Enza Construction is managed by a dynamic team of go getters with extensive experience in the construction industry and a passion to build. Here's a quick introduction to the management team of Enza.
Rowan founded Enza Construction in 2003 with his brother Clinton Crowie. Rowan has successfully managed a number of property development and project management companies under the Crowie Holdings banner. He has a B.SC in Construction Management as well as 28 years of hands - on experience in the construction industry. Rowan is a firm believer in developing and growing empowered teams and he leads Enza Construction with entrepreneurial ingenuity. Rowan sits on the boards of Crowie Holdings, as well as sitting on the Council of the South African Council for Projects and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - CLINTON CROWIE
Clinton is a founding member of Enza Construction and started his career as the Managing Director of the project management division of Crowie Holdings, Focus Project Management. Since then, Clinton has held a number of key positions within the business and currently heads up the Enza Plus division, which is focused on design and build projects. He has recently managed the private party operations for the R1.3 billion Statistics SA PPP in Pretoria. Clinton boasts a track record of iconic projects such as the Wesbank / FNB Campus and the MTN Corporate Offices in Fairlands. He also managed projects internationally such as the Harrods in London, and the Levy Junction Mixed Use Development in Zambia. Clinton has a BSc Construction Management degree (UND) and an MBA (GIBS).
TRANSFORMATION MANAGER - THANDEKA MLABA
Thandeka has over 16 years of experience in the Construction, Power & Energy and Gaming industry having started her professional career as a Quantity Surveyor. A passion for implementing change led to her pursuing a career in transformation and her areas of specialty include Transformation Strategy (development and implementation), Supplier Development and Localisation, BBBEE compliance and Stakeholder engagements (building relationships and initiating CSI initiatives in communities within which Enza operates). Some of the projects that Thandeka has worked on includes the Medupi and Kusile power station projects and the Sibaya Casino and Suncoast development projects.
FINANCE DIRECTOR - LUKE KIRSTEN
Luke joined Enza Construction in July 2018 as the Finance Director. He completed his articles with Deloitte and qualified as a CA(SA) in 2000. Luke was appointed as a partner at an auditing firm in Pretoria after which he was requested to join the then Commissioner, Pravin Gordhan, as a Strategic Advisor to assist in developing the Small Business Tax offerings for SARS. After witnessing the challenges experienced by black owned businesses in raising funds, Luke joined Investec's Group Credit Committee. He has since served as the Credit Head across numerous portfolio's with various banks, with his last engagement being the Credit Head for Standard Bank's Commercial Banking and Enterprise Development Portfolio.
CONTRACTS DIRECTOR – DANIEL RANOKO
Daniel joins Enza Construction as a Contracts Director to the Inland division. He brings with him over 20 years of construction experience having been a Director at WBHO and more recently Group 5. During his time at Group 5, Daniel played a key role in the construction of the R2bn Tshwane House in Pretoria, the new headquarters of the City of Tshwane which was a Public Private Partnership. He has also been involved in other notable projects like the Peter Mokaba Stadium, Tshwane Rapid Transport (TRT) and the Menlyn Shopping Centre. Daniel holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering, an Advanced Certificate in Project Management.
CONTRACTS DIRECTOR - COEN NAICKER
Coen joined Enza in 2016 to head up the recently established Civils division. He has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry having worked at listed construction companies, Grinaker-LTA, Group Five and Sanyati; he brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. In addition to Coen's roads experience for clients such as N3TC and Sanral, he has successfully completed roads projects for the Swaziland Government. His extensive knowledge of runway rehabilitation has enabled him to lead and execute bids at King Shaka, OR Tambo and the Hosea Kutako airport in Namibia. His recent responsibilities at Group Five included heading up Cosmos Asphalt and the rehabilitation of mine dumps for Samancor.
HR EXECUTIVE – NAVISHA MITOO
Navisha holds a B. Paed degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is both an accredited Skills Development Facilitator and Coach. She has over 17 years of experience working in specialist areas of Human Resources Development, Skills Development and Transformation and has worked closely with SETA's, governmental/legislative and training/quality assurance bodies. Navisha joined Enza Construction in 2012 as the Human Resources Executive and has overall accountability for Enza's Human Resources functionality. Prior to this, Navisha was the Head of People Development with Liberty Life.
CONTRACTS DIRECTOR – GARTH JONES
Garth has been with Enza Construction for just over 5 years and has over 27 years of construction experience. He previously worked at WBHO on the Emerald Casino and the Zurich Offices in Johannesburg. He then joined Rainbow Construction as a director where he was responsible for projects such as the Park Station Redevelopment, the World Wear Shopping Centre and the refurbishment to Benmore Shopping Centre. Garth now manages the operations for the Inland division of Enza Construction. Garth has a B.SC in Building Management as well as a B.Comm degree.
CONTRACTS DIRECTOR - RIAZ CASSOOJEE
Riaz has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry having started his career as a Civil Engineering bursary student with Murray and Roberts Gillis-Mason. He has since worked in senior roles for Aveng Grinaker-Lta, Rand Roads, Group Five Projects and Group Five Civil Engineering. Some of the major projects that he has worked on are Medupi, Kusile, N3 and N4 Concessions, Cape Town and OR Tambo International Airports, Ingwe Mine and Impala Platinum Mine. Riaz has experience in asphalt manufacture and paving, chip and spray, roads and earthworks, concrete repairs and civil engineering structures.
CONTRACTS DIRECTOR – BRAD WANTENAAR
Brad joined the Enza Coastal Division as Contracts Director in April 2018 and brings with him, a wealth of experience and knowledge from his 29 years in the construction industry. Brad has worked in both the Civil Engineering and the Building industry. He started his employment as a bursary student with Group 5 Civils and worked his way up the ranks. He left Group 5 to join Concor Civils and thereafter Concor Building where he was promoted to Managing Director. Brad gained further experience in senior leadership roles with other listed and private companies such as Stefanutti Stocks Inland, NMC Inland and NMC Coastal. Brad has an NHD in Civil Engineering from Wits University and various other executive development programme qualifications.
FINANCE DIRECTOR – DAVE LOFTHOUSE
Dave is a seasoned financial specialist with over 25 years of construction financial experience. After completing his National Diploma in Accountancy at the Witwatersrand Technikon, Dave joined LTA as an Internal Auditor and progressed to Financial Manager of the Building & Civil Plant division. Dave has since worked at Murray & Roberts and Stefanutti Stocks in senior financial positions. In 2010 he was appointed as the Financial Director of Stefanutti Stocks Housings and subsequently Financial Director of the merged Building Inland and Housing entities where he had overall responsibility for the finances of a R1.5bn business. As Dave’s career indicates, he has an expansive and diverse skill set within the construction industry however his passion lies with the fast moving, entrepreneurial landscape of the Housing industry.
ESTIMATING MANAGER - ANDISWA MFUKU
Andiswa Mfuku is an Estimating Manager of the Inland Division. She is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a Professionally Registered Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. She has over 10 years experience in the construction industry, having spent a number of years working on sites in various parts of South Africa. She is passionate about the role that the construction industry plays in building communities. Her qualifications include a BSc Honours Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and an Associate in Management Qualification from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.
COMMERCIAL MANAGER – CARL HEINZELMANN
Carl joined Enza Construction in 2012 as the Commercial Manager of the Inland division. Carl is very attention to detail focused which stands him in good stead in his role. Prior to joining Enza Construction, Carl worked at WBHO on the Emerald Casino development and the Zurich Offices in Johannesburg and then Rainbow Construction as the Commercial Manager. Since joining Enza, Carl has been involved in a number of Design and Build schools for the Gauteng Department of Education, and the recently completed Statistics SA PPP.
ESTIMATING MANAGER – BENNIE RAMDASS
Bennie is an Estimating Manager of the Inland Division. He is a stalwart in the industry having commenced his career in 1982 as an Estimating Assistant with the then, LTA Building. His drive and eagerness to develop himself has led Bennie to Enza Construction.
MANAGER – BRADLEY JAFFAR
Bradley is the Estimating Manager of the Coastal Division. He has over 20 years of experience in construction and has been with Enza since 2003. Bradley has a National Diploma in surveying and currently heads up the Estimating team within the Coastal division. Bradley was previously a Senior Quantity Surveyor at Enza on the ABSA Towers Main and the Lillipark Office Development. Bradley uses his Quantity Surveying background to ensure that Enza remains competitive in tenders at the Coastal Division.
CROWIE DEVELOPMENTS - GOPI SHASTIVARATHAN
Gopi started his career in civil engineering consulting. Thereafter he joined Group Five Property Developments where he served as a Development Director and was responsible for all aspects of deal origination, risk management, concept formulation, funding arrangements and construction implementation for a variety of residential, retail, industrial and commercial developments. He then joined NURCHA, a multinational development finance institution and was responsible for business development and growth of the lending and programme management portfolios. In his current role within Crowie Developments, he oversees various development and investment opportunities locally and cross border. Gopi holds a BSc.Eng, MSc.Eng and an MBA from Wits Business School.