Tholoana Sustainable Development and Environmental Consultants

Company Directors





As a Managing Member Snowy Mothiba (nee Makhudu) is tasked with business development and the strategic Public-Private Partnerships where sustainable development or project delivery is the key focus. Snowy is a qualified Meteorologist with vast experience in environmental management and sustainable development. Snowy’s expertise hinges on:

Ø  26 years experience in local & provincial government;

Ø  Active involvement in the development of Environmental Policies/Legislation

Ø  Waste management experience/expertise; she is a member of the Institute for Waste Management of South Africa.

Ø  Service delivery insight from many years in provincial and local government;

Ø  Consulting experience in inter-municipal initiatives e.g. SALGA;

Ø  ICLEI & Agenda 21 experience at municipal level;

Ø  Municipal infrastructure funding (MIG);

Ø  Katse Dam EIA, Lesotho during her time at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research;

Ø  Evaton Urban Renewal (presidential project – strategic EIA); and

Ø  Facilitation: Municipal Climate Change Response/Strategy.




Andrew Woghiren manages the business on a day-to-day basis. He spent eight years at the helm of a consultancy in the Environmental Management Sector. He brings this experience, as well as a keen scientific mind to Tholoana. His experience is wide-ranging as he has a good reputation as an accomplished Scientist and Environmental Assessment Practitioner. He is a registered Professional Natural Scientist with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions and is also a member of the British Ecological Society.  Some of his distinctive competencies include extensive experience in electrical infrastructure and port infrastructure, Cogenerationand Renewable Energy projects, General Environmental Management, Public Participation and Project Management. His work experience also cuts across various provinces in South Africa and other SADC countries. Andrew has links with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of the Witwatersrand, where he has given a series of lectures in environmental management. He also maintains contact with his alma mater, the School of Animal Plant and Environmental Sciences at Wits.




Success Stories

Katse Dam, Lesotho

Environmental Impact Assessment 


Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal, SA

Environmental Impact Assessment 



Ubombo Sugar Cogeneration, Swaziland

Environmental Impact Assessment 


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