Director, JG Afrika (Pty) Ltd
Director, Transportation & Traffic Technology Africa (Pty) Ltd
Pr Eng, BSc Eng (Civil), NDip (Civil)
Phakamile (Phaks) Ngqumshe is branch manager of JG Afrika’s head office in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, as well as branch manager for the Pretoria Office.
He is the regional director responsible for the central region and a member of JG Afrika’s Executive Committee.
He also holds office in two of JG Afrika’s subsidiary companies: as a director of Transportation & Traffic Technology Africa and as Chairman of the board for Specialised Road Technologies.
Phaks joined JG Afrika in 1996 as a junior technician in the Pietermaritzburg office (after receiving a study bursary from the firm in 1994). After a year in the design office, he was transferred to site and there he furthered his studies by enrolling for a BSc. Eng. (Civil), which he completed in 2002 at Wits University.
Phaks has been involved in numerous roads projects ranging from pavement management systems, road rehabilitation and green fields construction, mainly on rural roads and highways. His involvement includes field work, geometric and hydrological design, materials testing, supervision, documentation and contract administration.
Between 2006 and 2008 he completed an ‘Accelerated Development Programme’ within JG Afrika. It is a programme in which potential managers are identified and given management training.