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Board of Directors

Chere Rabotapi
Chief Executive Officer
Chere is a Qualified Electrical Artisan (Red Seal) and Former Factory Manager at Ceramic Industries (A Top 100 Company). Full Time in business since Oct 2006.. He has over 15yrs experience in the Electro Mechanic Engineering Fields mainly gained from Rand Water as an Apprentice to Maintenance Supervisor .He has over 10yrs experience in the Borehole Construction Fields. He also has interests in Refa-Metsi Contractors (since Feb 2005) which specializes in Borehole Test-Pumping Services He completed his Technical Studies (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering) from the Vaal Career College (Top Student) in 1993, as well as a Professional Management Program at UNISA-School of Business Leadership in 2004. Completed Various Training courses related to Drilling and Safety in Construction works.
Puseletso Rabotapi
Executive Director – Finance & Admin
Puseletso is a Brilliant Businesswoman with a head for numbers and relentless focus on the bottom line. She has a strong sales background from humble beginnings selling clothes and loaning money out at young age to Insurance and Tupperware sales with huge success. Academically she has done Marketing Studies at Sasol and Alberton Colleges as well as Office Practice Studies. Over and above Managing Office Activities Puseletso is hands on in the Field Supervising and Managing Projects be it Drilling, Testing and General Construction Projects. She also plays a crucial role in ensuring Rabotapi’s SHE and QMS are in place as well as other Regulatory Issues.
Sbusiso Malinga
Chief Operational Officer
Sbu with a B-Tech Degree in Electrical Engineering (H/C) from UJ and a Member of SA Institute of Electrical Engineers. Started his Professional Career at Anglo Platinum Mines in 2008 & worked for Kantey&Templer Consulting. At Nestle SA Ltd he worked himself up from Graduate Trainee, Section Engineer and Technical Strategic Buyer - Investment Projects based at their HQ Being from rural KZN Sbu developed a deep desire to find a way to help his people have access to Water and Electricity. Groundwater & Solar became his passion and interest in the borehole industry started. During his free time He worked with borehole drilling companies as a hobby since 2013. He officially joined Rabotapi Construction in May 2016 as COO.
Daniel Mabunda
Executive Manager - Operations
Daniel started his working career as a Drill Assistant in 1980 for VKS Consulting Engineers. He Has Operated Varied Drilling Rigs From Percussion to Diamond Coring Rigs. He has worked on big projects as Foreman, Supervisor and Site Manager on Drilling & Water Reticulation Construction Projects He has brought a wealth of experience to Rabotapi and is also responsible for Technical On the Job Training of all new personnel. Daniel has vast experience from working in various Countries in Africa and speaks French and Portuguese among other African Languages He speaks.
Zonke Mdze
Executive Assistant
Zonke A dynamic and well-rounded National Diploma Graduate in Marketing from DUT has worked as Fast Food Store Supervisor and an Administrator for an Insurance Firm (3yrs) and a Hospitality Establishment (5yrs) in Umtata. With her eagerness to learn and hands on approach she has learned a lot about construction and boreholes in particular since joining Rabotapi in July 2015
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