OUR LEADERSHIP

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Nonku Ntshona

Founder & CEO
(PrQS, GEMBA, MRICS, ASAQS)

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Versatile and growth orientated, Nonku Ntshona is the Founder and CEO of NNAQS. An accomplished and registered quantity surveyor - developing high-impact business strategies, combined with exceptional knowledge and extensive industry with international experience, highlights her effortless ability to adapt to the needs of the business. This is evident in her leadership and significant success in a predominantly male industry. She is constantly focusing on new business growth opportunities, whilst keeping her attention on leadership, teamwork, and performance excellence at all times. Her heartbeat is to promote and advocate the role of women in business.

APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD

Nonku was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and is the Chairperson and an executive member of the NNAQS Board of Directors. She is responsible for all aspects of providing leadership and direction to the Company Board, facilitate the operations and deliberations of the Board and the satisfaction of the Board’s functions and responsibilities under its mandate, and assume responsibility for the strategic initiatives.

EXPERIENCE

Nonku is a registered quantity surveyor and holds a Global Executive MBA from the IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. She started her career at Rosseau Probert Elliot QS, joining Bham Tayob Khan Matunda and thereafter before moving to Turner & Townsend. Her excellent blend of operational experience and sound business acumen led her to start Nonku Ntshona & Associates Quantity Surveyors (Pty) Limited, now known as NNAQS in 2007. Nonku serves on numerous professional bodies and is affiliated to several organizations who highlights the need for continuous education and growth.

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Mahomed Soobader

Managing Director
(PrQS, MRICS, ASAQS)

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An astute individual, Mahomed has more than 25 years of experience working in prestigious multi-national companies in the Construction Consulting Sector.  Over the years Mahomed has successfully provided support and helped strengthen strategic management in businesses. He has demonstrated the ability to streamline business operations that drive growth, increase efficiency and bottom-line profits, mostly in the key critical business success areas. Apart from managing people and the business, he also provided support and leadership on a number of projects which required attention at a senior management level.

APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD

Mahomed was appointed as Managing Director and is an executive member of the NNAQS Board of Directors. He is responsible for providing strategic guidance and direction to the board to ensure that the Company achieves its financial vision, mission and long term goals.

EXPERIENCE

Mahomed is a registered quantity surveyor, member of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors and holds a business management qualification. Starting his career at Turner & Townsend, he progressively moved to Director and Board Member for their African operations. In 2009 he was head-hunted by the consulting engineering firm PDNA as a Director to manage their team of multi-disciplinary engineers and later became a shareholder in the company.

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Heinrich Van Vuuren

Operations Director

(PrQS, ASAQS)

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With more than 35 years in the built environment, Heinrich’s unfaltering commitment, sound work ethics and consistent hard work paved the way for him to flourish. His level of project experience includes infrastructure developments; roll out projects in the health and fitness industry, private hospitals, schools and colleges, office developments, retail developments, housing developments, commercial mixed-use developments and expert witness.

APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD

Heinrich was appointed as Operations Director and is an executive member of the NNAQS Board of Directors. He is responsible for all aspects of Quantity Surveying operations and quality management.

EXPERIENCE

Heinrich is a qualified quantity surveyor and started his career as student with Prima Construction in Pretoria. He then joined van der Walt, Hughes, De Beer and Schutte in Pretoria as student and later as quantity surveyor in training, after which he joined Botha, Shelver, Cotterell and Pierson in East London as quantity surveyor in training. After registration as quantity surveyor, he joined Taljaard Carter and Partners in Randburg and later moved to Raubenheimer and Partners Inc. After six months with the company, he became a shareholder and director. Ten years later he started his own practice under D&H Associates (Gauteng) for almost thirteen years. He then joined NNAQS in September 2010 as senior quantity surveyor and quality manager and later became responsible for operations management.

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Khanyisa Mabala

Associate Director

(PrQS, ASAQS)

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Khanyisa is an Associate Director at NNAQS. Her key strengths are the ability to be both creative and strategic whilst maintaining a practical focus on delivery and outcomes. With more than 6 years’ experience in the built environment, Khanyisa heads up the retail and leisure sector as well as the overall business development portfolio within the QS division. Her level of experience includes retail developments health and leisure projects, higher education projects data and communication developments, housing developments, commercial and mixed-use developments.

APPOINTMENT TO THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Khanyisa was appointed as Associate Director and is a member on the Management Committee. Khanyisa heads up the retail and leisure sector as well as the overall business development portfolio within the QS division.

EXPERIENCE

Khanyisa is a registered Quantity Surveyor and started her career with Nonku Ntshona and Associates Quantity Surveyors as a Quantity Surveyor in 2017. She worked her way up to Associate Director in 2021. Prior to her appointment at Nonku Ntshona and Associates Quantity Surveyors (Pty) Ltd, Khanyisa worked at Lakhanya Quantity Surveyors (Pty) Ltd as well as Markus Burri Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers (Pty) Ltd.