Meet the team

Ishmael Semenya BSc (Hons) – Director  

Ishmael holds a BSc Hons in Microbiology from the University of the North, South Africa. He has academic experience having worked for Sekhukhune College Education as an Environmental Lecturer in 1994.

Ishmael gained environmental science exposure in Colorado, USA with Molosiwa, Bruin and Associates and Walsh Environmental Inc. This enabled him to gain significant experience in Petroleum Hydrocarbon Risk Assessments and Investigations, water quality studies, EIA and GIS.

Margaret Mondlane – Environmental and Natural Resources Manager; Associate

Margaret holds an MPhil degree in Environmental Management from the University of

Cape Town (UCT), in addition to a BSc in Natural Resources Management, with an interdisciplinary study in Conservation Biology from Colorado State University in the USA. 

Margaret’s achievements also include completing a WITS Business School Project Management course, plus a Community-Based Natural Resources Management course through the University of the Western Cape PLAAS. She specialises in environmental science, natural resources management, GIS and project management.


EXS collaborates closely with these exceptional multinational firms – as part of our commitment to technology and skills transfer, and boosting our capacity when required:

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  • \Mantswe Natural Resource Consultants (Republic of Botswana)
  • \Semenya Furumele Consulting civil and structural engineers (RSA)
  • \Sesikhona Inventory Services (RSA)