The eWASA Team


Our Directors support eWASA’s mission to build a sustainable business and contribute to society through innovation, business excellence, and people development.

Andile Tlhoaele

Non-Executive Chairman

Elected as eWASA’s non-executive chairperson in 2020, Andile also serves as the current chairperson of the B-BBEE ICT Sector Council and assisted in drafting the ICT Sector Code that was published in 2012 under the B-BBEE Act of 2003.

In addition to this, he serves as the chairperson of the MICT SETA 4IR Advisory Committee – the policy workgroup, one of the four advisory committees on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) on research, labour, and education.

Andile is a former member of the Presidential B-BBEE Advisory Council subcommittee on Instruments to Promote B-BBEE Verification and Sector Charters and a former chairperson of the association of B-BBEE professionals (ABP) and a former deputy chairperson of the MICT SETA board.

Highly experienced in strategy development, innovation, and black economic empowerment, Andile owns and manages a number of companies in the ICT, Media Advertising and Communications sub-sectors.

Keith Anderson

eWASA Founder and CEO

eWASA’s CEO and founder has held senior executive positions in various industries including Banking, Petro-Chemical, Information Technology, Services and Consulting. With extensive international management and enterprise project development experience, Keith has served as an advisor to numerous cross-border government departments, multilateral organisations as well as major international and South African corporations.

Keith is a specialist in the fields of environmental issues, waste management, information technology, restructuring and regulation in support of sustainable development. His focus has been on energy, research and development, policy and cutting-edge business models. This has resulted in requests from governments and multinationals for Keith to publish globally-distributed papers on environmental issues and waste management.

Andre Venter

Non-Executive Director

André completed his qualification in Economics Management Analysis in 2004 at the University of South Africa.

His experience includes 25 years in the automotive manufacturing, supply chain and electronics aftersales field holding various positions in strategic management, planning and operations.

He headed Industrial integration programs as well as leadership and training material development in process knowledge and optimisation in the automotive and electronics sector.

Andre is heading an EEIP E-waste program with the aim of developing new enterprise and treatment methods for responsible disassembly, separation and treatment of waste in the electronics value chain in conjunction with MINTEK.

He is currently a full-time employee with Samsung Electronics and holds the position of Central Africa aftersales lead.

His passion for energy and waste reduction started in his early days in the automotive industry where his involvement varied from feasibility studies to enterprise development in line with “Zero to landfill” initiatives.

Gwarega Mangozhe

Non-Executive Director

Gwarega serves as the Clicks Group Head of Corporate Affairs with experience spanning several industries including Retail, Organised Business, Vehicle leasing and Speciality Chemicals in senior roles.
He spent over a decade as the CEO of one of the leading industry bodies in the FMCG sector.

Our Management Team excels at their specialist fields and bring years of experience and industry knowhow to their portfolios.

Management Team

Adri Spangenberg

Paper and Packaging Executive

Adri Spangenberg, is the Paper and Packaging Executive at eWASA with 29 years corporate experience in the Healthcare, Financial, Marketing and Construction industries. For the past 15 years Adri has been in the packaging industry within the EPR space and the CEO of two Product Responsibility Organisations.

She has a BA Honours in Marketing and in her career as an environmentalist and sustainability expert she is passionate about implementing extended producer responsibility regulations that go beyond just increasing recycling rates, but also contribute to the betterment of local communities.

With years of experience in the field, she has worked on a range of projects aimed at reducing waste and promoting sustainable living. She has a deep understanding of the challenges facing both consumers and producers in the recycling space and is committed to finding innovative solutions that benefit all stakeholders.
She is known for her hands-on approach to projects and her ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders across different sectors. She firmly believes that environmental sustainability and social upliftment are interconnected and that by working together, we can create a better future for all. Her passion for the cause is infectious, and she is always looking for ways to inspire others to get involved in projects that promote sustainability.

Dumisani Siziba

Operations Executive

Dumisani Siziba, currently Operations Executive at eWASA is a seasoned General Manager and People Leader with 25 years Corporate Experience with leading SA companies in IT, Telco, Beverages, and Tobacco. He has held numerous leadership positions at companies like Coca-Cola, MTN and BAT.

His experience in multiple industries includes leading Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics. He has been leading Transformative Route to Market Projects across various African Markets for over 10 years.

He revels in strategy formulation and its implementation – and has defined game changing strategies for corporates over many years.
He studied CIS (Chartered Institute of Secretaries), a qualification centered on Corporate Governance, Auditing and Accounting. He is a Prince 2 Project Practitioner.
Dumisani is passionate about the Environment, Recycling and the Circular Economy – and is mobilizing industry , government and communities to drive sustainable waste management projects that empower communities whilst creating jobs.
In his spare time, Dumisani loves reading, gardening and travelling.

Shereen Joseph

Office Manager

Shereen has a strong background in office administration, personal assistance, and office management. With over 20 years of combined experience in these fields, Shereen has honed her skills in providing exceptional administrative support and managing office administration effectively.
Shereen’s career began with her passion for organization and efficiency, as she pursued a diploma in Business Administration. After completing her studies, she gained valuable experience as an Office Administrator, where she developed expertise in managing office operations, coordinating meetings, managing calendars, and overseeing office supplies and equipment.

Shereen’s dedication and performance led her to be promoted to Office Manager in her most recent role. Shereen oversee’s the day-to-day operations of eWASA’s busy office, managing a team of administrative staff, implementing efficient processes and procedures, and ensuring smooth office functioning. Shereen continues to be motivated by her passion for organization and efficiency, and strives to contribute her expertise to help businesses and executives achieve their goals.

Lucille Charles

Environmental Audit and Compliance Officer

Lucille Charles joins eWASA after five years of corporate experience in the Private and Public Sectors (Financial Services and Department of Forestry, fisheries, and the Environment).
She has experience in chemicals and waste information management, environmental policy development, and EPR.
Lucille completed a BSc in Applied Science and has a Honours Degree in Environmental Technology (UP).
She has a passion for good environmental governance, enhancing value chains in sustainable waste management, youth development, and family.

Operational Team

Our dynamic operational team have ample experience in their respective fields and share a passion for environmentally sound waste management.

Kgomotso Ncube

Environmental Audit & Compliance Officer

Kgomotso has a degree in Environmental sciences and experience in Waste Management Auditing, Compliance, Environmental Legislation application, and EPR in SA.

Lene Ecroignard

Research & Development

Lene has been working with eWASA since it’s establishment in 2008. In addition to her research and development role she also manages our digital media.

Elaine Naidoo

Accounts Controller

Elaine Naidoo is a highly skilled and accomplished accounts controller with over 18 years of experience in the financial industry.

Londeka Hadebe

Membership & Administration Controller

Londeka Hadebe has been in the Retail Industry for over 3 years with an Administration background. Londeka is passionate, hardworking and she strives to be successful . She is currently completing her Diploma in Financial Management.

Thembeka Mthembu

Environmental Officer

Thembeka has experience in office administration and site data capturing in the private and public sectors. She holds a BSc in Life & Environmental Management (University of Johannesburg) and a project management certificate. She is passionate about nature conservation through sustainability and compliance, as well as youth empowerment in STEM fields.

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