Carbon Emission Reductions
CarbEnviro Services (Pty) Ltd offers a wide range of climate change related services, with the main focus being on the auditing and assessment of emissions reductions and assurance of data used for energy and sustainability reporting.
CarbEnviro Services provides an independent third party verification of your greenhouse gas inventory (carbon footprint), GRI performance assessment and/or carbon emission reduction project activity. An independent third party assessment ensures accuracy and transparency in emissions and energy reporting, and will also be required for carbon tax purposes.
Founder & Managing Director
CarbEnviro Services (Pty) Ltd
From December 2013
CarbEnviro Services provides a range of assurance and advisory services on matter related to:
• carbon emissions reporting; whether on an organization level, such as a company’s carbon footprint, CDP report or carbon tax submission, or on a project level for carbon trading or carbon offset purposes;
• environment and sustainability; including environmental management systems (e.g. ISO14001), GRI reporting; environmental due diligence assessments, waste management systems, and financial provisions for mine closure; and
• conservation and wildlife; including ecological assessments of veld conditions, game stocking plans, predator management plans and biodiversity action plans.
Our services include:
o Develop software applications for environmental solutions to determine organizations’ carbon footprints and other environmental parameters for GRI reporting;
o Assurance assessments (e.g. environmental legal compliance, environmental due diligence, environmental management systems);
o Verification of Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) submissions and Carbon Footprint data;
o Verification of Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) data and reports; and
o Serve on the University of South Africa (UNISA's) Advisory Board for the EXXARO Chair for Business and Climate Change.
Shangoni Carbon (Pty) Ltd
January 2012 - September 2013
Shangoni Carbon (Pty) Ltd offers a range of climate change related services, with the main focus being on the auditing and assessment of emissions reductions and assurance of data used for energy and sustainability reporting.
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
October 2009 - November 2011
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) provides environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services, and has over 140 offices in 39 countries.
March 2008 - September 2009
The Sustainable Business Solutions (SBS) unit within PwC offers assurance and advisory services to a wide range of clients.
The Designated Operational Entity (DOE) was accredited by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to validate and verify Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects.
Palabora Mining Company
April 2006 - February 2008
PMC is an under-ground Copper Mine and an open-cast Vermiculite Mine. Copper ore is mined and processed to final product on site; through the Concentrator, Smelter, Refinery and Rod Casting Plant. Other processes on-site include a Tailings Complex, Power Plant (to capture waste heat from the Smelter to produce 30% of the mines energy needs), an Acid Plant (to capture waste gas from the Refinery to produce 98% sulphuric acid, and a licensed Landfill Site (Class GB-).
Pilanesberg National Park (North West Parks & Tourism Board)
June 1998 - March 2006
I spent 17 years with the provincial conservation authority, being employed by the Transvaal and North West Province in 1989 and received the 15 Years Long Service Award, for dedication and loyalty to the North West Parks & Tourism Board, in 2004.
I spent the last seven years in the Pilanesberg National Park as Park Ecologist (from April 2002 – March 2006) and the Resource Utilization Ranger (from June 1998 – March 2002).
Carbon Validation and Verification Experience
Validation of CDM project activity include the Bujagali Hydropower Project in Uganda (see http://cdm.unfccc.int).
Verifcation of CDM project activity includes the Pan Ocean Gas Utilization Project in Nigeria (see http://cdm.unfccc.int).
Independent verification of greenhouse gas inventories submitted by various clients to the Carbon Discloure Project (CDP).
Independent verification of environmental data reported by various clients in their Annual Reports and submitted to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
Palabora Biodiversity Action Plan
Developed and implemented the Biodiversity Action Plan for PMC and set the trend for Rio Tinto businesses globally. Species biodiversity monitoring included birds, bats, reptiles and small mammals.
Pilanesberg Natural Resource Management Plan
Designed and implemented monitoring systems and procedures for ecosystems and species (including the lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant and wilddogs), and conducted the research, monitoring and data management. Ecological management plans included the sustainable use of firewood, alien plant control, and patch mosaic burning programme).
ISO14001 internal and external assessment for various clients in the mining, construction and motor industries.
Qualifications & Certifications
BTech: Nature Conservation
Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa