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List of Key Personnel


The current staff complement of Baitseanape Consulting Engineers is as follows:


Principal Member:

Ephraim Thipe: Managing Director


Key Technical Key Personnel:

Ephraim Thipe: Civil Engineering Technologist

Kudakwashe Chikochi: Civil Engineer

Themba Mthembu: Senior Civil Technician & Project Manager

Stanley Matlala: Civil Technician & Project Manager

Mahlatse Khutamo: Civil Technician & Project Manager

Sharon Gwangwa: Civil Technician & Project Manager

Thapelo Ramphisa: Design Technician

Career History of Principal Member & Key Support Staff


EPHRAIM THIPE: N Dip (Civil Eng), B-Tech (Transportation Eng: Civil), MSAICE,  MWISA SABTACO (Managing Director)

Ephraim Thipe is the Managing Director and Principal of the firm. He has an extensive experience in Civil & Structural Engineering and Project Management. He holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering and Baccalareus Technologiae (B-Tech) in Transportation Engineering from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). He started his career as trainee in 1999 after graduating as Civil Engineering Technician.

Ephraim has been involved in engineering projects ranging from structural engineering, roads and stormwater, water and sanitation infrastructure for the past 19 years. He possess relevant technical and project management experience in Civil Engineering for both Public and Private Sector Projects. He gained experience while working for leading and reputable Consulting Engineering firms in South Africa.


THEMBA MTHEMBU: N Dip (Civil Engineering), Project Manager

Themba Mthembu started his career in September 2000 with Lesego Consultants in Pretoria. He gained valuable experience in roads and stormwater, water and sewer reticulation design, working under experienced Professional Engineers.

He joined Gill & Associates in July 2005 as a Civil Engineering Technician. He was involved in roads & stormwater and building projects as Project Manager. He was promoted to an Office Manager position in 2007. He was responsible for office administration, project management and marketing of the firm in Mpumalanga and Gauteng Province.


He was recruited by Mopicon Construction in June 2009.He was employed as a Contracts Manager responsible for bulk water supply projects in Merafong areas.

Themba joined Tsiboga/Thodi Boikanyego Construction as Contract Manager in June 2010.He was involved in the construction of Medupe and Kusile Power Stations. His roles and responsibilities were supervision of steel fixing works.

Themba joined Baitseanape Consulting Engineers in April 2011 as Project Manager.


STANLEY MATLALA: N Dip (Civil Engineering), Project Manager

Mr Matlala Stanley obtained his National Diploma (Civil Engineering) from the erstwhile Witwatersrand Technikon. In 2001, he joined RUTHCON Civils as a Trainee Technician then promoted to the position of Site Engineering Technician. He was in charge of road construction projects across the Gauteng province. Shortly thereafter, Stanley joined MATJI & ASSOCIATES in 2004, implementing and managing water reticulation projects in Limpopo.

The period from 2006 to2008 saw Stanley as a Senior Engineering Representative at NINHAM SHAND. He was in charge of massive projects for SASOL and ESKOM. He was instrumental in the construction of a R2.5bn bulk water pipeline from the Vaal river to Standerton , Mpumalanga .TSHEPEGA CONSULTING  ENGINEERS retained Stanley as their Project Manager from 2009-2011 , where he was responsible for managing projects for the City of JHB & the Roads Agency Limpopo


Stanley continued in his engineering passion at DBI CONSULTING ENGINEERS, from 2008-2013, where he was an Assistant Contracts Manager. He was responsible for roads projects for the likes of City of JHB, JRA & Ramotshere Moiloa LM. KHUM MK INVESTMENTS seconded Stanley to be their Contracts Manager in 2013-2015. He was in charge of roads & storm water projects for the following clients: DBSA; COJ & Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality.


Currently Stanley is a Project Manager at BAITSEANAPE CONSULTING ENGINEERS having joined in 2015. The following are some of his responsibilities:

  • EMM – refurbishment of 9 workshops
  • DBSA – the development of As-builts
  • JRA – storm water upgrade in Meadowlands , Soweto
  • NKANGALA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY – roads & storm water in Ward 12 Thembisile Hani LM