Contact details:

 072 899 3300/ 084 397 4840

: dipitseng@dihlashana.co.za

Ms. Dipitseng Manamela is a director and founder of Dihlashana Consulting Corporation; an Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety and Engineering Consulting Company. Ms Manamela holds MSc: Environmental Sciences, B.Sc. Hons: Microbiology, Certificate in Safety Management at the workplace, Management Advanced Programme (MAP) and Programme and Project Management. She is a registered Professional Natural Scientist with over 14 years experience in Safety and Environmental management. She has extensive experience in both private and public sector having worked in the manufacturing industry, Department of Water Affairs and Forestry and the Petroleum Sector. Her experience includes:

  • 1yr at Coca-Cola: Quality Assurance Microbiologist
  • 5yrs at Department of Water Affairs and Forestry: Water Quality Management
  • 5yrs at Sasol: SHE Manager: Environment
  • 5yrs at Shell SA: Corporate Environmental Advisor

Dipitseng’s expertise include Water Quality Management, Licensing and Permitting, EIAs and EMPRs as well as Stakeholder Management, Stormwater and Effluent Management, Waste Management, Air Quality Management, Carbon Management and Climate Change, Contaminated Land Management, Oil Spill Response, Environmental Emergencies and Environmental Auditing: (Systems audits: ISO 14001, ISO 9001, OSHAS 1800, Environmental Legal Compliance, Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Waste audits, Water Balance Audits), Training, Food Safety Auditing. She has been involved in industry specific environmental management on the South African Petroleum Industry Association Environmental and Engineering Committee and is currently on the steering committee of the Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Africa (NICOLA): Industry.