Our Valuable Team Members
Keith has held senior executive positions in various industries including Banking, Petro-chemical, Information Technology, Services and Consulting.
Keith Anderson’s fields of specialisation include:
Environmental issues, Waste Management, Information Technology, Restructuring and Regulation in support of sustainable development. In addition his focus on energy, research and development, policy and cutting edge business models are crucial value-adds to KAMM.
Keith, at the behest of governments and multi-nationals has for years and still continues to, deliver papers globally on Environmental issues and Waste Management. He has served as an adviser to numerous cross-border government departments, multilateral organisations and major international and South African corporations.
For the past three years he has been involved extensively within the private equity arena primarily focusing on unlisted companies, performing company analysis and valuation, turnaround propositions, mergers and acquisitions involved with some of the countries largest blue-chip organisations.
Having Chaired and served on numerous boards of companies in various stages of their life cycles over the years, Keith is widely recognised as having provided outstanding natural acumen and sound leadership to those corporates, partners and stakeholders, sharing his extensive international management and enterprise project development experience.
Keith was also the Founding member of the e-Waste Association of South Africas, managerial support and leadership to KAMM’s partners.
1995: Master of Natural Resources Management (MNRM): University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
1990: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.): Majors, Biology and Chemistry, National University of Lesotho, Lesotho.
1990-95: Research Assistant: Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho.
1995-2003: Research Fellow: Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho.
2003-2009: Senior Lecturer: Department of Biology and Biotechnology, National University of Lesotho.
2009:Executive Director: Africa Institute
2004-2008: Head, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, National University of Lesotho
2009:Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, National University of Lesotho
Other Administrative Responsibilities
Chairperson, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) Scientific Authority (SA) for Lesotho (2005 – 2009).
Member, LHDA Contract 604: Establishment of Nature Reserves (Tsehlanyane, Bokong, Liphofung) Advisory Committee (inception to 1999).
Member, LHDA Board of Directors Sustainable Development Sub-Committee (2007 – 2009)
Zola obtained further qualifications at Johannesburg, Wits and Pretoria Universities in the following areas:-
· Design of Municipal Solid Waste Systems
· Waste & Air Quality Management
· Integrated Waste Management Plans
· Environmental Risk Assessment Management
· Environmental law
Zola also obtained his Quality Engineering Diploma through City & Guilds of London.
Zola currently serves on a number of Boards and has gained practical experience by serving as an Executive member of the People Agricultural Development Network, on a voluntary basis, assisting inexperienced farmers to learn more about latest technologies in 1992.
In 1993 he worked with the Community Development Foundation, visiting rural communities in the Limpopo Province and conducting workshops for filed workers in capacitating them with practical aspects of agriculture.
In 1995, he worked for Pharma Natura Pty Ltd in the areas of Farm Management and homeopathy medicine. In addition he was involved in environmental education in Mpumalanga doing capacity building and awareness in rural schools and communities.
Furthermore, he was actively involved in the following projects:-
Productive open space management
Project based training on environmental issues in land reforms
Waste Management project in Burgersfort: Tubatse Municipality
Pollution and waste management in Gert Sibande District
Zola is one of the founding members of AEGS (Pty) Ltd.
Zola is a member of the Institute of Waste Management South Africa, Institute of Project Management South Africa and the Black Management Forum.