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  • Trading name

    GladAfrica Group
  • Registered name

    GladAfrica Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited
  • Company reg no

  • Address

    GladAfrica House, Gateway Park Building A101 New Road International Business
    Gateway, Cnr. Columbine & Arianne Avenue, Midrand, 1686
  • GPS Co-ordinates

    -26.011807, 28.112447

  • Office Hours

    Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
  • Phone numbers

    +27 11 312 2537

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Consulting Engineering Certificates

Project Management Certificates

GA Environment Certificates

South Africa

  • -26.0123,28.1118

    GladAfrica House

    Hertford Office Park,
    Block G, 2nd & 3rd Floor
    90 Bekker Road,
    Midrand, South Africa
  • -33.9258,18.4232

    Cape Town

    3rd Floor, The Annex
    2 Energy Lane
    Bridgeways Precinct
    Century City
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • -33.9611,25.6149

    Port Elizabeth

    Walmer Office Park,
    1st Floor, North Wing,
    13/17 Heugh Road, Walmer,
    Port Elizabeth, 6065
  • -29.8579,31.0292


    Unit 133 Umhlanga Business Centre,
    2 Ncondo Place, Ridge Side,
    Umhlanga Ridge, 4319
  • -29.8579,31.0292


    Suite 23, First Floor, PHG Building,

    Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Nobel Street,
    Bloemfontein, 9301
  • -29.8129,30.6365


    Corner R40 and D725 Roads,
    Mbombela, 1200
  • 9.082,8.67528


    50 Norman Williams Street, South West, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 7.94653,-1.02319


    C/135 No. 5 Dansoman Down Street, Accra Ghana

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Corporate Governance

We believe that our values underpin our business success.

Chairman’s message

Engineering, people and sustainability

GladAfrica continues to grow from strength to strength as an organisation with a firm foundation, consistently upholding what we stand for: engineering, people and sustainability. We remain steadfast in our commitment to being the partner of choice in creating life-changing, built- environment solutions and delivering engineering excellence in everything we do.

Throughout our relatively brief history, we pride ourselves not on the number or monetary value of our assignments, but on the strategic relevance and importance of our assignments, as well as on the impact and sustainability of what we deliver.

I am proud to chair a Board of Directors of knowledgeable professionals. GladAfrica’s board oversees policy formulation and strategy development for the group and ensures delivery of all assignments. We do this with confidence because we are proud of and passionate about what we do.

As a proudly South African company, GladAfrica is cognisant of the critical need to stimulate economic growth without jeopardising our environmental sustainability. In helping to meet the challenges faced in urban and rural built environments, we draw on constructive partnerships, shareholder support and the proficiency of our people.

The achievements of GladAfrica’s professional core, the dedication of our management team and the operational quality of our support teams, as well as collaboration with our partners, will continue to add value to our clients, benefit our shareholders and affirm our leading role in the market

Today, GladAfrica has a firm foothold in the marketplace and is in a position of strength from which to lead and guide the built enviroment

Noel Mashaba

Noel Mashaba

Founder and Executive Chairman

Governance and ethical leadership

As a wholly black-owned, proudly South African company, we combine our own range of knowledge, skills and expertise with those of our partners to optimise resources and maximise our impact in the best interest of our clients and the broader context of South Africa’s socio-economic environment.

We believe that our values underpin our business success, providing a sustainable foundation for growth. Our values permeate all aspects of our activities and are reflected in a business culture that promotes quality of life, delivers sustainable social and environmental management, honours all contractual obligations, and fosters loyalty among our employees, partners, clients and shareholders. Corporate governance remains a dynamic issue that requires ongoing implementation and must be embedded in an organisation’s culture. At GladAfrica, we recognise that as we grow and evolve, our corporate governance practices need to develop as well.

GladAfrica is committed to interacting constructively with its stakeholders to remain socially relevant. This is critical to sustaining the group’s success. The group’s stakeholder management approach involves the optimal application of the organisation’s resources to build and maintain good relationships with its stakeholders. This helps the group to understand the expectations of society, minimise reputational risk and form strong partnerships, all of which underpin the sustainability of our business.

Our values permeate all aspects of our activities and are reflected in a business culture that promotes quality of life, delivers sustainable social and environmental management, honours all contractual obligations, and fosters loyalty among our employees, partners, clients and shareholders. Corporate governance remains a dynamic issue that requires ongoing implementation and must be embedded in an organisation’s culture.

At GladAfrica, we recognise that as we grow and evolve our corporate governance practices need to develop as well.

Taking cognisance of our desire to improve our corporate governance practices, a board restructuring process was undertaken in 2014. The board also makes use of the expertise and knowledge of external and internal invitees, resulting in eight board-meeting participants in total. In addition, a legally qualified company secretary has been appointed to oversee and offer advice to the group.

The group’s stakeholder management approach involves the optimal application of the organisation’s resources to build and maintain good relationships with its stakeholders. This helps the group to understand the expectations of society, minimise reputational risk and form strong partnerships, all of which underpin our business’ sustainability.

Systematic direction for the organisation
  • Noel Mashaba

    Noel Mashaba

    Executive Chairman

    Noel Mashaba is the
    founder of GladAfrica Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited and Executive Chairman of the GladAfrica Group. He has more than 21 years’ experience in business management and possesses skills in brand building, leadership and negotiation.

    He provides the mandate and strategic direction for GladAfrica Group. Through his leadership of the board Noel contributes to GladAfrica’s growth and objectives, to be the partner of choice in the built environment sectors in South Africa and the African continent.

  • Gerhard Albertyn

    Gerhard Albertyn

    (Pr Eng, AAArb) Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

    Gerhard has more than 45 years’ extensive engineering and project management experience. Prior to joining the GladAfrica Board, Gerhard served as Chairman for the Port Elizabeth branches of both the South African Association of Consulting Engineers and the South African Institution for Civil Engineering.

    He was responsible for major infrastructure projects such as, among others, the design of a major arterial road in Gauteng, the construction of the George Airport and multidisciplinary projects in Namibia and South Africa. He provided advisory services at local government

  • Kulani Mayayise

    Kulani Mayayise

    (Pr Tech Eng, Pr CPM) Non-Executive Director

    Kulani is a registered Professional Engineering Technologist and a Professional Construction Project Manager with more than 21 years’ experience in the construction, consulting, development and local government sectors.

    Kulani served as a Divisiona Head in the Enterprise Project Management Office
    Department for Ekurhulen Programme Manager for DBSA, Senior Technologist for Aganang Consulting Engineers and Site Agent for WBHO. He is currently the Managing Member of KTN Consulting Engineers and Project Managers. He
    is also the Chairperson of the Tsema-Gwanda Society, which he founded in 2003.

  • Ntwanano Mashaba

    Ntwanano Mashaba

    (CA (SA)), Non-Executive Director

    Ntwanano is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Registered Assessor for SAICA with over 13 years’ experience in auditing and accounting gained in South Africa and South America.

    She completed her articles at the Office of the Auditor- General South Africa in 2007 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2010 when she also became a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountant (SAICA). Ntwanano is the co-chairperson and trustee of the GladAfrica Foundation Trust which empowers previously disadvantaged communities through education and social relief.

  • Moses Maponyane

    Moses Maponyane

    (ACIS, MDP) Independent Non-Executive Director

    Moses has more than 25 years’ commercial experience which he gained in the banking, construction, logistics, mining and transport sectors. In 2004, he was appointed as Managing Director of Nomakanjani Logistics and managed the company’s operations, strategic growth and development.

    He also handled logistics for Statistics South Africa in the execution of the South African Census. Moses has served as Deputy Chairperson as well as Provincial Executive Committee member of the Black Management Forum. He has been a director of several companies in the Liviero Group.

  • Marthie Claassens

    Marthie Claassens

    (CA (SA)), Registered Auditor, Non-Executive Director

    Marthie is a registered Chartered Accounted and a Registered Auditor with distinguished academic achievements. She has over 24 years of experience in the auditing industry

    Her expertise includes Auditing and Assurance; Financial Reporting; Legal and Regulatory Risk Management; Corporate Governance; Business Sustainability; Responsible Investment and other business consulting services. She has served on risk and regulatory committees of various institutions. Marthie is the Founder and CEO of Protect-A-Director (Pty) Ltd. She is currently a Lecturer at Monash University

  • Khutso Hlongwane

    Khutso Hlongwane

    (CA (SA)), Group Chief Financial Officer

    Khutso is a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years’ financial and commercial experience. She has extensive experience in audit and risk management, financial management, strategic investments and transformation gained at one of South Africa’s major financial services and investment company, Old Mutual South Africa.

    Khutso served on the Boards and Committees of Old Mutual South Africa, Imperial Logistics and the SA Post Office. She assumed the role of Group Chief Financial Officer of the GladAfrica.

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Group Structure

Performance excellence in everything we do

Group Structure

Systematic direction for the organisation

GA Group Structure

Engineering Excellence

We believe it is important that GladAfrica maintains a unique identity in the market. We however also benchmark ourselves against our peers. This is important not only to ensure that our approach to project delivery remains at the cutting edge, but that we will continuously remain relevant and competitive.

Performance excellence in
everything we do

Over the two decades of our existence, a key element of GladAfrica’s approach to business has been to always seek to build on existing strengths. Our approach has always been that it is far more resource efficient to grow by leveraging existing strengths than to try to reinvent the wheel. Organic growth requires areas of strength and expertise to be bolstered and used as a foundation for further growth. Traditionally, these strengths have been in three mutually reinforcing areas: Recruiting and investing in capable professionals, quality in all areas of service delivery, and investing in our client relationships such that we have become trusted advisors,
rather than a service provider.

Having established a strong foundation for growth, we consistently work to preserve the sustainability of the business. For us, sustainability means not only that the company will continue to exist and deliver infrastructure projects well into the future, but that it will continue to do so while achieving very high levels of client satisfaction. We have therefore built an internal ecosystem conducive to preserving sustainability by developing and retaining skills and capacity.

Innovation, intelligence, and integrity are the founding principles that have driven the growth and evolution of our business for close to two decades. Commitment to these principles, across all aspects of our business, has contributed to our remarkable growth rate.

We continue to entrench our core values of engineering, environment and project management excellence through quality delivery and customer satisfaction. We pride ourselves on being the partner of choice for clients in both the private and public sectors. Our advanced capability to interpret, adapt and respond timeously to our clients’ ever evolving business strategies and practices is a key differentiator that has contributed to our success.

Our people are the heart of our business and the reason for the success of the group.

Everyone is valued and through collaboration, from our technical experts to our corporate services staff, the best results are produced. GladAfrica understands the ever-increasing stress that the modern lifestyle imposes. We therefore promote a balanced lifestyle, recognising that satisfied employees work cheerfully, energetically and productively.

The South African built environment provides significant opportunities for GladAfrica to achieve its growth targets. Our current suite of service offerings has enabled us to pursue and secure opportunities in the market. We recognise that we must continuously work hard to meet the expectations of current and future clients. This entails that our project leaders and project managers stay close to our clients to fully understand what success means to them. It also means properly understanding market dynamics, as well as the evolving pressures that apply along the entire infrastructure delivery value chain.

Our company’s phenomenal growth over the period of its existence demonstrates our commitment to delivering quality projects, timeously, at increasingly sophisticated levels. Our overall service delivery is underpinned by globally recognised and certified best practices, in line with our ISO certified quality management system. We constantly seek and integrate increasingly efficient, sustainable, and globally relevant practices in the built-environment industry.

Our business model – Markets

Through new solutions, innovation and partnerships, GladAfrica is leading the journey to tomorrow’s built environment.

  • 1 Inputs

    • Qualified, certified, specialised human capital (our people)
    • Knowledge (skills sets and experience)
    • Registered professionals
    • Professional corporate memberships /associations
    • Governance
    • Quality management systems
    • Strategy
    • National infrastructure (offices) Intellectual property
    • Relationships
    • Client-centric solutions
    • Business-intelligent tools
  • 2 Business activities

    • Research and development planning
    • Commercialisation
    • Design
    • Quality control
    • Relationship management
    • Operational improvements
    • Feasibility studies and reporting
  • 3 Outputs

    • Civil engineering
    • Structural engineering
    • Transport engineering
    • Water and sanitation engineering
    • Electrical engineering
    • Rail engineering
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Project management
    • Programme management
    • Development management
    • Construction management
    • Tenant coordination and installations
    • Fixed asset management
    • Facilities management
    • Public–private partnerships
  • 4 Outcomes

    • Sustained stakeholder relationships
    • Repeat business
    • Improved quality of communities’ living conditions
    • Job creation
    • Sustainable developments (legacy structures)
  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Hotel

  • Minning

  • Power

  • Retail

  • tele

  • transport

  • water

GladAfrica Flagship Projects

GladAfrica’s portfolio of services is rooted in global best practice and honed to provide tailor-made solutions for the local built environment

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Who We Are

About us

We stand for: Engineering, people and sustainability


To be the partner of choice in creating life changing built environment solutions through service excellence

Our pursuit of excellence is driven by a team of highly proficient professionals with a passion for creating and delivering viable and sustainable built environments. It is also because of our commitment to global quality benchmarks in customer satisfaction and product quality, that our operations have been independently certified and meet ISO 9001:2015 standards.

Combining our knowledge, skills and expertise with those of our partners, we engineer business solutions for our public and private sector clients at corporate and technical levels. We take pride in not only meeting but also exceeding our clients’ expectations, to grow our reputation as a leader in engineering.

Due to our holistic understanding of the infrastructure development value chain, we are well placed and thoroughly equipped to provide our clients with the solutions they seek.

Our experience, gained in both the private and public sector, encompasses projects of varying complexity and magnitude. This wealth of knowledge gives us the necessary edge to deliver fitting solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

  • Mission

    To consistently deliver excellent service to our clients, through an empowered and professional workforce, in an innovation-driven environment

  • Values






  • Value proposition

    We put the client at the centre of
    everything we do

    We focus on excellence in service delivery

    We optimise turnaround times

Our history

  • 2002

    Led by founding member Noel Mashaba, the company begins its journey in 2002 as Mamoroke Transport and Projects cc, a construction company that commissions civil works.
  • 2005

    The company changes its name to GladAfrica
    Transport and Projects cc and expands its offerings to include civil engineering services to clients in the construction industry.
  • 2007

    GladAfrica Transport and Projects cc becomes GladAfrica Holdings (Pty) Ltd in April 2007. Fuelled by exceptional business growth, the company repositions itself to provide clients with a range of technical professional services, including civil engineering, development planning and project management consulting.
  • 2009

    GladAfrica hits new milestones in its development, beginning to secure contracts of increasing value. Since 2009, the company’s order book has been no less than USD 1 billion.
  • 2012

    GladAfrica realigns its leadership team and appoints a Group CEO and a board of directors with various sub-committees to improve the company’s corporate governance.
  • 2014

    GladAfrica becomes a multi-disciplinary, built environment consultancy and begins the implementation of a new five-year strategy that provides better direction, focus and clarity.
  • 2016

    GladAfrica Holdings acquires Ariya Project Managers to fulfil its strategic objective of establishing a specialised project and programme management subsidiary. The GladAfrica Group is established, consisting of specialised engineering entity (GladAfrica Consulting Engineers), a specialised project management entity (GladAfrica
    Project Managers) as well as GA Environment.
  • 2017

    The company continues to grow steadily with over 100 active projects on its books, simultaneously servicing a range of private and public clients. As a result of its commitment to strengthening the company’s operating model, GladAfrica expands its geographic footprint and increases its presence in each province of South Africa.
  • 2019

    GladAfrica Group announces a 5-year partnership with topflight football controlling body, the Premier Soccer League. The ground-breaking agreement makes GladAfrica the title sponsor for South Africa’s second-tier professional football league. The league is officially named the GladAfrica Championship for the duration of the partnership.
  • 2021

    GladAfrica Holdings (Pty) Limited becomes
    GladAfrica Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited,
    trading as GladAfrica Group. GladAfrica
    Group’s Board of Directors adopts a strategy for the expansion of the Group into the rest
    of Africa, with a particular focus on Ghana
    and Nigeria.

Engineering, people and sustainability

To be the partner of choice in creating life changing built environment solutions through service excellence

Noel Mashaba

Noel Mashaba

Founder and Executive Chairman

Today, GladAfrica has a firm foothold in the marketplace and is in a position of strength from which to lead and guide the built enviroment

Our Clients

As a company with a large South African footprint, GladAfrica’s growth strategy is built on the development and maintenance of long-standing relationships with our business partners and clients.

  • Sanral

  • stanlib

  • Transnet

  • DBSA


  • Growth Point

  • mtn

  • public-investment

  • mangaung

  • fnb

  • tfmc

  • prasa

  • ekurhuleni

  • Glad-Africa-adowa

  • ABSA

  • free-state

  • rustenburg-municipality

  • Tswane

  • Glad-Africa-Mpumalanga

  • jra

  • North West

  • dept-of-transport

  • Limpopo

  • eskom

  • Coega

  • Mpumalanga

  • Gauteng Co-operative Governance

  • Gauteng Infrastructure

  • Human Settlements

  • Omnicron

  • Roads Agency Limpopo

  • BMA Group

  • National treasurey

  • Environmental Affairs

  • Buffalo City

  • Economic Development

  • Airports South Africa

  • Edison Power group

  • uct

  • Central University Of technology

  • University Of the Western Cape

  • Glad-Africa-UNI-Stellenbosch

  • GladAfrica-UniVen

  • Glad-Africa-FAWU

  • Glad-Africa-Eris-property

  • Glad-Africa-JDA

  • Glad-Africa-Knysna-Mun

  • GladAfrica-Sedibeng

  • Glad-Africa-SABS

  • Glad-Africa-Metropolitan

  • City Of capetown

  • Rorisang

  • GladAfrica-Telkom

  • Advtech

  • Joburg

  • Glad-Africa-ETHMun

  • Glad-Africa-Eden

  • Glad-Africa-Pikitup

  • Sanlam Properties

  • Glad-Africa-mpa

  • Glad-Africa-Pareto

  • Westerncape government

  • A2A kopano

  • Balwin

  • GladAfrica-virginActive

  • GladAfrica-ingeropSA

  • asrin

  • Anglo American

  • Life health

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