Vice President
Chief Director: Road Design and Acting Chief Director: Roads Programme Management Department of Transport and Public Works Western Cape Government Tertiary Education University of Stellenbosch BEng Graduated: December 2006 MScEng Graduated: March 2015 Thesis: Modified simplification of HDM-4 methodology for the calculation of vehicle operating cost to incorporate terrain and expanded to all vehicle types for use in the Western Cape context Chief Director, Roads Design – April 202 till present Director, Roads Design – November 2016 – April 2020 Acting Director, Road Design – August 2016 till October 2016 Acting Chief Engineer, Planning – November 2014 till present Production Engineer, Design – March 2013 till present SNA Civil and Structural Engineering Engineers (Pty) Limited – Pavement Engineer - November 2010 till Feb 2013 PD Naidoo & Associates (Pty) Limited – Engineer - November 206 to March 2008 Cape Peninsula University of Technology – BTech Lecture – January 2009 till December 2012 OTHER ACTIVITIES COMMITTEES AND LEADERSHIP • CAPSA Steercom 2019/2023 • SARF Western Cape Regional Committee 2017 to present • SARF Council 2019 to present • Consulting Engineers South Africa Council Member • Western Cape Consulting Engineers South Africa – EXCO Chair • Young Professional Forum National Committee Member PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS • Professional Engineer: Engineering Council of South Africa • Member, Society of Asphalt Technology • Member, Institute of Asset Management • Alumni Construction Management Programme • FIDIC Young Professional Forum • Alumni FIDIC Young Professional Management Training Programme Awards And Nominations One of 5 Professional Nominated as CESA Young Engineer of the year 2012 Chairman of the Western Cape CESA Branch in 2012 that was awarded Branch of the year Nominated by the Department of Transport and Public Works, as an applicant to the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders 2015 CESA YPE Award, for recognition for contribution in industry 2015
Phil Hendricks

Phil Hendricks

SARF Immediate Past President
Phil Hendricks – Current Profile Currently serving as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Zutari, as the Past President on the Exco of the South African Road Federation and Chairman of the Annual Transport Company responsible for conducting the Southern African Annual Transport Conference. Phil has spent more than 38 years in the roads and transport industry and has a passion for making a difference to the transport industry in South Africa and the Region and working with many different role players, from clients to emerging professionals. Recent senior roles with Aurecon have included – the Managing Director of Clients (Africa) and Client Director for Transport (Africa) where Phil served on the Africa Exco, RSA Boards and member of the top 40 leadership groups at a global level. Prior to this role, Phil spent three years as the Regional Director for Aurecon Gauteng looking after the Gauteng operations including the Lynwood Bridge office. He also spent several years as the Sector Leader for Transport in South Africa for Africon prior to becoming the Global Head of the Transport Industry at Aurecon at the time of the global merger between Africon, Ninham Shand and Connell Wagner. Previously Phil spent 14 years at the CSIR as the Executive Director of the Transport Division and subsequently as the Executive Director of Strategic Relationship Management and Executive Director of the National Research Centers. His early career at the CSIR included the unit manager of roads and road maintenance unit. Phil has also lectured widely including at Peninsula Technikon, now the Cape University of Technology, as Lecturer in the Civil Engineering Department. Phil is a certified Director with the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IODSA) and has two master’s degrees - MSc and MEng from University of California Berkeley and a BEng and GDE from the University of Cape Town. Phil has served on numerous public and private sector boards and, associations over the years.
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